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Montevideo, May 22nd 2018 - 04:34 UTC


  • Friday, April 6th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Awesome task in Peru.

    Peru will be voting Sunday April 8th. for a new President and Congress, a crucial step towards the democratic normalisation of a country that was ruled for almost a decade by iron fisted president Alberto Fujimori with the strong support of the security forces.

  • Tuesday, April 3rd 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Cavallo confirms exchange rate

    Argentine “super” Economy Minister, Domingo Cavallo confirmed that Argentina will not abandon its exchange rate system based on a one peso-one dollar, which now has been effective for a decade.

  • Tuesday, April 3rd 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay targets USA

    “We need a bilateral agreement with the United States”, said Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle during the opening of a regional forum on free trade in the Americas.

  • Wednesday, March 28th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    New “fast track” bill.

  • Wednesday, March 28th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Celebration with no candles.

    Overshadowed by the Argentine 33 months long recession crisis, Mercosur, Common Market of the South, the ambitious economic integration project which includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, plus associate states Chile and Bolivia, commemorated this week its tenth anniversary.

  • Wednesday, March 21st 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Fight instability with integration

    Latinamerica's international financial markets vulnerability can be corrected by strengthening integration efforts, indicated Enrique Iglesias, president of the Interamerican Development Bank, IDB.

  • Wednesday, March 21st 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Domingo Cavallo, the savior

  • Tuesday, March 20th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Lagos' one year in office

    In spite of ample public opinion support, (over 50%), Chilean president Ricardo Lagos who this week completed one year in office, is still far from solving two of the countries most pressing problems, unemployment and human rights.

  • Sunday, March 18th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Looking for political support

    A 41 billion US dollars international stand by support, a new orthodox Economy Minister respected by all parties as a brilliant professional and a clear determination to put the house in order by targeting a balanced budget, seems the right combination to get a country back on its feet and to begin to recover from a thirty months recession.

  • Sunday, March 18th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    A straining scenario

    The very delicate financial situation facing Argentina is straining the political system which could lead to a similar US Congress situation with a convergence of two main blocks, “Conservatives” and “Liberals”, in spite of party lines.