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Politics

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Supreme Court to rule on Argentine farmers' conflict controversy

    Supreme Court in Bs. Aires

    Argentina's Supreme Court accepted competence on the sliding export taxes on grains and oilseeds question, which triggered the farmers' conflict, and will consider a demand presented by an Argentine province which argues they “undermine federal taxes co-participation”, according to Justice sources quoted in Buenos Aires La Nacion.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands “flourishing” upbeat assessment in London

    The Falkland Islands' economy is flourishing and its future promises even greater potential. This was the encouraging assessment given by Falklands Councillor Mike Summers at the Falklands Government annual reception in London marking the anniversary of liberation from the 1982 Argentine invasions and restoration of democracy.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    New Falklands draft constitution announces Summers

    FULL agreement has been reached between the Falklands Legislative Council and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the content of the new Falklands draft Constitution, announced Councillor Mike Summers in London this week.

  • Tuesday, June 10th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Obama and McCain's campaigns have a Latinamerican chapter

    The United States presidential campaign will also be fought in Latinamerica. Democrat candidate Barak Obama has named a US attorney married to a Brazilian to convince the 30.000 US citizens living in Brazil, while a businessman, resident in Sao Paulo will represent the Republican Party and candidate John McCain.

  • Monday, June 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Carter helps bring Ecuador and Colombia closer

    Former US president Jimmy Carter.

    Ecuador and Colombia Presidents have accepted to renew diplomatic relations at the level of Chargé d'Affairs immediately and with no pre conditions following on a proposal from former US president Jimmy Carter.

  • Monday, June 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine farmers lift strike, but no dialogue on sight

    Leaders of the Argentine farmers' organizations confirmed Sunday evening the end of the third strike period in the three months conflict with the government, and anticipated they will attend the dialogue table summoned by the country's ombudsman for Monday.

  • Sunday, June 8th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina chairs UN General Assembly Decolonization Com.

    Ambassador Jorge Argüello

    Argentina was chosen last week to the chair of the United Nations General Assembly Special Political and Decolonization Committee which is concerned with disarmament, peace keeping operations as well as decolonization.

  • Sunday, June 8th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana addresses C24 Thursday; Wednesday with Ban Ki-moon

    Foreign Affaire minister Jorge Taiana and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon last year

    Argentina's Foreign Affaire minister Jorge Taiana will be addressing next Thursday the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, or C24, when he is expected to reiterate Argentine claims over the Falkland Islands and other South Atlantic insular territories sovereignty.

  • Sunday, June 8th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Britain tells UN new constitution decolonized Gibraltar

    Chief Minister Peter Caruana

    The British Government has told the United Nations that Gibraltar, --which is disputed by neighboring Spain-- should be removed from the Unite Nations list of colonies, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.

  • Sunday, June 8th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Chavez calls on FARC to end armed struggle and release hostages

    Pte. Chavez sends strong message to the leaders of FARC

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged Colombian FARC rebels on Sunday to lay down their weapons and unilaterally free dozens of hostages ending to a decades-long armed struggle against Colombia's government.