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Politics

  • Thursday, March 15th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    UK: Final Olympics budget revealed

    Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell is due to set out details of the final budget for the 2012 London Olympics amid fears that costs have been spiralling out of control.

  • Wednesday, March 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Executive/Congress confrontation escalates in Ecuador

    A group of congressmen ousted by Ecuador's top electoral court for trying to block President Rafael Correa's plans for a national referendum forced their way into Congress and took up their seats as rival police forces answering to the executive and legislative branches scuffled with each other.

  • Wednesday, March 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina/Uruguay pulp mills talks at the “end of April”

    Uruguay and Argentina are set to resume talks over the pulp mills controversy towards “the end of April” in Spain and with King Juan Carlos at the table, according to Argentine diplomatic sources, reports the Buenos Aires press.

  • Wednesday, March 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Congress awaits Bush and his pledges to Latinamerican leaders

    Mexico's President Felipe Calderon won a pledge on Wednesday from President George W. Bush to push for a U.S. immigration bill after a meeting that Calderon said may signal a new stage in the two countries' relations.

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Guatemala surprises Bush with immigration, deportation issue

    Pte. Oscar  Berger and his counterpart Pte. George Bush

    Immigration, drug trafficking, bio-fuels and insecurity dominated talks in Guatemala between President Bush and his counterpart Oscar Berger. Bush spent Monday in Guatemala before flying to Merida, Mexico the last leg of his five countries trip to the region.

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    “US our main individual partner”, but Mercosur is priority

    Mercosur is priority said Pte. Lula da Silva

    Brazilian president Lula da Silva strongly defended close relations with United States and agreements on developing bio-fuels, but also underlined that Mercosur remains a top priority for Brazil.

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Bush promises comprehensive immigration reform bill

    Pte.G. Bush and Pte. F. Calderon

    United States President George W Bush has pledged to reform controversial immigration laws during a two-day visit to Mexico but his host President Felipe Calderón strongly criticized US plans to build a border fence of 1.200 kilometers.
    Mr Bush made the announcement on Tuesday at the start of talks with Mexico's Calderon, on the final leg of his seven-day tour of Latin America

  • Monday, March 12th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Lapel insignias for Falkland Islands' war veterans

    Veterans badges are to be awarded to servicemen and women who fought in the Falklands War, the Government will announce this week reported The Daily Telegraph.

  • Monday, March 12th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    US “minimum” reaction to Chavez provocations

    US President George Bush told his Brazilian counterpart that he has decided to “minimize” reactions to statements from Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, reported the Brazilian press.

  • Monday, March 12th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile's Bachelet marks first year anniversary with mixed record

    Pte. Michelle Bachelet

    Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president, marked the first year anniversary of her government on Sunday. A darling of the international press, her presidency garnered unprecedented interest abroad by championing her liberal values in what was once South America's most conservative country. Still, she completes her first year with a mixed record.