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  • Thursday, March 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    UK legally obliged to send UN annual reports on Gibraltar

    United Kingdom is legally obliged to continue to send annual reports on Gibraltar until the UN General Assembly votes to remove the territory from its list of non self-governing territories, even if the UK believes that a territory has been decolonized.

  • Thursday, March 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana's number two resigns over illegal car imports scandal

    Ambassador Victorio Taccetti

    Argentina's ambassador in Italy Victorio Taccetti has been named Deputy Foreign Affairs minister to replace Roberto Garcia Moritán who resigned amid a growing scandal over illegal car imports. Minister Jorge Taiana's number two insisted his resignation was for “personal reasons”.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Ecuador's Correa Support to Chile in Peru Border Dispute

    Pte. Bachelet receive Pte. Correa in Santiago

    Ecuador's President Rafael Correa wished Chile well in its maritime-border dispute with Peru that both countries have agreed will be resolved by an international court.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile revamps famed pension system

    Chile's President Bachelet speaks during the second anniversary of her government

    Some 600,000 poor Chileans will receive monthly pensions starting in July under a law signed Tuesday by President Michelle Bachelet that plugs gaps in Chile's widely copied private pension system

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina insists Malvinas next of kin fly to the Falklands

    The monument in the Argentine Cemetery is waiting to be inaugurated

    Argentina promised on Tuesday to insist before the United Kingdom so that the (1982) Malvinas conflict families can travel to the Falklands by air for the opening of the Argentine monument at the Darwin cemetery.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    New constitution makes Gibraltar/UK relation not colonial

    Gibraltar Chief Minister Peter Caruana told the UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee that he believes that the New Constitution provides for a relationship between Gibraltar and the United Kingdom which is not colonial in nature.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina camp fury: no grain or beef trading for 48 hours

    Argentina's four main farmers' organizations have called for two days of non activity with no trading of agricultural products to protest the latest increase in cereals and oilseeds export levies. This means urban Argentina on Thursday and Friday will be exposed to limited supplies of beef and other produce.

  • Tuesday, March 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina stops blind runner travelling to Falklands

    Malcolm Carr and Dave Heeley (R) with Shona the dog<br>Photo BBC

    Argentine authorities have refused a charter flight permit to allow a blind marathon runner, --and his dog--, to fly to the Falklands to begin his seven marathons on seven continents in seven days quest aimed at raising funds for charity.

  • Tuesday, March 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Ban Ki-moon praises success of Rio Group summit

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon applauded on Monday the outcome of this weekend's Rio Group Summit, which ended with the further resolution of tensions between Colombia and Ecuador.

  • Tuesday, March 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile, Uruguay, safest countries in South America

    Costa Rica, Chile and Uruguay are the safest countries in Latin America, while Haiti remains the most dangerous country when it comes to security for business executives and multinationals, according to the latest Latin Security Index developed by FTI Consulting Ibero America for Latin Business Chronicle.