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Stories for December 14th 2002

  • Saturday, December 14th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Venezuela requests special meeting of OAS foreign ministers

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that his administration has asked for a special meeting of Organization of American States (OAS) foreign minister to denounce what the president labeled “another coup attempt.” ”My government has requested an extraordinary meeting of OAS foreign ministers to denounce with evidence, videos (and) documents, the running roughshod over the Venezuelan people and another coup attempt,” Chavez said in an impromptu press conference.

  • Saturday, December 14th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina Says to Default Again on World Bank Debt

    Argentina's government said it would default on more than $700 million due to the World Bank on Friday, a second missed payment that cuts the bankrupt country off from any aid from the bank.

  • Saturday, December 14th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News

    Headlines: Seafood 2002 launched in Mar del Plata; Red tide spans entire coast and causes one death; Chilean Fisheries law under fire; Clean salmon production agreement; Hake ban in Peru; Scientists assess global warming on Antarctic plankton; Australia and Russia dispute seized longliner;