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Stories for August 12th 2003

  • Tuesday, August 12th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Labour disruption in Chile

    Chilean Minister of Interior Jose Miguel Insulza warned this Monday that government employees who join this Wednesday's national strike sponsored by the country's Central Union of Workers, CUT, will be sanctioned.

  • Tuesday, August 12th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Pinochet's 1988 coup attempt

    Chilean president Ricardo Lagos said this Monday that opposition leaders were well aware that former dictator Generl Augusto Pinochet was determined to ignore the results of the 1988 referendum with a new self imposed coup.

  • Tuesday, August 12th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Financial support for trade and integration

    The Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, announced this week the launching of a special financial program that includes loans and technical assistance to help adjust the Latinamerican and Caribbean economies to the challenges of integration and commercial opening.