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Stories for 2003

  • Wednesday, November 26th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazilian economy shows signs of recuperation.

    Brazil's economy appears to be emerging from the recession and is showing signs of improvement with industrial production on the rise and a healthy trade surplus, according to Brazilian Central Bank Chairman Henrique de Campos.

  • Wednesday, November 26th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    No end in sight for AIDS epidemic.

    The AIDS epidemic shows no signs of abating, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, and political action to fight the virus is failing, according to a report released.

  • Tuesday, November 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Busy season for Punta Arenas airport.

    Punta Arenas airport is looking forward to a busy season given the November traffic and flight reservations for the coming months.

  • Tuesday, November 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Pinochet at 88, no regrets and defiant as ever

    Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet regrets nothing from his 17 years of iron-fisted rule and denies ever having ordered anyone killed. Far from seeking the forgiveness of thousands killed or abused during his regime, Pinochet believes he's entitled to an apology for the assassination attempt on his life in 1986 that killed five of his bodyguards.

  • Tuesday, November 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.

    Headlines:
    Brazil invites forty foreign vessels; President Lula administration defines fishery policy; Chile targets Hoki for human consumption.

  • Monday, November 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Hot News from Chile.

    Healines:
    Delay in Magallanes lamb season; NZ expert visits Tierra del Fuego; Former political inmates visit detention centre; Tourism promotion in southern Chile; Mine clearance along Bolivian border;

  • Monday, November 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    OAS monitors recall vote in Venezuela.

    Organization of American States, OAS, Secretary General Cesar Gaviria arrived in Venezuela to monitor the collection of signatures sponsored by the government with the purpose of removing 38 members of the Congressional opposition.

  • Monday, November 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Crisis brewing in Ecuador.

    This Monday the Ecuadorian cabinet will be resigning in an effort to ease the pressure on beleaguered President Lucio Gutierrez because of the alleged link of some high officials of his administration with narcotics gangsters.

  • Monday, November 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Europe recovering, says IMF.

    The latest data indicate that the recovery in the European Union will be better than expected according to Anne Krueger, International Monetary Fund, First Deputy Managing Director.

  • Monday, November 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Financial support for Uruguay.

    Uruguay received a 200 million US dollars loan from the Interamerican Development Bank, IDB, to help stabilize the banking system, ensure liquidity and the recovery of depositors trust.