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Stories for 2003

  • Wednesday, November 19th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    South Wind and Lafsa ambitious plans

    Argentine airlines Southern Winds and Líneas Aéreas Federales SA, (an Argentine government managed company of three failed airlines that still has to take off) announced in Buenos Aires they will be jointly flying three times a week to Mexico City and the international sea resort of Cancún beginning next December.

  • Wednesday, November 19th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    US economy expected to grow 4,2%

    Treasury Secretary John Snow addressing the annual conference of the Confederation of British Industry, CBI, in Birmingham anticipated the United States economy would be expanding 4,2% in the last quarter of 2003.

  • Wednesday, November 19th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Miami Summit

    Headlines:
    US priority: an operational agreement by 2005; Argentina targets a “flexible” agreement.

  • Wednesday, November 19th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Máximo Saúl Menem born in Santiago.

    The son of former Argentine president Carlos Menem and Chilean television star and former beauty queen Cecilia Bolocco was born early Wednesday morning in a private clinic of Santiago.

  • Wednesday, November 19th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Duhalde's fence mending task.

    Former Argentine president Eduardo Duhalde, who was recently named Mercosur's representative, began this week a round of informal contacts with political leaders, high officials, businessmen and members of the international financial community hoping to co-ordinate a political and economic route map for the integration of the South American block.

  • Tuesday, November 18th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Lack of broad agreement pointing toward “FTAA lite”

    The absence of broad agreement on several sticky issues is pointing toward the probability that what will be achieved this week in hemispheric trade talks underway here is a bare-bones accord, something of an outline of an “FTAA lite.”

  • Tuesday, November 18th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil Sends Terror Suspect to Paraguay

    A man suspected of financing the Islamic militant group Hezbollah from a border region where Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil converge has been extradited to Paraguay to face tax evasion charges, Brazilian officials said Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, November 18th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    FIBS Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    Albatross; Demands; Antarctica; Extinction; Cruise Vessels; Wideawake;

  • Monday, November 17th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from Chile.

    Headlines:
    Record low country risk for Chile; Spain's Aznar visits Chile for second time in five years; Red tide intensifes in Punta Arenas.

  • Monday, November 17th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Good news for Brazil, bad news for Bolivia.

    Brazil has discovered giant gas reserves with an unimaginable impact in the future, since they are just a hundred miles away from the country's main industrial concentration, Sao Paulo which is equivalent to 40% of the country's GDP.