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Stories for January 7th 2004

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile with lowest inflation since 1935

    With December recording a negative 0,3%, retail prices in Chile finished 2003 with a 1,1% increase, the lowest since 1935, when the index actually dropped 1,4%.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    US dollar February summit in Florida

    Finance Ministers and heads of Central Banks of the seven more industrialized countries of the world, G-7, will be meeting next 6/7 February in Boca Ratón, Florida, according to a release from the US Treasury Department.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Mexico still bans River Plate beef

    Mexico still discards the possibility of importing beef from countries such as Argentina and Uruguay in spite of the fact that it has closed borders with its main supplier the United States, after an outbreak of “mad cow” or Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, BSE, was confirmed in the state of Washington close to the Canadian border.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    New US farm policy punishes Latinamerica

    The effects of the new United States 2002 farm policy will have a negative impact for Latinamerican exports, according to a report from the United Nations Economic Committer for Latinamerica and the Caribbean, Cepal with main offices in Santiago.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Record number of visitors to Torres del Paine

    The Chilean Torres del Paine National Park received a record number of foreign visitors during 2003 with a 22% increase over 2002.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    No response to Argentine “annual ritual”

    The elected Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands has said it attaches “no particular significance” to the sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands issued by the Argentine Government last Saturday January 3.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine War Memorial on the Falklands advances a stage further.

    The construction of a permanent Memorial at the Argentine War Cemetery at Darwin on East Falklands, in memory of Argentines killed in the 1982 conflict, has taken another step forward.