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Stories for January 8th 2004

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Rio demands end of fingerprinting for US tourists

    Rio do Janeiro fearing an impact on its tourist industry is strongly lobbying for the elimination of a federal court decision instructing Brazilian police to photograph and fingerprint all visiting U.S. citizens.

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Buenos Aires inflation 3,7% in 2003.

    The Consumer Prices Index for the city of Buenos Aires and metropolitan areas increased 0,2% last December totalling 3,7% for the twelve months of 2003.

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Latinamerica has 19 million urban unemployed.

    Latinamerica has 19 million urban unemployed and suffers from an overall retraction in the quality of jobs according to the annual report from the International Labour Organization which was presented this week in Santiago.

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Paedophilic case involves Punta Arenas church.

    The family of a minor repeatedly abused by a Catholic priest will be demanding the Bishopric of Punta Arenas alleging that religious authorities did not collaborate in disclosing the current address of the culprit who was sentenced to jail in absence, reports the local press.

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Gibraltarians “primary players” of their own future.

    Chief Minister Peter Caruana has declared that there now appears to be a realisation and acceptance in London that it is the Gibraltarians who are the “primary players in all discussions, processes and decisions about our future ? since only we can decide that future”, reported this week the Gibraltar Chronicle.

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Bush's immigration proposal gets mixed reception

    President George W. Bush's immigration reform proposal was greeted Wednesday with reactions that ranged from warm praise to categorical condemnation.