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Stories for November 30th 2004

  • Tuesday, November 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    China leads regional trade giant.

    South East Asian countries and China signed this Monday in Laos a landmark trade agreement that could eventually become the greatest free trade area involving a quarter of the world's population.

  • Tuesday, November 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Kirchner to visit Chile in “coming days”.

    Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Rafael Bielsa said this Monday in Santiago that President Nestor Kirchner will not be visiting Chile in the “coming days” as was earlier anticipated.

  • Tuesday, November 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Country image and brand for Chile.

    Interbrand Chile won the 150,000 US dollars contract for designing a Country Image Strategy for Chile financed by the government and private companies.

  • Tuesday, November 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil will not intervene to bolster the US dollar.

    Brazil will not intervene in the domestic money exchange market to prevent a further depreciation of the US dollar against the Real, said this Monday Henrique Meirelles, president of the Central Bank.

  • Tuesday, November 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Intense cruise activity in Montevideo.

    Three cruise vessels called in Montevideo on Monday. They are: “Crystal Symphony” with 900 passengers on her way to Antarctica; “Saga Pearl” on her return trip from the Southern seas and the more modest “Andrea” which will be involved in brief Antarctic incursions.

  • Tuesday, November 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    A very British invasion of the Falkland Islands.

    According to the most recent census, in 2001, there were 1,989 persons, living in Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands. As this number includes everyone from babies to the old and infirm, it doesn't take much mental effort to compute that the arrival, all at once, of a further 1,600 people on board the Cunard liner, QE2, constitutes an invasion of significant proportions.