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Stories for December 6th 2004

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Demand against Shell for oil spill.

    Some 500 residents of the Argentine town of Magdalena filed a class action lawsuit seeking damages of more than 330 million US dollar from petroleum giant Shell over alleged damage to their health caused by a 1999 oil spill,
    Buenos Aires press reported over the weekend.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    Aerolíneas del Sur takes off this Monday; Record UVR in Punta Arenas; Chilean expedition researching in South Pole; Exploratory gas drilling in Tierra del Fuego; Local cellular phones in King George Island.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Financial News.

    Headlines:
    Euro stronger and stronger; Chilean peso stronger against US dollar; Chilean November inflation 0,3%; Argentine consumer prices unchanged in November; Brazilian sports industry immune to economic cycles.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    UN Climate Change Convention in Buenos Aires.

    The tenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 10) begins this Monday in Buenos Aires with the participation of experts from all over the world.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Pinochet's 8 million US dollars in travelling expenses.

    Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet collected 6,8 million US dollars as travelling expenses during several overseas trips between 1974/76, according to some Chilean Defence Ministry declassified documents.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Councillors defend overseas trips.

    Falkland Islands Legislative Councillors answered criticism of their business trips abroad with an invitation to critics to stand for election.