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Stories for 2004

  • 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.

  • 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.