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Stories for 2004

  • Sunday, November 28th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Unique model of the Solar System unveiled in Falkland Islands

    A scale model of the solar system, described as ”unique' by its creator, was unveiled in Stanley on Saturday afternoon by Miss Sukey Cameron, Falkland Islands Government Representative in London.

  • Sunday, November 28th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Top Naval Expo opens in Viña del Mar

    Chile's Minister of Defence Jaime Ravinet and the Chilean Navy Commander Admiral Miguel Vergara will open next Tuesday November 30 in Viña del Mar the IV International Naval Expo and Latinamerica Naval Defence Conference.

  • Sunday, November 28th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Five cents per litre gasoline in Venezuela.

    Smuggled Venezuelan gasoline fuels much of Colombia's needs particularly along the common border, claimed this week Venezuela's Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez.

    However he admitted the issue is under discussion with Colombian authorities.

  • Saturday, November 27th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Putin and Chavez agree on oil and arms.

    Russia and Venezuela, two of the world's leading exporters of oil, pledged that they will work to stabilize the turbulent global market for crude
    The joint statement was released Friday in Moscow during Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez official state visit to Russia.

  • Saturday, November 27th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    UK downplays alleged threats.

    Buckingham Palace on Friday termed “irresponsible” newspaper reports that a kidnap threat forced Britain's Prince Harry to cut short a trip to a polo pony farm in Argentina.

  • Saturday, November 27th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    US, Spain supported anti Chavez 2002 coup.

    Mexico and Chile prevented in April 2002 that initiatives sponsored by United States, Spain, Colombia and El Salvador favouring a coup against Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez were successful, revealed this week the former Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Castañeda.

  • Saturday, November 27th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Hillary criticizes US and UK activities in Antarctica.

    Sir Edmund Hillary from New Zealand the first man to conquer Mount Everest and the second to reach the South Pole in 1958 is back in Antarctica strongly criticizing United States and Great Britain two of the countries most involved in Antarctic activities

  • Friday, November 26th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    “Acceptable price” for oil barrel, 50 US dollars.

    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez said today in Moscow that 50 US dollars per barrel of oil is “an acceptable price” adding that OPEC (Oil Petroleum Exporting Countries) must make sure the price does not drop below 30 US dollars.

  • Friday, November 26th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    IAEA and Brazil agree on atomic inspection

    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna confirmed Thursday that it had reached an agreement for inspecting Brazil's Resende uranium-enrichment plant.

  • Friday, November 26th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Warning about Mercosur “institutional weakness”

    “Mercosur institutional weakness is unsustainable and conspires against the results that could be obtained” Uruguay's future Minister of Economy Danilo Astori said this Thursday during a forum on “The challenge of a shared prosperity” in Montevideo.