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Stories for April 15th 2006

  • Saturday, April 15th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Former subsidiary offers $400 mil for Brazil's Varig

    Directors of Brazil's troubled flag carrier, Varig, must decide whether to ratify a deal to sell the airline to one of its former subsidiaries for $400 million.

  • Saturday, April 15th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Gibraltar: referendum is an act of self determination.

    The Gibraltar Government expects the text of the proposed new Constitution to be published during the next fortnight. Speaking to the Chronicle Chief Minister Peter Caruana said he will be seeking Britain's agreement to the publication of any additional preamble before the referendum.

  • Saturday, April 15th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile has one of the lowest infant mortality rates

    The U.S. based “Pediatrics” magazine reports that Chile has one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world, noting that between 1990 and 2000 the number of deaths among infants (between one to 27 days old) fell from 8.3 to 5.7 for every 1,000 births.