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Stories for 2006

  • Monday, December 4th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Magallanes Region has lowest unemployment in Chile

    Magallanes again ranks as the Region with the lowest unemployment rate in Chile according to the latest report from the National Statistics Institute.

  • Monday, December 4th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Cattle produce more greenhouse gases than driving cars

    Cattle-rearing generates more global warming greenhouse gases, as measured in CO2 equivalent, than transportation, and smarter production methods, including improved animal diets to reduce enteric fermentation and consequent methane emissions, are urgently needed, according to a new United Nations report.

  • Monday, December 4th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    OECD anticipates weakest growth in four years

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD said world economic expansion will fade in 2007 to its weakest in four years, dragged by a U.S. slowdown that will force the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.

  • Monday, December 4th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    London's plan to grant independence to Falklands

    The “Route to Independence” program which allegedly was started by the Foreign Office in 1983, following the South Atlantic conflict has a final and definitive objective: the independence of the Falkland Islands argues Argentine *Senator Rodolfo Terragno.

  • Monday, December 4th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    World's largest cruise struck by Norovirus

    More than 380 passengers and crew aboard the world's largest cruise ship were sickened by a virus during a seven-day Caribbean cruise, cruise officials said Sunday.

  • Sunday, December 3rd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Venezuelans to vote on president

    Venezuelans cast ballots today in an election polls show will hand President Hugo Chavez six more years in office after he spent the nation's oil wealth on helping the poor and bolstering anti-U.S. sentiment in the region.

  • Sunday, December 3rd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    New sun-protection pill arrives in Chile

    A new kind of sun protection has arrived in Chile, in the form of capsules that can be taken orally once a day to increase the skin's tolerance to ultraviolet (UV) rays. The pill, called “Tan Optimizer,” is now available in Chile's pharmacies.

  • Sunday, December 3rd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Pinochet momentarily “stable and in good condition”

    Former Chilean President Augusto Pinochet suffered a heart attack on Sunday and has undergone a bypass operation which his son said brought him back from the brink of death. Pinochet was rushed to a military hospital in the Chilean capital Santiago around 2 a.m. (0500 GMT).

  • Sunday, December 3rd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Chavez with significant lead in vote count

    Polls officially closed Sunday in Venezuela's presidential race in which left-wing populist Hugo Chavez was widely expected to win re-election to a six-year term.

  • Saturday, December 2nd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine de-mining monitors arrive Saturday in Falklands

    On Saturday two Argentine retired military officers will arrive in the Falkland Islands to participate in a field survey related to the mines clearance feasibility study agreed between Argentina and the United Kingdom.