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Stories for 2006

  • Tuesday, January 3rd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Morales on world tour, regrets no US invitation

    Bolivian elected President Evo Morales who Tuesday begins a world tour of seven countries in four continents, with a first stop over in Venezuela, regrets no invitation from United States was forthcoming, since he is willing to dialogue with all governments.

  • Tuesday, January 3rd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina begins process to cancel IMF debt

    This Tuesday Argentina will make effective the advance payment of approximately 9.5 billion US dollars thus cancelling all debts with the International Monetary Fund, a decision announced by President Néstor Kirchner last December 15.

  • Tuesday, January 3rd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    South Atlantic quake triggers tsunami scare in Sir Lanka

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 was registered off the South Sandwich Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Monday. There were no reports of injuries or a tsunami.

  • Monday, January 2nd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Record meat export year for Uruguay

    Uruguay meat exports increased 21.46% in 2005 over 2004 according to the latest release from the Uruguayan Meat Board.

  • Monday, January 2nd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Chilean candidates prepare for crucial debate

    Chilean ruling coalition presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet and opposition Conservative businessman Sebastian Piñera are scheduled to debate Wednesday evening on national television, the only time they will do so before the run off next January 15.

  • Monday, January 2nd 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina recalls Malvinas/Falklands 1833 events

    Argentine Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana reaffirmed Monday in an official release, Argentina's “imprescriptible sovereignty rights over the Malvinas islands” and condemned the ”illegitimate (British) occupation” of the South Atlantic islands.