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Stories for January 14th 2007

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Ecuador's Correa manages support for reform plans

    Ecuadorian elected President Rafael Correa, flanked by Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Bolivia's Evo Morales announced Sunday that “a new day is dawning” promising to rule for the indigenous, the migrants and the excluded.

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Windy royal visit to the Falklands followed by minor storm in Antarctica

    HRM Princess Anne during a reception in the Town Hall at Stanley

    The prediction of bad weather to come in the Antarctic over the next few days has led to a shortening of the visit of the Princess Royal to the Falkland Islands. Taking advantage of a “weather window” the Princess will fly at 6pm today, Sunday, directly from Stanley to the British base at Rothera in the Antarctic in a De Havilland Dash 7 aircraft, belonging to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). This flight was originally planned to take place on Monday morning.

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Fragile truce in Bolivia but with no solution on sight

    Governor Manfred Reyes Villa

    A fragile truce between supporters and opponents of Bolivian president Evo Morales helped restore some normality to the city of Cochabamba, in central Bolivia, where four days of rioting left two dead and over a hundred injured.

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Iranian president visits Latinamerica's “US critics club”

    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

    Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad currently on a visit to the three Latinamerican countries most vocal critics of United States said on Sunday that Nicaragua and Iran share “common interests, common enemies and common goals”

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile's 2006 inflation rate, 2.6%; 2007 target 3%

    Chile's National Statistics Institute (INE) reported 2.6% inflation for 2006, well within the goal set by Chile's Central Bank.

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Psychiatric tests to decide Peron's wife extradition

    Mrs Peron was detained last Friday in Madrid

    Former Argentine president Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, 75, will undergo psychiatric tests to determine whether the absences and mental fragility exposed before a Spanish judge were real or “simulated” to avoid extradition.

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute moves again to The Hague

    Pickets blocking access to Uruguay

    Argentina will formally present Monday before the International Court of The Hague the full background of its case against Uruguay for having unilaterally authorized the location of pulp mills along the river Uruguay which is regulated by a joint statute dating back to 1975.