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Stories for January 28th 2007

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Dengue fever alert in Paraguay and north Argentina

    A case of dengue fever in the northern Argentine province of Formosa has health authorities on alert since a growing number of cases, some deadly, of the disease have been reported in neighboring Paraguay where an epidemics alert has been declared.

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Case of foot and mouth disease confirmed in Bolivia

    A case of foot and mouth disease, FAM, was confirmed this week in the east of Bolivia, the first in the country in the last three years and a half. Bolivia has since banned all exports of beef to the Andean countries, reports the press in La Paz.

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Lula and Kirchner ask Chavez not to “weaken” democracy

    Brazil's Lula da Silva and Argentina's Nestor Kirchner called on their Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez to avoid decisions that could “debilitate” democratic institutions in Venezuela reported the Brazilian press this Sunday.

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Seism “psychosis” as earth trembles in southern Chile

    Santiago City

    Viviana Betancour governor of Chile's Southern Region of Aysen, which is living in a state of almost panic because of several days persistent telluric trembling, called on residents to be calm and trust that the best possible technical assistance is already working in the area.

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    World leaders committed to resume Doha trade talks

    Leaders from the world's main trading nations supported a “quick resumption” of the frozen Doha Round global trade talks after meeting in the framework of the World Economic Forum that ended this weekend in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Latinamerica “on the right path and advancing”

    Pte. Lula da Silva and Felipe Calderon  highlighted the positive economic trend in Latin America

    In a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, and the Presidents of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and of Mexico, Felipe Calderón, highlighted the positive economic trend in Latin America and significant democratic progress achieved in the past year.

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina among top ten with “greatest quality of life”

    France offers the greatest quality of life in the world, according to the latest ranking from International Living magazine, a leading resource for helping people live, travel, and prosper overseas, while war-torn Iraq remains in last place.

  • Sunday, January 28th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    President Bush's support plummets to record low

    United States president George Bush's popularity keeps plummeting following last week's state of the Union address, according to a survey published by Newsweek magazine.