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Stories for January 2007

  • Monday, January 22nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Pickets will only abide to relocation of controversial pulp mill

    “We will continue with our protests” pickets said yesterday

    The environmental assembly from Gualeguaychu whose pickets are blocking access to an international bridge leading to Uruguay in protest over the building of an allegedly highly contaminating pulp mill, have anticipated that they will no lift the pickets if an international court ruling favors Uruguay.

  • Monday, January 22nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Taiana: good rapport with Ki-Moon on Malvinas issue

    Minister J. Taiana and UN  Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

    Argentina formally called on United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon good offices with the purpose of resuming talks with the United Kingdom to help find a peaceful solution to the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute.

  • Sunday, January 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Hillary Clinton joins White House race

    Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton launched a trailblazing campaign for the White House on Saturday, a former first lady turned political powerhouse intent on becoming the first female president. “I'm in, and I'm in to win,” she said.

  • Sunday, January 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    South American leaders focus on poor

    South American leaders sought to refocus their fractured trade bloc last Thursday on the needs of the region's poor as Venezuela's outspoken president called for remaking Mercosur to fit his vision of “21st century socialism.”

  • Sunday, January 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Queen Mary 2 calls in Montevideo for 15 hours

    Queen Mary 2, one of the world's largest passenger ships and currently on its first ever world cruise, an 81 day circumnavigation of the globe, called in Montevideo last Saturday for fifteen hours.

  • Sunday, January 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Salvaged “Holberg” towed to Montevideo for repairs

    Mariana Rojamar II ready to pull Holberg to Montevideo<br><i> (Photo by FIGAS)

    The Uruguayan flagged scallop trawler “Holberg” which ran aground in the Falkland Islands and was later re-floated by a team of divers from the Uruguayan Navy finally arrived in Montevideo over the weekend, towed by the “Mariana Rojamar II”.

  • Sunday, January 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Princess Anne arrives in Chile, “a reliable UK partner”

    Ambassador Howard Drake OBE

    Great Britain's Princess Anne makes her much-heralded arrival to Chile Monday January 22 and as the country prepares to offer its eminent guest the proverbial royal treatment, no single person shoulders quite as much of that responsibility as the United Kingdom's number-one representative in Chile: British Ambassador Howard Drake.

  • Saturday, January 20th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine hake biomass again down to critical levels

    The southern stocks of Argentine hake (Mercluccius hubbsi) are in fragile biological balance which will have a negative impact on catches this year and even more in 2008.

  • Saturday, January 20th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Punta Arenas breaking news

    Headlines: Punta Arenas casino operacional in 2009; BHP Billiton interested in Magallanes coal deposits; State of the art sheep abattoir; Spain's major Antarctic research expedition; Fidel Castro Junior visits Chilean fiords; Reediting Darwin's “voyage of the Beagle”.

  • Saturday, January 20th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine industry grows for fourth straight year

    Argentina's industrial production grew 8.3 percent last year mainly fuelled by a good performance in the car, construction and food sectors, achieving 50 straight months of growth, according to the state-run INDEC statistics and censuses agency.