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Stories for February 5th 2007

  • Monday, February 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur helps Bolivia combat FAM outbreaks

    Several Mercosur members have offered Bolivia to “unite efforts” and help control “as soon as possible” the outbreak of foot and mouth disease. Bolivia declared last week a “state of emergency” following the confirmation of outbreaks in three counties in Santa Cruz province.

  • Monday, February 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazilian negotiator pessimistic about Doha round conclusion

    Brazil's chief negotiator at the Doha Round of trade talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO) accused United States of moving “countercurrent” regarding the liberalization of global agricultural trade and expressed uncertainty that negotiations can conclude this year.

  • Monday, February 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Fatal blazes strike Punta Arenas and Valparaiso

    Two devastating fires this weekend in Chile, one Punta Arenas and the other in Valparaiso have taken the lives of at least 13 people.

  • Monday, February 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    UN calls for better management of fish stocks

    Rising demand for seafood and other marine produce will lead to a collapse of today's commercial fish stocks by 2050 unless better management is introduced, exemplifying the challenges facing Governments in a globalized world, according to a new United Nations report released Monday.

  • Monday, February 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Pulp mills: uneventful protest of pickets in Montevideo

    A small group of Argentine pickets protesting the construction of pulp mills in a shared and jointly managed river with neighboring Uruguay took their complaints to Montevideo Monday morning where they distributed leaflets but finally had to be escorted under protection by police forces.