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Stories for February 16th 2007

  • Friday, February 16th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Weekly Update

    Headlines: A right old knees-up; Port facilities back on the agenda: consultants enlisted; Census figures stalled; New environmental boss; Four cruisers visit this week; Scholars learn of Island life.

  • Friday, February 16th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Chirac caustic about Spanish legacy in the Americas

    French president Jacques Chirac considers the discovery of America as “not a great moment of history”, and thus not susceptible to be celebrated, and he is inclined to attribute the discovery of the new world to Vikings and not to Christopher Columbus.

  • Friday, February 16th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Oil threat ups security

    Venezuela will reinforce security measures after a branch of al Qaeda called for attacks on suppliers of oil to the United States, the defence minister said on yesterday.

  • Friday, February 16th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Mexican economy surprises and expands 4.8% in 2006

    Mexico's economy, Latinamerica's largest expanded 4.8% in 2006 compared to 2005 and the highest in six years reported the Finance Secretary in an official release.