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Stories for February 25th 2007

  • Sunday, February 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    US severe poverty reached 32-year high: 16 million people

    The gap between the “haves” and “have-nots” in United States keeps widening and the percentage of US citizens who are living in deep or severe poverty has reached a 32-year high, 16 million, according to a report from McClatchy Newspapers.

  • Sunday, February 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    British Science Minister off to learn in Antarctica

    On the eve of International Polar Year, Britain's Science and Innovation Minister Malcolm Wicks is visiting the British Antarctic Survey's Rothera research station this week. During the visit, the Minister will have an opportunity to see first-hand the prestigious Government-funded facility that carries out world-leading research into global environmental issues.

  • Sunday, February 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Indian company and Bolivia at odds over huge steel foundry

    Natural gas price has become the main obstacle for India's Jindal Steel & Power corporation project to develop Bolivia's richest known reserves of iron.

  • Sunday, February 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Lula: “Uruguay should be satisfied with Mercosur benefits”

    ”All Mercosur members should be satisfied with the benefits and advantages obtained inside the (trade) block, because only like this will they remain hooked to the integration process”, said Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who this Monday begins a (long expected) brief six hours visit to neighbouring Uruguay.

  • Sunday, February 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Only the River Plate will separate Bush and Chavez in March

    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is expected in Buenos Aires during the first days of March officially as retribution to the recent hosting of Argentina's Nestor Kirchner with whom several financial, trade, development and cooperation agreements were signed, revealed the Argentine ambassador in Caracas Alicia Castro.