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Stories for March 6th 2007

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Petrobras and Japan sign bio-fuels memorandum

    Petrobras Chief Executive Sergio Gabrielli

    Brazil's government managed oil company Petrobras and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation signed Monday in Rio do Janeiro a memorandum of understanding on bio-fuels announced Monday, Petrobras.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Rockhopper Exploration plc: Placing to raise up to GBP1.32 million

    Rockhopper Exploration plc (the “Company”) is pleased to announce a placing (the “Placing”) of up to 3,588,700 new ordinary shares (the “Placing Shares”) at a subscription price of 37 pence each (the “Placing Price”) by Teather & Greenwood Limited with institutional and other investors to raise up to £1,328,000 (before expenses).

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Road blockers threaten Easter holidays

    Environmentalists in Entre Ríos who are opposing the construction of the Finnish Botnia pulp plant in Fray Bentos yesterday said they could go for a total closure of the three road crossings to Uruguay during Easter week.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Only trade and biofuels in the Lula da Silva/Bush agenda

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Monday that during his meeting next Friday with United States President George W. Bush he does not intend to talk about Venezuela, but about trade and biofuels.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Massive anti-Bush Chavez rally in Buenos Aires confirmed

    President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela will lead a rally in a stadium in Buenos Aires on Friday, when US President George W. Bush arrives to the San Juan presidential residence estancia in Uruguay, only 60 kilometers away from the Argentine capital.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    London and Paris among the top four most expensive cities

    Four European cities are the most expensive in the world claims a survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit's worldwide cost of living survey. Latinamerica on the other hand has the cheapest average cost of living.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Global markets rebound; caution over US economy data

    Stock markets around the world rebounded on Tuesday after five days of losses but concerns over volatility remain. In Latinamerica major stock markets followed on the world reaction with Sao Paulo soaring almost 5%.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Dengue fever extends to Argentina and south Brazil

    Argentina confirmed 126 cases of the mosquito transmitted dengue disease with another 415 patients with symptoms but yet have to be definitively diagnosed. In southern Brazil an estimated 45.000 cases have been estimated.