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Stories for March 31st 2007

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Lavagna criticizes Kirchner's meddling with the economy

    Dr. Roberto Lavagna

    Argentina's current administration has no foreign policy, government meddling is threatening the economy and concentration of power in the Executive is not healthy for democratic institutions points out Roberto Lavagna former Economy Minister and the leading opposition candidate for next October presidential election.

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Floods in Argentina leave 11 dead and 55.000 evacuees

    Three million hectares estimated under the water

    Persistent rainfall and floods in central and east Argentina have killed eleven people and forced the evacuation of at least 50.000 according to the latest Saturday official reports from the affected provinces.

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    El Salvador chosen as “pilot” country for ethanol project

    Pte. Lula da Silva & Pte. Bush at the end of a joint news conference at Camp David

    United States and Brazil invited El Salvador to become the “pilot” country for the production of ethanol thus helping to save on hydrocarbons, was confirmed in El Salvador by the country's president Elias Antonio Saca.

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mills protestors begin eight days blocakes

    Easter pickets for Uruguayan and Argentine vacationers

    Residents from the Argentine province of Entre Rios and environmentalists begun Saturday an eight days coordinated blockade of all three accesses to neighboring Uruguay in protest for the construction of a pulp mill which they claim will cause irreparable damage to the environment.