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Stories for May 3rd 2007

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    World Press Freedom Day May 3. UN alarmed over media freedom

    “World Press Freedom Day reminds us all — governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations as well as civil society – of the crucial role a free press plays in strengthening democracies and fostering development around the world”.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South America set for dairy increase

    Holland cows most popular breed in Uruguay

    The FAO and other specialists of the Dairy Industry predict that, by year 2027, world demand for dairy products will have increased 20% while the price of milk will maintain the same and South American countries will become the key players of the world market for supply of dairy products.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    President of Uruguay praises Dubai's strategic vision

    Uruguay President, HE Tabaré Vázquez, with Mr. Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman of Dubai World and Group CEO, Ports and Free Zone World, during the president's visit to Jebel Ali p

    The President of the Republic of Uruguay, HE Tabaré Vázquez , currently on an official visit to the UAE, has invited Dubai World to explore emerging business opportunities in the South American country.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Record skate for Falklands Fishery

    A rough-skinned skate (dipturus trachyderma) measuring 2.5 metres in length and described as the biggest recorded in Falklands waters, was displayed to the public recently.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Cuban forces foil attempt to hijack a civilian aircraft

    Fugitive Cuban army recruits killed a military officer they took hostage early Thursday in a failed attempt to hijack a plane bound for the United States according to a release from the Interior Ministry. Two of the escaped recruits were arrested after Army Lt. Col. Victor Ibo Acuña Velazquez was killed in the aborted hijacking.