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Stories for May 2007

  • Friday, May 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Report: Climate change plan affordable

    Delegates from 120 countries approved the first roadmap for stemming greenhouse gas emissions Friday, laying out what they said was an affordable arsenal of anti-warming measures that must be rushed into place to avert a disastrous spike in global.

  • Friday, May 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    “Air force material obsolete”

    Defence Minister Nilda Garré, speaking after an air force pilot died on Tuesday as his plane crashed, said that Argentina's air military material is old due to more than 20 years of “disinvestment.”

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, May 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Disaster management team in the Falkland Islands

    Former British Gov. Frank Savage, (FCO/OTD) and his colleague, Roger Bellers (DFID) Photo PN

    “To spread the word that preparedness does save lives” This was the reason given by Frank Savage, adviser on disaster management to the British Foreign and Commonwealth's Overseas Territories Department (FCO/OTD), why he and colleague, Roger Bellers of the Department for International Development (DFID) are in the Falkland Islands this week.

  • Wednesday, May 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands War “a mistake”. Bombing raid reversed withdrawal decision

    Former Argentine Foreign Minister, Doctor Costa Mendez

    Argentina was ready to announce withdrawal of its troops from the Falklands Islands on May 2nd exactly 25 years ago but President Galtieri reversed his decision when the British Vulcan bomber and Harrier aircraft launched their raid on Stanley Airport the previous day.

  • Wednesday, May 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Decisive Falklands War actions recalled. Vulcan bomber raid and Belgrano

    Harold Briley reported on both actions at the time as the BBC Latin America Correspondent in Buenos Aires and subsequently met the captains of both the Belgrano and Conqueror

    Two of the most dramatic actions of the 1982 Falklands War have been recalled in a series of media reports in the United Kingdom 25 years after they took place - the sinking of the Argentine cruiser Belgrano with heavy loss of life and the attack on Stanley airport by a British Vulcan bomber in the longest air raid flight in history.