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Stories for July 18th 2007

  • Wednesday, July 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    US planned 1963 military coup in Brazil to oust Brizola

    Declassified documents prove that United States was planning a military coup in Brazil in the early sixties to prevent labor leader Leonel Brizola from reaching power and the possible “Cubanization” of the country revealed Tuesday Folha de Sao Paulo.

  • Wednesday, July 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    US/Brazil call for a Yuan that reflects China's vigorous growth

    The Yuan needs to “adapt” to the vigor and strength of the Chinese economy, reflecting the spectacular growth of the country, said United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson in the latest edition of Veja, Brazil's leading magazine.

  • Wednesday, July 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Half a million foreign tourists visit Ushuaia annually

    Half a million foreign tourists arrive every year to Ushuaia in the extreme south of Argentina attracted by its wild life, numerous marine species and Antarctica which has become the natural magnet and challenge for visitors looking for exotic destinations.

  • Wednesday, July 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazil jet lands and crashes into fuel depot: 176 feared dead

    A passenger jet crashed and burst into flames after skidding off a runway at Brazil's busiest airport Tuesday and barreling across a highway, officials said. All 176 people on board were feared dead in what would be Brazil's deadliest air disaster, and at least 15 people were killed on the ground.