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Stories for August 25th 2007

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Malvinas recovery, “a long term issue if to be solved peacefully”

    Ambassador Fernando E. Petrella

    “Recovery of Argentine sovereignty over the Falkland/Malvinas islands will not be defined in the short term or near future” admitted an advisor from the Argentine Foreign Affairs ministry who warned that “such a negotiation needs patience”.

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Satellite tracking of penguins' migration in South Atlantic

    Penguins carrying satellite transmitters

    This week Professor Dee Boersma and student Elizabeth Skewgar, selected six adult male penguins from rehabilitation centres at two coastal towns in Southern Argentina--San Clemente del Tuyú and Mar del Plata--to carry satellite transmitters during their migration back to their breeding colonies reports www.penguinstudies.org

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    UN steps up assistance for Peruvian quake victims

    United Nations is bolstering its assistance through the release of almost 10 million US dollars from an emergency fund and an appeal for nearly 40 million to be launched next week to victims of the major earthquake which rocked Peru on 15 August, one of the world body's top humanitarian officials revealed Friday.

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Peru's president García gesture towards Chile

    This border should be a point of integration said Pte. Garcia

    Dampening speculation of a growing rift between the two neighboring countries, Peruvian President Alan Garcia this week traveled to a shared Chilean-Peruvian border area to promote further economic integration between Peru and Chile.

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Evo Morales arrived to Peru with 19 tons of medicines

    Pte. Morales arrived to Pisco

    Bolivia's President Evo Morales arrived in Pisco today to distribute 19 tons of medicines, blankets and drinking water, the second visit by a Latin American leader to the disaster area. Colombia's Alvaro Uribe traveled to the area last weekend.