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Stories for August 2007

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mill dispute: New York uneventful, next meeting The Hague

    The International Court of The Hague will receive both delegation on September 12

    Argentine and Uruguayan delegates will be meeting again in a month's time for a third round of negotiations to try to unlock the controversy over the construction of the Botnia pulp mill on the coast of the shared river Uruguay and which Argentina challenges on alleged legal and environmental grounds.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mill dispute involves the River Uruguay basin (and Brazil)

    Cardoso concerned with performance of Mercosur

    Former Brazilian president Fernando Enrique Cardoso said he was hopeful his country could participate in finding an understanding to the Uruguay/Argentina pulp mill dispute since this involves the River Uruguay basin.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Punta Arenas among three cities with lowest unemployment

    During the second quarter of this year Magallanes in the extreme south of Chile is again the country's region with the lowest unemployment level, 2.8%, while Punta Arenas and Porvenir are among the three cities with less people out of jobs, according to the latest release from the Labor Statistics Office.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chilean Navy completes incorporation of four refurbished frigates

    Frigate “Almirante Riveros”.

    Chile's Minister of Defence officially received Wednesday morning in Valparaiso the former refurbished Dutch frigate now under the name of “Almirante Riveros”. With this incorporation the Chilean navy has completed its Puente II project to replace and renew four of its surface fleet units.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    British Airways suspends winter Madrid/Gibraltar schedule

    British Airways will be suspending its daily winter flights between Madrid and Gibraltar, which were launched last May, given technical restrictions in both airports, announced local operator GB Airways. The last British Airways from Madrid to Gibraltar will take off September 30.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chilean named to head Antarctic Treaty research programs

    Chile's Director of the Chilean Antarctic Institute, INACH, Jose Retamales Espinoza became the first Latinamerican nominated president of the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs, (Comnap). He took the post last July 13 and will be holding it until 2010.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Lead case could help 2.000 Gurkhas settle in United Kingdom

    Many Gurkhas think UK citizenship is the least they deserve

    A Gurkha who is prepared to fight and die in battle for Britain should be allowed to stay in the UK, an immigration tribunal has been told. About 20 Gurkhas, many wearing medals and clutching their berets, sat quietly listening to legal arguments in a test case which could help decide whether 2,000 Gurkhas could settle in Britain.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile fisheries exports in first five months total 1.7 billion

    Chilean fishery exports in the first five months of 2007 generated 1,707 billion US dollars, up 21.3% compared to the same period in 2006, when returns totaled 1,407 billion, according to the latest release from the Fisheries Sub Secretariat, SUBPESCA.