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Stories for October 23rd 2007

  • Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Seminar on climate change challenges for Chilean fisheries

    The 'invasion' of cuttlefish off the Chilean coast is linked to changes in the temperature of ocean water

    The abundance of cuttlefish along the Chilean coast and the constant threat to hake and other commercial marine species are some of the possible consequences of global climate change mentioned in a recent scientific gathering held Santiago.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Successful LAN business plan exceeds expectations

    LAN Chile officials disclosed this week that its plan to increase air traffic by 50 percent through the addition of new daily flights was too low an estimate. Halfway through the plan's implementation – which will run through the end of 2008 –LAN officials now believe that the actual figure will be 65 percent by the time the plan is fully applied.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Former Argentine leader charged with riot killings in 2001

    The former Argentine Pte. De la Rúa the men identified with the 2001/02 crisis

    A federal judge charged former Argentine president Fernando de la Rua with five counts of manslaughter Tuesday in connection with bloody street riots in December 2001 when his administration collapsed plunging Argentina to its most serious economic meltdown in recent times.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    London is Europe's top city for business and investors

    For the second year running London is Europe's top city in terms of prospects for economic growth in an overall outlook for European property which is described as good despite the credit crisis, according to the ninth European regional Economic Growth Index released Tuesday by LaSalle Investment Management.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Ecuador proposes Washington military base reciprocity

    Pte. Rafael Correa

    Ecuador's President Rafael Correa said Washington must let him open a military base in Miami if the United States wants to keep using an air base on Ecuador's Pacific coast.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    EU “blue card” job program visa to attract skilled labor

    The European Union's top immigration official on Tuesday launched EU's biggest global job advertising blitz, presenting plans to set up a US-style green card job program to lure highly skilled workers to fill ever-increasing gaps across the 27-country bloc.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Ecuador returns to OPEC in search of experience and advice

    Ecuadorian Energy Minister Galo Chiriboga said on Tuesday the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) had accepted Ecuador back as an active member following fifteen years of absence.