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Stories for November 11th 2007

  • Sunday, November 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands veterans 'lay ghosts to rest' on Tumbledown Mt.

    Jim Gillanders at the Memorial to the fallen of Mount Tumbledown

    A night spent on a cold and rainy mountain this week has 'laid ghosts to rest' say former British Servicemen who have been haunted by the deaths of their friends and colleagues in the battle for the Falkland Islands twenty five years ago.

  • Sunday, November 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Lula Says Brazil Oil Find May Lead to OPEC Membership

    Pte. Lula da Silva wish to Brazil join OPEC

    Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva said the discovery of reserves that may total as much as 8 billion barrels of oil and natural gas may lead the country to join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

  • Sunday, November 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentines protest against a Uruguayan pulp mill

    An estimated 20,000 Argentines marched to Argentina's river border with Uruguay on Saturday, some arriving by boat, to protest the opening of a paper plant in the neighboring Uruguay on fear its operations will endanger the environment and contaminate agricultural lands in their country.

  • Sunday, November 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    “People Summit” Concludes in Santiago de Chile

    Ptes. Ortega, Morales and Chavez during the Summit

    Chile's Summit for Friendship and Integration of the Latin-American People, popularly known as the People's Summit, culminated Saturday with an event that brought together Bolivian President Evo Morales, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, and Cuban Vice President Carlos Lage. Speaking to a crowd of roughly 3,000 spectators, the four leaders emphasized unity among Latin American nations–particularly against the hegemony of U.S. capitalism—as the key to constructing the region's future.