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Stories for January 3rd 2009

  • Saturday, January 3rd 2009 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina recalls 1833; Falklands, new constitution

    On the eve of the 176th anniversary of the “illegitimate occupation” of the Islas Malvinas by the United Kingdom (January 3rd.) the administration of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner issued a statement emphasizing Argentina's sovereignty claims over the South Atlantic archipelago and described “as unjustified the British negative to address the question”.

  • Saturday, January 3rd 2009 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil's 2008 trade surplus still strong but drops 38%

    In spite of a record year of exports, Brazil's 2008 trade surplus reached 24.7 billion US dollars which is a significant 38% descent compared to the previous year when it totalled more than 40 billion US dollars.