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Stories for June 15th 2009

  • Tuesday, June 16th 2009 - 04:41 UTC

    History Channel documentary on the Falklands 1982 air warfare

    The “Malvinas War” seen from the air is the documentary to be aired Monday in the History channel for its Spanish language customers. According to the release the “War from the air” is a unique documentary which shows one of the most outstanding angles, but least publicized, of the 1982 South Atlantic conflict, the air battles between the Argentine Air Force and the Royal Air Force.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 19:49 UTC

    First Death in Europe of A H1/N1

    A victim of swine flu died yesterday in Scotland, the first confirmed death from in Europe, according to the World Health Organization.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 13:41 UTC

    Mujica and Lacalle lead June 28 Uruguayan presidential primaries

    Candidates Mujica and Lacalle, the two hopefuls with greater chances of disputing the October election

    With less than two weeks for the presidential primaries in Uruguay, Senator Jose Mujica, a former guerrilla captain, is leading comfortably and should on June 28th emerge as the candidate of the left wing ruling catch-all coalition, Broad Front. In the opposition the most probable presidential candidate will be former president Luis Alberto Lacalle.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 13:35 UTC

    Argentina is “waging economic warfare” on the Falklands

    Councillor Summer: “We don't have good relations.” ”They are taking an economic warfare approach.

    The Falkland Islands government has accused Argentina of waging a campaign of “economic warfare” against it, according to an article in the Sunday edition of The Guardian by Robert Booth.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 13:28 UTC

    Cuban dissident neurosurgeon arrives in Argentina

    Hilda Molina and her family at Ezeiza airport

    The Cuban neurosurgeon Hilda Molina arrived in Argentina on Sunday to visit relatives, 15 years after she broke ranks with former leader Fidel Castro over the healthcare system on the island.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 13:22 UTC

    Peru celebrates 110th anniversary of Japanese immigration

    Pence Hitachi at the Friendship Bridge that commemorates Japanese immigration to Peru.

    Japan’s Prince Hitachi began an official visit to Peru this weekend to take part in the 110th anniversary celebrations for Japanese immigration to Peru.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 13:16 UTC

    Nobel Prize praises PM Gordon Brown for intelligent economic policies

    Paul Krugman says UK economy is the best in Europe at the moment

    The UK is in the best shape out of all the economies in Europe, according to Paul Krugman, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize for economics. He said that the UK's economic policies had been “pretty good” and called them “intelligent”.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 13:12 UTC

    With four million unemployed, no room for immigrants

    In spite of all, Minister Corbacho feels the worst is over

    “The Spanish economy can’t take any more migrant labour” said Spanish Labour Minister Celestino Corbacho in an interview with one of Madrid’s main Sunday newspapers.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 12:59 UTC

    Peruvian president supports cabinet and admits mistakes

    PM Simon flies to north Peru where the situation remains tense

    Peruvian president Alan García gave his full support to cabinet chief Yehude Simon and Interior minister Mercedes Cabanillas, whom the opposition are demanding they resign because of the violent clashes with indigenous communities which left over 50 dead (half of them policemen) in the Amazonia province.

  • Monday, June 15th 2009 - 12:54 UTC

    World economy must remain in Intensive Care, says G8

    “Early signs” are positive but “global situation remains uncertain”.

    The world's largest economies are beginning to stabilise but still face major risks amid an ongoing global recession, according to G8 finance ministers. At a meeting in Italy of G8 nations, the ministers said stock markets were rising, interest rates more stable, and consumer confidence was returning.

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