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Stories for July 2013

  • Tuesday, July 2nd 2013 - 09:17 UTC

    Ecuador 'helped Snowden by mistake,' asylum in doubt

    “Are we responsible for getting him to Ecuador? It’s not logical,” Correa said Monday

    Edward Snowden will not necessarily be granted asylum in Ecuador, and any travel aid given to him was purely accidental, the Ecuadorian President has said. He also rebuked WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for speaking on the part of Ecuador.

  • Tuesday, July 2nd 2013 - 02:10 UTC

    Timerman warns about South Atlantic nuclear threat

    Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman

    Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman ratified his government’s “commitment with nuclear safety” and warned about the continued dangers of “militarization in the South Atlantic Ocean.”

  • Monday, July 1st 2013 - 21:29 UTC

    Croatia joins the European Union

    On the 1 July 2013, Croatia became the 28th member of the EU after a decade of carrying out all the reforms needed to bring it into line with EU laws and standards.

  • Monday, July 1st 2013 - 05:47 UTC

    Chile's Bachelet easily beats rivals for new presidential bid

    Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet won by 73.05%

    Former Chilean leader Michelle Bachelet steamed toward another presidential bid on Sunday with a lopsided primary win that prompted her center-left rivals to concede early in the evening and vow to support her in the November election.

  • Monday, July 1st 2013 - 02:26 UTC

    Paraguay Assumes Chair of the OAS Permanent Council

    OEA Paraguayan Ambassador Martin Sannemann

    The Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the Organization of American States (OAS), Martin Sannemann, assumed last Friday the Chair of the Permanent Council of the hemispheric institution, held in the last three months by the Permanent Representative of Panama, Arturo Vallarino.

  • Monday, July 1st 2013 - 02:13 UTC

    Chile Assumes the Chair of the OAS Inter-American Defense Board

    Lieutenant General Werther Araya

    The Inter-American Defense Board conducted last Friday the change of command ceremony of the Chair of the Council of Delegates, in which its authorities and those of the Organization of American States (OAS) reiterated their commitment to continue working together to overcome the challenges in defense and security matters currently facing hemisphere.