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Politics

  • Monday, January 22nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute: Uruguay expects favorable ruling

    Court of Justice at The Hague

    The Uruguayan government is confident of a positive ruling from the International Court of The Hague calling for an end to blockades by Argentine environmentalists protesting against the construction of a pulp mill on the Uruguayan side of a shared river that acts as a natural border between the neighboring countries.

  • Monday, January 22nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Pickets will only abide to relocation of controversial pulp mill

    “We will continue with our protests” pickets said yesterday

    The environmental assembly from Gualeguaychu whose pickets are blocking access to an international bridge leading to Uruguay in protest over the building of an allegedly highly contaminating pulp mill, have anticipated that they will no lift the pickets if an international court ruling favors Uruguay.

  • Monday, January 22nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Taiana: good rapport with Ki-Moon on Malvinas issue

    Minister J. Taiana and UN  Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

    Argentina formally called on United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon good offices with the purpose of resuming talks with the United Kingdom to help find a peaceful solution to the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute.

  • Sunday, January 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Hillary Clinton joins White House race

    Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton launched a trailblazing campaign for the White House on Saturday, a former first lady turned political powerhouse intent on becoming the first female president. “I'm in, and I'm in to win,” she said.

  • Sunday, January 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Princess Anne arrives in Chile, “a reliable UK partner”

    Ambassador Howard Drake OBE

    Great Britain's Princess Anne makes her much-heralded arrival to Chile Monday January 22 and as the country prepares to offer its eminent guest the proverbial royal treatment, no single person shoulders quite as much of that responsibility as the United Kingdom's number-one representative in Chile: British Ambassador Howard Drake.

  • Saturday, January 20th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur: no mincing words

    Mercosur Presidents during last Rio de Janeiro summit

    Paraguay, the new temporary president of the Mercosur trade bloc, yesterday urged Argentina and Uruguay to solve their dispute about a pulp mill that has taken them to the World Court, on the last day of a two-day Mercosur summit in Rio de Janeiro marked by harsh squabbles between Venezuela and Bolivia on one hand and Colombia and Brazil on the other.

  • Friday, January 19th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update

    Headlines:

    Royal remembrance; CE: no truth to 'ferry fall out' story; Blank firing on for Ex. Cape Petrel; Cheryl is new CFL head; Relocated reindeer 'doing well'; Thousands visit this week; Telecoms man to look at pricing.

  • Friday, January 19th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Uruguay and Argentina clash over pulp mills in Rio do Janeiro

    Uruguayan Foreign Affairs minister Gargano discuss with Argentine minister Taiana

    Uruguay and Argentina clashed over the pulp mills controversy during the Thursday meeting of the Mercosur ministerial Council currently taking place in Rio do Janeiro.

  • Friday, January 19th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur approves compensation funds for junior members

    Mercosur Council approved Thursday in Brazil several pilot projects in Uruguay and Paraguay to compensate asymmetries inside the group which have created rifts among country members.

  • Friday, January 19th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    All ready in Punta Arenas to receive Princess Anne

    HRH Princess Anne

    All is ready in Punta Arenas, extreme south of Chile, to receive Princess Anne next Monday where she will be landing after having visited the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and British Antarctica reports the local press.