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Politics

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, January 17th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Canterbury appoints Stephen Venner Bishop for the Falklands

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has appointed Bishop Stephen Venner of Dover as his Episcopal Commissary for the Falkland Islands.

  • Wednesday, January 17th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    HMS Endurance hosting Princess Anne Antarctic visit

    HRH The Princess Royal in Antarctica

    The Royal Navy's ice patrol ship HMS Endurance is hosting HRH The Princess Royal in Antarctica the first time in fifty years that a British Royal has visited the British Antarctic Territory.

  • Wednesday, January 17th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Vazquez pessimistic over pulp mills dispute and Mercosur summit

    “We feel very disappointed with the whole situation with Argentina, but to negotiate Uruguay demands an end to the pickets blocking bridges” said Pte. Vazquez

    A few hours before the Mercosur summit in Brazil, Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez discarded Wednesday a meeting with his Argentine counterpart Nestor Kirchner to discuss the pulp mills dispute and insisted on the lifting of bridge blockades before any negotiation can begin.