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Politics

  • Thursday, May 15th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina rates 103 out of 190 countries in institutional quality

    Long obsessed with its image in the eyes of such international monitors as the United Nations Human Development Index or Transparency International, Argentina has had its own international Institutional Quality Index for the past two years.

  • Wednesday, May 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Chavez attacks Spanish King and German Chancellor

     Chavez annoyed with Spanish King and German Chancellor

    With just a few hours before the Lima, Peru, Latinamerican/Caribbean European Union leaders' summit Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is picking up arguments with Spain's president and Germany's Chancellor.

  • Wednesday, May 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Growing political support for Argentine farmers protest

    Argentine farmers continued with their round of political contacts visiting Congress in Buenos Aires while officials from the Kirchner administration said governors should not feel obliged to receive farmers' delegations and anticipated that “new beneficial alternatives” were under consideration by the government.

  • Wednesday, May 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    US George Washington and task force visit Valparaiso

    US aircraft carrier George Washington will anchor in Chile's Region V port city of Valparaiso tomorrow Wednesday. The air carrier is visiting Chile as part of the Partnership of the Americas POA, military training program.

  • Wednesday, May 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    New British Research dismisses Argentina's Falklands Claim

    Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands has been comprehensively rejected by a catalogue of facts gleaned from original sources in Argentine and United Kingdom archives by two British researchers, Doctor Graham Pascoe and Peter Pepper.

  • Wednesday, May 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchners double conciliatory tone challenges farmers

    A double message on Wednesday from the Argentine government forced a new scenario for the ongoing conflict with the striking farmers who have been protesting since early March against the taxing system.

  • Tuesday, May 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Cordoba and Santa Fe provinces support farmers' claims

    Argentine striking farmers confirmed on Monday a powerful supporter in their conflict with the President Kirchner administrations over the grains and oil seeds export taxes controversy.

  • Tuesday, May 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    East Falklands vulnerable to climate change sea level rise

    Low lying areas would be more exposed to extreme weather conditions

    The low lying land of Lafonia on East Falklands and other offshore islands will be vulnerable to a rise in sea level, as a result of climate change, according to newly released paper 'Falkland Islands State of the Environment 2008'.

  • Tuesday, May 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Hacker posts on blog info on six million Chileans

    A hacker posted the personal information of six million Chileans on a popular tech blog last weekend revealing the names, addresses, national identity cards numbers, email addresses and social and academic background of nearly 40% of the country.

  • Tuesday, May 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina/Chile Dakar edition begins January 3 in Bs. As.

    Argentina and Chile will be hosting for the first time ever the 2009 edition of the Dakar rally that will extend from next January 3 to 18 covering 9.000 kilometers. The announcement was made on Tuesday in Paris by Patrice Clerc, president of Amaury Sport Organization and Etienne Lavigne director of the competition.