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2006-07-03 03:50:47

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines ordered its forces to stand down after six days of sporadic fighting on the southern island of Mindanao, a guerrilla spokesman said on Monday.

2006-06-23 20:07:14

By Patrick Markey PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday called Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia a U.S. "lapdog" and ruled out any ties with Lima's new government in the latest exchange of barbs between the two leaders.

2006-06-13 15:57:24

By Guido Nejamkis BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia said on Tuesday he would not apologize to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to end a diplomatic rift, and he declared he wanted close ties with Brazil.

2006-06-12 21:51:25

By Alonso Soto QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Andean leaders meet this week in Ecuador to try to salvage their five-nation commerce bloc after disputes over U.S. free trade agreements revealed deep political divisions in the region.

2006-06-05 18:19:26

By Tom Brown SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (Reuters) - The United States, seeking to counter Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and rising anti-U.S. sentiment across Latin America, warned the region on Monday not to be seduced by populists.

2006-06-05 13:30:21

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Alan Garcia, Peru's new president-elect, pledges to do what few Latin American leaders have achieved: seduce Wall Street with prudent policies and simultaneously lift millions out of poverty.

2006-06-05 06:52:22

Corrects first paragraph to read "Hugo Chavez" instead of "Hugh Chavez." Correcting name.

2006-06-05 07:06:35

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Former President Alan Garcia beat a fiery ex-army nationalist in Peru's runoff election on Sunday, staging a political comeback after his 1980s government ended in economic ruin, rebel violence and accusations of rights abuses.

2006-06-04 22:31:42

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru's Alan Garcia, once reviled for creating an economic disaster during his 1985-1990 presidency, won a chance for atonement when he was elected on Sunday on promises to reduce poverty and improve already record economic growth.

2006-06-04 22:24:24

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Former President Alan Garcia beat a fiery ex-army nationalist in Peru's runoff election on Sunday, staging a political comeback after his 1980s government ended in economic ruin, rebel violence and accusations of rights abuses.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.