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Mar 31, 2010, 1:00 AM
On March 24 a combat group from the 3rd Peace-Keeping Infantry Company of the Brazilian Battalion, part of MINUSTAH (BRABATT 1), on a motorized patrol through the streets of Port-au-Prince, encountered an emergency situation.
Mar 31, 2010, 1:00 AM
Scientists have achieved, for the first time, the collision of proton beams at an energy of seven TeV (tera-electronvolts) in the large accelerator built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), in a key step toward unveiling the mysteries of our universe’s creation.
Mar 31, 2010, 1:00 AM
Members of the Air Force Expeditionary Medical Support team completed a humanitarian mission to build an expeditionary hospital and augment medical care for members of the Angol community.
Mar 31, 2010, 1:00 AM
The European Union (EU) announced a donation of 1.2 billion euros (1.6 billion dollars) at the international conference on Haitian reconstruction being held in New York, organized after January’s devastating earthquake.
Mar 30, 2010, 1:00 AM
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged world nations to foster a "wholesale national renewal" of Haiti as the nation emerges from a devastating earthquake.
Mar 30, 2010, 1:00 AM
The recently designated honorary president of the Barcelona soccer team, Dutchman Johan Cruyff, said Monday in his weekly column in the daily El Periódico that the position is “an honor” and affirmed that the comparison between Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona is “absurd.”
Mar 29, 2010, 1:00 AM
They lack the per capita wealth of the Americans, but the Costa Ricans are the happiest people in the Western Hemisphere, while the Haitians and the Cubans are at the opposite end of the spectrum, according to a Gallup poll released today.
Mar 29, 2010, 1:00 AM
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is conducting joint operations from March 25 to April 2 with Peruvian naval and air forces as part of Southern Seas 2010, a major component of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command Partnership of the Americas.
Mar 29, 2010, 1:00 AM
British Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell, responsible for the 2012 London Games, affirmed that Rio de Janeiro, host of the 2016 competition, will be able to benefit from the British capital’s organizational experience.
Mar 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
Almost one million survivors of the 12 January earthquake in Haiti will receive materials with which to protect themselves during the upcoming rainy season, the Red Cross indicated today.
Mar 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed their support to Operation Unified Response and depart Haiti on March 25th.
Mar 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim said that the winner of a multi-billion-dollar contract to supply the Brazilian air force would not be announced until after Easter, April 4.
Mar 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
The soccer World Cup, which will be held in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July, could lead to an increase in prostitution and drug trafficking in the country if preventive measures are not taken, according to a study of both phenomena published Wednesday.
Mar 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
Haiti will decentralize its economy and has designed for this purpose an infrastructure investment plan that will be presented at the international donor conference to be held in New York on 31 March, Haitian finance minister Ronald Boudin declared.
Mar 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
The International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE), considered the most important on the continent, opened this week with 120 planes from around 40 participating countries, and a number of the planes arrived with aid for the victims of February’s earthquake.
Mar 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
On March 26, at 10:30 a.m., in the Noble Hall of the “Almirante Tamandaré” Building, located on Praça Barão de Ladário in downtown Rio de Janeiro, the ceremony transferring the position of Coordinator of the South Atlantic Maritime Area (CAMAS) will take place.
Mar 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
The Argentine foreign minister, Jorge Taiana, today introduced the SAC-D satellite, developed in the country and scheduled to be launched from the United States in December for scientific research, as a “true national point of pride.”
Mar 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
Ecuador has sent 405 tons of food and water for victims of the Haitian earthquake, which left at least 220,000 dead on 12 January, the National Risk Management Bureau announced.
Mar 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
A manuscript poem and a signed letter by Simón Bolívar and a lock of his hair were sold in London, as part of the auction of the private collection of the widow of a British military man who fought alongside the Latin American liberator.
Mar 23, 2010, 1:00 AM
By rejecting his last appeal, the United States Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for the extradition of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to France, where he is charged with money laundering.