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13 Nov 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 4,027,067 revised to CHF 3,059,754 (USD 2,264,807 or EUR 1,982,990)
Period covered: 1 May to 30 August 2003

06 Nov 2003 description

A recent document of the Working Group on US military aid made up of CIP and WOLA shows that 13,076 of the 34,013 soldiers trained around the world are from Latin American countries, mainly Colombia, Mexico, Bolivia and Peru. The impact on democratic regimes and civilian-military relations, however, are the elements that guarantee the growth of the U.S. Economy: 2.6% in 2003 and 3.9% in 2004.

03 Sep 2003 description

Bogota/Caracas (dpa) - The worst outbreak of yellow fever to strike Colombia in half a century has killed 26 people in the border region with Venezuela, Colombian deputy Health Minister Juan Lopez said Wednesday.

Earlier, reports in Venezuela said yellow fever had claimed 12 lives in the past weeks in that country's border region with Colombia.

The Colombian Social Protection Ministry said the outbreak of the disease in Colombia was the "greatest in the country in the past 50 years".

16 Aug 2003 description

El recorte de la asistencia militar norteamericana, por la no suscripción del convenio de impunidad para personal militar norteamericano, afecta a Colombia, Perú, Brasil, Bolivia, entre otros países de la región. Sin embargo, el Comité de Presupuesto del Senado aprobó US$697 millones para la Iniciativa Andina Antidrogas. (8/8) La visita del Secretario de Comercio Robert Zoellick para discutir el tema de tratado bilateral de comercio abrió un espacio alternativo al ALCA.

22 Jul 2003 description

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR website, www.unhcr.ch, which should also be checked for regular media updates on non-briefing days.

30 Jun 2003 description

(9/6) Annual meeting of the OAS General Assembly in Santiago, Chile, with 34 countries attending, in which the central theme was democratic governance in the region and the threats to it; human rights, corruption, drug trafficking and continental security were among those that stood out the most.

11 Jun 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 4,207,067 (USD 2,760,756 or EUR 2,733,534); Period covered: 1 January to 30 April 2003
The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 39.4%; See attached Contributions List for details.

07 May 2003 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal No. 01.22/2002;
Appeal target: CHF 4,619,036;

25 Apr 2003 description

(23/25 Abril) Visita de Secretario del Tesoro de EE.UU John Snow a Brasil, Ecuador y Colombia, con miras a reformular la agenda latinoamericana, luego de impase con México Chile y Brasil, por no apoyo en intervención en Irak. La Cumbre Bush-Uribe, no dio todos los resultados esperados, particularmente en el área comercial (acuerdo bilateral), ni en materia de Protección de Estatus Temporal para los colombianos ilegales en EE.UU.

23 Apr 2003 description

Puerto Ordaz, 23 abr (CNE). El presidente de Colombia, Álvaro Uribe Vélez, y su homólogo venezolano, Hugo Chávez, firmaron hoy el Acuerdo de Entendimiento entre los dos gobiernos para atender el problema del desplazamiento en la frontera.
El Acuerdo contempla el intercambio de información oportuna sobre los desplazamientos en las zonas fronterizas, especialmente de carácter masivo, de las personas que ingresen a territorio venezolano. Así mismo permitirá analizar los hechos relacionados con el desplazamiento, de manera que puedan adelantarse gestiones de alerta temprana.

14 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Syria, (4) Iran, (5) Afghanistan

B) West Africa: (1) Central African Republic

C) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2) Mozambique, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Zambia, (5) Malawi, (6) Angola, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland

D) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Cambodia, (3) Indonesia

E) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Bolivia, (2) Colombia, (3) Ecuador, (4) Honduras, (5) Venezuela

F) Eastern Europe and the Caucasus: (1) Armenia, (2) Albania, (3) Serbia and Montenegro

01 Apr 2003 description

Kris Janowski - Media Relations