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December 5, 1990 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Tuesday relaxed his insistence on deep cuts in agricultural subsidies, an issue that has stalled international trade talks under way in Brussels. The United States previously has insisted on cuts of 90% in export subsidies and 75% in other farm supports. But Bush, visiting South America, was asked Tuesday whether he would settle for something less. "We are not locked on a specific figure," he said. "We are locked on the fact that there has to be inclusion of all categories."
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NEWS
December 5, 1990 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Tuesday relaxed his insistence on deep cuts in agricultural subsidies, an issue that has stalled international trade talks under way in Brussels. The United States previously has insisted on cuts of 90% in export subsidies and 75% in other farm supports. But Bush, visiting South America, was asked Tuesday whether he would settle for something less. "We are not locked on a specific figure," he said. "We are locked on the fact that there has to be inclusion of all categories."
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BUSINESS
September 15, 1988 | ART PINE, Times Staff Writer
The Reagan Administration, intensifying its efforts to pressure developing countries into adopting more free market economic policies, said Wednesday that it will push to end a 1955 trade exemption that gives Third World countries special permission to bar imports. In a speech cleared by top policy-makers, acting Treasury Secretary M.
NEWS
December 1, 1990 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The most flamboyant of the new South American presidents is Argentina's Carlos Saul Menem, a lady's man with fluffy two-tone sideburns and a flair for the dramatic gesture. He has locked his estranged wife out of the official residence, sold off the government telephone network and sent two warships to help out the United States in the Persian Gulf. Patricio Aylwin of Chile is more conventional, a grandfatherly type in a gray suit, good at smoothing over rough moments.
NEWS
December 10, 1989 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The alleged mastermind of an international money-laundering network that funneled $500 million in drug profits through Los Angeles jewelry stores to a Colombian cocaine cartel has been extradited to Los Angeles for trial, authorities said Saturday. Raul Silvio Vivas, 39, was released into U.S. custody after the Uruguay Supreme Court rejected a request by Vivas' attorneys to prevent his extradition, said Assistant U.S. Atty. Russell Hayman.
NEWS
December 1, 1990 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The most flamboyant of the new South American presidents is Argentina's Carlos Saul Menem, a lady's man with fluffy two-tone sideburns and a flair for the dramatic gesture. He has locked his estranged wife out of the official residence, sold off the government telephone network and sent two warships to help out the United States in the Persian Gulf. Patricio Aylwin of Chile is more conventional, a grandfatherly type in a gray suit, good at smoothing over rough moments.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1990 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was only a used wheelchair. But to Ruth Diaz, a 14-year-old teen-ager in Uruguay, the gift meant everything. "It changed her life," said George Kessinger, who as head of Goodwill Industries in Orange County sent the wheelchair with a 500-pound shipment of used clothing and other goods in Goodwill's first experiment in South America. "With the economy worsening in her country, there's no way people like Ruth can ever be able to afford a wheelchair, even a used one.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1990 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was only a used wheelchair. But to Ruth Diaz, a 14-year-old teen-ager in Uruguay, the gift meant everything. "It changed her life," said George Kessinger, who as head of Goodwill Industries in Orange County sent the wheelchair with a 500-pound shipment of used clothing and other goods in Goodwill's first experiment in South America. "With the economy worsening in her country, there's no way people like Ruth can ever be able to afford a wheelchair, even a used one.
NEWS
December 10, 1989 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The alleged mastermind of an international money-laundering network that funneled $500 million in drug profits through Los Angeles jewelry stores to a Colombian cocaine cartel has been extradited to Los Angeles for trial, authorities said Saturday. Raul Silvio Vivas, 39, was released into U.S. custody after the Uruguay Supreme Court rejected a request by Vivas' attorneys to prevent his extradition, said Assistant U.S. Atty. Russell Hayman.
BUSINESS
September 15, 1988 | ART PINE, Times Staff Writer
The Reagan Administration, intensifying its efforts to pressure developing countries into adopting more free market economic policies, said Wednesday that it will push to end a 1955 trade exemption that gives Third World countries special permission to bar imports. In a speech cleared by top policy-makers, acting Treasury Secretary M.
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