Wikinews Shorts: March 27, 2008

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A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, March 27, 2008.

Argentina farmers strike enters third week

The farmers strike in Argentina has entered its third week. The strike is protesting against higher taxes on soybeans and various other exports. As a result, grain exports from Argentina, an agricultural powerhouse, is affecting importers in Europe and China. It has become a major crisis for President Cristina Fernández.