Stories for March 2001
According to the Argentine's Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, Antonio Berhongaray, this year's maximum permitted catch of common hake will double last year's.
The recently introduced £10 per person 'landing fee' which was subject to much debate and discussion within the Falklands Government is now reaping its rewards.
After enjoying some good Uruguayan beef, early morning Tuesday pilots Anthony Tuson and Geoff Porter left with the British Antarctic Survey air flotilla for Sao Paulo, the first leg of the long hop back to Britain.
Ricardo López Murphy, an orthodox and experienced economist who believes in balanced budgets is Argentina's new Economy Minister. The former Defence Secretary replaces José Machinea who was unable in his fifteen months tenure, to pull Argentina from a two and a half years recession in spite of a massive international 40 billion contingency assistance.
The fate of 32 year old Juan Carlos Paillan Soto who remains in the custody of the police in the Falklands should be decided this week. His appeal against his proposed deportation by Falklands Immigration officials will be reviewed by Governor Donald Lamont following representation by Soto's lawyer Kevin Kilmartin.