Stories for August 2001

Friday, August 31st 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News.

Wednesday, August 29th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

DAP fights Lan Chile.

Aerovías DAP officially requested air fare regulations warning that if nothing is done Lan Chile will consolidate 90% of the Chilean home market particularly punishing residents in extreme areas of the country.

Wednesday, August 29th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

World's best climbers tackle Shackleton's South Georgia feat.

Three of the world's most experienced mountain climbers have paid tribute to the incredible achievement of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton in crossing South Georgia's unmapped mountains in 1916 to enable him to rescue all 27 men of his stranded trans-Antarctic expedition.

Tuesday, August 28th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina: FFC approves new ITQ Bill

The Federal Fisheries Council (FFC) has unanimously approved the Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) Specific Scheme Bill for common hake (Merluccius hubbsi).

Tuesday, August 28th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Whale sightseeing in Magallanes

Punta Arena tourist operators are planning sightseeing tours of the relatively unknown “humped” whale that moves along the South American Pacific coast and spends some time in the Magellan strait and fiords before apparently moving further south to Antarctic waters.

Tuesday, August 28th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Chilean air market “lacks competition”

Following Aero Continente's announcement that it will be back in the air by early September, small independent operators have cancelled plans to expand.
Andrés Pivcevic from DAP Airlines said that while current market conditions remain, limiting independent operators activities, “we are canceling all our expansion projects”.

Monday, August 27th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Blair splits Brazilian Labor

Although leading in the polls and rapidly moving to the middle ground, the Brazilian Labor Party, (Partido Trabalhista, PT), still is split about the “third way” and its social commitment.

Monday, August 27th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Argentines reject political system

With less than two months for the October 14th. legislative elections when a new Senate and half the Lower House Chamber will be voted in, almost 40% of Argentines are planning to vote blank, according to the latest polls.

Monday, August 27th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

News from South Amercia

Friday, August 24th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News

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