Stories for August 2001
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.
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.
The Federal Fisheries Council (FFC) has unanimously approved the Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) Specific Scheme Bill for common hake (Merluccius hubbsi).
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.
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.
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.
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.