Stories for October 2001
Sea Lion Island and Bertha's Beach are confirmed Ramsar ?Wetlands of International Importance'
An in-depth investigation on how four ageing Argentine attack aircraft sank the missile-armed destroyer HMS Coventry at a critical stage in the 1982 Falklands War has been shown on British television in the Channel Four programme Going Critical.
Though both the main political parties' annual conferences in the United Kingdom were cut short because of the terrorism crisis and Parliament's emergency debates, two Falklands Councillors, Mrs Jan Cheek and Mrs Sharon Halford, who attended with London Representative, Miss Sukey Cameron, found themselves just as busy as in previous years with a steady stream of Members of Parliament and other delegates to the Falklands stand.
One of the world's largest vessels, United States Navy nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz last weekend sailed past Cape Horn en route to its base in San Diego, California.
Uruguay is entitled to resume beef , mutton and lamb sales to the European Union as of next November following last week's decision by the E.U. Standing Veterinary Committee in Brussels.
Britain and Argentina have at last agreed formally to go ahead with a joint study to find out whether and how the sixteen- thousand mines left behind in 101 minefields since the 1982 Falklands Conflict can be removed.
As anticipated the opposition Peronist party and the blank ballots were the outstanding points of this Sunday's legislative election in Argentina.