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Stories for December 2001

  • Thursday, December 27th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    The British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

    The British Prime Minister Tony Blair, has told the population of the Falkland Islands that the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the Falklands War should be approached, 'in the spirit of some reconciliation' (with Argentina).

  • Wednesday, December 26th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Tough decisions still to come

    Interim Argentine president Adolfo Rodríguez Saa confirmed his administration is working in the creation of a new currency which will help finance the million jobs he promised on taking office, and that will thrust the country out of the four years recession and record unemployment.

  • Wednesday, December 26th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina's Debt Default Big News in UK

    Argentina's decision to default on its debts and its refusal to devalue its currency have thrust its crisis back into the headlines in the United Kingdom media, following several days of extensive coverage of its social and political turmoil on television and radio as well as in the newspapers.

  • Wednesday, December 26th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Princess Anne to make historic Antarctic Visit

    The Queen's daughter, Princess Anne is to visit Antarctica in February 2002 to celebrate the centenary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's first Antarctic expedition.

  • Sunday, December 23rd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    The long expected moratorium

    Argentina's newly nominated President finally announced what had been anticipated for months, a moratorium in the country's massive 132 billion US dollars debt, averting a political and institutional crisis that threatened to plunge Argentina in disarray.

  • Sunday, December 23rd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Regional reaction

    Argentina's Mercosur partners expressed their solidarity with the incoming government but privately are following events closely, not only because of the effects of the moratorium in financial global markets, but since the situation is still, politically unresolved.

  • Sunday, December 23rd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    20th Anniversary of Falkland War ? Prime Minister Speaks of “ Reconciliation”. .

    The British Prime Minister Tony Blair, has told the population of the Falkland Islands that the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the Falklands War should be approached, 'in the spirit of some reconciliation' (with Argentina).

  • Friday, December 21st 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News.

  • Friday, December 21st 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    De La Rua's departure - Little reaction in Falklands.

    In the Falkland Islands the overnight resignation of President Fernando De La Rua was not unexpected.

  • Thursday, December 20th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine Unrest ? No tension in the Falklands.

    The latest round of civil unrest in Argentina, which has resulted in at least sixteen deaths, is being monitored carefully in the Falkland Islands, but according to Governor Donald Lamont, ?There is no nervousness at Government House'.

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