Stories for February 2002

Thursday, February 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Greenspan cautions about recovery.

The Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan said that there are signs of recovery in the United States economy but warned that it would be a moderate come back, at least at the beginning.

Thursday, February 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

CTF producer arrives March 9th.

BBC “Calling the Falklands” producer Dee Palmer, will be visiting the Islands for a week in March, collecting material for an “Omnibus” program to be broadcasted during the first week of April in coincidence with the twentieth anniversary

Thursday, February 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

SAMA praises Falklands Government.

Falklands war veterans have expressed disappointment with what they call Government ministers' neglect of the 20th anniversary while praising the Falklands Government for their unstinting support and the Islanders' for their hospitality and welcoming attitude.

Wednesday, February 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Richard Ralph in Riga

In more revelations in the British press about the former Falklands Governor, 55-year-old Richard Ralph, now Ambassador to Romania, he is alleged to have had an affair in a previous post as Ambassador to Latvia as well as in the Falkland Islands.

Wednesday, February 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands Veterans Sue British Government.

A vital court case in which Falklands and other war veterans are suing the British Government over battle stress begins in the High Court in London on Monday (March 4th) and is expected to last about six months. It will have far-reaching consequences whichever side wins.

Wednesday, February 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Governors reject agreement

The consideration of the Argentine budget in Congress, a vital piece of legislation that should help open the way for overseas financial support to a bankrupt Argentina, is stalled after provincial Governors rejected the Duhalde administration proposals.

Wednesday, February 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine democracy at risk

Brazilian president Fernando Cardoso, in a conference this week in Sweden warned European leaders and businessmen that the “Argentine democratic system is in peril”, unless financial aid is committed.

Wednesday, February 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from South America.

Tuesday, February 26th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America: Breaking News.

Tuesday, February 26th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Major business encounter

European and Mercosur companies will hold next April a “mega business round” in Rio do Janeiro to promote trade and investments between both blocks.

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