Stories for May 2002

Friday, May 31st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Headlines

Her Majesty the Queen Happy Golden Jubilee; Half Stanley population join Challenge Day 2002;World Cup Beijing; Jack born in BA; Fitzroy Memorial

Thursday, May 30th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

20th Anniversary of Goose Green Liberation

?It is not the beginning but the continuing of the same until the end'.
The epitaph which is inscribed on the tombstone of Lt. Colonel ?H' Jones VC OBE, 28 May 1982, Age 42. He is buried at the San Carlos cemetery on the Falkland Islands, but the outline of a soldier, formed in whitewashed stones, lies halfway up Darwin Hill, the place where Colonel ?H' died after being hit by an Argentine bullet.

Thursday, May 30th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America Breaking News

Some Headlines: Joint naval exercises in Antarctic waters; Drought in Magallanes;
Bi-oceanic route; Mercosur defers decision on tariffs?more.

Wednesday, May 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Beckham ready for old enemy

The England football captain, David Beckham, has been declared fit to play in the World Cup in plenty of time to prepare for the clash with the old enemy, Argentina, on June 7th, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the final phase of the Falklands War.

Wednesday, May 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina plane crash criticism

Argentina has been criticised in the British Press for failure to clear up the mystery of a 1947 plane crash in the Andes in which British people were killed.

Wednesday, May 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Rex Hunt reunited with 1982 RAF pilot

Former Falkland Islands Governor, Sir Rex Hunt, has been re-united for the first time for 20 years with the Royal Air Force Hercules pilot who flew him back to the Islands after the Argentine surrender in 1982.

Wednesday, May 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Jack Peck born in Buenos Aires

Jack, son of James Peck and Maria Abriani was born in the early hours of Wednesday morning at the Swiss Argentine Maternity hospital in Buenos Aires.

Tuesday, May 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America Breaking News

Some Headlines: Spanish interest in Punta Arenas port. Argentina closes squid season.Hake, toothfish quotas.Impact of Argentine crisis.

Tuesday, May 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Carmona granted exile

Pedro Carmona the Venezuelan businessman who briefly replaced President Hugo Chaves during a failed coup last month was granted political asylum by the Colombian government.

Monday, May 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Another crucial week

With patience seemingly running out in spite of his official preaching of hope and tenacity, Argentine president Eduardo Duhalde faces another crucial week.

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