Stories for June 2002
Brazilian president Fernando Cardoso described his United States counterpart George W. Bush, in an off the record conversation, as ignorant of Latinamerican affairs adding that this has condemned the area to irrelevance.
Budding newspaper editors and journalists from the Falkland Islands have won the International Section of the TES Newsday 2002 competition, and gained distinction in the overall competition, to include British schools.
Protests and a blip of hope;Forget Mercosur; Unconvincing Lula; Menem leads among Peronists; We're not an island; Elections in Bolivia
Front Page Headlines:
A mad dash for charity; Morrison job cuts: thirteen laid off; Report into vessel sinking presented to government; No FMD-free status; Riots in Argentina
Mexico willing to help;
US interest rates remain unchanged;
IMF discouraged by Argentina
Huddled in a tiny village in the Canadian Rocky mountains, and with unprecedented security measures, the leaders of the world's seven most industrialized countries (G 7), plus Russia, (G 8) are holding an annual summit aimed at discussing the global economy, African aid and war on terrorism.
Brazil: Overfishing threatens industry
Argentina: Regulation set for jiggers
Uruguay:International anchovy bids widely rejected
It is predicted that British housewives will be able to buy Falkland's organic lamb in United Kingdom food shops as early as next year.
Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has made its first annual donation of £1,000 to support the work of Home Base, a Fulham-based UK charity set up to help people facing homelessness as they leave the armed forces. This follows an initial donation of £5,000 made last year.
Magallanes beef for Libya; Investors prefer China; Trade dispute with neighbors; Chilean astronaut