Stories for June 2002

Sunday, June 30th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Mr. Bush “knows nothing about” the region

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”.

Saturday, June 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands Youngsters Scoop Top Prize

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.

Friday, June 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Protests and a blip of hope;“Forget Mercosur”; Unconvincing Lula; Menem leads among Peronists; “We're not an island”; Elections in Bolivia

Friday, June 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News

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

Thursday, June 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Mexico - US - Argentina

Mexico willing to help;
US interest rates remain unchanged;
IMF “discouraged” by Argentina

Thursday, June 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

The mighty 8, high in the mountains

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.

Thursday, June 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Fisheries News

Brazil: Overfishing threatens industry

Argentina: Regulation set for jiggers

Uruguay:International anchovy bids widely rejected

Wednesday, June 26th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands organic lamb for UK

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.

Wednesday, June 26th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falkland Islands makes second donation to support Home Base

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.

Tuesday, June 25th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from Latinamerica

Magallanes beef for Libya; Investors prefer China; Trade dispute with neighbors; Chilean astronaut


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