Stories for June 2002

Friday, June 7th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

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Didn't smear Gib says UK; Saturday departure for Punta Arenas snowbound flight?; Becky's Queen of Jubilee May Ball; Uruguay behind Argentine claim.

Friday, June 7th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands celebrates England victory

'It was better than having sex', said 24 year old computer technician Ben Watson, as the final whistle went on England's 1-0 victory over Argentina.

Thursday, June 6th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

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Punta Arenas air traffic back to normal; Uruguay backs Argentina's claim; Chile on a strong recovery trail:
May inflation in Argentina 4%

Wednesday, June 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Punta Arenas in snow alert

Magallanes Mayor Raúl Hein Bozic warned Punta Arenas residents on Tuesday that a new heavy snow storm has been forecasted and recommended people to remain in their homes.

Wednesday, June 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

President Batlle apologized

Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle offered a tearful public apology for remarks made last Monday when he called Argentines a “bunch of thieves”, officially putting an end to a diplomatic incident that sent tremors on both sides of the River Plate.

Wednesday, June 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

US support for Argentina . Testing European consumers

United States government publicly endorsed Argentina's latest efforts to resume talks with the International Monetary Fund, IMF.

Wednesday, June 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina: New squid licence register opens

The Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) has approved a proposal to be sent to the Application Authority concerning a series of definitions for squid (Illex argentinus) management for the 2003 season.

Wednesday, June 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Gibraltar smear denied

The Foreign Office in London has denied accusations by Gibraltar that it has attempted to smear the territory's reputation as an international financial centre, in efforts to exert pressure for a sovereignty-sharing deal with Spain.

Wednesday, June 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands football fans favour England

?It's so sad that some Argentine football players talk of “revenge for the 1982 defeat”, as opposed to wanting to win the game for sporting reasons'. The thoughts of Julie Clarke, proprietor of the popular Globe Tavern bar in Stanley, where around 300 football fans are expected to stand, shoulder to shoulder, at 7-30 on Friday morning to watch the eagerly awaited Argentine ? England clash.

Tuesday, June 4th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Six Islanders in Manchester Games

The Falkland Islands will be represented by a team of six competitors in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Manchester beginning July 25th, until August 4th.

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