Stories for July 29th 2002

Monday, July 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

News from Punta Arenas

Headlines:
Sheep farming still leads; Perishables shortage in Magallanes Region; Casino in Punta Arenas?;
More Carabineros;
Controversy over oil deposits; Animal Health Chief sacked;
Leucosis Enzootic eradication; “Not enough”; Pizza and salmon skin

Monday, July 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South American Leaders Summit Ends

South American leaders ended a two-day summit Saturday with an agreement to strengthen regional cooperation to better negotiate with the United States a free-trade zone for the hemisphere.

Monday, July 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands shooters establish new record at Commonwealth Games.

Falklands full-bore (7.62mm) rifle shooters Gareth Goodwin and Derek Pettersson established a new Falklands record in the Pairs event at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. Their combined score of 560 broke the previous record by a massive 22 points - previously set in Victoria, Canada 8 years ago by Ken Aldridge and Sue Whitney.

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