Stories for July 2002

Tuesday, July 23rd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Fishing News

Hake ban in Asturias; “We need to fish less”; Poachers back in Chile; Chilean Navy embarrassment

Monday, July 22nd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America Breaking News

Foreign troops to Colombia?; US dollar weaker; Chilean Senator challenge; Chilean astronaut next April; IMF missions in Argentina; Fujimori prepares comeback; Another hat in the ring

Saturday, July 20th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine icebreaker and German supply ship ready to break out of Antarctic ice

The captains of the Argentine icebreaker ARA Admiral Irizar and the German polar supply ship Magdalena Oldendorff met on the Irizar today to put the finishing touches to a plan to free the stranded German vessel trapped in the ice pack off the Antarctic coast since June 11.

Friday, July 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Krueger visits Brazil; Ciro Gomes threatens Lula; Uncertainties about World Trade

Friday, July 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina's presidency : Menem again? Surely some mistake?

The popular anger that toppled his predecessor has weakened President Eduardo Duhalde. With other politicians faltering, Carlos Menem could yet return

Friday, July 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Friday Update

Headlines: Court is now in session / Argentine ministry drops 'Malvinas' / Planning for a larger Stanley / Galtieri arrested / Manchester 2002

Thursday, July 18th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine icebreaker successfully rendezvous with stranded German vessel

After a gruelling 100-mile passage through six metre thick ice the Argentine Navy icebreaker ARA Almirante Irizar yesterday afternoon succeeded in reaching the Magdalena Oldendorff according news released by the Navy late last night.

Wednesday, July 17th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

News from Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas in the red; Drinkers beware; Violence in Punta Arenas

Tuesday, July 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine icebreaker in position to launch Antarctic rescue mission

Three weeks after setting sail from Buenos Aires the Argentine icebreaker ARA Admiral Irizar was today poised to begin breaking through 180 miles of ice to try to free the German supply vessel Magdalena Oldendorff trapped in the ice pack on the edge of Antarctica.

Tuesday, July 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine Foreign Affairs Ministry drops name “Malvinas”

Argentine Foreign Minister Carlos Ruckauf signed a resolution changing the name of the Ministry department responsible for the Falklands Islands, known until now as General Directorate of Malvinas and Southern Atlantic Islands to General South Atlantic Directorate, according to press reports published in Buenos Aires today.


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