Stories for July 2002

Friday, July 12th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Ex-Argentine Dictator Detained

Former junta leader Leopoldo Galtieri was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking part in the abduction, torture and execution of 20 leftist guerrillas and others during Argentina's military dictatorship.

Friday, July 12th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

UK ready for shared Gibraltar Sovereignty

There has been angry reaction in Britain and Gibraltar to the British Government's official confirmation that it is ready to share sovereignty of Gibraltar with Spain.

Thursday, July 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina Charges Ex-Dictator Gen. Galtieri and Others in 'Dirty War' Deaths

An investigative judge today ordered the arrest of Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentina's former military dictator, and more than 30 other military officers on charges that they abused human rights during the “dirty war” against leftists here more than 20 years ago.

Wednesday, July 10th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Headlines:
Pinochet: plaintiffs insist;
Chilean economy slower; WTO cautions Europe;US unemployment increase

Wednesday, July 10th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Photographer's praise for “fantastic” Falklands

An amateur wildlife photographer, John Fairclough, from Liverpool, who emerged from hospital after a serious operation, has lavished praise on the Falkland Islands, its people and wildlife for helping him recover, and giving him the holiday of a lifetime.

Tuesday, July 9th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

New air service for Punta Arenas

Sometime in the coming weeks another airline will be flying to Punta Arenas according to Mr. Fernando Uauy, president of Sky Service, a private carrier already operating in the north of Chile, who made the announcement in the Magallanes Hotel.

Tuesday, July 9th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America News

Headlines:
Surprise in Bolivia; Controversial pipeline; Chile fears deflation; How to recover credibility

Monday, July 8th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

“Sluggish negotiations”

Agriculture Ministers from Mercosur four full members complained during the group's summit in Buenos Aires about the sluggishness of negotiations to achieve a “genuine opening” of the European Union market to the area's agricultural commodities.

Monday, July 8th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Brazil after more “discipline”

Brazil is determined to exercise the full weight of its political and economic strength in Mercosur during the coming six months with the purpose of a more effective decision making system and by insisting that joint trade talks with third countries are the only viable mechanism.

Monday, July 8th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from Argentina

Headlines:
Duhalde on the campaign trail; Mr. Lavagna's promises and warnings; Another IMF mission in Buenos Aires; Official unemployment 22%

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