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Stories for July 2002

  • Monday, July 8th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazil: Hot News

    Headlines:
    “Brazil is the most stable economy”; Serious rival for Lula; Petrobras record production

  • Friday, July 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Weekly Penguin News

    Headlines:
    Trawler fire still burns; Chilean poultry and eggs banned; Man overboard; Argentine elections; PRPs stopped; Indecent assault charge

  • Friday, July 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Pinochet resigns as senator-for-life

    After being deemed mentally unfit for trial due to dementia, former dictator Augusto Pinochet resigned from his lifelong seat in the Chilean senate, officials reported Thursday.

  • Friday, July 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Fox vows to vouch for troubled Argentina

    Mexico promised on Thursday to vouch for the “trustworthiness” of Argentina, which is mired in depression, in dealings with the United States and other leading economies

  • Thursday, July 4th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    News from Punta Arenas

    Headlines:
    DAP Manager blasts Lan Chile; Rural tourism; Longing for the “Argentines”; New ferry;Negative inflation

  • Thursday, July 4th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Regional turbulence hits Chile

    Chile's Finance Minister Nicolás Eyzaguirre lowered the country's annual estimated growth from 3,5 to 3,2% as direct consequence of international factors, particularly the Argentine and Brazilian situation.

  • Thursday, July 4th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    New Deep Water Port - more work to be commissioned

    Falkland Islands Government is to undertake more detailed studies of two linked sites for its proposed deep water port, at Port William Navy Point, and the Camber.

  • Thursday, July 4th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands in the spotlight at FCO Open Day

    Some 2,500 people took up the opportunity to find out more about Britain's fourteen Overseas Territories on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, and to see the magnificent rooms at the Grade I listed Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) building.

  • Wednesday, July 3rd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Bolivia: And now what?

    Although the final results will not be forthcoming for several weeks, poll estimates indicate former president Gonzalo de Sánchez Lozada won the first round of Bolivia's election with Manuel Reyes Villa trailing closely behind with less than a point difference, ( 21% and 20%), but both distant from the 50% plus one needed to take office next August 6th.

  • Wednesday, July 3rd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Duhalde calls early election

    In a short address to the country Argentine president Eduardo Duhalde announced national elections will be advanced from September 2003 to March 2003, with compulsory, simultaneous and open primaries for all parties to nominate candidates next November.