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.

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