Stories for November 2002
Headlines: Defence Minister Summit; New methanol plant in Punta Arenas; Praise for Mexico and Chile; Lower tariffs; Hyper-corruption in Bolivia; Migration to Spain.
Falklands veteran helps islander he saved as a baby - Telegraph; Shame of flowers for the vanquished - Express & Star; Falklands Veterans Honoured by Prince ? Daily Press;
Tribute to Colonel H ?The Sun; Dying inside from wounds you can't see ? Times
Brazil will not accept an International Monetary Fund, IMF, proposal to increase the budget primary surplus, which has been agreed by the current government to stand at 3,75% of GDP in 2003
20 years after the end of the Falklands War the myth of 'white flags flying over Stanley' on the morning of 14 June 1982, has finally been exploded.
The next Chief Executive will be Chris Simpkins. Chris, 50, is currently Chief Executive of South Holland District Council in Lincolnshire. He hopes to take up post in early March, as the current Chief Executive Michael Blanch reaches the end of his contract.
Despite the resounding rejection of the concept of joint sovereignty by the people of Gibraltar in last week's referendum, the office of the British Prime Minister insisted that issues remain to be discussed with Spain regarding the future of the Rock.
The 20th anniversary of the Falklands war has figured prominently in special services for Remembrance Day commemorating the British and Commonwealth dead of all past wars. The theme was remembrance of -- and gratitude to -- those who died fighting for freedom.
In Port Stanley, on Remembrance Sunday, the Duke of York has joined more than 200 veterans of the Falklands War, in paying homage to those who died in Two World Wars and the Falklands Conflict.
Headlines: Crucial negotiation; Uruguayan beef and Nafta; Dramatic figures; Europe holds basic rates at 3,25%
The guilt felt for 20 years by a British soldier has resulted in a 'stolen' battle helmet being returned to the grave of an Argentine soldier, buried in the Falklands.