Squid fishing in Falkland Islands' EEZ must be drastically reduced to promote the recovery of dwindling stocks say local authorities.
The new Commander of British Forces in the Falkland Islands, Brigadier Jamie Gordon, MBE, has arrived in the Islands (on Wednesday, December 11th) to succeed Commodore R. J. Ibbotson, DSC.
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At a ceremony held this morning at the Air Force headquarters building in downtown Buenos Aires Brigadier Horacio Mir Gonzalez took over as Secretary General of the Argentine Air Force.
On the last of his three day visit to Argentina, Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff Sir Peter Squire yesterday flew an Argentine Mirage fighter bomber similar to those used to attack British Task Force vessels in San Carlos waters during May 1982.
Brazilian oil company Petrobras made a new discovery in the Campos Basin this time 76 kilometres offshore the state of Spirito Santo just to the north of Rio do Janeiro. The new well 1-EES-116 was drilled seven kilometres from the Jubarte area that has proved reserves of 600 million barrels of oil.
Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff, Sir Peter Squire this morning laid a wreath at the monument to Argentina aircrews killed during the 1982 Falklands War.
According to reports in the leading US newspapers Monday edition, President George Bush has appointed John Snow from the freight transportation business as the new Treasury Secretary. Mr. Snow will replace Mr. Paul O'Neill who resigned last week together with White House Economic Advisor Lawrence Lindsay.
A strong assurance has been given that a strong body of Members of Parliament are ready to spring into action to kill any attempt to weaken British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
Headlines: Close friend of Wall Street in Argentina's Central Bank; Highest unemployment in two decades; Free trade talks remain locked; Chavez willing to talk elections; Mr. Lula in the White House.