Stories for April 29th 2003

Tuesday, April 29th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Economic stability rather than political renewal.

Argentines voted with their minds and hearts fixed in economic stability rather than political renewal and “the May 18 run-off is another election” with both hopefuls forced to convince the undecided segment. That seems to be the predominant opinion among analysts of the record Sunday voting in Argentina.

Tuesday, April 29th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Government of South Georgia Increase toothfish catch quota.

Eighteen vessels, an increase of three, have been licenced this season by the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) to catch Toothfish in the waters surrounding the two Islands.

Tuesday, April 29th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

FIG donates £ 3,000 for drinking water in Bangladesh.

The Falkland Islands government made a donation of £3,000 to the charity Wateraid that works for the improvement of contaminated drinking water sources and poor sanitation levels in poor countries. The donation is specifically for Bangladesh one of the world's most crowded countries.

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