Stories for April 2003
HeadlinesOil glut in the horizon
US consumer confidence recovering
Argentine candidates' policies towards the US.
Vote not to vote.
With less than two weeks for the crucial presidential election of April 27, the Argentine electorate has turned the dispute into one of the tightest and possibly most complicated election in recent history because of the dispersion of votes.
Controversy over hake licences
Long term access rights boost industry
Argentina is forecasted to grow 3% this year and 4,5% in 2004 according to the International Monetary Fund, IMF mid year World Economic Outlook released this week in Washington.
Headlines: Inspection critical of camp schooling; Aerolineas flight is 'speculation'; British award for Falklands choir; Give a quid; Prison for young soldier.
Once the Falkland Islands Company (FIC) owned almost 50% of all the farmland in the Falklands, and more than half a million sheep; now they own just 22 small uninhabited Islands and 300-400 acres of land in the capital, Stanley.
With just two weeks for the April 27 Paraguayan presidential election, ruling party candidate Nicanor Duarte Frutos leads opinion polls with 34% of vote intention followed by Liberal Party candidate Julio César Franco with 28% and an independent hopeful that musters 24%.
Sixty cruise calls this summer in Uruguay.Positive tourist season in Ushuaia. Russia fishing in Uruguay. OPEC ensures supply and prices. Food scandal in Punta Arenas
Plans announced today by Aerolineas Argentinas to commence a twice weekly air link between Buenos Aires and the Falklands have received a firm and precise refusal by the Falkland Islands Government.