Stories for November 2003

Sunday, November 30th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Fisheries News.

Headlines:
Poachers to pay for their own pursuit and arrest; Australia and France coordinate actions against toothfish poaching; South Africa allocates long-term fishing rights; Chile, one of the three fishing powers world wide; Peru launches satellite monitoring; Australia introduces long-term fisheries rights; Stricter controls on red tide in Chubut.

Sunday, November 30th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

“Crazy for the flag”.

A television film, half fiction half reality, recalling the plight and miseries of Argentine Falklands veterans and their families since the end of the South Atlantic conflict in 1982 is currently being filmed in Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz province in the extreme south of Patagonia.

Friday, November 28th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Penguin News Update

Headlines:
Turners donates prize for Wireless for the Blind; ExCo decision was ?morally and constitutionally indefensible'; Break-in trouble for seamen; Minister calls in; Cruise ship visits.

Friday, November 28th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Gibraltar: GSD Win Election with 51% majority.

The Gibraltar Social Democrats will form the Government for the next four years after winning the election with a 51% majority. The GSLP/Liberal Party will form the opposition after 40% of the electorate voted for them. Labour achieved 8% of the votes and the Reform party 1%.

Friday, November 28th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Thousands Protest Mexican President Fox

Shouting “the fatherland is not for sale,” some 80,000 peasants, union members and political activists demonstrated in the Mexican capital Thursday in, at times, a torrential rain against the electricity and tax reforms sought by President Vicente Fox.

Friday, November 28th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Chávez opponents in move to trigger referendum.

Opponents of Hugo Chávez, Venezuela's president, are due to begin a four-day drive today Friday to collect at least 2.4m signatures to trigger a recall referendum on Mr Chávez's rule.

Thursday, November 27th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Terrorist attack alert in Buenos Aires.

Argentina bolstered security measures after domestic and foreign intelligence services warned of the possibility of terrorist attacks against American, British and Spanish interests in the country.

Thursday, November 27th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Gibraltar elects new government.

As of 09:00 hours Thursday November 27 the people of Gibraltar will be casting their vote in what has been a quiet general election.

Thursday, November 27th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Winners and losers in Miami.

Colombia, Peru and Central American countries were among the main winners of the recent Miami Free Trade Association of the Americas, FTAA, ministerial summit, while Canada, Chile and Mexico can be listed as half losers and Venezuela a total looser, according to Andrés Oppenheimer Latinamerican analyst for “The Miami Herald”.

Thursday, November 27th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

German president praises Chile.

German president Johannes Rau currently visiting Mercosur country members praised Chile as an “anchor of stability” in a continent plagued with “conflicts and problems”.

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