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Stories for 2003

  • Monday, December 1st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile-Venezuela diplomatic quarrel persists.

    Venezuela authorities are convinced that “reciprocal signals”, expressed “through democratic channels, avoiding the microphone” will help overcome the souring of diplomatic relations with Chile.

  • Monday, December 1st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Three million EU tourists in 2004.

    More than three million tourists, mostly from the European Union will be travelling to the River Plate countries in 2004, said Juan Carlos López, president of Buquebus, the ferry company that traditionally has linked Buenos Aires with Montevideo and which now has also expanded to the Mediterranean and the Florida coast in United States.

  • Monday, December 1st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Polly Vacher reaches Antarctica

    British lady pilot Polly Vacher who is making a lone crossing of the world flying over both poles in a single engine aircraft reached this weekend Antarctica.

  • 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.