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Stories for 2003

  • Friday, December 26th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Xmas spending recovers in Argentina

    Argentines returned to stores this Christmas season after two years when holiday spending was negligible amid an economic depression, a report released Thursday indicated.

  • Thursday, December 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Santa calls in. New tax system from January 1. Christmas cruises.
    Soldier wounded. Passenger tax rises. Clearway until March. Symonds loan agreed

  • Thursday, December 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    HM The Queen's Christmas message.

    I am sure that most of you will be celebrating Christmas at home in the company of your families and friends, but I know that some of you will not be so lucky.

  • Thursday, December 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Pope asks Christ to deliver mankind from war and terrorism.

    Pope John Paul II asked Christ to deliver mankind from the armed conflicts that are tearing apart entire regions of the world and the plague of terrorism.

  • Wednesday, December 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Chilean administration recovers support.

    The Chilean administration of President Ricardo Lagos has a 47% public opinion support, but 32% still express disapproval, according to the latest poll made public this week by the prestigious “Fundación Futuro” from Santiago.

  • Wednesday, December 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “People in the Islands are Argentine”

    The idea of the Argentine government is “to begin flights to the ”Islas Malvinas“ from Argentine territory and with Argentine flag carriers”, reinforcing the concept that “it's Argentine territory”, and that “for us all the people living in the Islands are Argentine”, Julián Tetamantti, Argentine Consul in Punta Arenas is quoted by La Prensa Austral.

  • Wednesday, December 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Blair implores Argentina to “cooperate on matters on mutual interest”

    The British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on the Argentine Government to actively participate, with the Falkland Islands, 'in practical cooperation on matters of mutual interest'. Mr Blair's comments came during his annual Christmas message to the Islanders which was broadcasted on the BBC World Service.

  • Wednesday, December 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “Fresh Spanish assault” on Gibraltar

    Gibraltar Government responded swiftly to the report in The Chronicle that Spain is mounting a fresh assault on Gibraltar's position in the European Union and is seeking the Rock's exclusion from the external borders of the EU. It emerged that Government was in the dark over this incident.

  • Wednesday, December 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “Mad cow” in US brings hope to organic producers

    The outbreak of the first “mad cow” case in the United States could force a rise of beef prices in the international market benefiting organic producing countries such as Uruguay and Argentina.

  • Tuesday, December 23rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Foreign recipes? No way!

    The International Monetary Fund came in for further attack from President Néstor Kirchner yesterday, at an event in the Peronist stronghold of Mataderos.