Stories for June 2004

Wednesday, June 23rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Twenty two years on: commemorating liberation.

A cool but calm and clear day greeted members of the public who gathered to witness the annual Liberation Day parade.

Wednesday, June 23rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

International Hague Court “only alternative” for dispute

The International Court of the Hague is the “only alternative” capable of introducing new dynamics to the Falklands/Malvinas dispute, because “there are no more options for Argentina regarding Malvinas”, states Marcel Kohen an International Law Professor from the Geneva High Studies Institute.

Wednesday, June 23rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine Mirage crashes.

An Argentine Air Force Mirage MV, similar to those involved in the South Atlantic conflict, crashed this week in the northern province of Cordoba after the pilot had ejected.

Wednesday, June 23rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

LAN reiterates interest in Argentine market.

In spite of the failed negotiations for the acquisition of Argentine airline American Falcon, Lan Chile reiterated its interest in having access to the Argentine market.

Tuesday, June 22nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

In search of explanations and solutions to the 'jumbo squid invasion'

A 27-vessel fleet from Talcahuano, in Region VIII, is to begin research this week into jumbo squid, a species local fishermen blame for a negative impact on several fisheries on, specially on hake.

Tuesday, June 22nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Lula takes Brazilian roadshow to Wall St.

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Brazil's president, will travel to New York City on Tuesday in an attempt to secure much-needed investment from Wall Street bankers and help accelerate the country's sluggish economic growth.

Tuesday, June 22nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

More Nations May Join U.N. in Haiti.

The new U.N. peacekeeping force in Haiti may soon be getting troops from more countries, the deputy U.S. ambassador said on Monday.

Tuesday, June 22nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Wayne Rooney: The “new” Pele.

Forget Diego Maradona - The 18 year old English 'wonder kind' Wayne Rooney is, according to England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson, the greatest teenage talent to emerge since Pele.

Tuesday, June 22nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Talks on farm subsidies enter final phase.

Agricultural trade negotiators enter the home straight on Wednesday in their race to reach an outline deal by the end of July that will commit World Trade Organisation members to cutting farm subsidies and opening their markets further to imported produce.

Monday, June 21st 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Sir Christopher: “Without cooperation, there's no confidence”.

British Ambassador in Buenos Aires Sir Robin Christopher underlined that the Falkland Islands are an important part of UK-Argentina bilateral relations and given the latest events “we have lost confidence in the Argentine government”, because “without cooperation there's no confidence”.

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