Stories for June 2004

Saturday, June 19th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

C-24 calls for resumption of sovereignty talks.

The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, C-24, this Friday morning adopted without a vote a draft resolution on the question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas), requesting the Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom to resume as soon as possible a peaceful solution to the sovereignty dispute over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update.

Headlines:
Saluting the heroes of 1982; Chief Justice rejects jailed nurse's appeal; Seismic 3D data ready this month; Councillors in Washington; Patrolling Sigma aground.

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Patagonia Tourism workshop in Punta Arenas.

Over 340 Chilean tourist and travel agencies, mainly from Santiago, converged this week on Punta Arenas for a Patagonia promotion workshop.

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Energy crisis looms over China.

China's industrial production in May grew at a lesser pace, the lowest in seven months although still an extraordinary annualized 17,5%. In April the index was 19,1%.

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Greenspan continues until 2006.

The United States Senate this Thursday confirmed, by acclamation, Alan Greenspan as Chairman of the Federal Reserve for a fifth consecutive mandate.

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

FAM in northern Brazil.

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture reported this Thursday the outbreak of foot and mouth disease, FAM, in a farm in the northern state of Pará, the first since 2001.

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands Rebuke of Argentine Intimidation.

The Falkland Islands have delivered a strong rebuke to the Argentine Government for what the Falklands London representative, Miss Sukey Cameron, condemned as “blatant and unprincipled intimidation”.

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands' Councillors reject Sovereignty talks.

Falkland Islands elected Councillors addressing the UN Decolonisation Committee, C 24, emphasized Islanders right to self determination and argued that Argentina's sovereignty negotiations claim means “asking us to change from an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom to a prize colony of Argentina”.

Friday, June 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina condemns UK “unilateral actions”

Argentina claimed this Friday before the United Nations Decolonisation Committee, C-24, that the United Kingdom is “obstinately delaying” Falkland/Malvinas Islands sovereignty negotiations and warned about a succession of British “unilateral actions” in the South Atlantic disputed area, which have intensified during the last twelve months.

Thursday, June 17th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking news form Chile.

Headlines:
Chile programs natural gas supply diversification;
1,7 million tourists expected in Chile this year; “White Lady” celebrates 50 years.

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