Stories for June 2004
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).
Saluting the heroes of 1982; Chief Justice rejects jailed nurse's appeal; Seismic 3D data ready this month; Councillors in Washington; Patrolling Sigma aground.
Over 340 Chilean tourist and travel agencies, mainly from Santiago, converged this week on Punta Arenas for a Patagonia promotion workshop.
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%.
The United States Senate this Thursday confirmed, by acclamation, Alan Greenspan as Chairman of the Federal Reserve for a fifth consecutive mandate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chile programs natural gas supply diversification;
1,7 million tourists expected in Chile this year; White Lady celebrates 50 years.