Stories for July 25th 2004
The Falkland Islands have once again proven a popular attraction at the Royal Show, the United Kingdom's ultimate country lifestyle and agri-business exhibition.
One of the more unusual events this week in Stanley was a book signing on Friday at the Falkland Island Company's Capstan Gift Shop. For two hours from three o'clock, a steady stream of local people queued up to have a copy of Terry Betts autobiography, A Falkland Islander Till I Die signed by the author.
United States Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan said that the growing productivity in the US economy and the rather shallow recession of 2001 are the main reasons for the weak job creation response of the latest recovery.