Stories for September 2004
Scientists have found a remarkable new structure deep within the West Antarctic Ice Sheet which suggests that the whole ice sheet is more susceptible to future change than previously thought.
Falklands farmer sails the Atlantic. Bielsa: Flights a question of ?dignity' - no ?commercial motives'. News in brief: Swim funds collected. Bank charge changes. Senior Magistrate arrives. Conservation Ball tonight.
Argentine Foreign Minister Rafael Bielsa yesterday said that as from next year Argentina may chair the United Nations' 15-member Security Council, the agency in charge of preventing armed conflicts worldwide.
President Néstor Kirchner, speaking before the Council of the Americas in New York, yesterday bluntly reaffirmed that his government is only ready to repay 25 percent of the roughly 90 billion dollars Argentina defaulted on nearly three years ago amid its deepest economic crisis in history.
Argentina could restart negotiations with the United Kingdom to establish scheduled commercial flights between the continent and the Falklands/Malvinas Islands, an objective that appears and disappears with regularity from the bilateral agenda.
The President said during his speech that a redesign of the international credit organization is needed, affirmed his position against terrorism and urged the United Kingdom to restart negotiations for the Falklands-Malvinas.
U.N. peacekeepers fired into the air to keep a hungry crowd at bay Wednesday as aid workers handed out the first food in days for some in this city devastated by floods from Tropical Storm Jeanne. Meteorologists said the storm could strike the United States by this weekend.
Scores of fishermen on Wednesday stormed Galapagos National Park and attacked striking park rangers who were preventing the newly appointed park chief from assuming his post, one of the rangers told to the press.
Argentina and Brazil sought to play down their trade differences yesterday during a meeting between Presidents Néstor Kirchner and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in New York.
FRESH mussels, crab, oysters and mullet - some of the healthiest, freshest produce to grace the shelves of the food hall.