Stories for September 2004
Decrying what he described as shameless disregard for the rule of law around the globe, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged world leaders gathered at the General Assembly to do everything within their power to restore respect for the fundamental principles of law ? in domestic affairs, as well as on the international arena.
The dollar nudged higher against the euro and yen as dealers marked time on the eve of a US Federal Reserve interest rate announcement.
Bill Rammell MP, Overseas Territories Minister, is hosting the sixth meeting of the Overseas Territories Consultative Council (OTCC) commencing on 21 September at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Leaders from nearly 100 countries are headed to New York to participate in the main annual debate, which is slated to open tomorrow and run through the end of the month at the United Nations General Assembly.
FALKLANDS Oil & Gas is set to list on London's Alternative Investment Market to raise funds for its Falklands exploration programme, writes Martyn Wingrove .
The death toll from the disastrous passage of Tropical Storm Jeanne over Haiti topped 500 on Monday, with the northern city of Gonaives cut off.
The fight to eradicate hunger and poverty is a moral obligation that merits top priority, the leaders of Spain, France, Brazil and Chile said here Monday at a summit they convened in the hopes of spurring coordinated efforts to combat malnutrition and indigence worldwide.
Falkland Islands Legislative Council member, John Birmingham, returned to the Islands this week after attending both the Small Countries Conference of the British Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and its Plenary Conference, which took place in Canada between the 30th August and the 9th September.
A grade school dropout and ex-factory worker, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vividly recalls his struggle to survive in Brazil's backwoods and urban squalor. Now, Silva hopes to lead a global crusade to help the worlds needy.
Argentina's centre-left government is to replace Alfonso Prat-Gay, central bank president, as part of a wide-ranging shake-up of the country's highest monetary authority.