Stories for October 2004

Sunday, October 31st 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from Pta. Arenas.

Headlines:
Antarctic residents vote in Chilean election; Lan Chile “welcomes competition”; Punta Arenas airport undergoing maintenance; Cruise season begins in southern Chile.

Saturday, October 30th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Repsol YPF seismic surveying next to Falklands.

“Western Patriot” belonging to a US-Norwegian company and contracted by the Spanish-Argentine consortium Repsol-YPF is seismic surveying an area extending between Falkland Islands and Tierra del Fuego reports the Argentine press.

Saturday, October 30th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Kirchner opens renewed Rio Gallegos airport.

Argentine president Nestor Kirchner officially inaugurated this week the renewed air terminal of Rio Gallegos which now also includes a 3,500 metres runway, one of the longest in the area.

Saturday, October 30th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Uruguay: All set for vote.

Despite an electoral curfew that started yesterday in Uruguay ? which silenced the public fervour sympathizers of all candidates had shown in the weeks leading to the country's election tomorrow ?the country continued to produce news.

Saturday, October 30th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Glacier prepares new dramatic spectacle.

The vast Perito Moreno glacier that lost an enormous wall of ice in a spectacular collapse in March is showing signs that another section could eventually break free, the La Nación newspaper reported yesterday.

Saturday, October 30th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Scheduled flights non-negotiable.

Falkland Islands Councillors assured the public there will be no negotiations with Argentina concerning scheduled flights.

Friday, October 29th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Left wing coalition poised to win Uruguayan election.

Tabaré Vázquez a 64-year-old doctor, former mayor of the capital Montevideo and leader of a left wing coalition with more than 50% of vote intention seems poised to become Uruguay's next president in Sunday's general election with out the need of a run-off at the end of November.

Friday, October 29th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update.

Headlines:
Michael and his Condor arrive home; Falklands War: parliament looks toward 25th anniversary; De-mining meeting; Royal Marines' birthday; Amsterdam is first cruiser.

Friday, October 29th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Majority of Hispanic voters support Kerry.

Most Hispanic U.S. voters support Democrat John Kerry in next week's presidential election and think President George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq was a mistake, according to a new poll by The Washington Post, Univision and a Latino affairs think tank.

Thursday, October 28th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Chile: less poor people but the rich are richer.

Poverty has dropped but the gap between rich and poor continues to widen according to Chilean public opinion perception indicates a poll released this Wednesday in Santiago by Fundación Chile 21.

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