Stories for October 30th 2004
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.
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.
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.
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.