Stories for December 2004
FOGL announces that its planned 2D seismic survey, using the vessel GSI Admiral, should commence this week in line with the schedule outlined at the time of the company's AIM listing in October this year.
The EU came to Buenos Aires wanting to narrow differences with the US ? the main source of heat-trapping gases ? and the large developing economies excluded from Kyoto like China and India.
Any passengers who have arrived by Lan Chile for the past three weeks will have noticed that they are now required to fill in a quarantine declaration card prior to leaving the airport.
Next Monday December 20 the Argentine Navy icebreaker Almirante Irizar will be leaving from Buenos Aires for Ushuaia and Antarctica officially beginning the four months 2004/05 season.
Lan Chile began a daily flight between Santiago and Punta Arenas with a wide body Boeing 767-300, one of the most modern aircrafts and with the largest passenger and freight capacity in the southern Chile route
Gen. Augusto Pinochet was hospitalized after suffering a stroke Saturday; one day after an appeals court delayed a decision on whether to uphold the former dictator's indictment and house arrest on human rights charges.
The southern South American trade bloc established 10 years ago with an eye to spurring regional development and clout declared here a hefty expansion despite lingering problems between founding members that have made economic union more of a goal than a reality.
Russia and Argentina have agreed to co-operate within the framework of the United Nations Security Council, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yuri Fedotov, the Russian news and information agency Novosti reported yesterday.
A judge struck down an arrest warrant for ex-president Carlos Menem yesterday, clearing a legal hurdle for the former leader who has been living in neighbouring Chile, while his nephew said that Menem will come back to Argentina on December 22.
Road route debate continues; Offer of help met with angry rock attack; Don't waste water; £30k for Tamar repair; Bremen's on her own.