Stories for 2004
Chilean Foreign Affairs Minister Ignacio Walker reported that the Chilean candidate for Secretary General of the Organization of American States has the support of ten countries.
Merry Christmas!; High seas fishing: agreement needed; Argentine families meet new ambassador; Sports on the web; Seasonal cruisers; Arrest after vehicle fire; Smith trial in February.
Representatives from the Committee of next of kin of servicemen fallen in Malvinas held last Monday a low key meeting with recently arrived British Ambassador John Hughes to consider the inauguration ceremony of the Memorial built in the Falkland Islands Argentine cemetery.
Although the current tourism season in the Falklands is still in its early stages, the first results of an on-going visitor response survey carried out by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board show some interesting and even unexpected results.
Gibraltar, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and other British Overseas Territories including the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands will come under more pressure to disclose details about bank accounts next year when the new United Nations Convention against Corruption becomes effective worldwide.
United States president George Bush promised a tough federal budget next February in an attempt to halve the country's deficit in five years.
An injured British yachtsman who was competing in the Global Challenge regatta and was rescued last week by the Chilean Navy in the Magellan channel area was successfully operated in Buenos Aires.
Mercosur plans next year to advance current trade negotiations with India, China, and South Africa as well as begin talks with Egypt, Morocco and Canada, Brazilian Ambassador Regis Arslanian is quoted in an interview with the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo.
The Argentine Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) authorized vessels with valid Illex Argentinus squid permits to operate in the high seas, outside the Argentine exclusive economic zone (EEZ), during a 90-day period.
Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua was formally charged Wednesday with misuse of public funds in a case dating to his time as mayor of the city of Buenos Aires, judicial sources confirmed.