Stories for November 2005

Thursday, November 24th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Greater transparency to Falklands' government workings

Significant changes making the workings of the Falkland Islands government more transparent and accountable were approved during a meeting Wednesday, of the new Legislative Council.

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Fujimori with significant political support in Peru

Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, currently in custody in Chile, would be the second hopeful in a run off with leading presidential candidate Lourdes Flores, if he was allowed to participate in the April 2006 general election, according to an opinion poll from Datum published last Tuesday in Lima.

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

US open market to Chilean beef, lamb and pork

After three long years of negotiations Chilean beef, lamb and pork have achieved direct access to the United States market informed the US Food Safety Inspection Service to its Chilean counterpart Agriculture and Livestock Survey, SAG.

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Two Lords and four MPs visit Argentina

Two Lords and four British MPs are on a two days official visit to Argentina interested in knowing the political situation of the country and strengthening bilateral relations.

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

European satellite protects toothfish in Kerguelen

Since February 2004, the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite Envisat is playing a key role in the conservation of Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) by locating and tracking vessels that illegally target this scarce resource in the Antarctic Ocean.

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Eruption makes Sandwich Island grow in size

A rare volcanic eruption is expanding the size of Montagu Island in the uninhabited British Overseas Territory South Sandwich Islands chain in remote southern Atlantic Ocean, reported Wednesday scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, BAS.

Tuesday, November 22nd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Falklands de-mining group meets in London

The Joint Task Group for the de-mining of the Falkland Islands is currently holding a three days meeting in London according to the Argentine press.

Tuesday, November 22nd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Argentina and Venezuela agree on regional alliance and trade

Venezuela and Argentina signed Monday in Puerto Ordaz several bilateral accords which lock the two countries into a tight strategic alliance targeted at converting Mercosur into the clear alternative to any trade agreement involving the hemisphere.

Tuesday, November 22nd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Another piece for the Fujimori puzzle

Former Peruvian vie president Francisco Tudela Van Breugel said that the downfall of President Alberto Fujimori in 2000 was very much influenced by his administration's lack of support for the United Stated sponsored Colombia Plan and the decision to purchase fighter bombers MIG-29 instead of F-16.

Tuesday, November 22nd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

EU remains “unmovable” in WTO negotiations

The European Union Trade Commissar Peter Mandelson reiterated that the 25 member block will not improve its agriculture proposal for the coming World Trade Organization Doha Round negotiations.

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