Stories for December 2005
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Evo Morales, the elected Bolivian president who describes himself as anti-imperialist is leaving for a long pre-inauguration international tour that begins Friday in Cuba with Fidel Castro.
THE Penguin News staff wishes readers both in the Falklands and overseas a prosperous and fruitful New Year.
Scientists are delaying the start of the New Year by adding the first leap second in seven years to keep clocks in sync with solar time used by astronomers.
In spite of a generous amnesty that in 2005 legalized the residence and employment of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, Spaniards are worried about the influx of foreigners and believe that too many already are in the country.
Falkland Islands governor Howard Pearce confirmed that intensive work is underway to bring the new fisheries management regime into effect from July 1, 2006.
The Panama Canal will be obsolete by 2013 when it won't be able to service large vessels, larger than the current capacity of the inter-oceanic passage, warned a paper from the Panama Canal Authority, ACP.
Argentine opposition binds together against Kirchner for first time to reject shrinking of Council of Magistrates.
Chile's Communist party pledged yesterday to back presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet in a tight run-off in January against a rightist alliance.
Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said it found a gigantic oil field containing the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the South American nation's current reserves