Stories for January 10th 2006
Members of Argentina's Squid Monitoring Commission agreed on February first as the starting point for the next shortfin squid (Illex argentinus) season. The decision enforced in Argentina's EEZ had been notified to industry representatives.
Mount Belinda on Montagu Island in the South Sandwich Islands is erupting, reports the South Georgia government.
Gibraltar Chief Minister Peter Caruana is scheduled to meet with Foreign Secretary Jack Straw in London this week. This was confirmed to the Gibraltar Chronicle by the local government.
A slight seism, with a II to III Mercalli intensity was felt Monday night in two of Tierra del Fuego's main cities, the capital Ushuaia and Rio Grande.
Foreign Affairs ministers from ten Central and South American countries met in Mexico Monday and condemned United States proposals to tighten border controls including the building of a wall along parts of the US-Mexico frontier.
THE Falklands said a sad farewell to Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Grey Rover last month, as the vessel left the Islands for the last time before being decommissioned.