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Falkland Islands

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Paedophilic case involves Punta Arenas church.

    The family of a minor repeatedly abused by a Catholic priest will be demanding the Bishopric of Punta Arenas alleging that religious authorities did not collaborate in disclosing the current address of the culprit who was sentenced to jail in absence, reports the local press.

  • Thursday, January 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Gibraltarians “primary players” of their own future.

    Chief Minister Peter Caruana has declared that there now appears to be a realisation and acceptance in London that it is the Gibraltarians who are the “primary players in all discussions, processes and decisions about our future ? since only we can decide that future”, reported this week the Gibraltar Chronicle.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    No response to Argentine “annual ritual”

    The elected Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands has said it attaches “no particular significance” to the sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands issued by the Argentine Government last Saturday January 3.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine War Memorial on the Falklands advances a stage further.

    The construction of a permanent Memorial at the Argentine War Cemetery at Darwin on East Falklands, in memory of Argentines killed in the 1982 conflict, has taken another step forward.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.

    Headlines:
    Chile set to become world's main salmon exporter; Seals consume more fish than humans; Tuna sold for JPY 3.9 million in the first auction of the year; Video instructions to save seabirds; EC Agreement on migratory fish stocks ratified.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    HMS Newcastle joins war on terror.

    Portsmouth warship HMS Newcastle heads for the Mediterranean today to join a multinational force fighting the war against terrorism.

  • Saturday, January 3rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina calls for resumption of “sovereignty talks”

    The Argentine government ratified this Saturday, as it has been doing for decades, Argentine sovereignty over the Falkland Islands and demanded Britain begins negotiations to solve the conflict in the shortest time possible.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Almost war, 25 years ago.

    In one of its 2003 last editions “La Prensa Austral” from Punta Arenas recalls that 25 years ago Argentina and Chile were in the verge of war, and a last minute intervention from the then newly named Pope John Paul, avoided the full scale conflict.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Governor underlines Gibraltar's own identity

    Spain must understand that there is no point talking to Britain about the future of Gibraltar unless Gibraltarians themselves are involved in shaping that future from the very outset.

  • Tuesday, December 30th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Official presentation of the Darwin Memorial

    British Ambassador in Argentina Sir Robin Christopher said this Monday in Buenos Aires that the Memorial to be erected in the Argentine cemetery in the Falklands to honour Argentine servicemen killed in the 1982 conflict was important for the reconciliation of the two countries.