Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Sunday, May 18th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Large fish 'may follow dinosaurs'.

The destruction wrought on the world's oceans by industrial fishing is made clear in a shocking new report.

Saturday, May 17th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Bill Rammell congratulates Argentina's President ? elect.

Speaking yesterday Friday following confirmation of Nestor Kircher's victory in Argentina's Presidential election, Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell said,:

Friday, May 16th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update

Headlines: Fresh approch from Argentina's next president - hopes councillors; Schedule for Tamar; Lyn crewman have been properly paid say Galfishing; Meat shipment passes; Tune In - FIBS Saturday night dedicated to 'Give a Quid to an Iraqi Kid'.

Wednesday, May 14th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Regional News.

Headlines:
Lan Chile's fares in the spotlight;
Increase in Chilean meat exports;
ARA Irizar ends Antarctic season.

Wednesday, May 14th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Praise for Argentine Admiral

The death of the former Commander of the Argentine Navy, Admiral Carlos Marron, has been marked by praise in the British Press for his initiatives to normalise relations with the Royal Navy following the 1982 Falklands (Malvinas) War.

Tuesday, May 13th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Major Research into Falklands Seaweeds.

Wide-ranging research into the vast amount of seaweed found in the Falkland Islands ? a vital natural resource -- is being pressed ahead by an eminent Australian Professor, and her colleagues at one of Australia's leading educational establishments, Monash University.

Monday, May 12th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Chile destroys mines stockpile

The Chilean Army completed last week in Punta Arenas the destruction of its stockpile of antipersonnel mines stored in the south of the country which totaled 109,058 explosives.

Monday, May 12th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

First pre-emergency pollution alert for 2003 in Santiago.

The Chilean government on Sunday announced the year's first pre-emergency environmental alert with the aim of protecting the health of the capital's six million residents, due to the high level of pollutants detected in the atmosphere.

Saturday, May 10th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Prince Edward Arrives in Cayman Islands

On his first visit to the Cayman Islands, Britain's Prince Edward unveiled a monument to the teachers, doctors and activists who have contributed to the British territory's history over the last 500 years.

Friday, May 9th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update

Headlines: Stricken ships face salvage; 'Uncertain' Tamar crew in Stanley Harbour protest.

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