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Falkland Islands

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Next of kin plan 800 visitors for Memorial ceremony

    Relatives of the Argentine servicemen killed during the Falkland Islands conflict are expecting 700 to 800 people to be present next March at the inauguration of the Memorial to be built in the Argentine cemetery in Darwin, according to a report in the Argentine press.

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    COLTO claims “Maya V”, “Viarsa 1” link

    Uruguayan flagged longliner “Maya V” apprehended last Saturday by the Australian Navy allegedly illegally fishing is under bareboat charter to Navalmar S.A. in Uruguay, the same company that chartered the “Viarsa 1” another Uruguayan flagged longliner arrested last September and waiting for trial in Perth, according to COLTO, Coalition of Legal Toothfish Operators.

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Islands to host Commonwealth forum; Farmers take on management of Meat Company; Exam results ?delightful'; Ships cruising in; Expert investigates fire.

  • Wednesday, January 28th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Regional News from Pta. Arenas.

    Headlines:
    APEC tourism summit in Punta Arenas; Maya V” crew mostly Chilean; Cattle Show in Magallanes.

  • Wednesday, January 28th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    “Maya V”, conflicting versions

    The captain of the Uruguayan flagged longliner “Maya V” apprehended last Saturday January 24 for allegedly illegally fishing in Australian waters denies any wrongdoing and insists the Australian frigate boarding party “was invited onboard to check because we have nothing to hide” in the vessel.

  • Tuesday, January 27th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.

    Headlines:
    Compulsory labelling for Spanish fishing industry; Vigo proposes EU quota transfer system and unified fleet.

  • Tuesday, January 27th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    “Maya V”: Uruguay waiting for official Australian report.

    Uruguay is waiting for official details of the apprehension by the Australian Navy of a Uruguayan flagged longliner allegedly caught illegally fishing in isolated Australian territorial waters.

  • Monday, January 26th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Spain's Gibraltar claim redirected to EU Constitution

    Spain's intentions to attempt to use the negotiations on the future constitution for Europe as a device to press its sovereignty claim on the Rock appeared to have been confirmed by Ana Palacio, Spain's Foreign Minister.

  • Sunday, January 25th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.-

    Headlines:
    Argentina catches Taiwanese jigger; Taiwanese fishermen claim Argentinean Navy sunk their boat; Controversial hake provision on stand for 60 days

  • Sunday, January 25th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Punta Arenas News.

    Headlines:
    Increased air traffic in Punta Arenas; Warning from an “Antarctic pilot”.