Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Monday, October 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Thank the UK fire-fighters

Kate Macdonald (26) and Rachel Cunningham (22) are the two Royal Navy female officers who this Monday will be sailing aboard the Chilean Navy icebreaker “Oscar Viel” at the start of the Chilean Antarctic 2002/2003 campaign.
Other's headlines:Fresh products shortage in Punta Arenas; A thousand jobs; Employment promotion controversy

Monday, October 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

HMS Sheffield offered to Chile

The Royal Navy frigate Type 22 HMS Sheffield recently decommissioned has been offered on sale to Chile, British Ambassador Greg Faulkner confirmed this weekend to the Chilean press.Film team meets veterans; Postal conflict brewing in Chile

Sunday, October 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands dynamic in full colour

Colourful images of the Falkland Islands today, with all their character and dynamic can be seen at Oxford's Town Hall from Tuesday, October, 29th - Saturday, November 2nd 2002.

Saturday, October 26th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

DAP, Russia's Antarctic representative

The Russian Antarctic Department ratified Aerovías DAP as their sole logistics representative in Chile, said Mr. Andrés Pivcevic.

Friday, October 25th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Fisheries News

Joint Falklands-Argentine research cruise; EU Fisheries official to visit Galicia; Hake as by-catch of red shrimp; Many questions about Chilean salmon; Referendum on EU membership;

Friday, October 25th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Friday Update

Front Page Headlines: Reports from Executive Council: EU rules plague abattoir; Chief Executive candidate is former resident; Parliamentarians visit HMS Westminster; Residents to repair
minefield fences?; LegCo road question; Bonfire at Mare Harbour; West wildlife weekend for conservation watch group.

Friday, October 25th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Actualización Penguin News

Titulares: Fin de semana pleno de Naturaleza para jóvenes ambientalistas / Matadero plagado de problemas por exigencias de la UE / Candidato a Administrador General es ex residente / Parlamentarios visitan HMS Westminster / Mantenimiento de los alambrados de los campos minados / Tema calles en el Legislativo / Fogata en Mare Harbour.

Wednesday, October 23rd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Fisheries News

Poor anchovy season; Vigo port reform underway; Fighting illegal fishing with sono-buoys; Clamp on illegal fishing claims success; Brazil-EU working on a fisheries agreement; Oyster project receives UN prize; Ministers must fight Spanish ambitions for North Sea; Argentine exports growing; Fisheries federation in Galicia;

Tuesday, October 22nd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

New Chilean Air Force Chief

Chilean president Raúl Lagos named this Monday General Osvaldo Sarabia Vilches as the new Commander of the Air Force, replacing General Patricio Ríos who finally resigned last October 13th after a serious confrontation with civilian authorities.

Tuesday, October 22nd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

British parachute wings for Argentine

An Argentine Army officer, First Lieutenant Caesar Fragni, has been awarded his “wings” by the British Parachute Regiment, one of the elite British units which defeated the Argentine forces in the Falkland Islands in 1982. He is believed to be the first Argentine to earn British parachute wings.


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