Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Wednesday, May 22nd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Conservative leader backs Falklands Urges armed forces be kept strong

In his first major public pronouncement on the Falkland Islands, the Opposition Conservative Party Leader, Iain Duncan Smith, has described the 1982 liberation as “a noble objective” and has warned against any further cuts in Britain's military strength. He argues that the armed forces must be given the resources to mount such an operation again should it be necessary.

Tuesday, May 21st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Latinoamerican Hot News

All eyes set on Colombia / Try again Jimmy / Argentine impact on Chilean economy / Elections now!! / Back to the TV studio / Exotic lamb / Controversy over the IMF / Too many immigrants / Chile after new trade links / “I feel am a gaucho” / Another trouble spot? / US spurs trade round with Chile / Extra digit in Chilean cellular

Tuesday, May 21st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

20th Anniversary of British landings at San Carlos

?So he passed over and all the trumpets sounded for him on the other side'.
These poignant words are written on the tombstone of Private F F Slough 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment, whose body lies in the cemetery at San Carlos, East Falklands.

Monday, May 20th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Joint Argentine-British exercises

Britain and Argentine are to resume next year joint search and rescue exercises in the South Atlantic, following the fifth Round of Defense Cooperation Contacts and eleventh Military Contacts Meeting held in London two weeks ago.

Thursday, May 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Hot News from South America

“I'm coming back” promises Fujimori / Nobel Prize questions IMF / Three reasons

Wednesday, May 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands Poignant Personal Memories

Of all the books written about the Falklands War ? now several hundred in the United Kingdom and Argentina ? none captures the mood in so personal a way as “Memories of the Falklands” because it brings together the vivid recollections of 66 diverse individuals.

Tuesday, May 14th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Fisheries: Argentina - Falklands - Spain

Closure of consulate could damage fishing industry / Squid fleet abandons Falklands fishery / Vigo 2003 show takes shape

Tuesday, May 14th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Record low flock / Uruguayan beef makes a come back / 587,000 Argentine live overseas / Joint Mercosur-France air exercises / “Social” credit for Argentina

Tuesday, May 14th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

FIBS: “ a busy political week”

MPA Company/minimum wage / FMD free status / Cadmium / Busy week / Roadshow / Court / Romeo and Juliet story

Monday, May 13th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America Breaking News

Argentine: 18 million below poverty line / Chile and Argentina open automobile market / “HMS Swift” exhibit in Buenos Aires / FAM advances in South Korea


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