Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Monday, October 21st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from Pta. Arenas

Record shearing; Magallanes Day; “A very poor performance”; Stray dogs and health risks;
Gradual elimination of labour subsidies

Saturday, October 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

New fisheries patrol

Chilean Navy Third Naval Zone, operating from Punta Arenas incorporated this week a new all purpose vessel whose main task will be fisheries patrol.

Friday, October 18th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Friday Update

Four days tour for Duke of York; Renewing old acquaintance in Blackpool; 'Positive' meetings; Ultraviolet volunteers;
Inspected vessels OK

Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Vet inspection moves north following the squid

This season squid moved north out of the Falklands fishery, and so that's why Veterinary Steve Pointing ended in Montevideo making the final inspection round of the Falklands registered vessels prior to their trip to Spain.

Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Lan Chile replies to monopoly allegations

“Air rates to the extreme regions of the country are the most economic per mile flown, particularly those to Punta Arenas”, Lan Chile officially replied to mounting concerns from several Chilean Congressmen regarding possible monopoly practices in the air link to Magallanes Region.

Wednesday, October 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Buckingham Palace Receives Falkland Islands' Jubilee Gift

Councillor Roger Edwards, accompanied by Falkland Islands Government Representative, Sukey Cameron, presented the Falkland Islands' Golden Jubilee gift to the Queen's Assistant Private Secretary at Buckingham Palace on Friday, October 11, 2002

Monday, October 14th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from Chile

Royal Navy officer in Punta Arenas; US dollar recedes after new record; Medical School for Magallanes; Mutiny in factory ship;
Chilean Air Force chief resigns; Lan Chile in the spot light; Penguin-watching for US 3,50 dollars;

Friday, October 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Friday Update

Thursday, October 10th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands children welcome 1982 veterans

Falklands children born long after the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands will play a major part in welcoming Task Force veterans on their first mass pilgrimage since 1982, from November 7th to 12th . It will be the last and most memorable of the 20th anniversary events which have involved so many veterans and their supporters in the United Kingdom and the Falklands.

Wednesday, October 9th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

“Silver Shadow” in Montevideo

Rumsfeld to visit Chile; September inflation 0,8%; Exports and foreign debt.


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