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Montevideo, February 22nd 2017 - 12:53 UTC

Falkland Islands

  • 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”.

  • Friday, January 23rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Bombilla House destroyed by fire;
    Bielsa: we will ?retake' Islands; Maersk test visit delayed; Staff nurse charged with theft; International cricket; This week's cruises.

  • Friday, January 23rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Bielsa: no de-escalation of conflict situation

    Argentine Foreign Affairs Secretary Rafael Bielsa emphasized today that even if the sovereignty conflict over the Falklands takes 400 years, “we'll have 400 years of patience, but the Islands will be returned to Argentina”.

  • Wednesday, January 21st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.-

    Headlines:
    NZ crusade against poachers; Protectionist measures for farmed salmon industry; Chile, first world salmon producer; Controversial salmon study finds support; US-Brazilian shrimp dispute could reach WTO.

  • Wednesday, January 21st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Lan Chile confirms 11 charter flight cancellations.

    Lan Chile refused to qualify the Argentine government's decision to close its airspace to Chilean charter flights to the Falkland Islands.

  • Wednesday, January 21st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    No Argentine officials at Memorial unveiling

    No Argentine officials will be travelling to the Falkland Islands for the inauguration of the Memorial to be erected in Darwin to the memory of the 649 Argentine servicemen killed during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.

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

    The voice of Gibraltar Group.

    So, it appears that the vultures are preparing to return to the roost in spring, after a long winter in the cold.

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

    EU closer to an understanding on catches

    The new hake, Norway lobster and sole recovery plan, submitted by the European Commission on Thursday January 15 states that hake vessels operating in Iberian waters will have to reduce their fishing days by 10% annually over a five year period, beginning 2005.

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

    Tories reiterate Gibraltar policy to Rajoy

    Conservative policy on Gibraltar remains unchanged and this was the position put to the leader of Spanish Partido Popular Mariano Rajoy by Michael Howard the Tory leader.