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Hake ban in Asturias; We need to fish less; Poachers back in Chile; Chilean Navy embarrassment
The captains of the Argentine icebreaker ARA Admiral Irizar and the German polar supply ship Magdalena Oldendorff met on the Irizar today to put the finishing touches to a plan to free the stranded German vessel trapped in the ice pack off the Antarctic coast since June 11.
Headlines: Court is now in session / Argentine ministry drops 'Malvinas' / Planning for a larger Stanley / Galtieri arrested / Manchester 2002
After a gruelling 100-mile passage through six metre thick ice the Argentine Navy icebreaker ARA Almirante Irizar yesterday afternoon succeeded in reaching the Magdalena Oldendorff according news released by the Navy late last night.
Punta Arenas in the red; Drinkers beware; Violence in Punta Arenas
Three weeks after setting sail from Buenos Aires the Argentine icebreaker ARA Admiral Irizar was today poised to begin breaking through 180 miles of ice to try to free the German supply vessel Magdalena Oldendorff trapped in the ice pack on the edge of Antarctica.
Argentine Foreign Minister Carlos Ruckauf signed a resolution changing the name of the Ministry department responsible for the Falklands Islands, known until now as General Directorate of Malvinas and Southern Atlantic Islands to General South Atlantic Directorate, according to press reports published in Buenos Aires today.
Headlines:Uruguay protects whales; Patagonia art exhibition;
Weekend with two killings
Britain and Spain will be holding another round of talks over the disputed territory of Gibraltar next July 22nd., according to reports in the Madrid press.
Headlines:Offshore licences for Consortium; New Governor to visit; RBA criticised by Councillor; Illex effect unknown;Tunggal Jaya 18
fire out; Indecent assault conviction; Talent on show for farmers