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Uruguay's main airport, Carrasco, which for the last few years was condemned as a hub supplier for Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires, could begin recovering as a direct consequence of the Argentine situation.
Representatives from the British and Spanish governments that are holding conversations on Gibraltar's future, are considering a formula that could allow both countries to share sovereignty indefinitely.
Max Hastings film Reluctant Heroes was shown on television here lastnight. Predictably, it was very anti-Falklands.
One of the first statements from the new Argentine Secretary of Foreign Affairs was to confirm Argentina's imprescriptible rights over Falklands sovereignty.
A former Argentine naval officer, Captain Alfredo Astiz, alleged to have been implicated in a number of murders during military rule between 1976 and 1983, has been arrested at Sweden's request in connection with the killing of a 17-year-old Swedish student, Dagmar Hagelin in Buenos Aires in 1977.
Dr Guido Di Tella, a key figure in improving relations with the United Kingdom and the Falkland Islands after the 1982 conflict, has died in Buenos Aires of a brain haemorrhage, aged 71. He was taken ill awaiting the New Year celebrations and rushed to hospital but died on December 31st.
The British Prime Minister Tony Blair, has told the population of the Falkland Islands that the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the Falklands War should be approached, 'in the spirit of some reconciliation' (with Argentina).