Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Monday, September 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Natural forest controversy

Chilean environmentalist groups with American financial support are interested in purchasing extensive natural forests tracks in Tierra del Fuego belonging to a frustrated woods exploitation project, according to Punta Arenas Prensa Austral.

Monday, September 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

ENAP will remain in government hands

Chile's oil company Empresa Nacional del Petróleo, ENAP will remain in government hands and plans to invest in the next tour years, 1,35 billion US dollars, 55% of which overseas.

Monday, September 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Wild dogs endanger deer project

Wild dogs attacked and killed several Dama deer in a field just five kilometres from Puerto Natales, endangering a project to promote the breeding of deer in Magallanes Region.

Monday, September 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Magallanes businessmen to Europe

Following an invitation from the Ministry of Economy four leading Magallanes companies will be represented in the Chilean business delegation scheduled to visit Spain and France in the next two weeks.

Monday, September 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Expansion to Armed Forces hospital

The second stage of the expansion of the Chilean Armed Forces hospital in Punta Arenas involving 4,5 million US dollars will be ready by January 2003.

Monday, September 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

CPA Conference calls on London

Commonwealth Parliaments have made a powerful call on Britain to recognise the results of Gibraltar's November 7 Referendum. The call comes in a resolution backed by 27 countries during the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association meeting held in Namibia last week, according to press reports from the Rock.

Friday, September 13th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Friday Update

Headlines: Falkland Islands' silence for 9/11 / Bingham book claims persecution / New Navy drama / James' business diploma.

Friday, September 13th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Actualización Penguin News

Titulares: Minuto de silencio por el 9/11 en Falklands / Libro de Bingham alega persecución / La vida en la Marina Real / Diploma para James.

Thursday, September 12th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

After the giant squid

A Spanish expedition began this week the “Kraken Project”, whose objective is discover and film for the first time ever an “Architeuthis” or giant squid that until now have only been found dead or in the imagination of brilliant writers such as Frenchman Jules Verne.

Wednesday, September 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from South America

Headlines:
EU lifts poultry ban; Air traffic keeps dropping; Naval exercises; Cruise optimism in Punta Arenas; Record price for the US dollar in Chile; Ushuaia has world's highest level of ultraviolet radiation

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