A further example of the improving relationships between Britain and Argentina has resulted in the a joint Air Force rescue exercise off the Falkland Islands to save a lone American yachtsman.
Argentine farmers who are demanding the British Crown 250 million US dollars requested an arrest order against HMS Endurance that is expected to visit Mar del Plata this coming Thursday.
British scientists sent to the Antarctic to investigate whether king penguins fall on their backs when aircraft fly overhead say the birds do no such thing.
Baroness Patricia Scotland, Minister in Tony Blair's British Government sitting in the House of Lords, has indicated that Britain will not be rushed into agreeing that the proposed Antarctic Secretariat be located in Buenos Aires.
The Cabinet Minister forced to resign, causing a major political row in Britain, Peter Mandelson, played a major part in welcoming former Argentine President Carlos Menem on his visit to the United Kingdom in October 1998 and in the negotiations to boost Anglo-Argentine trade and investment links, on which the two countries signed an agreement.
The first ever twenty tons of European certified organic beef left from Montevideo for Briatin last Friday. Further shipments to Holland, Italy and United States will follow during February.