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Stories for 2000

  • Thursday, June 29th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Endangered Sea Lions: “Catastrophic” Decline.

    What is described as a “catastrophic” decline in the population of the South Atlantic sea lion has prompted some experts to call for it to be officially declared an endangered species, as has happened with the North Pacific Stella sea lion. That has suffered a similar decline for different reasons and has been declared an endangered species by the United States.

  • Thursday, June 29th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    South America News.

  • Thursday, June 29th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Two Falklands Councillors to Attend Committee of 24.

    Two Falklands Councillors, Richard Cockwell and Sharon Halford are due to attend the Committee of twenty-four in New York on 11 July.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Mercosur News.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Farm transfers to industry.

    Argentine agriculture transferred overall 3,6 billion US dollars to the rest of the economy, mainly industry, --automobiles, textiles and petroleum refining-- exposed to fierce international competition.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Report on Ascension Islands.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    North Triangle agreement.

    Mexico and three Central American countries formalised this week the North Triangle free trade agreement, the result of eight years of negotiations and a step closer to creating a common market that will extend from Mexico to Panama.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Solanas in Buenos Aires.

    Javier Solana, the European Union Foreign Affairs representative will participate this week in the Buenos Aires Mercosur presidential summit when Argentina will be symbolically handing the revolving six months chair to Brazil.

  • Monday, June 12th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Breaking News.

  • Thursday, June 1st 2000 - 19:00 UTC

    Queen's Abandoned 1968 Argentina Visit “Inconvenient” say Newly Released Documents

    Foreign Office documents just released in Britain reveal that a planned visit to Argentina by the Queen in 1968 was abandoned by Harold Wilson's Labour Government because it was feared she would become involved in the Falklands Islands sovereignty dispute. But the British Government did not give the real reason. They made an excuse that the travel arrangements were “inconvenient”, according to the documents now made available by the Public Record Office.