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Stories for December 20th 2001

  • Thursday, December 20th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine Unrest ? No tension in the Falklands.

    The latest round of civil unrest in Argentina, which has resulted in at least sixteen deaths, is being monitored carefully in the Falkland Islands, but according to Governor Donald Lamont, ?There is no nervousness at Government House'.

  • Thursday, December 20th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine president resigns amid crisis.

    Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa resigned Thursday and left the presidential palace in a helicopter amid celebrations in the streets as the country faces what could be history's worst debt default by a sovereign nation.