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Stories for 2001

  • Wednesday, November 28th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands veterans 20th anniversary plans.

    Plans for the 20th anniversary pilgrimage to the Falkland Islands next year by two hundred British veterans who fought in the 1982 Conflict are being taken a stage further with a visit to the Islands by two leaders of the South Atlantic Medal Association, SAMA ?82 .

  • Wednesday, November 28th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News.

  • Tuesday, November 27th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Chilean peso recovers September level

    The Chilean peso experienced a strong recovery this week against the United States dollar and now quotes as before the terrorist attacks of September 11th., that is 670 pesos to the dollar.

  • Tuesday, November 27th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Shackleton Scholarship for ship research.

    An expert from one of the United Kingdom's most famous maritime museums is to visit the Falkland Islands next year to carry out extensive research on the wreck of a celebrated American ship, on which he helped to carry out a survey more than 20 years ago.

  • Friday, November 23rd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News: Councillor's Election Result. ”Old school for Stanley - hard line for camp.

  • Thursday, November 22nd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Gibraltar shadow over Falklands election

    In one of the smallest and remotest elections in the world, over 1,500 voters in the Falkland Islands go to the polls (Today Thursday November 22), with the shadow of Argentina's sovereignty claim still hanging over them despite defeat of the Argentine invasion force in the 1982 Falklands Conflict.

  • Thursday, November 22nd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Little change in Falklands Legislature.

    'A victory for consistency', is how one person described the outcome of the Falklands General Election, which saw five of the eight seats filled by candidates who served for four years on the previous Legislature. However, another person described the result as, 'Disappointing', adding that it was, 'A lost opportunity to bring in new blood to the Government'.

  • Wednesday, November 21st 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands flag flies forever on ss Great Britain

    The Falkland Islands flag is to fly forever on Britain's most famous heritage ocean liner, the ss Great Britain, as a reminder of its links with the Islands.

  • Wednesday, November 21st 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina: Free and in active politics.

    With aides promising a quick return to politics and a bid for a third presidential term, former president Carlos Menem recovered this Tuesday his freedom after spending several months in house arrest for his alleged involvement in arms smuggling to Croatia and Ecuador in violation of international agreements.

  • Wednesday, November 21st 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Mega Cruise merger.

    P6O Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean Cruise announced this week a merger of equals that will create the world's largest cruise operator with a combined group value of 6 billion US dollars and overall annual sales of plus 5 billion US dollars.