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Stories for November 27th 2002

  • Wednesday, November 27th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    New Governor “Privileged and excited”

    A few days before flying to the Falkland Islands as the new Governor, Mr Howard Pearce says he feels it a great privilege. He is returning to an area he knew well during military rule in the 1970s in Argentina, where he was desk officer for Falklands Affairs in the British Embassy in Buenos Aires. That experience gives him better direct insight than possibly any previous Governor into how Argentines think and into their obsession with their claim to the “Malvinas”.

  • Wednesday, November 27th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News

    Headlines: BAS vessels in Montevideo; New British Ambassador in Chile; Richard Gere finally makes it; Record fine for fishing company; Chile picking up; British schools summit; “Clipper Adventurer” rescued;
    “Time for a Magallanes airline”

  • Wednesday, November 27th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    South America News

    Headlines: More cattle than sheep; Rich and famous; Argentina justifies hikes; The end of the Washington Consensus; Five Chilean Congressmen disbarred; Fisheries a major employer in Chile; Spanish fisheries closely tied to Argentina...