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Stories for December 2nd 2002

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Busy New Chief Executive

    The new Falkland Islands Chief Executive, 50-year-old Chris Simpkins, who takes over from Doctor Michael Blanch next March, has spent a busy few days in London preparing for his new post. He met staff of the London Falklands Government Office and was briefed by Dr Blanch, who was visiting the UK.

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Joint Mercosur office in Berlin

    Mercosur opened this week its first joint overseas office in Germany, the block's second trading partner and the first from the European Union..

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from Chile

    Headlines: Austral Brewery expands; Torres del Paine air charters; Corruption: far more than “isolated cases”; Exponaval 2002; Fisheries agreement; “Norwalk” virus attacks Disney

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    RAF cyclists make donation for Darwin Monument

    Four serving members of the Royal Air Force yesterday presented a cheque for 2.500 pounds to the Argentine Families Commission responsible for raising the funds needed to build the monument to the war dead at the Argentine Cemetery at Darwin.

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine peso remains stable after banking restrictions lifted

    The Argentine currency remained stable Monday after restrictions on the withdrawal of some $5.7 billion in bank deposits were lifted.

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News

    British Airways cuts flights; Buenos Aires invests in the cruise industry; Argentine natural gas for Uruguay; Joint war games; One fireman killed.