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Stories for December 27th 2002

  • Friday, December 27th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News

    Headlines: HMS Sheffield to Chile; Trade surplus; Punta Arenas monument to oil; Argentine crisis losses; Rich, poor and very poor; Uruguay working on human anthrax vaccine.

  • Friday, December 27th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Gibraltar: “the deal that almost was”.

    Former British Minister for Europe Peter Hain shook hands on a deal for the future of Gibraltar with his Spanish counterpart; it has emerged in press reports from Wales. But hours later the Spanish Government reneged on the agreement. Details of “the deal that almost was” came to light this week in an article in the Western Mail. Mr Hain is currently Minister for Wales where the paper is published.

  • Friday, December 27th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina expects record tourist season

    Argentina is expecting record numbers of tourists during the Southern Hemisphere's summer season, officials said Thursday.