Latin American leaders gathered in a summit yesterday Friday 15th, discussing ways to ease poverty, fight drug trafficking and heal internal strife.
The World Bank confirmed this Thursday that it received a partial payment of 79,2 million US dollars from Argentina against a scheduled payment of 805 million US dollars that was due last October 15. However the World Bank said that it welcomes statements by government officials that Argentina remains committed to rectifying the situation as soon as possible.
Headlines: Warm Falklands greeting for Duke of York; Islanders medal; Licence fees lowered but hopes still high for season.
Titulares: Cálido saludo de las Falklands al Duque de York / Medalla para Isleños / Reducen valor de licencias pero todavía hay esperanza de una buena temporada de pesca.
The Falkland Islands visit of the Duke of York and more than 200 other veterans of the 1982 war has been widely covered in the British media, not just in national newspapers and on major television channels, but especially in local newspapers, local radio and regional television. Some radio stations have carried daily reports, interviewing local men recounting their experiences of the fighting.
Headlines: Defence Minister Summit; New methanol plant in Punta Arenas; Praise for Mexico and Chile; Lower tariffs; Hyper-corruption in Bolivia; Migration to Spain.
Falklands veteran helps islander he saved as a baby - Telegraph; Shame of flowers for the vanquished - Express & Star; Falklands Veterans Honoured by Prince ? Daily Press;
Tribute to Colonel H ?The Sun; Dying inside from wounds you can't see ? Times
Brazil will not accept an International Monetary Fund, IMF, proposal to increase the budget primary surplus, which has been agreed by the current government to stand at 3,75% of GDP in 2003
20 years after the end of the Falklands War the myth of 'white flags flying over Stanley' on the morning of 14 June 1982, has finally been exploded.
The next Chief Executive will be Chris Simpkins. Chris, 50, is currently Chief Executive of South Holland District Council in Lincolnshire. He hopes to take up post in early March, as the current Chief Executive Michael Blanch reaches the end of his contract.