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Stories for 2002

  • Saturday, November 16th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Latin American Leaders Hold Talks

    Latin American leaders gathered in a summit yesterday Friday 15th, discussing ways to ease poverty, fight drug trafficking and heal internal strife.

  • Friday, November 15th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina “pre-defaults”

    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”.

  • Friday, November 15th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Friday Update

    Headlines: Warm Falklands greeting for Duke of York; Islanders medal; Licence fees lowered but hopes still high for season.

  • Friday, November 15th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Actualización Penguin News

    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.

  • Thursday, November 14th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    British media interest in Falklands veterans

    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.

  • Wednesday, November 13th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from South America

    Headlines: Defence Minister Summit; New methanol plant in Punta Arenas; Praise for Mexico and Chile; Lower tariffs; “Hyper-corruption” in Bolivia; Migration to Spain.

  • Tuesday, November 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    UK Media

    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

  • Tuesday, November 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    IMF delegation in Brazil; Uruguayan inflation eases

    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

  • Tuesday, November 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    White flags over Stanley

    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.

  • Tuesday, November 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    New Chief Executive for Falkland Islands Government

    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.