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Stories for 2002

  • Friday, November 8th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Prince Andrew's Falklands fears and remembrance

    In advance of his nostalgic visit to the Falklands for the veterans' 20th anniversary pilgrimage and Remembrance Day, the Duke of York has spoken of his dangerous experiences and fears as a Royal Navy helicopter pilot in the Falklands War and also of the importance of reconciliation and of honouring the dead from both sides, Argentine as well as British.

  • Friday, November 8th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Friday Update

    Headlines:Falklands welcomes SAMA '82 pilgrims; Gibraltar result today; Shop turns supermarket as West Store grows

  • Thursday, November 7th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from South America

    Headlines: Lula to visit Argentina; “Let's not mix passion with approval”; Closer to Mercosur citizenship; Brazil's GDP shrinking; ENAP attracts 290 million US dollars; Santiago and Austin, 2004 Culture capitals

  • Thursday, November 7th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands War Veterans to 'lay the ghosts'.

    Former Paratrooper James Bush has waited 20 long years to rid himself of a recurring nightmare - the death of his best friend, fellow soldier Steve Illingsworth during the Falklands War. He finally now has the opportunity to clear his mind once and for all, and will undertake his long-awaited mission in a most unusual manner.

  • Wednesday, November 6th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Regional News from Pta. Arenas

    Headlines: Clínica Magallanes to expand; Controversy over employment subsidies; Increase in drug crimes; Ferry company could be fined; Lan Chile sued; Employment increase

  • Wednesday, November 6th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Senate win gives Republicans control

    Republicans took control of Congress and edged back to power early on Wednesday morning, recording a net gain of at least one seat - all it needed to win immediate control of the Senate. The House of Representatives remained static, with few seats changing hands.

  • Wednesday, November 6th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    VIP Send-Off for Falklands Veterans

    More than 200 veterans of the Falklands War received a high profile emotional send off as they flew off from the United Kingdom for their 20th anniversary pilgrimage to the Islands organised by the South Atlantic Medal Association (SAMA).

  • Tuesday, November 5th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Duke of York in Uruguay

    Prince Andrew, Duke of York arrives to Uruguay from Brazil today midday for a one day official visit before heading for Chile and ultimately the Falkland Islands in time to commemorate Sunday Remembrance Day.

  • Tuesday, November 5th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Seven hours flight from Bs. Aires to Stanley

    Argentine registered aircraft Beechcraft Baron arrived at Stanley Airport on Monday afternoon.


    4 people on board, 3 of whom are pilots.

  • Tuesday, November 5th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    HMS Endurance heads for the Antarctic

    The Royal Navy's ice patrol vessel HMS Endurance is on her way to the South Atlantic and Antarctic for her annual deployment.