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Stories for 2002

  • Monday, November 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News

    Headlines: Chile-EU sign agreement; Lower interest rates forecasted; FAM confirmed in Paraguay; Crucial US mid term elections; Chilean-Argentine military exercises

  • Monday, November 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Annual Anglo-Argentine talks on “key international issues”

    Argentina and the United Kingdom have agreed to hold annual talks at what they call “senior level” on key international where they have a mutual interest.

    The decision was made at talks in London between British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, and the Argentine Foreign Minister, Carlos Ruckhauf, on his official visit to Britain.

  • Monday, November 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News

    Headlines: Lan Chile again in the spotlight; UK support for Argentina; Argentina beating pessimism;
    New cruise vessel for Punta Arenas

  • Sunday, November 3rd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News

    Spain seized Moroccan poacher; Satellite tracking systems; Mussel farmers seek EU aid; Octopus farming potential; Good prospects for Pacific tuna; Galicia to fish in Mozambique; Brussels issues another cod warning...

  • Friday, November 1st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Friday Update

    Headlines: JCR hit by tanker; HMG appeal against
    Quark dismissed; Prosecution criticised
    charges withdrawn; New Falklands Minister; Charity boat tours; Happy Birthday
    Royal Falkland
    Islands Police.

  • Friday, November 1st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Opposition to U.S. farm subsidies fires FTAA talks

    Calls for the elimination of U.S. farm subsidies have fired the talks of representatives from 34 nations in the Western Hemisphere gathered here for a ministerial meeting in Quito on the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas .

  • Friday, November 1st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    After-tax charges affect Evergreen Resources 3Q earnings

    Evergreen Resources Inc. reported a third-quarter loss of $15 million, or a loss of 79 cents per diluted share, compared with net income of $7.1 million or 37 cents per diluted share in the third quarter of 2001.

  • Thursday, October 31st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Four Uruguay Cabinet Members Quit

    Four ministers in President Jorge Batlle's Cabinet have resigned to protest his handling of the economy, escalating a crisis in his ruling coalition.

  • Thursday, October 31st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Government punished for favouring foreign fishing boats

    The Foreign Office has been censured by three senior judges for lacking “fairness, candour and openness”.

  • Wednesday, October 30th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    New Minister for Latin America and Falkland Islands

    A new Foreign Office Minister has been appointed by the Prime Minister, Mr Tony Blair, to take over responsibility for Latin American and Falkland Islands issues.