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Stories for 2002

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

    Falkland Islanders recall invasion trauma

    Brave Falkland Islanders have been re-telling the stories of their resistance to the 1982 Argentine invasion, in the last of a series of programmes called “Falkland Families”, on BBC Radio Four in the United Kingdom.

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

    Lula begins long, hard road to reforming Brazilian society

    Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil's leftist president-elect, is seeking a broad consensus in order to try to deal with problems as big as his sprawling country.

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

    Sex, Drink, Scandal ? and Duty

    Allegations of promiscuous sex and excessive drinking by servicemen and women in the Falklands Garrison has met with mixed reaction in the United Kingdom with a reminder that whatever happens in off-duty hours, the tri-service force remains at a high state of readiness to deter any military threat, which is its reason for being based there.

  • Tuesday, October 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Breaking News

    Headlines: Praise from Wall Street; Crucial FTAA meeting; US record budget deficit; Poverty grows in Latinamerica

  • Tuesday, October 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Fisheries News

    Australia on full war against poaching; Conflicting reports about cod; EU must reconsider sardine protectionism; La Coruña prepares for new market; California bans rich squid fisheries; South Brazil shrimp production doubles?

  • Tuesday, October 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands “Flying Devils”

    The remarkable story of how the rare Falkland Islands bird of prey called the striated caracara survives has been told in a BBC wildlife television programme, with superb photography of these birds and other prolific Falklands species.

  • Monday, October 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Lula's ambitious program for the needy

    “I expect financial markets to cool down now that we have the election results”, was one of the first remarks of Brazil's elected president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

  • Monday, October 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Thank the UK fire-fighters

    Kate Macdonald (26) and Rachel Cunningham (22) are the two Royal Navy female officers who this Monday will be sailing aboard the Chilean Navy icebreaker “Oscar Viel” at the start of the Chilean Antarctic 2002/2003 campaign.
    Other's headlines:Fresh products shortage in Punta Arenas; A thousand jobs; Employment promotion controversy

  • Monday, October 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    HMS Sheffield offered to Chile

    The Royal Navy frigate Type 22 HMS Sheffield recently decommissioned has been offered on sale to Chile, British Ambassador Greg Faulkner confirmed this weekend to the Chilean press.Film team meets veterans; Postal conflict brewing in Chile

  • Monday, October 28th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

    Menem picking up

    Former president Carlos Menem is the only pre candidate for the coming Argentine presidential election that seems to be picking up support according to the latest opinion poll published in Buenos Aires last weekend.
    Forecasting an upturn in Argentina; Pending differences with the IMF