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Stories for 2002

  • Thursday, December 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands drastically reduces squid fishing

    Squid fishing in Falkland Islands' EEZ must be drastically reduced to promote the recovery of dwindling stocks say local authorities.

  • Thursday, December 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    New Falklands Forces Commander

    The new Commander of British Forces in the Falkland Islands, Brigadier Jamie Gordon, MBE, has arrived in the Islands (on Wednesday, December 11th) to succeed Commodore R. J. Ibbotson, DSC.

  • Thursday, December 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News

    Headlines: Köhler in Chile; “Aninat's party”; Free trade agreement breakthrough; US interest rates unchanged; US interest rates unchanged; A meeting “beyond expectations”; Red tide alert in Argentina; Menem-Duhalde truce?

  • Thursday, December 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    1982 air ace takes over as Argentine Air Force number two

    At a ceremony held this morning at the Air Force headquarters building in downtown Buenos Aires Brigadier Horacio Mir Gonzalez took over as Secretary General of the Argentine Air Force.

  • Wednesday, December 11th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    RAF chief takes to the sky in Argentine Air Force fighter-bomber

    On the last of his three day visit to Argentina, Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff Sir Peter Squire yesterday flew an Argentine Mirage fighter bomber similar to those used to attack British Task Force vessels in San Carlos waters during May 1982.

  • Tuesday, December 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    New offshore oil deposit in Brazil

    Brazilian oil company Petrobras made a new discovery in the Campos Basin this time 76 kilometres offshore the state of Spirito Santo just to the north of Rio do Janeiro. The new well 1-EES-116 was drilled seven kilometres from the Jubarte area that has proved reserves of 600 million barrels of oil.

  • Tuesday, December 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    RAF chief plays homage to Argentine Air Force war dead

    Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff, Sir Peter Squire this morning laid a wreath at the monument to Argentina aircrews killed during the 1982 Falklands War.

  • Tuesday, December 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Main Street-Wall Street team

    According to reports in the leading US newspapers Monday edition, President George Bush has appointed John Snow from the freight transportation business as the new Treasury Secretary. Mr. Snow will replace Mr. Paul O'Neill who resigned last week together with White House Economic Advisor Lawrence Lindsay.

  • Tuesday, December 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    MPs assure Falklands of strong support

    A strong assurance has been given that a strong body of Members of Parliament are ready to spring into action to kill any attempt to weaken British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.

  • Tuesday, December 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Latinamerica News

    Headlines: Close friend of Wall Street in Argentina's Central Bank; Highest unemployment in two decades; Free trade talks remain locked; Chavez willing to talk elections; Mr. Lula in the White House.