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Montevideo, June 3rd 2023 - 15:04 UTC

Stories for 2002

  • Thursday, December 5th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Scrap Sovereignty negotiations

    Dr Joseph Garcia Liberal Party leader has made representations to the Foreign Secretary Jack Straw calling for an end to negotiations on the sovereignty of Gibraltar.

  • Wednesday, December 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Governor Pearce sworn in.

    Falkland Islands have a new governor. Howard Pearce was sworn in Tuesday morning during a ceremony held in Stanley's Court and Council Chamber that was attended by elected Councillors, government officials and special guests.

  • Wednesday, December 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Sir Admiral West in Chile

    Sir Alan West First Lord of the Admiralty will be participating this Wednesday in the official opening of Exponaval 2002, Latinamerica's major naval exhibit that is being held in Viña del Mar, Chile.

  • Wednesday, December 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Lula in Chile insists with Mercosur

    Brazilian elected president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva emphasized his future government's commitment to Mercosur and insisted that Chile must strengthen its presence in the South American block.

  • Wednesday, December 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    “Norwalk” attacks again

    The Norwalk gastroenteritis virus that has been attacking cruise vessels in the Caribbean reappeared last Monday adding several hundred more cases to the toll of those prostrated by diarrhea and fever.

  • Wednesday, December 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Speech transcription of Gov. H. Pearce during a Ceremony held in Stanley's Court yesterday.

    Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, Ladies and Gentlemen.

  • Tuesday, December 3rd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur is the world's third-largest trade bloc.

    Brazil's president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called Monday for deeper trade ties among members of South America's largest trade bloc to help ease economic turmoil engulfing the region.

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Busy New Chief Executive

    The new Falkland Islands Chief Executive, 50-year-old Chris Simpkins, who takes over from Doctor Michael Blanch next March, has spent a busy few days in London preparing for his new post. He met staff of the London Falklands Government Office and was briefed by Dr Blanch, who was visiting the UK.

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Joint Mercosur office in Berlin

    Mercosur opened this week its first joint overseas office in Germany, the block's second trading partner and the first from the European Union..

  • Monday, December 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from Chile

    Headlines: Austral Brewery expands; Torres del Paine air charters; Corruption: far more than “isolated cases”; Exponaval 2002; Fisheries agreement; “Norwalk” virus attacks Disney