A crashed Argentine Pucara aircraft, which was shot down during the Falklands War, and which has remained virtually undetected ever since, has recently been ?found' in a remote area of the Falklands.
Reaction to the talks on Gibraltar's future (on February 4th) between the United Kingdom and Spain indicates that Britain wants the 27,000 Gibraltarians to accept joint Anglo-Spanish sovereignty in exchange for an end to Spanish sanctions and for help and co-operation from Spain.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director participating in the World Economic Forum in New York, forecasted recovery is underway for the global economy.
Chile and the European Union are quickly advancing to a free trade agreement that could be officially signed next May in Madrid during the second Euro-American summit, according to Mr. Osvaldo Rosales Director of International Trade Relations in the Chilean Foreign Affairs Ministry.
The 20th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict should be used to project a positive picture to the world of the modern Falkland Islands and the tremendous progress made in recent years. That's the view of Lord Hurd, former British Foreign Secretary and the first ever to visit the Falkland Islands -- in 1994.
STATEMENT GIVEN BY THE FOREIGN SECRETARY, JACK STRAW, TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, LONDON, TUESDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2002
THE FEROCITY with which many Gibraltarians will denounce the deal expected to be announced today between Britain and Spain to share sovereignty over the Rock may be a moment of catharsis. It reflects the understandable feeling of betrayal shared by many other communities left behind by the receding of the red ink from the map of the world. The force of the Gibraltarians' insistence on their Britishness carries echoes of the excessive loyalty to symbols of Britishness demonstrated by the unionists in Northern Ireland.
Argentina was thrown into fresh chaos on Friday when its supreme court declared emergency financial controls to be unconstitutional, raising the prospect that the country's banks will collapse.
After several long weeks of international contacts and private deliberations with banks and multilateral organizations, the current Argentine administration believes the crucial moment to thrust forward an economic program that should get the stagnant economy rolling again, has come.