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Stories for 2002

  • Sunday, January 13th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Gibraltar: “indefinitely shared sovereignty”

    Representatives from the British and Spanish governments that are holding conversations on Gibraltar's future, are considering a formula that could allow both countries to share sovereignty “indefinitely”.

  • Friday, January 11th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News. Greetings from Lady Thatcher.

  • Friday, January 11th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine banks re-open after more demonstrations.

    After another night of street demonstrations against the government and its financial restrictions, Argentine banks re-opened on Friday and immediately attracted long queues.

  • Thursday, January 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    South America News

  • Wednesday, January 9th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Max Hastings film

    Max Hastings film “Reluctant Heroes” was shown on television here lastnight. Predictably, it was very anti-Falklands.

  • Wednesday, January 9th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    A Lady for Defence in Chile

    Chilean president Raúl Lagos reshuffled his cabinet naming a woman for the first time ever as Defence Minister.

  • Wednesday, January 9th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur Ministers meeting

    The Mercosur presidential summit scheduled for this Friday was postponed for later in January and only Foreign Affairs Ministers from the block's four countries and associate members Chile and Bolivia will be meeting in Buenos Aires.

  • Wednesday, January 9th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Spain warns Argentina

    With the prodding of Spain, the European Union demanded from Argentina a “reliable, dialogued and coherent budget, capable of generating confidence among investors”.

  • Sunday, January 6th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Talks with creditors in February

    Asking for “understanding and belief”, since “miracles do not exist”, Argentine Economy Minister Jorge Remes Lenicov confirmed on Sunday evening a 40% devaluation of the peso and simultaneously outlined the rules for the new economic system which includes negotiations with the country's creditors, “sometime in February”, after “we've put the house in order” .

  • Saturday, January 5th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur summit

    Mercosur presidents will be meeting next Friday in Buenos Aires to express their full support to the new Argentine government and formally hand the rotating six month chair of the block to Argentina.