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Stories for 2002

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

    RAF cyclists make donation for Darwin Monument

    Four serving members of the Royal Air Force yesterday presented a cheque for 2.500 pounds to the Argentine Families Commission responsible for raising the funds needed to build the monument to the war dead at the Argentine Cemetery at Darwin.

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

    Argentine peso remains stable after banking restrictions lifted

    The Argentine currency remained stable Monday after restrictions on the withdrawal of some $5.7 billion in bank deposits were lifted.

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

    Breaking News

    British Airways cuts flights; Buenos Aires invests in the cruise industry; Argentine natural gas for Uruguay; Joint war games; One fireman killed.

  • Sunday, December 1st 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Queen Sees Navy Chief

    The Queen has receive in audience at Buckingham Palace, Admiral Sir Alan West, DSC, to mark his appointment as professional head of the Royal Navy as First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.

  • Sunday, December 1st 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Lula in Buenos Aires and Chile

    Brazilian elected president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrived Sunday night in Buenos Aires and is expected this Monday to hold several top level interviews with government officials beginning with President Eduardo Duhalde and Congressional leaders.

  • Friday, November 29th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Friday Update

    Headlines: Traditional farewell to Governor; Supreme Court - new measures used in rape case; No flight problems?; Fun Day tomorrow.

  • Thursday, November 28th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Lula keeps everybody guessing

    Brazil's elected president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva who will be visiting next week Argentina and Chile to underline his future government commitment to Mercosur still has to announce what is considered the main political issue: who will fill the key posts in the incoming administration.

  • Thursday, November 28th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    Unique SAMA gift to Queen

    The Queen has been presented by the South Atlantic Medal Association with a unique Golden Jubilee gift of a pair of specially made gold medallions which accompanied the recent pilgrimage of 200 SAMA veterans to the Falkland Islands.

  • Thursday, November 28th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    New SAMA Chairman from Merchant Navy

    The United Kingdom Falklands War veterans' association, SAMA 82, has a new chairman ? former Merchant Navy Captain Martin Reed. He was Chief Officer of the liner ss Canberra which played a vital part as a troop and hospital ship in 1982.

  • Wednesday, November 27th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

    New Governor “Privileged and excited”

    A few days before flying to the Falkland Islands as the new Governor, Mr Howard Pearce says he feels it a great privilege. He is returning to an area he knew well during military rule in the 1970s in Argentina, where he was desk officer for Falklands Affairs in the British Embassy in Buenos Aires. That experience gives him better direct insight than possibly any previous Governor into how Argentines think and into their obsession with their claim to the “Malvinas”.