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Stories for December 3rd 2003

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina honours South Atlantic war pilot.

    A monument and plaque to the memory of an Argentine Air Force pilot shot down in May 1982 during the South Atlantic conflict were unveiled this week in the town of Tres Arroyos, Buenos Aires province.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Bill Rammell with President Lagos.

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State of Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Bill Rammell underlined the strong trade and political ties between Britain and Chile during a two days visit to Santiago.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Consulate “intruders” free.

    Four members of the Chilean Army involved in the breaking in of the Argentine Consulate in Punta Arenas three weeks ago and who remained under arrest, were set free “to help with the investigation and military Justice actions”.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile denies arms race.

    Chilean Defence Minister Michelle Bachelet strongly denied that recent Chilean weapons acquisitions could alter the South American military balance, as insistently claimed by Peruvian Congress members and retired military officers.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    World growth remains insufficient.

    The expansion of the world economy is too weak to create sufficient jobs for the growing demand of job seekers, according to the latest report from the prestigious United States private think tank Conference Board.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “No direct flights without Islanders' approval,” pledges Minister.

    The Falklands population has been reassured by a British Foreign Official, that there will be no direct air link between Buenos Aires and the Islands, “without the approval of the 8 elected members of the Legislature”.