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Stories for December 29th 2003

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile prepares for halibut farming.

    The University of Magallanes in Punta Arenas presented this week its first experience with flat fish and the encouraging results of the Atlantic halibut pilot farming project.

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazilian polar research.

    “Ary Rongel” the Brazilian Antarctic research vessel mostly funded by Brazilian universities is currently moored in Punta Arenas until January 2 when it will return to Operacion Antarctica XXII.

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Antartica tourist flights from Ushuaia.

    Beginning January an Argentine company will be organizing Antarctic air tours leaving from Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile supports Argentina's direct air link aspiration.

    Chile supports Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands and it's “a legitimate strategy for Argentina to have a direct air link from its continental territory to the Islands with an Argentine flagged carrier”, revealed Jaime Jelincic, mayor of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic Province.

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Berger Wins Guatemala Run-Off Election.

    A pro-business former mayor of the Guatemalan capital was elected president over a center-left engineer who billed himself as the candidate of the poor in a runoff election marred by low voter turnout.