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Stories for 2003

  • Monday, December 8th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.

    Headlines:
    Stricter management of coastal fisheries; Chilean salmon exports targeted to increase 10%; Galician canners justify overseas investments;

  • Monday, December 8th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “Freedom of Gibraltar” for the Royal Navy.

    The Royal Navy will be granted the Freedom of the City of Gibraltar as part of the celebrations of the Rock's Tercentenary year in 2004. Gibraltar Chief Minister Peter Caruana made announcement during the official opening of the Gibraltar Heritage Trust exhibition “The Capture of Gibraltar”.

  • Sunday, December 7th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Kirchner demands British “apologies”

    Argentine president Nestor Kirchner demanded “apologies” from the United Kingdom following the revelation that British vessels carried nuclear weapons during the South Atlantic war of 1982.

  • Saturday, December 6th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    OT Consultive Coucil in London

    Bill Rammell MP, Overseas Territories Minister, is hosting the fifth Overseas Territories Consultative Council (OTCC) starting on 8 December at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The event will be attended by Chief Ministers (and equivalents) of Britain's Overseas Territories.

  • Saturday, December 6th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    RN vessels with nuclear weapons in Falklands conflict

    British surface warships during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict with Argentina carried nuclear depth charges but the weapons never entered territorial waters of any Latinamerican country and a decision not to use the weapons was made before the ships left for the Falkland Islands, confirmed this Friday the British Ministry of Defence.

  • Saturday, December 6th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina eliminates all antipersonnel mines.

    In a symbolic ceremony Argentina this week destroyed the last twenty antipersonnel mines of its inventory, thus complying with the terms of the 1997 Ottawa Convention for the elimination of all of these deadly explosives by January 2004.

  • Friday, December 5th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “Devolved integration” controversy.

    Gibraltar's Integration with Britain Movement (IWBM) Chairman Joe Caruana has appealed to Chief Minister Peter Caruana to present the option of integration to the British Government at the forthcoming Conference of Overseas Territories in London, stressing that “good UN options are worth fighting for”.

  • Friday, December 5th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine fish exports over 360 million US dollars

    Argentine health authorities certified 279,029 tonnes of fresh and sea water fish exports between during the first ten months of 2003, with a total value of almost 36e million US dollars. This represents a 27% increase in volume and 24% increase in value compared to January-October 2002.

  • Friday, December 5th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    WTO cautions Chile on its free-trade accord policy

    The numerous free-trade agreements signed by Chile have boosted the country's business atmosphere, attracted investment and are described as an example for the rest of Latin American.

  • Friday, December 5th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Hospital review to follow inquest; Darwin memorial: no contract signed yet; Montevideo air link?; Cruise ships Calling.