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Stories for 2003

  • Thursday, December 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Straw outlines strategic priority for OT

    “Security and good governance of the United Kingdom's Overseas Territories” is one of the eight international strategic priorities identified in the British Government White Paper that sets the overall strategy of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office over the next five to ten years.

  • Thursday, December 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Task force to combat illegal fishing

    Chile, Australia, Namibia, New Zealand and Britain have agreed the creation of a task group at ministerial level to address illegal fishing in the high seas, according to sources from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, (OECD), with main offices in Paris.

  • Thursday, December 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur and EU resume talks

    Mercosur and European Union representatives resumed talks this week in Brussels in accordance with the timetable agreed November 12 that schedules a final understanding for October 2004 when a political, economic and cooperation association agreement between both blocks should be ready to be signed.

  • Thursday, December 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    Argentine inflation totals 3,4%; Stronger and stronger Chilean peso; November prices expand 0,16% in Uruguay

  • Thursday, December 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Senate removes Supreme Court judge

    Argentina's Senate voted by a two-thirds majority Wednesday to remove Supreme Court Judge Eduardo Moline O'Connor from the bench for malfeasance.

  • 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.