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Stories for January 15th 2004

  • Thursday, January 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Mad cow ravages US beef exports.

    Almost 37,000 tons of frozen beef are loaded in trucks or stored in port terminals ready to be shipped to countries that have banned meat imports following the report last month of the first case of “mad cow” (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) in the United States.

  • Thursday, January 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Radioactive cargo scheduled to cross Cape Horn.

    A Chilean Congressman following on reports from Greenpeace warned this week about the transportation of radioactive materials belonging to a dismantled California nuclear reactor, along the Chilean and Argentine coasts.

  • Thursday, January 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Good summer season in Bariloche

    Visitors to Bariloche and the surrounding lake area in Argentine Patagonia have almost doubled compared to last season and the occupancy rate has expanded 20% during the first fifteen days of 2004, according to the local Tourist Office.

  • Thursday, January 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    High seas December squid fishing, a “fiasco”

    The high seas (plus 200 miles) squid catching “crusade” before the official season begins, has proved to be an Argentine government “media show” and a “fiasco”, according to CeDePesca, an Argentine organization for the Defence of Fisheries with offices in Mar del Plata.

  • Thursday, January 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    The Argentine yacht 'Mistico' left the Falklands in her last leg to Bs. Aires.

    Intrepid Argentine yachtsmen, Jorge Bertolino and Marcelo Gonzalez have left the Falkland Islands, in the yacht 'Mistico' and should reach Buenos Aires in 8 - 9 days time, weather permitting.