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Stories for January 30th 2004

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Next of kin plan 800 visitors for Memorial ceremony

    Relatives of the Argentine servicemen killed during the Falkland Islands conflict are expecting 700 to 800 people to be present next March at the inauguration of the Memorial to be built in the Argentine cemetery in Darwin, according to a report in the Argentine press.

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Swiss Justice investigates 200 former Menem officials

    Argentine Minister of Justice Gustavo Beliz and Swiss magistrate Chritine Junod confirmed Thursday that “over 200 former officials” from the Carlos Menem administration are “under investigation” in Switzerland for alleged claims of corruption and money laundering.

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Magallanes unemployment 6,5%

    Magallanes Region unemployment experienced a slight 0,2% increase in the last quarter of 2003 reaching 6,5%. However compared to a year ago it remained unchanged and Magallanes is below the national Chilean average of 7,4%.

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina's defaulted debt “critical”, says IMF

    Even when Argentina successfully managed to jump the hurdle of the first performance review of its stand by arrangement with the IMF, the official IMF release underlines that the “restructuring of Argentina's sovereign defaulted debt remains the most critical task for the coming period”.

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    COLTO claims “Maya V”, “Viarsa 1” link

    Uruguayan flagged longliner “Maya V” apprehended last Saturday by the Australian Navy allegedly illegally fishing is under bareboat charter to Navalmar S.A. in Uruguay, the same company that chartered the “Viarsa 1” another Uruguayan flagged longliner arrested last September and waiting for trial in Perth, according to COLTO, Coalition of Legal Toothfish Operators.

  • Friday, January 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Islands to host Commonwealth forum; Farmers take on management of Meat Company; Exam results ?delightful'; Ships cruising in; Expert investigates fire.