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Stories for December 31st 2004

  • Friday, December 31st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Punta Arenas in tsunami early warning net.

    Punta Arenas is basically free from the impact of tsunamis and sea quakes according to Chilean authorities from the country's early warning system that extends all along the country's coast in coordination with international organizations.

  • Friday, December 31st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    No doubts about our sovereignty the Prime Minister tells Falkland Islanders.

    ”We will continue to discuss with Argentina issues of mutual concern and benefit to your community, building on recent meetings over shared fish stocks, the Continental Shelf and de-mining, but let me assure you, there is no lessening in our commitment to your security, sovereignty or right to self-determination.

  • Friday, December 31st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine police looking for owner of club where 180 died

    Argentine police were looking Friday for the owner of a “deathtrap” nightclub where 180 people died in this city's worst-ever fire, while authorities declared three days of mourning during which no New Year's festivities or music will be allowed on municipal property.