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Stories for 2004

  • Monday, December 13th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.

    Headlines: Chile leads in farmed salmon production; EC calls for closures in some fishing grounds; South Africa grants large pelagic rights locally; N Z seafood industry thankful for additional quotas; Chilean salmon industry acquires Norwegian laboratory; Fishmeal and Fish Oil landings of 15.3 million tons; RCEP calls for fishing species protection in UK.

  • Monday, December 13th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Leadership Change for Falklands Association.

    A major change in the leadership of the Falkland Islands Association has brought renewed pledges of support for Falkland Islands' self-determination and determined resistance to Argentina's persistent sovereignty claim.

  • Monday, December 13th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Chilean judge indicts Pinochet.

    After deciding that Augusto Pinochet is mentally fit to stand trial, a Chilean judge on Monday indicted the 89-year-old former dictator for his alleged role in the abduction and summary execution of suspected political opponents in the 1970s.

  • Sunday, December 12th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    2005 is year of the Sea.

    ISLANDERS are being encouraged to use 2005 to celebrate the sea and its importance to the Falklands, in conjunction with a year-long festival known as SeaBritain 2005.

  • Sunday, December 12th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    LatAm ?very vulnerable to extreme weather events'

    A report on ecological damage from greenhouse gases dominated a UN conference on global warming yesterday in Bs. Aires as delegates from nearly 200 nations began to assemble for meetings next week on the launch of the Kyoto Protocol.

  • Sunday, December 12th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    'We know we'll find gold in the Falklands'

    David Hudd, the head of Falkland Island Holdings, tells Edward Simpkins about his firm's drive to modernise

  • Saturday, December 11th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    OPEC to cut excess production next January

    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, agreed Friday to eliminate the excess production that has enabled oil prices to drop from its recent historic highs.

  • Saturday, December 11th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil formalizes candidacy to lead WTO.

    Brazil formally launched Friday the candidacy of diplomat Luiz Felipe de Seixas Correa to lead the World Trade Organization, WTO.

  • Saturday, December 11th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Pot-banging protest is declared a crime in Venezuela

    Ruling pro-President Hugo Chavez lawmakers approved changes in the Venezuelan penal code making pot-banging protests known as “cacelorazos”, and other noisy demonstrations punishable by law, as well as increasing penalties for slander and libel, while softening other crimes such as stealing food or medicines

  • Saturday, December 11th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile “reasonably optimistic” about regional integration.

    Chile is “reasonably optimistic” about South American integration following this week's presidential meetings in Cuzco, Peru where the South American Community of Nations, SACN, was officially launched, said Chilean Foreign Affairs minister Ignacio Walker.