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Stories for 2004

  • Thursday, December 9th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Bio-Security consultants' report meets cautious approval

    A report on the security of the Falkland Islands against invasion by diseases, foreign pests and environmentally hostile species of plant life will be passed to the Islands' Executive Council for information, pending further discussion by the Falkland Island Government Agricultural Advisory Committee.

  • Thursday, December 9th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Project to improve Falklands sheep approved by Agricultural Advisory Committee

    A plan designed to make a significant impact on both wool fibre and meat production from Falklands sheep was approved on Tuesday by the Falkland Islands Agricultural Advisory Committee.

  • Thursday, December 9th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    FIH set to takeover Portsmouth Harbour Ferry

    The Portsmouth Harbour Ferry Company PLC Board announced Wednesday that it recommends PHFC shareholders to accept the takeover offer from Falkland Islands Holdings PLC with any of two options, either Full Cash Alternative or the Part Cash Alternative.

  • Thursday, December 9th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    South American Community promises integration and austerity

    A dozen of South American countries constituted Wednesday in the Peruvian Andes the South American Community of Nations in the framework of the III regional presidential summit.

  • Wednesday, December 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    FOGL doubles oil acreage and seismic surveying

    Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (“FOGL”) announced Tuesday that it has been awarded an offshore production licence for an additional 50,000 sq km by the government of the Falkland Islands; the licence area is adjacent to its existing licences where FOGL is in a Joint Venture with Hardman Resources from Australia. A 2D seismic survey program extensive to the whole acreage is scheduled to begin this summer.

  • Wednesday, December 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Mexican candidate for OAS Secretary General

    Salvadoran President Antonio Saca said in Miami that Central America will unite behind one candidate for the Organization of American States, OAS, Secretary General post but refused to comment the candidacy of Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Ernesto Derbez.

  • Wednesday, December 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazilian government promises to declassify military documents

    The Brazilian government said this week it would comply with a court ruling to open military archives on a guerrilla group which operated in the Amazon's Araguaia region and was annihilated by the then-dictatorship in the early 1970s.

  • Wednesday, December 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Falkland Gold and Minerals share offer oversubscribed

    Last November 25, Falkland Gold and Minerals Limited ('FGML') announced an offer for subscription ('Offer') to raise up to £2,000,000 through the issue of up to 5,000,000 Ordinary Shares of 0.002p each at 40p per share ('Ordinary Shares'). This followed an institutional placing which raised £8 million.

  • Wednesday, December 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    US-Colombia controversy with “Chess Master”

    Colombia and the United States government have been forced into a controversy regarding the conditions on which a notorious Colombian drug lord was extradited to Miami to face trial.

  • Wednesday, December 8th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Chavez signs controversial press law

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez signed Wednesday the controversial “Radio and Television Social Responsibility Act” which he described as a “libertarian” landmark and the opposition condemned it as “gag rule.”