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Stories for 2004

  • Tuesday, December 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    IMF praises Uruguayan economy performance

    On completing last week the sixth review of the Stand-By arrangement, IMF praised the performance of the Uruguayan economy and the “sound prospects for 2005”, underlining authorities' commitment to preserving the stabilization and reform gains through the political transition. The strong fiscal outcome for 2004 will facilitate the achievements of other targets next year.

  • Tuesday, December 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Three party Gibraltar talks confirmed

    Britain's Foreign Office confirmed that three-party talks to take forward the 27 October joint statement between the Foreign Secretary Jack Straw and Spanish Foreign Minister Sr Moratinos will take place at Mr. Straw's official residence at Chevening House in Kent on 8-9 December.

  • Tuesday, December 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands: New Isolation Unit

    The first stage of the work on the Elderly Care Ward, the replacement of the Isolation Unit, is well under way. The new Isolation Unit built, by Mach-Aire in Lancashire, is due to arrive on the 14th December.

  • Tuesday, December 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Ellen MacArthur Meets Up With HMS Iron Duke

    Lone Yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur had some unexpected company as she headed southwards in mid-Atlantic in her bid to make the fastest time for a single-handed round-the-world voyage. Just two degrees north of the Equator she met up with Royal Navy frigate HMS Iron Duke and Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker RFA Gold Rover.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Demand against Shell for oil spill.

    Some 500 residents of the Argentine town of Magdalena filed a class action lawsuit seeking damages of more than 330 million US dollar from petroleum giant Shell over alleged damage to their health caused by a 1999 oil spill,
    Buenos Aires press reported over the weekend.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    Aerolíneas del Sur takes off this Monday; Record UVR in Punta Arenas; Chilean expedition researching in South Pole; Exploratory gas drilling in Tierra del Fuego; Local cellular phones in King George Island.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Financial News.

    Headlines:
    Euro stronger and stronger; Chilean peso stronger against US dollar; Chilean November inflation 0,3%; Argentine consumer prices unchanged in November; Brazilian sports industry immune to economic cycles.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    UN Climate Change Convention in Buenos Aires.

    The tenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 10) begins this Monday in Buenos Aires with the participation of experts from all over the world.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Pinochet's 8 million US dollars in travelling expenses.

    Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet collected 6,8 million US dollars as travelling expenses during several overseas trips between 1974/76, according to some Chilean Defence Ministry declassified documents.

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Councillors defend overseas trips.

    Falkland Islands Legislative Councillors answered criticism of their business trips abroad with an invitation to critics to stand for election.