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Stories for 2004

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    No response to Argentine “annual ritual”

    The elected Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands has said it attaches “no particular significance” to the sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands issued by the Argentine Government last Saturday January 3.

  • Wednesday, January 7th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine War Memorial on the Falklands advances a stage further.

    The construction of a permanent Memorial at the Argentine War Cemetery at Darwin on East Falklands, in memory of Argentines killed in the 1982 conflict, has taken another step forward.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil invests 3,5 billion in upgrading Air Force.

    The Brazilian Air Force announced this week the refurbishing of its 53 AMX fighter bombers with the incorporation of state of the art intelligent bomb technology that will enable it to reach any target in Latinamerica. The operation is estimated will cost 1,5 billion out of a total 3,5 billion US dollars that will be invested in the upgrading of the force.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina and Chile deny “spying” incident in Patagonia

    The Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chilean Embassy in Buenos Aires denied this Monday an alleged “spying” incident involving Chileans nationals taking pictures of a military garrison in the south of Argentina.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.

    Headlines:
    Chile set to become world's main salmon exporter; Seals consume more fish than humans; Tuna sold for JPY 3.9 million in the first auction of the year; Video instructions to save seabirds; EC Agreement on migratory fish stocks ratified.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Honours for Brazilian transition.

    Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva and his predecessor, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, have been selected co-recipients of the 2003 Notre Dame Prize for Distinguished Public Service in Latin America.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Bolivian gas referendum for March 28.

    Bolivian President Carlos Mesa has announced a referendum will be held on March 28 to decide the future of the country's vast natural gas reserves, an issue which led to the resignation of his predecessor, Gonzalo Sanchez de Losada.

  • Tuesday, January 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    HMS Newcastle joins war on terror.

    Portsmouth warship HMS Newcastle heads for the Mediterranean today to join a multinational force fighting the war against terrorism.

  • Monday, January 5th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina to legalize undocumented aliens.

    The Argentine government plans to legalize the labor situation of some 700,000 illegal immigrants hailing from neighboring countries that belong to or are associated with Mercosur.

  • Monday, January 5th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Thousands of Brazilian Indians invade ranches.

    Armed with shotguns and bows and arrows, thousands of Brazilian Indians invaded ranches near the border with Paraguay to claim what they say is ancestral land, state officials and police said on Sunday.