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Stories for 2004

  • Saturday, January 3rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina calls for resumption of “sovereignty talks”

    The Argentine government ratified this Saturday, as it has been doing for decades, Argentine sovereignty over the Falkland Islands and demanded Britain begins negotiations to solve the conflict in the shortest time possible.

  • Saturday, January 3rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina's first century in Antarctica.

    A century ago, January 2, 1904, Argentina officially took over the running of the Meteorological and Magnetic Observatory established by the Scottish Antarctic Expedition in the South Orkneys.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil applies same medicine to US visitors.

    Brazilian Migration officials began Thursday January first to photograph and fingerprint all arriving American visitors following instructions from a federal Judge who compared the Unites States new anti terrorist security policies, to which Brazilians and other countries' citizens are subject, as “horrors of Nazi times”.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile presides Security Council.

    Chile will be presiding during January the United Nations Security Council. Chilean Ambassador Heraldo Muñoz will be coordinating this month's agenda that includes a visit of the Council members to Iraq and a session dedicated to Afghanistan following a report from the UN special representative in that country.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    “British interests” and the Pinochet 1973 military coup.

    United Kingdom archives made public this week reveal London's positive attitude towards the military coup of General Augusto Pinochet in Chile in 1973, describing military officers as “decent professionals”, who “stand on our side”.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    US-Chile free trade treaty becomes effective.

    January first the free trade agreement between United States and Chile became effective, an agreement that hopefully will double Chilean exports to the US in the coming six years.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Fidel Castro celebrates 45 years of “struggle”

    The Cuban regime celebrated January first the 45th anniversary of Fidel Castro's revolution with a New Year's message calling on citizens to prepare for yet another year of “struggle”.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Almost war, 25 years ago.

    In one of its 2003 last editions “La Prensa Austral” from Punta Arenas recalls that 25 years ago Argentina and Chile were in the verge of war, and a last minute intervention from the then newly named Pope John Paul, avoided the full scale conflict.

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Governor underlines Gibraltar's own identity

    Spain must understand that there is no point talking to Britain about the future of Gibraltar unless Gibraltarians themselves are involved in shaping that future from the very outset.