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Stories for 2004

  • Friday, December 24th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Three OAS candidates confident of their support.

    Chilean Foreign Affairs Minister Ignacio Walker reported that the Chilean candidate for Secretary General of the Organization of American States has the support of ten countries.

  • Friday, December 24th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Merry Christmas!; High seas fishing: agreement needed; Argentine families meet new ambassador; Sports on the web; Seasonal cruisers; Arrest after vehicle fire; Smith trial in February.

  • Thursday, December 23rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Resumption of Darwin Memorial talks with British Ambassador.

    Representatives from the Committee of next of kin of servicemen fallen in Malvinas held last Monday a low key meeting with recently arrived British Ambassador John Hughes to consider the inauguration ceremony of the Memorial built in the Falkland Islands Argentine cemetery.

  • Thursday, December 23rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Early results of Falklands visitor survey.

    Although the current tourism season in the Falklands is still in its early stages, the first results of an on-going visitor response survey carried out by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board show some interesting and even unexpected results.

  • Thursday, December 23rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Tax havens to face new UN corruption code.

    Gibraltar, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and other British Overseas Territories including the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands will come under more pressure to disclose details about bank accounts next year when the new United Nations Convention against Corruption becomes effective worldwide.

  • Wednesday, December 22nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Bush promises a “tough” budget

    United States president George Bush promised a tough federal budget next February in an attempt to halve the country's deficit in five years.

  • Wednesday, December 22nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    British yachtsman rescued in joint Chilean-Argentine operation

    An injured British yachtsman who was competing in the Global Challenge regatta and was rescued last week by the Chilean Navy in the Magellan channel area was successfully operated in Buenos Aires.

  • Wednesday, December 22nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur ambitious 2005 agenda

    Mercosur plans next year to advance current trade negotiations with India, China, and South Africa as well as begin talks with Egypt, Morocco and Canada, Brazilian Ambassador Regis Arslanian is quoted in an interview with the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo.

  • Wednesday, December 22nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina opens 90 day period for high seas squid

    The Argentine Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) authorized vessels with valid Illex Argentinus squid permits to operate in the high seas, outside the Argentine exclusive economic zone (EEZ), during a 90-day period.

  • Wednesday, December 22nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Former Argentine president indicted.

    Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua was formally charged Wednesday with misuse of public funds in a case dating to his time as mayor of the city of Buenos Aires, judicial sources confirmed.