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Stories for 2004

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

    2D Seismic Survey Commences in the South Atlantic.

    FOGL announces that its planned 2D seismic survey, using the vessel “GSI Admiral”, should commence this week in line with the schedule outlined at the time of the company's AIM listing in October this year.

  • Sunday, December 19th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Scant progress on ?Post-Kyoto'.

    The EU came to Buenos Aires wanting to narrow differences with the US ? the main source of heat-trapping gases ? and the large developing economies excluded from Kyoto like China and India.

  • Sunday, December 19th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Quarantine declaration cards introduced

    Any passengers who have arrived by Lan Chile for the past three weeks will have noticed that they are now required to fill in a quarantine declaration card prior to leaving the airport.

  • Saturday, December 18th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Almirante Irizar leaves for Antarctica.

    Next Monday December 20 the Argentine Navy icebreaker “Almirante Irizar” will be leaving from Buenos Aires for Ushuaia and Antarctica officially beginning the four months 2004/05 season.

  • Saturday, December 18th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Santiago - Punta Arenas with Boeing 767/300

    Lan Chile began a daily flight between Santiago and Punta Arenas with a wide body Boeing 767-300, one of the most modern aircrafts and with the largest passenger and freight capacity in the southern Chile route

  • Saturday, December 18th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Stroke Hospitalizes Ex-Dictator Pinochet

    Gen. Augusto Pinochet was hospitalized after suffering a stroke Saturday; one day after an appeals court delayed a decision on whether to uphold the former dictator's indictment and house arrest on human rights charges.

  • Friday, December 17th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur declares expansion despite problems among founders.

    The southern South American trade bloc established 10 years ago with an eye to spurring regional development and clout declared here a hefty expansion despite lingering problems between founding members that have made economic union more of a goal than a reality.

  • Friday, December 17th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Russia & Argentina to co-operate in Security Council.

    Russia and Argentina have agreed to co-operate within the framework of the United Nations Security Council, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yuri Fedotov, the Russian news and information agency Novosti reported yesterday.

  • Friday, December 17th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Menem: Xmas in “La Rioja”.

    A judge struck down an arrest warrant for ex-president Carlos Menem yesterday, clearing a legal hurdle for the former leader who has been living in neighbouring Chile, while his nephew said that Menem will come back to Argentina on December 22.

  • Friday, December 17th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Road route debate continues; Offer of help met with angry rock attack; Don't waste water; £30k for Tamar repair; Bremen's on her own.