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Stories for 2004

  • Wednesday, December 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Hotels and casinos in Antarctica?

    Antarctic Treaty members must define if tourism is a compatible activity for Antarctica, (including hotels and casinos), and an environmental assessment is an important starting point, said visiting Professor Daniel Bodansky during a conference in Punta Arenas.

  • Wednesday, December 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Repsol-YPF finds natural gas in Venezuela

    Spanish oil company Repsol YPF discovered natural gas at an exploratory well in the Barrancas project, south-western Venezuela, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, December 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Sky Airlines about to land in Punta Arenas

    Sky Airlines is ready to land in Punta Arenas Wednesday after having completed all procedures and established a sales counter in the city.

  • Wednesday, December 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Lifesaver for financially strapped Varig

    A Brazilian court ruled Tuesday that the government must pay millions of dollars in compensation to financially strapped Varig airlines for losses the carrier incurred during the administrative 1984-1992 freeze on airfares.

  • Wednesday, December 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Cardoso challenges President Lula's “invincibility”

    Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso said Tuesday that President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's strong popularity does not mean he will be “unbeatable” in Brazil's 2006 elections.

  • Wednesday, December 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands Holdings Plc

    Falkland Islands Holdings (“FIH”), the AIM listed company operating in The Falkland Islands and the UK, announces interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2004.

  • Wednesday, December 15th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Royal Falkland Islands Police judged ?dedicated and professional'

    “I found a force, which I think is up to the task” This was the opinion of British Foreign and Commonwealth Office police advisor, Chris Burgess, on the competence and procedures with firearms of the Royal Falkland Islands Police.

  • Tuesday, December 14th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    United States and Argentina in IMF agenda

    Former Spanish Economy Minister Rodrgio de Rato has just completed six months as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, one of the main multilateral instruments for world financial stability created in 1944 in Bretton Woods, towards the end of World War II by the victorious allies.

  • Tuesday, December 14th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Poor 2005 Illex season forecasted in South Atlantic

    The South Atlantic Fisheries Commission met last week in Buenos Aires and recommended a “precautionary approach” to the coming Illex squid stock since the level of spawning mass at the end of the 2004 season was the lowest observed.

  • Tuesday, December 14th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Climate: China, Brazil, India pressured

    While developing nations China, Brazil and India grow at break-neck pace with their burgeoning industry and farming, industrialized countries want them to clean up the dirty practices that have made them some of the world's biggest polluters.