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Stories for September 21st 2006

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Gibraltar agreement lessons for Argentina?

    The signing of a tripartite agreement between the governments of Spain, Britain and Gibraltar has been hailed as heralding a new era in a sovereignty dispute, which has run since 1704 and has parallels with the one that exists between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Still different views on Falklands Loligo Bio-economic Report

    The September meeting of the Falkland Islands Government's Fisheries Committee, held last Friday, considered a paper produced jointly by the Fisheries Department and the Loligo Producers Group (LPG) on the recommendations of a bio-economic report on the Falklands Loligo fishery.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    US officials are ?downright rude'

    When readers of the Daily Telegraph newspaper were asked shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks whether security fears had made them think twice about travelling to the United States, a resounding 89 percent proclaimed no. But in a recent survey, 90 percent said they would avoid flying to the US.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile re-enters Andean Community

    A council of Andean foreign ministers yesterday approved Chile's re-entry to the Andean Community of Nations trade group after a three-decade absence, Peru's foreign minister told local radio.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazil's Lula sacks campaign boss

    Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has replaced his re-election campaign chief, Ricardo Berzoini, amid ongoing allegations of dirty tricks.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands finfish quota: still no consensus.

    Last week's meeting of the Falkland Island Government's Fisheries Committee heard that attempts to arrive at a consensus view on the allocation of quota in the finfish and restricted finfish fisheries had so far proved unsuccessful.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Two women lead Chile's main military parade

    President Michelle Bachelet and Defense Minister Vivianne Blanlot were the first two women in Chile's history to preside over the Glories of the Army ceremony this week, accompanied by 7,000 members of the armed forces, navy, and police, including almost 1,000 female officers.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Israeli ambassador returning to Venezuela

    Israeli Ambassador to Venezuela Shlomo Cohen, who had been recalled for consultations last month, is returning Thursday to Caracas, revealed an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Chilean bank opens first office in Beijing

    The Bank of Chile became the first South American private finance institution to open an office in Beijing in the framework of the Chile/China free trade agreement.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Noam Chomsky makes it to the best sellers list

    The United Nations address by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has had an unexpected impact on the best seller lists of Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com.

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