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Montevideo, May 20th 2019 - 06:44 UTC

Stories for April 20th 2007

  • Friday, April 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Decisive stage of South Pacific Regional Fisheries Organisation

    The Reñaca meeting — April 30th to May 5th - seeks to establish a Regional Fishing Organization

    Representatives from 22 countries will meet in Chile's coastal town of Reñaca, Region V, at the end of this month to discuss creation of a regulatory body to monitor fishing in the South Pacific. The fishing industry – represented by Sonapesca — is expected to agree with ecologists on the need to limit currently unrestricted fishing of scad (horse mackerel) in the Pacific's open waters.

  • Friday, April 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands: Penguin News Weekly Update

    Director of Fisheries, John Barton, addresses the delegates in the Consolidated Fisheries Ltd-sponsored session on “Balancing commercial activities and conservation.”

    Headlines:
    'Falklands of 2007' showcased; Jigger sinks as Uranie Rock claims new victim; Her Majesty's day; Public meeting planned.

  • Friday, April 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands success story; criticism of Argentina at London Forum

    Councillor Mike Summers and Shadow Foreign Secretary MP William Hague

    Strong criticism of Argentina's aggressive policies towards the Falkland Islands, renewed assurances of United Kingdom support and protection, and impressive accounts of the dynamic, democratic entrepreneurial progress of the Islands were all themes of a successful Falklands Forum in London this week entitled “Opportunities for the Future”.