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Stories for June 19th 2007

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    IMF warns about fiscal deficits and price controls systems

    The International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo Rato warned about the risks for Latinamerica of “populist” economic measures which worsen fiscal deficits, or price controls and manipulation of exchange rates.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    “We want the freedom to develop and govern as we wish”

    Councillor Richard Davis with delegates from Gibraltar and Cayman at UN seminar in Grenada last month

    TWENTY-FIVE years after British troops liberated the Islands Argentina continues to view the Falklands with an acquisitive eye.
    Recent Argentine governments have denied plans for further military action, but they pursue an aggressive diplomatic and public relations campaign to annex the Falkland Islands.
    The Argentines use every opportunity to promote their case. International organizations such as the United Nations and the Organisation of American States (OAS) are lobbied hard. Opportunities such as the Ibero American summit as well as scientific and conservation meetings are shamelessly used. Serious debate on issues like the conservation of fish stocks or wildlife are often hijacked or held up by Argentina's objections and statements about sovereignty.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Norwegian vessel seismic surveying in Falklands and Uruguay

    M/V Bergen Surveyor

    Desire Petroleum PLC (AIM:DES) announced earlier this month that Wavefield InSeis ASA from Norway acquired a majority of the high resolution 2D shallow-seismic data, at a number of potential drilling sites, on its licences in the North Falkland Basin, using the seismic vessel “Bergen Surveyor”.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Paraguay: more support for former bishop presidential hopeful

    Paraguay's leading presidential pre-candidate and former bishop Fernando Lugo received this week the formal support from one of the country's main opposition parties the Authentic Liberal Radicals, PLRA.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Episkopi base in Cyprus marked Falklands' anniversary

    The 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands was commemorated in a service at Happy Valley in the Western Sovereign Base Area of Episkopi, Cyprus last Sunday.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Malvinas G 24 debate: Argentina's foreign policy “inconsistent”

    New Argentina UN ambassador Arguello with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Argentina?s lack of coherence and “inconsistent” foreign policy has been one of the major obstacles in making effective the Malvinas islands sovereignty claim, admitted outgoing Argentine ambassador before United Nations, Cesar Mayoral in a Tuesday interview with Buenos Aires daily Clarin.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South Atlantic Cooperation Zone calls for Malvinas “negotiations”

    The ministerial summit of the South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone (SAPCZ) meeting in Angola specifically supported Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Islas Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich islands.