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Stories for April 19th 2009

  • Monday, April 20th 2009 - 06:50 UTC

    Falklands’ Queen’s Birthday Parade next Tuesday

    The Falkland Islands will celebrate the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II next Tuesday, April 21st with a Parade and fly-past and the attendance of the Islands dignitaries headed by the Governor and representatives from the elected Legislative Assembly.

  • Monday, April 20th 2009 - 06:41 UTC

    UK crucial budget battle anticipated for next Wednesday

    A day of reckoning for  Alistair Darling

    British Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling is attempting to boost confidence in the UK economy ahead of Wednesday's crucial Budget statement, despite claims the UK faces the longest recession since the Second World War.

  • Monday, April 20th 2009 - 06:29 UTC

    Uruguay’s cruise season “very good”; caution about 2009/2010

    Busy cruise season at Punta del Este

    The 2008/09 cruise season in Uruguay has come to an end over the weekend totalling 169 calls which is 87% higher than the previous season. However the big news is that while the port of the capital Montevideo virtually received the same number of tourists, the exclusive South Atlantic sea-side resort of Punta del Este almost doubled the calls.