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Chile considers IAATO meeting a great success; many operators looking to work from Magallanes

Tuesday, April 30th 2013 - 09:09 UTC
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The Chilean government efforts to develop Puerto Williams in the extreme south of the country as an austral tourism centre and gateway to Antarctica received an ‘excellent’ feedback from the recent IAATO annual meeting held in Punta Arenas. Read full article


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  • Anglotino

    The difference between a government that welcomes and promotes investment and one that scares it away.

    Apr 30th, 2013 - 10:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    British, and like-minded, cruise passengers should be careful where they go ashore. For instance, Villa Las Estrellas should be avoided in order not to give credence to the attempted Chilean theft of British Antarctic Territory. Once the Antarctic Treaty ends and Chile's navy has been sunk, British passengers will be free to go wherever they wish. Even the Falkland's province of Much Lesser argieland. If they have strong stomachs.

    Apr 30th, 2013 - 11:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    You are very correct about our thieving national character, and yes, we truly do believe that we got away with it. Saying that, the British and Chile get along quite well. Out airbases on the mainland provide priority logistics and services to the RAF and generally the fresh fruit and vegetables served at your stations are from Chile. I doubt that your Royal Navy will sink one of our vessels either, as most of them were formally yours that are now being lovingly maintained by our navy.
    The last time we had any military conflicts with the UK goes back to a brief period in the 1800s.
    Yes we are thieves, but frankly, Argentina far excels our skills in that ability.

    Apr 30th, 2013 - 04:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ManRod

    Conqueror, always such a fine diplomat... lol

    Apr 30th, 2013 - 05:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    French carrier to escape defense cuts
    France is to cut another 24,000 defense posts by 2019
    This is on top of the 54,000 between 2008 and 2015
    But the carriers will remain; it’s very old and dilapidated.

    Middle East 'future for UK military'
    The uk forces will increase in the future as the Americans scale down and head towards the pacific..


    Apr 30th, 2013 - 07:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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