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Falkland Islands

  • Tuesday, July 4th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Secret Latin America Visit Postponed; Blair's Special Envoy Mystery.

    A newspaper report that the Falkland Islands were to be discussed in top level talks during a mystery mission to several Latin American countries by British Prime Minister Tony Blair's Special envoy, Lord Levy, has been categorically denied by British Government Officials, who ridiculed the report. Mercopress was told : “The story is wrong, false, made-up, and any other such adjective you care to use”.

  • Monday, July 3rd 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    'Argentine' boy scores winning goal for French.

    David Trezeguet a 22 year old Frenchman who grew up in Argentina and who speaks fluent Spanish, sealed victory for France in the Euro 2000 soccer championship final in Rotterdam. Trezeguet who came on as a 2nd half substitute, with France the World Champions losing 1-0 against Italy, played a significant part in the dramatic French win. First of all the AS Monaco player headed on the ball to another substitute Sylvain Wiltord who equalised with just seconds remaining in the game.

  • Friday, June 30th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Reaction to Belgrano Court Move. British Insist Sinking Justified.

    An Argentine application to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg to investigate the sinking of the cruiser General Belgrano in the 1982 Falklands Conflict with the loss of more than 320 crew has been met by surprise and rejection in the United Kingdom.

  • Friday, June 30th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Hot News from FIBS.

  • Thursday, June 29th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Endangered Sea Lions: “Catastrophic” Decline.

    What is described as a “catastrophic” decline in the population of the South Atlantic sea lion has prompted some experts to call for it to be officially declared an endangered species, as has happened with the North Pacific Stella sea lion. That has suffered a similar decline for different reasons and has been declared an endangered species by the United States.

  • Thursday, June 29th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    South America News.

  • Thursday, June 29th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Two Falklands Councillors to Attend Committee of 24.

    Two Falklands Councillors, Richard Cockwell and Sharon Halford are due to attend the Committee of twenty-four in New York on 11 July.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Mercosur News.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Report on Ascension Islands.