Stories for October 2000
Former Governor Denounces it as Untrue
Ex gobernador de Falklands afirma que no es cierto
The next group of five British Members of Parliament to make a familiarisation visit to the Falkland Islands all list defence as one of their main interests. Three are directly involved in defence issues. Another is an Opposition Conservative Shadow Foreign Minister.
The Falkland Islands Government has donated £15,000 (22-thousand dollars) towards the restoration of the Royal Marines Memorial in The Mall, London, thus meeting the shortfall needed for the Appeal to reach its target of £85,000 (nearly 125 -thousand dollars).
As Prince William began his ten-week Raleigh International expedition to Southern Chile, the Chilean Government renewed its invitation to his father, the Prince of Wales, to carry out his visit cancelled last year when Anglo-Chilean relations were strained by General Pinochet's detention in the United Kingdom.