Stories for June 2001
Violence and pickets in Argentina
Tremors in Mercosur
New Navy Chief in Chile
The 30,000 tourists who will flock to the Falkland Islands in the forthcoming austral summer will benefit greatly from a newly opened US$500,000 ?Visitors Centre' which will provide an accommodating information desk, modern tourism features, International telephone booths, attractive clothing for sale and most importantly for the North American tourists ? state of the art ?rest room' facilities.
An upbeat call to tell the Falklands' success story while never forgetting those who sacrificed their lives for its freedom has been made by the Falkland Islands Government Representative in London, Miss Sukey Cameron.
Falklands remembers the fallen.Falklands remember the fallen on the 19th Anniversary of the liberation of the Falklands from Argentine occupation. More photographs and report in next week's Penguin News.
ADDRESS BY THE REPRESENTATIVE
AT THE FALKLAND ISLANDS GOVERNMENT ANNUAL RECEPTION
14TH JUNE 2001
Dozens of former and active Aerolineas Argentinas staff members battled riot police in Ezeiza airport last Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to prevent Spanish airline Iberia flights from operating.
Two new Foreign Office Ministers have been given responsibility for Latin American and Falkland Islands issues -- Dr Denis MacShane, a former journalist and BBC producer, who replaces John Battle; and Baroness Amos, an academic, who takes over Overseas Territories affairs from Baroness Scotland.