Stories for November 2001
The Commander of the British land forces which liberated Stanley in the 1982 Falklands Conflict, Major General Sir Jeremy Moore, has been describing how a liver transplant saved his life when he was diagnosed as having liver cancer.
Speculation that the Royal Air Force base at Brize Norton, Oxfordshire -- used for the military and civilian flights to the Falkland Islands -- could be scrapped has been played down by the Ministry of Defence in London.
During her recent visit to the country, New Zealand's Prime Minister, Helen Clark, spoke with the top Argentine authorities about several issues including fisheries.
Plans for the 20th anniversary pilgrimage to the Falkland Islands next year by two hundred British veterans who fought in the 1982 Conflict are being taken a stage further with a visit to the Islands by two leaders of the South Atlantic Medal Association, SAMA ?82 .
The Chilean peso experienced a strong recovery this week against the United States dollar and now quotes as before the terrorist attacks of September 11th., that is 670 pesos to the dollar.
An expert from one of the United Kingdom's most famous maritime museums is to visit the Falkland Islands next year to carry out extensive research on the wreck of a celebrated American ship, on which he helped to carry out a survey more than 20 years ago.
In one of the smallest and remotest elections in the world, over 1,500 voters in the Falkland Islands go to the polls (Today Thursday November 22), with the shadow of Argentina's sovereignty claim still hanging over them despite defeat of the Argentine invasion force in the 1982 Falklands Conflict.