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Le Boreal cruise passengers will be leaving Falklands over the weekend

Saturday, November 21st 2015 - 07:20 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Government confirmed on Friday that travel arrangements are now in place for the crew and passengers who were evacuated from the stranded cruise Le Boreal on Wednesday 18th November, to return home. Two flights have been coordinated, one departing Saturday and the following on Sunday. Read full article

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  • golfcronie

    I whole heartedly also wish to give my thanks to everyone who contributed to a safe outcome for all concerned.

    Nov 21st, 2015 - 08:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    A tiny country with limited resources with help from the military with a miniscule number of aircraft per size of landmass, successfully coordinate a rescue of those in peril on the sea, and do their best to look after them and ensure the ship's owners can efficiently arrange the passengers to get to their next destinations.

    This raises the Falkland Islander's reputation as a people that get something done, instead of blaming someone else for the problem they are helping to resolve.

    Nov 21st, 2015 - 05:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    What a GREAT story!!

    Everyone involved can feel rightly proud of a job very well done!!

    The Cruise lines can rest assured that any visiting liner to the Falklands is in safe hands, even after they depart!

    Again, nicely handled by the Islanders. Good job folks!

    Nov 21st, 2015 - 08:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    The key is taking people into your home sand truly looking after them. There is still a lot of stress and emotion to come out.

    Nov 21st, 2015 - 09:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • downunder

    This incident demonstrates, yet again, the the Falklanmd Islands have a search and rescue service that actually works.

    Nov 22nd, 2015 - 08:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    This incident demonstrates, yet again, that the Falkland Islands are about 400 times better than argieland at everything.

    Nov 22nd, 2015 - 03:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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