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Falkland Islands Elects New Legislative Assembly

Friday, November 10th 2017 - 01:40 UTC
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Residents of the Falkland Islands went to the polls yesterday, with results released earlier this morning. Seventeen candidates stood for election to the Legislative Assembly and have campaigned over the past month to be elected to office. Read full article

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  • Jo Bloggs

    Well done to the winners and bad luck to the not so fortunate. This Assembly has got a lot to do, so get spending on the capital projects and don’t take yourselves too seriously.

    Nov 10th, 2017 - 02:08 am - Link - Report abuse +7
  • R. Ben Madison

    Congratulations to Stacy Bragger! I loved his audio documentary on the Falklands War and Occupation which was done for the 30th anniversary of the war. I got it on CD at a souvenir shop in Stanley when I visited the Falklands in 2015.

    Nov 10th, 2017 - 04:33 am - Link - Report abuse +6
  • Roger Lorton

    Democracy in action, and without political parties. Well done to those elected, condolences to those not.

    Nov 10th, 2017 - 04:44 am - Link - Report abuse +6
  • Brit Bob

    Argentine politicians attempt to circumnavigate UN resolutions and the international law on self-determination by declaring that the Falkland Islanders are not ‘a people.’ ''The Falkland Islanders do not exist. What exists is British citizens who live in the Islas Malvinas'' Argentinian Foreign Minister Timerman quoted by D. Telegraph London 6 Feb 2013).

    Falkland Islanders – A People:-
    https://www.academia.edu/34442484/Falkland_Islanders_-A_People

    Nov 10th, 2017 - 10:14 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Caledon

    Well done to all who successfully stood.Best wishes to all those unsuccessful

    Nov 11th, 2017 - 05:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jolene

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Posted 3 days ago - Link - Report abuse 0

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