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Argentina's new president, Mauricio Macri, says he wants to start “a new era” in relations with Britain, long strained by the two nations' dispute over the Falkland Islands, according to remarks published Tuesday.
The Falkland Islands' government is attending the annual January 18/20 Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference sponsored by the Energy Chamber of the Caribbean country. Member of the Legislative Assembly Ian Hansen is representing FIG at what is considered the premier energy conference in the Caribbean which promotes vigorous debate and discussion among leaders of the industry, government and academia.
Two leading firms in Falkland Islands offshore oil exploration have completed their merger, it was announced on Monday.
The Falkland Islands government is preparing to adopt a strategic communications plan to tell the world of the Islanders right to decide on their future and the degree of self government that has been achieved through democracy.
British Labor leader and head of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn has called for “accommodation” with Argentina in the Falkland Islands, and anticipated that any discussions over the future of the Islands should give inhabitants an “enormous say”, but stopped short of giving them a veto.
Falklands fishing company Fortuna Ltd., the Falklands' Fisheries Department and the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute, SAERI are sponsoring a research opportunity for a Science honors graduate to embark on a career in academic or applied marine ecology in the Islands.
Spanish Foreign Secretary Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo has delivered what could possibly be his last comment on Spain’s claim to Gibraltar’s sovereignty in his current role. The official has jumped on the bandwagon of a new Argentine platform seeking international support for the return of the Falkland Islands and urging UK to agree to bilateral talks over Gibraltar’s sovereignty.
Falklands' Sea Lion development will utilize 18 wells to recover 220 mmbbls, anticipates Premier Oil
Premier Oil provided on Wednesday a Trading and Operations Update ahead of its 2015 Full Year Results which will be announced on Thursday 25 February 2016, which included an upbeat on its Falkland Islands operations mainly at the Sea Lion field.
Falklands' lawmaker Ian Hansen currently visiting Guyana met with President David Granger to familiarize himself with local politics and secure Georgetown's views on the Islands' right to self determination.
Dr Kim Crosbie, IAATO Executive Director, and IAATO Member Jérôme Poncet of Golden Fleece Expeditions who is a resident of the Falkland Islands, have been awarded the Queen’s Polar Medal. The announcement was made last week in The London Gazette.