Falkland Islands Legislative Councillors answered criticism of their business trips abroad with an invitation to critics to stand for election.
A small delegation from the Anglo-Chilean Chamber of Commerce (Cámara Chileno Británica) in Santiago left the Falklands today, Saturday, after a week's fact-finding visit.
Gibraltar/UK/Spain talks next week; Caruana satisfied with constitutional talks; Gibraltar to vote on EU constitution; GB Airways resumes Heathrow link.
Record times for athletes; Extra ExCo sessions; Two ?assisting' police; Mail expected today; Quark case adjourned; This week's cruisers.
Reductions in the levels of allowable catch for toothfish, together with alterations to the way the South Georgia Fishery is zoned, will lead to fewer vessels being licensed this year said South Georgia Director of Fisheries and Deputy Commissioner, Miss Harriet Hall, in Stanley on Tuesday.
A special coin will be minted for the Falkland Islands to commemorate the bicentenary in October next year of the Battle of Trafalgar and the death in the battle of Admiral Horatio Nelson.
At the 25th November meeting of the Falkland Islands Executive Council, agreement was reached on the long term focus of port development and port operations.
Some of the difficulties occasionally involved in bringing a case to court in the Falkland Islands were aired today, Wednesday, when Hugh Ferguson, legal representative of local fishing company, Quark Fishing Ltd and Spanish company Freiremar AS asked for a further adjournment of the cases against his clients till the end of April or early May.
According to the most recent census, in 2001, there were 1,989 persons, living in Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands. As this number includes everyone from babies to the old and infirm, it doesn't take much mental effort to compute that the arrival, all at once, of a further 1,600 people on board the Cunard liner, QE2, constitutes an invasion of significant proportions.
As the date for Gibraltar's constitutional reform talks with the British Government approaches, Chief Minister Peter Caruana declared that the Gibraltar delegation will be holding discreet talks with UK officials next week.