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Falkland Islands

  • Thursday, April 8th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Australian armed patrol capability in Southern Seas.

    Australia will be protecting her interests in the Southern Ocean with a permanent armed patrol capability beginning next July, announced Australian officials this Monday in a statement emphasizing the government's strong stand against illegal fishing. In 2003 only Australia managed a record 138 apprehensions along her vast 37,000 kilometers coastline.

  • Wednesday, April 7th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Breaking News from Pta. Arenas.

    Headlines:
    New airline will fly to Punta Arenas; High season extends to April; Sustainable tourism in Patagonia; Preparing for the next cruise season.

  • Wednesday, April 7th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Gibraltar residents can stand in any UK region.

    Gibraltar residents will be able to stand as candidates in any United Kingdom electoral constituency and not just the south-west at the forthcoming European elections later this year, declared the GSLP/Lib alliance.

  • Tuesday, April 6th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Offshore oil surveying concludes for this season.

    Another stage in the search for hydrocarbons in the waters surrounding the Falkland Islands concluded last week when two vessels involved in surveying acreage licenced to Desire Petroleum in the North Falkland Basin left for the River Plate, reports the latest edition of Penguin News.

  • Monday, April 5th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Breaking News from Pta. Arenas.

    Headlines:
    “Whale sound” experience in Carlos III Island; Argentine gas crisis will not affect Punta Arenas; Sky open coal mine to begin operations in Magallanes.

  • Saturday, April 3rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Squid absence forces Falklands' Illex fishery closure.

    The Falkland Islands Illex fishery will close two months early on 14 April 2004, the Falklands Fisheries Department announced this Friday in Stanley.

  • Friday, April 2nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine war dead receive long standing Memorial.

    Twenty two years ago, on 2 April 1982, during a Military assignment code-named 'Operacion Azul' (Operation Blue) special Argentine Forces captured the Falkland Islands. Ten weeks later more than 700 Argentine servicemen were dead as Britain recovered the Islands, losing 255 men in the process.

  • Friday, April 2nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Explosive Ordnance Disposal moves out; Illex collapse hits budget; Almirante Irizar was ?in Argentine waters'; Belt up in future; Meetings postponed; Governor meets the Queen.

  • Thursday, April 1st 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    “Irizar” incident: Councillors support FOC “robust line”

    Falkland Islands elected Councillors are very satisfied with the Foreign Office's “robust line” towards Argentina regarding the recent incident of the naval icebreaker “Almirante Irizar” sailing through Falklands' waters and challenging other vessels to identify themselves.

  • Thursday, April 1st 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine Memorial to be completed in mid-April

    According to AWG Construction Company's Regional Manager, Ken McKenzie, it's likely to be a further two weeks before the permanent Argentine War Memorial on the Falklands is completed.