Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Monday, March 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Thatcher's “My Falklands War”

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is re-telling what the Times newspaper calls “the riveting inside story of how she took Britain to war to reclaim the Falklands”.

Monday, March 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands “turning point for Britain”

Coinciding with her articles, the Times praises Margaret Thatcher's handling of the Falklands crisis, declaring that “re-examination of the conflict shows that Baroness Thatcher earned her international reputation through true leadership. She was not lucky. She deserved it”.

Monday, March 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Fisheries News

Monday, March 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

British Defence Minister talks of Falklands/Argentina “Cooperation”

Geoffrey Hoon, the British Secretary of State for Defence, on a brief one-day visit to the Falkland Islands, has stressed the importance of ?wider cooperation' between the Islands and Argentina.

Thursday, March 7th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Praise for Falklands from SAMA

The Falkland Islands have been praised for their help to veterans of the 1982 Conflict by the South Atlantic Medal Association (SAMA).

Thursday, March 7th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands VC Not Shot by Own Men

A new book about paratroop Colonel H. Jones VC, rejects a claim that he may have been killed by his own men at Goose Green in the 1982 Falklands War because they were worried he was leading them into a suicide attack.

Tuesday, March 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands war victims in court

The court case brought by Falklands and other war veterans against the British Ministry of Defence has begun in London (on March 4th) with accusations that the British Government failed to protect them from the “horrors of war”.

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