Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Monday, June 24th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Squid transshipment in Montevideo

During June, twenty five vessels that normally fish in South Atlantic waters have been in Montevideo for transshipment, maintenance and other industry related operations, representing a turnover of over seven million US dollars.

Sunday, June 23rd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Prize for Antarctic scientists

The Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research, SCAR, a non profit organization of scientists deeply concerned about Antarctica was honored with the much prized Spanish International Cooperation Príncipe de Asturias (equivalent to Prince of Wales) annual Award.

Friday, June 21st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News

Resume talks - UN; Lewis honoured; Ship sinks - crew saved; Gosport Mayor dies

Friday, June 21st 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falkland Islands present on Show at Royal Highland

The Falkland Islands are exhibiting at this year's Royal Highland Show (June 20-23,
2002) and participants will be looking to build contacts with the agricultural community in Scotland, profile some of the Islands rural diversification initiatives and business opportunities, as well as provide more general information about the Islands.<

Wednesday, June 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from South America

Headlines: Tremor in Chile extends to Buenos Aires; Punta Arenas promotion in Valencia; Who's scared of the red tide?; Population policy; Combating poverty;Uruguayan Navy fires at Chilean trawler

Wednesday, June 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falkland Islands sends team to Commonwealth Games

The Falkland Islands, one of the most dynamic Overseas Territories of the United Kingdom, with a population of 2,379, will have a team of six competitors at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.

Wednesday, June 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Prince Andrew for Argentina?

There are tentative plans for the Duke of York, who fought in the Falklands war as a Royal Navy helicopter pilot to visit Argentina, Chile and Uruguay when he travels to the South Atlantic in November.

His itinerary has yet to be finalised and confirmed.

Tuesday, June 18th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Margaret Thatcher at anniversary events

The twentieth anniversary of the end of the Falklands War has been commemorated in the United Kingdom with a series of events which focused on gratitude to the armed forces and especially on the 255 British servicemen who died liberating the Islands.

Monday, June 17th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from Stanley

Headlines: How did the 14th June in Stanley go?; In the United Kingdom; Arbroath;Order of British Empire

Monday, June 17th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands remembered at Gosport

A service to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Falklands war was held at Falklands Gardens, Gosport, looking out onto Portsmouth Harbour where so many ships sailed in 1982 to liberate the Falklands.


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