The need for overseas representation of Falkland Islands interests to counter Argentine government lobbying was a theme picked up by nearly every member during speeches in support of the Motion for Adjournment, which signaled the end of last week's meeting of the Falkland Islands Legislative Council.
BBC weatherman visits Islands;
Scallop fishing potential to be further investigated; News in brief: Fishing licencing; Lang set for FIDC role; ExCo and LegCo coverage.
Two New Zealand Consultants will be arriving in the islands this weekend to review Falklands import procedures and issues relating to bio-security.
Falkland Oil and Gas Limited, which holds a 77.5% interest in seven exploration
licences covering approximately 33,700 sq km to the south and east of the Falkland Islands,
announces that it has conditionally placed 25,000,000 shares at an issue price of 40p, raising £10 million (before expenses).
Mr. Neil Parish Member of the European Parliament for Gibraltar and the South West region will be visiting the Rock from October 12 and will be based at his office in Watergardens.
The Falkland Islands stand set up at the annual Labour Party Conference in Brighton is attracting many visitors, reports FIBS.
Director of Falkland Islands Health Services, Norman McGregor-Edwards, claimed yesterday that patients sent to Chile came back with fewer complaints than those sent to Britain for treatment.
The Convent has issued a press statement confirming recent press reports about the forthcoming meeting between Jack Straw and Miguel Angel Moratinos.
Royal Navy task group call in the Rock;
Zapatero's UN speech criticized; Lord Thomas knocks Gibraltar; Spanish grand master will play in chess festival.
A proposal by the Falkland Island Government Fisheries Department to further explore the potential for scallop (ostiones) fishing around the Islands was approved by the Fisheries Committee at their meeting on Tuesday morning.