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.
New airline will fly to Punta Arenas; High season extends to April; Sustainable tourism in Patagonia; Preparing for the next cruise season.
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.
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.
Whale sound experience in Carlos III Island; Argentine gas crisis will not affect Punta Arenas; Sky open coal mine to begin operations in Magallanes.
The Falkland Islands Illex fishery will close two months early on 14 April 2004, the Falklands Fisheries Department announced this Friday in Stanley.
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.
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.
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.
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.