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Falkland Islands

  • Thursday, November 13th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Tribute to RAF's Falklands Operations.

    The Falkland Islands Association has paid tribute to the Royal Air Force for its remarkable operations in helping to liberate the Falklands in 1982 and for its continuing help in the 21 years since, with its radar stations and fighter patrols deterring any prospect of renewed Argentine hostility, its regular direct air link from the United Kingdom via Ascension Island, its air-sea rescue and emergency medical evacuation services to Montevideo and the United Kingdom, and air surveillance of illegal fishing activity.

  • Thursday, November 13th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Experienced Helicopter pilot is new CBFFI.

    The new Commander of British Forces in the Falkland Islands (CBFFI) is Air Commodore Richard H Lacey, MA, who takes up the post in December.

  • Wednesday, November 12th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands Association membership drive.

    The Falkland Islands Association has paid tribute to its active Stanley Committee for its impressive fund-raising and unremitting support as the Association passed its immediate target of enrolling 1,000 members backing Islanders' self-determination.

  • Tuesday, November 11th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “No second Lan Chile flight”

    A second weekly Lan Chile flight between the Falkland Islands and Punta Arenas is out of the question, reports Buenos Aires daily “Clarín” in its Monday edition.

  • Tuesday, November 11th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands Governor praises friendly Islanders.

    Falkland Islanders have been praised by the Governor, Mr Howard Pearce, for being a very warm, hospitable, welcoming community. He says he greatly enjoys his fascinating job.

  • Tuesday, November 11th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Wulaia, a historical cruise.

    A group of Punta Arenas tourist operators have requested authorization for a cruise full of history and archaeology in the protected island of Navarino where aborigines first met English missionaries and later on visited by Fitz Roy and Charles Darwin.

  • Tuesday, November 11th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Disappointing end to illegal fishing debate.

    A two week international meeting on piracy in the Southern Ocean, held in Hobart, Tasmania, ended on a disappointing note for its hosts after proposals for tighter controls against poaching were vetoed.

  • Monday, November 10th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Regional News from Pta. Arenas.

    Argentine consulate broken in; Chilean Institute promotes Antarctica; AIDS case causes alarm in Punta Arenas; Antarctica XXI takes off December.

  • Friday, November 7th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News.

    Hansen is elected; 1982 veterans arrive today; Ship's register grows; Cruise season starts; Falklands oil exploration geologist dies.

  • Friday, October 31st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News.

    Headlines: Q2 in Montevideo November 4; British college students explore southern Chile; Red tide warning.