Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Friday, February 7th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Penguin News Update

Headlines: Tourism insurance calamity; Cruising the Islands; Falkland Islands Community School Sports.

Thursday, February 6th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Sailor comes ashore as Falkland's development chief.

A businessman who has seen the Falklands Islands as a young adventurer but never set foot on them travels there towards the end of March to take over the important post of General Manager of the Falkland Islands Development Corporation. The new FIDC General Manger is Julian Morris, who spoke about his hopes and plans to Correspondent Harold Briley.

Thursday, February 6th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Falklands Association meeting with Minister

The new Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for the Falkland Islands and Latin America, Mr Bill Rammell, has been briefed by a delegation from the Falkland Islands Association, led by former Governor, Sir Rex Hunt.

Wednesday, February 5th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Taiwanese jigger “invasion”

At least 199 Taiwanese jiggers are believed to be operating in South Atlantic high seas just ahead of the coming squid season.

Tuesday, February 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Neighbor's opinion of Kirchner

According to the latest Argentine opinion polls, Governor Nestor Kirchner from the Justicialista Party is the leading candidate for the coming April presidential election, ahead of former president Carlos Menem and former Governor Adolfo Rodríguez Sáa.

Tuesday, February 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Regional News from Pta. Arenas.

Headlines: Back home; Rhubarb, peonies and tulips;
Red tide from Magellan to Uruguay; Unemployment 6,5%; Ozone and Punta Arenas

Monday, February 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Red tide alert, bivalves banned

Argentina: The authorities have issued a new red tide warning to remind the public that the ban on bivalves is still being enforced to avoid illness caused by the consumption of contaminated shellfish

Friday, January 31st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Penguin News Update

Headlines: Air Luxor to replace Tristar; Stricken explorers
arrive in Stanley; GCSE results 'very promising'; Anonymity question; Four vessels to Stanley; Rescheduled race meeting pulls in the punters.

Friday, January 31st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

Actualización Penguin News

Titulares: Air Luxor reemplazará al Tristar; Exploradores rescatados llegan hoy a Stanley; Resultados de GCSE “muy prometedores”; Un tema de anonimato; Cuatro cruceros
en Stanley; Carreras reprogramadas reúnen a favoritos.

Wednesday, January 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

British Ambassador's visit to the Falklands not “secret”.

A British Foreign Office official in Port Stanley has denied that the British Ambassador to Argentina, Sir Robin Christopher, recently made a 'secret' visit to the Falkland Islands


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