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Falkland Islands

  • Tuesday, March 15th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    “Elqui” charged with illegal fishing.

    The Falkland Islands Court in Stanley informed Tuesday the owners and master of the detained longliner “Elqui”, allegedly surprised poaching in South Georgia's waters that they face three charges each for permitting the vessel to fish without a licence.

  • Tuesday, March 15th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Next of kin hold service in Argentine Memorial

    A delegation of Argentine next of kin and close friends held this Tuesday, under persistent rain, the first service ever at the recently built Argentine Memorial in the Falkland Islands Argentine Darwin Cemetery.

  • Saturday, March 12th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Top Spanish Politician Visits Rock.

    Rafael Estrella, PSOE spokesman for the Foreign Affairs Committee at the Congreso, arrived in Gibraltar on Friday for a 48 hour visit.

  • Saturday, March 12th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Families' Commission Group Arrives in Islands

    A group representing the families of Argentine servicemen killed during the conflict in 1982, arrived in the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) today, Saturday 12th March, without incident.

  • Friday, March 11th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines :
    A sporting approach; Wildlife charity: preventative action needed against disease; Slow progress on Bill; Next of kin arriving tomorrow; Illex: mixed Picture; Quiet cruise week; Steer riding accident; Freedom of Gosport for vets.

  • Thursday, March 10th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    More delays on Falklands' Fisheries Bill.

    THERE have been further delays to the Falklands' proposed new fisheries bill after officials at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) raised fresh queries about some of its provisions. The bill is already a year overdue and now in its fifth draft.

  • Wednesday, March 9th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Global Petroleum joins London market's oil and gas bonanza

    The investment boom in oil and gas exploration companies continued this week with a Texan business raising £25m in London to fund projects in Iraq and Syria and an Australian company with interests in the Falkland Islands listing on London City's junior market, reports the British press.

  • Wednesday, March 9th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Fisheries failing to safeguard seabirds

    Birdlife International has recently published a report ranking organisations on their environmental performance.

  • Wednesday, March 9th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands Veterans Get Freedom of Gosport.

    Veterans of the Falklands War have been honoured with the Freedom of the Borough of Gosport, the town on the western side of Portsmouth harbour where so many of the 1982 Falklands Task Force ships were based.

  • Monday, March 7th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Sheep Farming in the Falkland Islands.

    The Falkland Islands are truly a special place, where “nature is still in charge”.