Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Thursday, January 31st 2002 - 20:00 UTC

'Negotiations on Gibraltar”. Peter Hain Speech

FCO Minister of State, Peter Hain, gave a speech on Gibraltar in an adjournment debate in Westminster Hall today.

Wednesday, January 30th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Falklands fighters hitch a ride.

The Royal Air Force has introduced a novel way of flying its front-line Tornado fighters to the Falkland Islands. They go as passengers inside the giant C17 Globemaster transport aircraft on lease from the United States.

Tuesday, January 29th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Astiz Freed: Extradition bid fails

A former Argentine naval officer, Captain Alfredo Astiz, arrested in December at Sweden's request in connection with the killing of a 17-year-old Swedish student, Dagmar Hagelin in Buenos Aires in 1977, has been released by the Argentine authorities.

Monday, January 28th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

South America News.

Friday, January 25th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Penguin News.

Thursday, January 24th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

New Governor in October.

Howard Pearce has been appointed Governor, Falkland Islands and Commissioner, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Wednesday, January 23rd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Fishing and South America News.

Tuesday, January 22nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Green light for the F16

Monday, January 21st 2002 - 20:00 UTC

South America News.

Saturday, January 19th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

The Falklands: The Complete Guide To The Falklands.

Since the war ended 20 years ago, the Falklands have been sold as a tourist destination. The campaign for travellers' hearts and minds intensifies with the first guidebook to islands that are so far away - 8,000 miles - yet so familiar.
The Independent - United Kingdom; Jan 19, 2002
BY WILL WAGSTAFF, SIMON CALDER AND CHARLIE FURNISS

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