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Headlines: Tourism insurance calamity; Cruising the Islands; Falkland Islands Community School Sports.
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.
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.
At least 199 Taiwanese jiggers are believed to be operating in South Atlantic high seas just ahead of the coming squid season.
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.
Headlines: Back home; Rhubarb, peonies and tulips;
Red tide from Magellan to Uruguay; Unemployment 6,5%; Ozone and Punta Arenas
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
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.
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.
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