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Falkland Islands

  • Friday, January 2nd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Governor underlines Gibraltar's own identity

    Spain must understand that there is no point talking to Britain about the future of Gibraltar unless Gibraltarians themselves are involved in shaping that future from the very outset.

  • Tuesday, December 30th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Official presentation of the Darwin Memorial

    British Ambassador in Argentina Sir Robin Christopher said this Monday in Buenos Aires that the Memorial to be erected in the Argentine cemetery in the Falklands to honour Argentine servicemen killed in the 1982 conflict was important for the reconciliation of the two countries.

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile prepares for halibut farming.

    The University of Magallanes in Punta Arenas presented this week its first experience with flat fish and the encouraging results of the Atlantic halibut pilot farming project.

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazilian polar research.

    “Ary Rongel” the Brazilian Antarctic research vessel mostly funded by Brazilian universities is currently moored in Punta Arenas until January 2 when it will return to Operacion Antarctica XXII.

  • Monday, December 29th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile supports Argentina's direct air link aspiration.

    Chile supports Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands and it's “a legitimate strategy for Argentina to have a direct air link from its continental territory to the Islands with an Argentine flagged carrier”, revealed Jaime Jelincic, mayor of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic Province.

  • Saturday, December 27th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Spider man flies to Falklands.

    Biologists were delighted when a new species of spider was discovered in the Falklands Islands this year.

  • Friday, December 26th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    U.K. Lab Confirms U.S. Mad Cow Case.

    Authorities are looking for the source of infection for the first case of mad cow disease in the United States now that a British laboratory has provided initial independent confirmation of the disease.

  • Thursday, December 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Santa calls in. New tax system from January 1. Christmas cruises.
    Soldier wounded. Passenger tax rises. Clearway until March. Symonds loan agreed

  • Thursday, December 25th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    HM The Queen's Christmas message.

    I am sure that most of you will be celebrating Christmas at home in the company of your families and friends, but I know that some of you will not be so lucky.

  • Wednesday, December 24th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “People in the Islands are Argentine”

    The idea of the Argentine government is “to begin flights to the ”Islas Malvinas“ from Argentine territory and with Argentine flag carriers”, reinforcing the concept that “it's Argentine territory”, and that “for us all the people living in the Islands are Argentine”, Julián Tetamantti, Argentine Consul in Punta Arenas is quoted by La Prensa Austral.