Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Wednesday, March 20th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands battle stress evidence.

The Royal Navy surgeon who saved both British and Argentine lives in the Falklands Conflict, Dr Rick Jolly, has told a High Court action brought by veterans in London that many of the 29,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen in the British Task Force were not mentally prepared for battle.

Tuesday, March 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Clarín stresses significance of Hoon's visit.

In a concise but significant editorial piece in this Monday's edition, Argentine daily “Clarín” stresses the importance of the recent visit to Falklands, Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires of British Secretary of Defence, Geoffrey Hoon, particularly just a few weeks away from the twentieth anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict and ten years after the beginning of the British-Argentine normalization process.

Tuesday, March 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands Chapel to build stone memorial.

The Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne in Berkshire, which is holding its 20th anniversary remembrance service on Sunday, 16th June, Falklands Memorial Day, says it hopes a member of the Royal family will attend.

Monday, March 18th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Visit South Georgia -- on the web.

The world wide web has been recruited as a new weapon to promote and preserve the unique characteristics of the South Atlantic island of South Georgia.

Monday, March 18th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South Amercia: Breaking News

Sunday, March 17th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

HMS Newcastle heads for South Atlantic.

The warship HMS Newcastle sets sail for a five-month deployment combining security patrols and humanitarian missions.

Friday, March 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Actualización Penguin News

Actualización Penguin News

Friday, March 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update

Penguin News Update

Friday, March 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

“Falkland Islanders at War”

The first comprehensive account of how the people of the Falkland Islands existed under the 1982 Argentine invasion and how some of them engaged in active resistance is told in a new book by Falkland Islander and journalist, Graham Bound.

Thursday, March 14th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Thatcher criticised over Falklands

A spate of letters to the Times newspaper in reaction to her Falklands articles criticise her for her attitude before 1982.

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