This Friday morning the vessel transporting the blocks for the Argentine Memorial to be assembled in Darwin Cemetery will be leaving the port of Campana.
Commonwealth conference closes; Simpkins case: charge dropped; Cruises this week.
Countries participating in the 9th session of FAO's Sub-Committee on Fish Trade have issued a draft report outlining the challenges and opportunities facing FAO and its member countries as they work to promote a stronger and more responsible global trading system for fisheries products.
Britain and Argentina agreed Tuesday afternoon in Buenos Aires to unlock differences regarding flights to the Falkland Islands and advance towards an understanding that contemplates a direct air link to the Islands from Argentina and the resumption of the suspended charter flights.
At 10am on Monday workers in the MoD in Gibraltar staged a walkout.
The stoppage formed part of a campaign of selective industrial
action against the MOD'S contractorisation policies, whereby work
done in-house is transferred to outside companies.
The massive, daunting military complex at Mount Pleasant Airbase (MPA), the only commercial airport on the Falkland Islands, leaves you feeling anything but indifferent upon arrival. Either you feel it is a fortress to defend the Islanders' freedom, or a total waste of taxpayers' money given the current state of the castrated Argentine military.
Falkland Islands' meat has been under scrutiny - with encouraging results. A team comprising military and civilian personnel from the British Ministry of Defence and its catering suppliers, 3663, visited the Falkland Islands last week to, ...take a look at Falkland Islands sheep meat from ?Farm to Fork'.
The Squid (Illex Argentinus) fishery season in Argentine waters, which began last February 1, has not registered any significant catch volumes for the Japanese operators. After the first week of operations, only the initial few days could be considered productive, although it is still early to forecast a weak harvest.
The Gibraltar opposition has expressed astonishment at the revelation that Chief Minister Peter Caruana will be seeking an informal reaction from Mr Straw to the constitutional proposals without the Opposition.
The Falkland's Governor Mr. Howard Pearce, speaking at the official opening of the 35th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference, has urged Argentina to respect the Islanders right to self-determination. In particular he pinpointed the Argentine Government's recent banning of charter flights between Santiago and the Islands.