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Dr Joseph Garcia Liberal Party leader has made representations to the Foreign Secretary Jack Straw calling for an end to negotiations on the sovereignty of Gibraltar.
Falkland Islands have a new governor. Howard Pearce was sworn in Tuesday morning during a ceremony held in Stanley's Court and Council Chamber that was attended by elected Councillors, government officials and special guests.
Sir Alan West First Lord of the Admiralty will be participating this Wednesday in the official opening of Exponaval 2002, Latinamerica's major naval exhibit that is being held in Viña del Mar, Chile.
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The new Falkland Islands Chief Executive, 50-year-old Chris Simpkins, who takes over from Doctor Michael Blanch next March, has spent a busy few days in London preparing for his new post. He met staff of the London Falklands Government Office and was briefed by Dr Blanch, who was visiting the UK.
Four serving members of the Royal Air Force yesterday presented a cheque for 2.500 pounds to the Argentine Families Commission responsible for raising the funds needed to build the monument to the war dead at the Argentine Cemetery at Darwin.
The Queen has receive in audience at Buckingham Palace, Admiral Sir Alan West, DSC, to mark his appointment as professional head of the Royal Navy as First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.
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The Queen has been presented by the South Atlantic Medal Association with a unique Golden Jubilee gift of a pair of specially made gold medallions which accompanied the recent pilgrimage of 200 SAMA veterans to the Falkland Islands.
The United Kingdom Falklands War veterans' association, SAMA 82, has a new chairman ? former Merchant Navy Captain Martin Reed. He was Chief Officer of the liner ss Canberra which played a vital part as a troop and hospital ship in 1982.