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Chile ready to send troops
Recovery of Punta Arenas port
The chairman and principal founder of the Shackleton Scholarship Fund (SSF), Mr David Tatham, has privately thanked another former Governor of the Falkland Islands, Sir Rex Hunt, for his efforts in raising money for the fund.
Falkland Islands Councillors want to strengthen the wording on the right of self-determination in their new Constitution on which wide-ranging debate is taking place there and in all United Kingdom Overseas Territories.
The British garrison is to be granted the rare honour of the Freedom of the Falkland Islands in tribute and gratitude for the liberation of the Islands from Argentine invasion and occupation in 1982 and for the continuing defence of the territory.
Concern that world fears about terrorism may result in fewer American cruise passengers visiting the Falkland Islands has been expressed by Councillor Mike Summers, just back from attending Commonwealth Parliamentary and Overseas Territories conferences in Australia and the United Kingdom.