Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Wednesday, August 14th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Antarctic cruises

Orient Lines 826 passenger MV Marco Polo will offer five Antarctic cruise expeditions this coming December through February, according to the latest edition of AvNews.

Monday, August 12th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

News from Punta Arenas

Headlines:
Maedi visna in Magallanes; Juvenile delinquency; Navy ceases search; Punta Arenas in recession;
Tourism training programs; How robust is Chile?; Beware with alcohol; TPA prospects for Magallanes

Friday, August 9th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Weekly Penguin News

Headlines:
Big catches create
cautious optimism; Leeds Castle match; Sugar heaven at Kandy Kabin; Rape allegation; SAMA remember

Friday, August 9th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Successful Games for Falklands Team.

A series of personal bests and new National records confirmed that the Commonwealth Games of 2002 was the most successful ever for the Falklands.

Friday, August 9th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Actualización Penguin News

Loligo: grandes capturas generan cauto optimismo / Partido con “Leeds Castle” / Invitan al Día de Recordación / Dulces celestiales en la Cabaña de Caramelo

Thursday, August 8th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Schackleton Fund plans to expand

A progress report by the Shackleton Scholarship Fund on its first six years says that it has awarded some 50 scholarships, with grants totalling over £60,000, from income from its core fund of more than £400,000.

Thursday, August 8th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Richard Ralph marries partner

Former Falkland Islands Governor, Richard Ralph, now ambassador to Romania, has married his partner, Jemma Jackson, whom he met and began an affair with in the Falklands.

Wednesday, August 7th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

StanChart profits flat despite HK defaults

Standard Chartered, the emerging markets-focused UK bank, on Wednesday reported flat interim pre-tax profits of $634m and warned of a rise in bad debt provisions due to a rise in personal bankruptcies in Hong Kong.

Monday, August 5th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

News from Punta Arenas

Headlines:
Tourist Center for Punta Arenas; Marches against privatization; Fourth methanol plant; Police assistance from Germany; Drastic cost cuts in oil industry

Sunday, August 4th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Falkland's team update in the Commonwealth Games

Falklands marksman Graham Didlick achieved a personal best of 530 in the Men's 25m Centre Fire Pistol - Singles at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. This bettered his previous best of 509 by 21 points. Graham finished in 23rd position, just 3 points behind Ian Harris of Wales.

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