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Falkland Islands

  • Saturday, February 5th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Rammell-Bielsa unexpected meeting.

    Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Rafael Bielsa and British Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Bill Rammell unexpectedly met last Thursday in Colombia in the framework of the G24 group that aids this South American country.

  • Friday, February 4th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Homes open to stranded passengers; Chilean journalists here; Next of kin visit in March; Electoral Bill passed; ?Crazy Heads' support appeal.

  • Thursday, February 3rd 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    When Amsterdam came to Stanley and stayed the night.

    The 1,985 inhabitants of Stanley, the tiny capital of the Falkland Islands, like to pride themselves on their hospitality, but this reputation was put to the test and everyone came out to help in the “best Falkland Islands style”, when high winds and rough seas left 936 cruise ship passengers and 63 crew stranded there overnight.

  • Tuesday, February 1st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands looking ahead to celebrating the past.

    In their first meeting of 2005, held on Thursday 27 January, the Executive Council of the Falkland Islands (ExCo) agreed that a budget of £150,000 should be set aside to fund celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Islands' liberation from Argentina in 1982.

  • Tuesday, February 1st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands importation and quarantine procedures under review.

    At its meeting of January 27th, 2005, the Falkland Islands Executive Council considered a report on importation and quarantine procedures produced by New Zealand consultants, Biosecurity Ltd, which was forwarded to them, for information, after preliminary consideration by the FIG Agricultural Advisory Committee in December last year and reported on by Mercopress at the time.

  • Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Mount Pleasant Open Day aims to reassure

    On Sunday, the British military base at Mount Pleasant in the Falkland Islands played host to the civilian population at an Open Day.

  • Sunday, January 30th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine actions “despicable” says Falklands councillor.

    “Our past, present and future vigilance in not allowing Argentina to become involved in any key services to the Islands has and will continue to serve us well.”

  • Saturday, January 29th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands Councillor extends welcome to Argentine next-of-kin group.

    “This country has always welcomed next-of-kin, both from Argentina and the United Kingdom, so I hope that we will respect and welcome them when they come”.

  • Friday, January 28th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    A Place of their own; Helicopter rescue; Ships cruising in; LegCo meets today; SAMA82 members arrive; Tsunami appeal over £20,000; Forces on show at MPA.

  • Thursday, January 27th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Govt. preparing mining code overhaul.

    The Falkland Islands government's mineral resources department is preparing a draft mining bill to go before the British territory's legislative council, department director Phyllis Rendell told BNamericas.