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Written Statement to the House of Commons by Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell.
AFTER seventeen years in business, Stanley Growers and Nurseries continue to go from strength to strength. The brainchild of the Falkland Islands Development Corporation (FIDC), Stanley Growers now produces between one and three tons of salad and vegetables every week. The company also imports two to five tons of produce each week, depending on demand and flights.
Islands welcome record breaker Ellen; Argentine icebreaker in Falklands zone: no explanation yet;
Aerial survey for minerals begins; Squid catches still low; Horticultural show.
As Argentina intensifies hostile pressure on the Falklands, a strong message of support has come from the British Parliament saying the Argentine Government's actions are being kept under scrutiny.
Defence Minister José Pampuro said yesterday that a minor diplomatic spat with Great Britain over the actions of a naval ship and helicopter that entered the Malvinas
economic zone last week is a thing of the past and that it has been overcome.
The construction of the Argentine War Memorial on the Falkland Islands will go ahead, despite recent alleged Argentine aggression inside the Falklands 200 miles internationally declared economic zone.
According to Ken McKenzie, Head of the construction AWG, the permanent Memorial being erected at the Argentine War Cemetery on the Falklands will not be completed before the 2nd April, which sees the 22nd anniversary of the Invasion of the Islands by Argentine Forces.
Argentine navy in Falklands zone Foreign Office seeks explanation. Prison for engineer; Cruise season ends.
Peter Caruana Gibraltar's Chief Minister said he does not expect the new Spanish Government to change its fundamental position on the sovereignty of the Rock. But he has expressed hope that Madrid will change the way in which it manages its relationship with the Rock and Gibraltar issues.