Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Monday, January 14th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Carrasco Airport recovers. Cannabis in Falklands bound reefer.

Uruguay's main airport, Carrasco, which for the last few years was condemned as a hub supplier for Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires, could begin recovering as a direct consequence of the Argentine situation.

Sunday, January 13th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Gibraltar: “indefinitely shared sovereignty”

Representatives from the British and Spanish governments that are holding conversations on Gibraltar's future, are considering a formula that could allow both countries to share sovereignty “indefinitely”.

Thursday, January 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

South America News

Wednesday, January 9th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Max Hastings film

Max Hastings film “Reluctant Heroes” was shown on television here lastnight. Predictably, it was very anti-Falklands.

Saturday, January 5th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Argentina confirms Malvinas policy

One of the first statements from the new Argentine Secretary of Foreign Affairs was to confirm Argentina's “imprescriptible” rights over Falklands sovereignty.

Friday, January 4th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Penguin News

Wednesday, January 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Extradition request for former naval officer

A former Argentine naval officer, Captain Alfredo Astiz, alleged to have been implicated in a number of murders during military rule between 1976 and 1983, has been arrested at Sweden's request in connection with the killing of a 17-year-old Swedish student, Dagmar Hagelin in Buenos Aires in 1977.

Wednesday, January 2nd 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Death of Argentina's longest serving Foreign Minister

Dr Guido Di Tella, a key figure in improving relations with the United Kingdom and the Falkland Islands after the 1982 conflict, has died in Buenos Aires of a brain haemorrhage, aged 71. He was taken ill awaiting the New Year celebrations and rushed to hospital but died on December 31st.

Thursday, December 27th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

The British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The British Prime Minister Tony Blair, has told the population of the Falkland Islands that the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the Falklands War should be approached, 'in the spirit of some reconciliation' (with Argentina).


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