Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Tuesday, October 9th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Recovery of Punta Arenas port

Recovery of Punta Arenas port

Friday, October 5th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update.

Friday, October 5th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Thanks to Rex Hunt for fund-raising lectures.

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.

Friday, October 5th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Strengthening Self-Determination in Falklands Constitution.

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.

Friday, October 5th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

“Freedom of Falklands” honour for Armed Forces.

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.

Thursday, October 4th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Fears of terrorism aftermath in travel industry.

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.

Tuesday, October 2nd 2001 - 21:00 UTC

FIBS Breaking News.

Monday, October 1st 2001 - 21:00 UTC

Mercosur Permanent Task Force. Hot News.

Mercosur Interior and Justice Ministers meeting in Montevideo decided the creation of a Permanent Task Force, (GTP), to coordinate efforts against terrorism and to study initiatives to be included in the Regional Security Strategy.


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