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Falkland Islands

  • Tuesday, March 30th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Fisheries updates

    Growing concern with poor squid catches / Galicia's fish markets to operate in real time / Effective satellite control in South Atlantic / Galicia granted EUR 8.5 million for fisheries / Chilean delegates travel to Brussels for swordfish talks / Hoki export boom in central Chile / Vigo industry request Fishery Affairs Ministry / Spanish cannery exports reached 413 million Euros / Sustainable fishery guide critical of farmed salmon / Brazil begins massive fleet expansion and renovation / Oxygen-starved dead zones threaten marine life / Japan to impose limits on canthaxanthin pigment / South African pelagic licences for locals / Ministry makes important announcements during Aqua Sur 2004.

  • Monday, March 29th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Formal protest made to Argentine Gov. over naval vessel's policing of Falkland's waters.

    Written Statement to the House of Commons by Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell.

  • Saturday, March 27th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Fresh vegetables every week of the year.

    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.

  • Friday, March 26th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Islands welcome record breaker Ellen; Argentine icebreaker in Falklands zone: no explanation yet;
    Aerial survey for minerals begins; Squid catches still low; Horticultural show.

  • Wednesday, March 24th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    MPs Monitor Argentine Harassment.

    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.

  • Tuesday, March 23rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    ARA Irizar: A thing of the past.

    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.”

  • Tuesday, March 23rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklanders anger over “Almirante Irizar” incident.

    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.

  • Friday, March 19th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine Memorial to miss 22nd anniversary.

    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.

  • Friday, March 19th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Argentine navy in Falklands zone Foreign Office seeks explanation. Prison for engineer; Cruise season ends.

  • Wednesday, March 17th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Gibraltar expects better relation with Socialist Spain

    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.