Security and good governance of the United Kingdom's Overseas Territories is one of the eight international strategic priorities identified in the British Government White Paper that sets the overall strategy of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office over the next five to ten years.
Chile, Australia, Namibia, New Zealand and Britain have agreed the creation of a task group at ministerial level to address illegal fishing in the high seas, according to sources from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, (OECD), with main offices in Paris.
A monument and plaque to the memory of an Argentine Air Force pilot shot down in May 1982 during the South Atlantic conflict were unveiled this week in the town of Tres Arroyos, Buenos Aires province.
The Falklands population has been reassured by a British Foreign Official, that there will be no direct air link between Buenos Aires and the Islands, without the approval of the 8 elected members of the Legislature.
ENAP becomes a major Pacific refinery; Magallanes unemployment remains steady; Torres del Paine Park temporarily closed.
The national fishing authorities have authorised the Argentine fleet to fish squid outside the 200 miles Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) beginning 15 December. The measure will last until mid February, when the vessels will be able to enter Argentine waters to continue squid fishery.
Governor Sir Francis Richards yesterday signed the Warrant appointing Peter Richard Caruana QC as Chief Minister of Gibraltar.
British lady pilot Polly Vacher who is making a lone crossing of the world flying over both poles in a single engine aircraft reached this weekend Antarctica.
Poachers to pay for their own pursuit and arrest; Australia and France coordinate actions against toothfish poaching; South Africa allocates long-term fishing rights; Chile, one of the three fishing powers world wide; Peru launches satellite monitoring; Australia introduces long-term fisheries rights; Stricter controls on red tide in Chubut.
A television film, half fiction half reality, recalling the plight and miseries of Argentine Falklands veterans and their families since the end of the South Atlantic conflict in 1982 is currently being filmed in Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz province in the extreme south of Patagonia.