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Falkland Islands

  • Thursday, December 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Straw outlines strategic priority for OT

    “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.

  • Thursday, December 4th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Task force to combat illegal fishing

    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.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina honours South Atlantic war pilot.

    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.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “No direct flights without Islanders' approval,” pledges Minister.

    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”.

  • Tuesday, December 2nd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from Pta. Arenas.

    Headlines:
    ENAP becomes a major Pacific refinery; Magallanes unemployment remains steady; Torres del Paine Park temporarily closed.

  • Tuesday, December 2nd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina authorises squid fishery outside EEZ

    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.

  • Monday, December 1st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Caruana takes office Monday.

    Governor Sir Francis Richards yesterday signed the Warrant appointing Peter Richard Caruana QC as Chief Minister of Gibraltar.

  • Monday, December 1st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Polly Vacher reaches Antarctica

    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.

  • Sunday, November 30th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Fisheries News.

    Headlines:
    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.

  • Sunday, November 30th 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    “Crazy for the flag”.

    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.