The new Director of Britain's prestigious Royal Institute of International Affairs, known as Chatham House, is Professor Victor Bulmer-Thomas, who succeeded Dr. Chris Gamble, on April 23.
The Falklands population are reeling at the news of the suspension of the local head of the Falklands Islands Defence Force (FIDF), Major Marvin Clarke. In the 110 years of the existence of the local Falklands Defence Army, never previously has the Commanding Officer faced such a humiliating experience and during a public meeting held in Port Stanley on Tuesday evening, Falklands Councillors refused to discuss the suspension of Major Clarke.
A discussion as to whether the Falklands should reinstate its long defunct Town Council and a Lord Mayor, continues to reverberate around the Islands.
A former British diplomat and expert on Latin America and member of the South Atlantic Council, which promotes discussions with Argentina over the Falkland Islands, has died .
Thanks to the initiative of a Stanley schoolboy, the Falklands Islands have enjoyed positive publicity in one of the United Kingdom's best-selling celebrity magazines. Ten-year- old John Didlick wrote to a television personality who featured in last year's documentary Castaway 200, Ben Fogle.
In partnership with seven major Japanese seafood companies, Fish Information & Services (FIS) has announced the pending launch of a new electronic seafood commerce system, Fish On line, that will provide buyers and sellers of seafood with a business platform for one of the largest seafood markets in the world.