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Falkland Islands

  • Wednesday, April 11th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    “Military operation are our priority”

    The Commander British Forces Falkland Islands, Air Commodore John Cliffe, has told a concerned Islands population that despite the recent withdrawal of British troops from the Island of South Georgia, ?we will go back and land troops from time to time on exercise, to show that we can reinforce rapidly if the need arises'.

  • Tuesday, April 10th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    South America Breaking News.

  • Tuesday, April 10th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Thumbs Up for Falklands Food.

    Falklands food, the Islands' healthy agriculture and the Shackleton Scholarship Fund have enjoyed positive publicity in Britain from a visit by the journalist and culinary expert, Frances Bissell.

  • Tuesday, April 10th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    “Fishing, highly dangerous profession”

    The European Parliament is calling for a gradual phasing out of fishing vessels over 20 years old from the EU fleet. The recommendation is one of 37 separate measures adopted by the Parliament at a meeting in Strasbourg last week which also considered shocking evidence of the danger of EU fisheries. With 1347 vessel causalities, including 160 deaths, in 1998, fishing “is a highly dangerous profession and a high risk sector”.

  • Tuesday, April 10th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    FIBS Local News.

  • Tuesday, April 10th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands Navy Hero Dies.

    The Commander of the frigate which saved the crew of the doomed destroyer HMS Sheffield in the 1982 Falklands conflict, Captain Paul Bootherstone, has died of a heart attack, aged 62, only nine years after leaving the Royal Navy.

  • Monday, April 9th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    March's Fisheries News.

  • Friday, April 6th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News.

  • Thursday, April 5th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands Internet Portal ? Live from 5 April

  • Wednesday, April 4th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    “War veteran Day”

    During the main ceremony held at the Malvinas Memorial in Buenos Aires' Plaza San Martín, Defence Minister Horacio Jaunarena said in a short speech that the “armed option was definitively discarded”, and added that April 2nd., --officially declared “War Veteran Day”--, was the occasion “to pay homage to the soldiers that went to Malvinas”.