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Montevideo, February 22nd 2018 - 22:44 UTC

Falkland Islands

  • Friday, November 24th 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    Warships Home From Circling The Globe.

    On Thursday 23 November a group of Royal Navy ships returns from the Navy's longest deployment for several years. The Royal Navy's Task Group 2000 sailed from UK waters on 7 May and 207 days later they are back, having circumnavigated the globe.

  • Thursday, November 23rd 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands Oil “Open Door Licencing”.

    The Falkland Islands Government issued seven offshore Production Licences to five consortia in October 1996.

  • Thursday, November 23rd 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    Widespread Euro Force Criticism.

    Prominent personalities involved in the 1982 Falklands Conflict have condemned British participation in a 60,000-strong European Rapid Reaction Force to which Britain has pledged a significant part of its three services.

  • Thursday, November 23rd 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    War Veterans with President De la Rúa.

    Argentine president Fernando De la Rúa promised to consider solutions for several problems faced by the “Malvinas” veterans during a meeting which took place in Government House

  • Wednesday, November 22nd 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina combats poaching.

    A new Strategic Fisheries Plan was presented by Argentine Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, Antonio Berhongaray and Fisheries Department Director Horacio Rieznik, during the recent meeting of the Federal Fisheries Council that met for two days in Puerto Madryn and Rawson, Patagonia.

  • Tuesday, November 21st 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    New Survey in North Falkland Basin.

    Press Release

  • Tuesday, November 21st 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    More thrust to Argentine-British relations.

    Argentina is planning a greater thrust in its relations with Great Britain, particularly regarding the Falkland Islands and with this purpose has added another responsibility to Ambassador Susana Ruiz Ceruti, currently head of South Atlantic Affairs.
    As of last week the lady also holds the position of Secretary of Foreign Affairs, a post usually held by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

  • Tuesday, November 21st 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    Swazie's Falkland Yomp.

    “Swazie” Turner has just returned from an epic adventure in the Falkland Islands having pushed himself in his wheelchair 72 miles from Port San Carlos to Stanley, the capital of the Islands, to raise money for charity.
    Ron “Swazie” Turner, a former policeman and fireman, who earlier this year completed the John O'Groats to Lands End journey in a record-breaking 45 days, hopes to raise £10,000 for charity.

  • Monday, November 20th 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    “Territorial integrity principle”.

    The tenth edition of the Ibero-american summit held last week in Panama requested Great Britain to resume as soon as possible, the dialogue with Argentina concerning the disputed Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty.

  • Friday, November 17th 2000 - 20:00 UTC

    FIDF Exercise Begins.