As part of a new drive to promote a positive public image of the Falkland Islands, in parallel with economic development, a public relations specialist has taken up a newly created post in the Falklands' London Office.
The Royal Marines Memorial in the Mall, London, renovated with a £15,000 (22,000 dollar) contribution from the Falkland Islands Government, has been formally unveiled by the Duke of Edinburgh, Captain General Royal Marines (on 29th October). Several Royal Marines who fought in the 1982 Conflict were present.
Some of South Georgia's 800-thousand King Penguins are in for a surprise in the next few weeks, as helicopters from the Royal Navy's ice patrol vessel HMS Endurance make repeated flights over their colonies.
The influx of cruise ship passengers to the Falkland Islands in January year includes three eminent personalities of the 1982 Conflict -- former Governor Sir Rex Hunt; the outstanding land forces commander, Major General Julian Thompson; and Margaret Thatcher's Chief Press Secretary, Sir Bernard Ingham.
El nuevo productor del programa de radio de la BBC, Llamando a las Falklands, es un geólogo profesional quien previamente trabajó en plataformas de exploración petrolífera. Nikita Gulhane cuyos padres son originarios de la India y se establecieron en Gran Bretaña hace cincuenta años, nació en Wembley, al norte de Londres.
The Ambassadors of Uruguay and Chile were distinguished guests at the opening of a major exhibition commemorating the famous Antarctic explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton , at Dulwich College in London, where their countries' help and support in rescuing some of his men from his 1914 Endurance expedition came in for praise.
The new producer of the BBC radio programme Calling the Falklands is a qualified geologist who has previously worked on oil exploration rigs. Thirty-four- year- old Nikita Gulhane, whose parents are from India and settled in Britain about fifty years ago, was born in Wembley, North London. He spoke of his job in an interview for Mercopress and met Mercopress Proprietor, Gus Meikle, in London.