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Falkland Islands

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands Government Respond to Argentina's comments over-fishing in the high seas.

    Councilor Richard Cockwell, the governor with responsibilities for Fisheries has responded to complaints of the levels of squid fishing in the high seas by Argentina with a letter to the Argentine press.

  • Monday, February 19th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    A Commander Story. Part II

    IN April 1982 a British Task Force began its journey South tasked with liberating the Falkland Islands from its Argentine invaders.
    Sailing with that force was Julian Thompson, Commander of 40 Commando Royal Marines and 3 Commando Brigade.
    He was joint commander of the amphibious landings and overall Land Commander until the arrival of Major General Jeremy Moore in the Islands at the end of May.
    Julian Thompson's brigade saw action in most of the battles of the 1982 Falklands campaign.

  • Monday, February 19th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Re-flagging the ?Paradanta Primero'

  • Saturday, February 17th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Census Reveals Severe Decline in Falklands Black-browed Albatross

  • Thursday, February 15th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Admiral Takes Command of all British Armed Forces

    Admiral Sir Michael Boyce is taking command of all British armed forces as the first Royal Navy Chief of Defence Staff since the late Admiral Sir John Fieldhouse retired in 1988, six years after he conducted the 1982 Falklands campaign as overall military commander of the Task Force, from Fleet Headquarters in Northwood in London.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    300 poachers in South Atlantic.

    Argentina claims 300 vessels, mainly from Far East, are operating in mile 201, just outside of the Argentine Exclusive Economic Zone, EEZ, causing enormous losses to the local squid industry.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Imminent arrival of Mr John Battle MP.

  • Tuesday, February 13th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    South America Breaking News.

  • Tuesday, February 13th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Robin Lee Memorial Trust Encourages Falklands Music Tradition.

    A Music Trust to encourage traditional live music in the Falkland Islands has been set up by Mrs Hattie Lee, in memory of Robin Lee, himself an enthusiastic musician.
    She has also donated a Robin Lee Memorial Trophy for musical excellence. The first winner was 15-year-old Donna Triggs, who was presented with the trophy by Mrs Lee.

  • Monday, February 12th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    1982 A commander's story.

    IN April 1982 a British Task Force began its journey South tasked with liberating the Falkland Islands from its Argentine invaders.
    Sailing with that force was Julian Thompson, Commander of 40 Commando Royal Marines and 3 Commando Brigade.
    He was joint Commander of the amphibious landings and overall Land Commander until the arrival of Major General Jeremy Moore in the Islands at the end of May.
    Julian Thompson's brigade saw action in most of the battles of the 1982 Falklands campaign.
    During his recent visit to the Islands (his third since the Conflict) Major General Julian Thompson, now retired, spoke at length to Lisa Riddell about the part he played in the Falklands Conflict.