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  • Wednesday, June 6th 2018 - 14:09 UTC

    Falkland Islands Reception in London

    Former Falklands Governor and FIA Chairman Mr. Alan Huckle proposes the loyal toast.

    Marking another successful year, the Annual Falkland Islands Government Reception took place on Tuesday 5th June at Middle Temple, London. Islanders in Britain, their friends and supporters, politicians, and veterans of the 1982 war of liberation met in high spirits.

  • Tuesday, October 10th 2017 - 06:17 UTC

    Falklands War memorial unveiled in Brecon by ex governor Sir Alan Huckle

    Sir Alan Huckle, unveiled the memorial stone while Jock Blair from the Royal British Legion in Brecon unveiled the bench.

    The new Falklands War memorial in Brecon, Wales, was officially unveiled on Saturday in the Peace Gardens. The former Governor of the Falkland Islands, Sir Alan Huckle, unveiled the memorial stone while Jock Blair from the Royal British Legion in Brecon unveiled the bench.

  • Thursday, June 15th 2017 - 11:15 UTC

    Liberation Day Reception, London Gratitude for the Past, Hope for the Future

    FCO Sir Alan Duncan MP, FIG Representative Sukey Cameron MBE and Hon. Mrs. Jan Cheek MLA.

    Falkland Islanders and their supporters met in London on the 13th of June for the annual Liberation Day Reception. This time it was special - it marked the 35th anniversary of the war. Guest of honour was Sir Alan Duncan, just re-appointed as Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for the Falklands; this was his first outside engagement.

  • Sunday, December 11th 2016 - 18:46 UTC

    A Positive Report on The Falklands

    Hon Sec of the Falkland Islands Association and veteran of the 1982 War Lt. Col. Tym Marsh, FIA Chairman Alan Huckle and FIA Treasurer Falkland Islander James Wallace at the AGM.

    An update on the progress of the Falkland Islands’ economy has been given to the Falkland Islands Association at their annual general meeting in London. Member of the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Mike Summers indicated that all aspect of the Islands development were doing well.

  • Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 11:15 UTC

    Liberation Day Reception, London - The Falkland Islands are flourishing

    FIA Chairmen Alan Huckle and Councillor Jan Cheek MLA

    That is the message from the gathering of supporters at the Falkland Islands Government Annual Reception in London commemorating the 34th anniversary of liberation from Argentine occupation. An upbeat update on progress in all aspects of life in the Islands was given by long-serving member of the Legislature, Mrs Jan Cheek. t

  • Tuesday, December 8th 2015 - 09:36 UTC

    A Positive Outlook for the Falklands at FIA's annual general meeting

    Mr. Andrew Rosindell MP, addressing FIA's AGM (Photo by P Pepper)<br />

    The Falkland Islands have received assurances of sustained support from the British Parliament and from the Falkland Islands Association at that organisation’s annual general meeting in London where members were given a positive report of progress and economic development in the Islands.

  • Tuesday, December 8th 2015 - 01:06 UTC

    Falklands' Battle Day commemorated in London

    MLA Roger Edwards and Mr. Andrew Rosindell, MP laying their wreaths at the Cenotaph  (Pic P. Pepper)

    Battle Day was commemorated in the traditional manner at the Cenotaph in central London on Saturday 5th December. The traffic was stopped in Whitehall, and the service was conducted by former Rector of Christchurch Cathedral in Stanley the Rev. Dr. Richard Hines.

  • Monday, December 8th 2014 - 23:25 UTC

    Commemoration Service for Battles of Coronel and the Falklands at London's St Martin-in-the-Fields

    All standards lowered for two minutes silence

    The first two significant naval battles of the First World War were commemorated in London and the Falklands in parallel church services on the 8th December – a hundred years after these momentous events took place.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2014 - 00:39 UTC

    UK Praise for Falklands

    Minister of State with responsibility for Falklands affairs and Latin America, Mr Hugo Swire (Photo Peter Pepper)

    Hundreds of supporters of the Falkland Islands joined Islanders and Task Force Veterans at the annual reunion in London last night.

  • Sunday, December 8th 2013 - 22:08 UTC

    Praise for Falklands world-wide diplomacy

    FIA Chairman Alan Huckle, a former governor of the Falklands, and MLA Roger Edwards lay the wreaths for the Association and the Falkland Islands Government

    Falkland Islanders have been praised for their international campaign of diplomacy explaining their democratic credentials to the world and proclaiming their overwhelming referendum vote for self-determination and retaining their links with the United Kingdom.

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