Tag: Dick Sawle

Dick Sawle
Thursday, January 30th 2014 - 20:48 UTC

Falklands further advances democracy and names Complaints Commissioner

Richard Sawle was named Complaints Commissioner by the Governor effective 15 January

Former member of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly Dick Sawle has been appointed as Falklands Complaints Commissioner, which is a similar role to that of an Ombudsman in the UK. Sawle was appointed by Governor Nigel Haywood and his post came into effect on 15 January 2014 for a period of two years.

Thursday, September 5th 2013 - 03:35 UTC

Falklands’ lawmaker has full round of political and business contacts in Uruguay

MLA Sawle, “we would like to see Uruguayan companies working in the Falklands”

“We have come for people-to-people contacts, to talk about business opportunities and for the resumption of the close and historic links between the Falkland Islands and Uruguay”, repeated Falklands’ lawmaker Dick Sawle during one of his many presentations in Montevideo.

Saturday, August 31st 2013 - 15:30 UTC

Falklands’ lawmaker arrives in Uruguay to inform on business opportunities in the Islands

MLA Sawle is a former fishing industry businessman and speaks fluent Spanish

Falkland Islands member of the Legislative Assembly Dick Sawle will be in Montevideo 2-6 September, after spending a week in Brazil involved in business, academia and informal political contacts sponsored by the Foreign Office. In Uruguay according to the official release MLA Sawle will inform about business opportunities with the Falklands and to strengthen the historical ties with Uruguay.

Friday, August 30th 2013 - 01:02 UTC

Falklands’ consultation on new deep port receives many suggestions and strong support

New deep port proyect

The Falkland Islands government has released the findings of the public consultation document ‘Your Future – Your Say’ which show a very strong support for phased development of the new port, “to serve all its potential users,” according to an Executive Council paper.

Tuesday, August 27th 2013 - 02:41 UTC

Falklands’ lawmaker arrives in Brasilia for round of contacts to promote the Islands

Dick Sawle will have a first meeting with Ambassador Ellis in Brasília

Falkland Islands lawmaker Dick Sawle is expected on Tuesday in Brasília, capital of Brazil where he will explain the Islanders’ decision to remain a British Overseas Territory and give an idea of life in the South Atlantic archipelago, its economy and social achievements as a prosperous, democratic community.

Friday, August 23rd 2013 - 23:18 UTC

Falklands’ lawmaker begins round of contacts in Brazil’s main cities

MLA Sawle is fluent in Spanish and has good command of Portuguese

Falkland Islands lawmaker Dick Sawle is expected next week in Brazil where he will be meeting representatives from the business community, students’ organizations and share lunch with a group of members of Congress, announced British ambassador in Brasilia Alex Ellis.

Thursday, August 22nd 2013 - 23:45 UTC

Falklands’ lawmakers thank Cristina Fernandez for helping get the Islanders' message to the world

Member of the Legislative Assembly, Dick Sawle

Falkland Islands lawmakers at their final assembly on Thursday thanked Argentine President Cristina Fernandez for her, undoubtedly unintended assistance in getting the Falklands story publicized world-wide and in repeated headlines, reported the latest edition of the Penguin News in its front page.

Monday, July 29th 2013 - 06:01 UTC

Falklands’ next general election announced for 7 November

Gilbert House seat of the Legislative Assembly

The Falkland Islands next general election to renew the eight members of the Legislative Assembly, five for Stanley and three for the Camp is scheduled to be held next 7 November, it was decided in the latest meeting of the Executive Council.

Thursday, June 13th 2013 - 17:17 UTC

Falkland Islands asserts their democratic rights

MLA Dick Sawle addressed the reception with a special tribute to Falklands’ heroes: Lady Thatcher and Sir Rex Hunt

The remarkable transformation of the Falkland Islands into the democratic, prosperous, hardworking community of today was applauded by hundreds of supporters gathered in London for the annual reception in London marking the liberation of the Islands from Argentine invasion and occupation in 1982.

Tuesday, May 21st 2013 - 06:34 UTC

Falklands: optimism about identification of the unknown Argentine soldiers

Hector Ortega (Second from L) head of the Chaco delegation that met with representatives from the Falklands elected government

An Argentine delegation involved in human rights that in early May visited the Falkland Islands is optimistic about the possibility of advancing in the identification of the remains of Argentine soldiers buried as unknown in unmarked graves at the Darwin cemetery.

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