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Montevideo, February 18th 2018 - 09:07 UTC

Tag: Falklands Islands

  • Friday, February 9th 2018 - 10:03 UTC

    Falklands protects wildlife in the breeding and moulting season

    One of the many rookeries in the Falklands. Pic: Sean Crane

    A Falkland Islands government calls for prudence, respect, and distance, to protect wildlife in the breeding and moulting season. ”The public are advised that during the summer season, moulting or breeding penguins and wildlife come ashore around the islands to rest and/or care for their young.

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  • Monday, February 5th 2018 - 20:10 UTC

    Taxman knocking on Falklands homes: time to present 2017 Income Returns

    Returns will be issued on 2nd March 2018, and if any individuals do not receive a return by 9 March 2018, contact the Tax Office on 28470.

    The Falkland Islands has announced that individual 2017 Income Returns will be issued on 2nd March 2018, and if any individuals do not receive a return by 9 March 2018, and believe they should complete one, please contact the Tax Office on 28470.

  • Wednesday, January 31st 2018 - 19:51 UTC

    Falklands holds consultation on Premier Oil environmental impact statement

    The offshore Sea Lion oilfield, located in the North Falklands Basin approximately 120 miles to the north of the Falkland Islands.

    An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been submitted to the Falkland Islands Government by Premier Oil Exploration and Production Limited. The EIS covers the proposed development activity for Phase 1 of the offshore Sea Lion oilfield, located in the North Falklands Basin approximately 120 miles to the north of the Falkland Islands.

  • Wednesday, January 17th 2018 - 16:52 UTC

    It's World Penguin Day!

    In case you didn't know, this Saturday, 20th January, is World Penguin Day! What better way to celebrate it than start planning your own Falkland Islands adventure. Penguins...well we've got plenty, but that's not all the Falklands is about. It's a bird watcher's paradise. It is fabulous for walking, exploring, photography, fishing, and immersing yourself in island life. And perhaps as much as anything else, it's the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of, well, the rest of the world!

  • Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 - 08:32 UTC

    American trust becomes largest single shareholder of FIH

    The investment vehicle Staunton Holdings Limited has got rid of all its shares in the Islands lynchpin Falkland Islands Holdings

    Conservative Party donor David Rowland has thrown in the towel in the Falkland Islands after losing a battle to take control of its key industries. The Rowland´s family investment vehicle, Staunton Holdings Limited has got rid of all its shares in the Falkland Islands Holdings (FIH) after shareholders rejected a takeover, reports the London financial media.

  • Monday, March 20th 2017 - 07:38 UTC

    Malvinas Families repudiate Peace Nobel Perez Esquivel on his return from Falklands

    Malvinas Families strongly protested at Aeroparque arguing “this travelling party does not represent us” and accused them of wanting to politicize the Malvinas issue

    Argentine Veterans and relatives of fallen in Malvinas had a surprise for Nobel Peace Prize Adolfo Perez Esquivel and his party of fourteen, including a founder of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, when they landed in Buenos Aires airport after spending a week in the Falkland Islands where they travelled with a “peace, dialogue and sovereignty” message to the Islanders.

  • Tuesday, March 14th 2017 - 06:49 UTC

    Argentina protests with Brasilia over Falklands RAF flights calling in Brazil

    Allegedly according to the report during 2016 at least six Royal Air Force flights called at Brazilian airports en route to MPA in the Falklands.

    The Argentine government reiterated on Monday its disappointment with the UK military flights linking with the Falkland Islands and calling in Brazil. “We made a complaint to Brazil regarding flights and we have also instructed our embassy in the UK”, said Malcorra speaking to the media.

  • Wednesday, October 5th 2016 - 06:33 UTC

    Malvinas has “an enormous emotional content” but “my duty is to advance dialogue in all issues”

    ”The intention of the government (of president Mauricio Macri) was to sit and discuss all issues, including Malvinas” despite furious criticisms from the opposition

    Foreign minister Susana Malcorra said that the Falklands/Malvinas issue has “an enormous emotional content”, but as her country's main diplomat her duty is to ensure a dialogue that can advance, in the best possible way, on all issues. The minister also described the Mercosur relation with Brazil as “inexorable”, which is beyond ideologies underlining the significance of Brazil's Michel Temer recent visit to Argentina.

  • Monday, December 7th 2015 - 14:20 UTC

    Princess Anne will be visiting South Georgia and the Falkland Islands

    Princess Anne during her last visit to South Georgia in 2009

    Princess Anne is to visit South Georgia and the Falkland Islands next month, accompanied by her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, reports Falklands' weekly Penguin News

  • Tuesday, September 29th 2015 - 05:17 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez points her guns to the US and 'vulture funds', but no word on the Falklands

    In her last address, the president defined the AMIA case “as a spider's web of foreign interests, in which the weakest and smallest are trapped”.

    Addressing the UN General Assembly, President Cristina Fernandez accused the United States of 'protecting' a former Argentine intelligence agent, blasted the speculative or 'vulture funds', gave details of the Iran-US-Argentina dealings and to everybody's surprise did not mention a word about the Falkland Islands sovereignty claim.

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