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Montevideo, September 21st 2018 - 06:13 UTC

Tag: MLA Roger Edwards

  • Wednesday, August 29th 2018 - 07:37 UTC

    Falklands appoints Ramboll UK Ltd as professional services framework contractor

    The framework will assist delivery of FIG's capital investment program, including upgrades to the MPA terminal and improvements to Stanley Airport.

    In June 2018, the Falkland Islands Government issued an invitation to tender for a single supplier professional services framework contract. The framework will assist delivery of the Government’s capital investment programme, which includes developing the sixth phase of Sapper Hill, new port facilities, upgrades to the MPA terminal and improvements to Stanley Airport.

  • Friday, July 6th 2018 - 08:43 UTC

    Brexit and the Falkland Islands: Potentially catastrophic?

    Fishing vessel in Falklands waters - In 2017 all loligo squid imported to Spain came from the Falklands

    Brexit could be “potentially catastrophic,” for the Falklands according to a recent UK newspaper article. And by all accounts it could have a serious impact if heavy tariffs were applied to goods exported from the Islands into the EU. But just how bad could it be?

  • Thursday, June 21st 2018 - 14:38 UTC

    “The Argentine claim to our Falkland Islands is unfounded and unwelcome”

    MLA Ian Hansen, several times elected lawmaker and whose family has been living in the Falklands for 175 years

    ”We have a right to live in peace, in freedom and to determine our own future”. “We have a right to live in peace, we have a right to our freedom and above all we have a right to determine our own future”, Falkland Islands elected lawmaker, MLA Ian Hansen told the United Nations decolonization committee or C24 on Wednesday, in New York.

  • Monday, June 18th 2018 - 08:44 UTC

    Falklands' lawmakers ready for a robust presentation before C24

    MLA Ian Hansen reassured all Falkland Islanders that his and MLA Roger Edwards’ addresses, “to the C24 will be as robust as they have been in the past”.

    Falkland Islands lawmakers have pledged that their presentations before the United Nations Decolonization Committee or C 24 this year in New York will be as robust as ever, despite the improvement of relations between Argentina and the United Kingdom.