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Monday, April 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Falkland Islands restore Argentine tank after 26 years

Karl discovered the armored car in March 2002

An Argentine Panhard armored car which escaped damage despite the fact it took part in the 1982 Falkland Islands war and spent the following 25 years on a training range has been rescued and brought to Stanley to be renovated.

Sunday, April 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Disappeared glacial lake in southern Chile gradually recovering

Lake Cachet 2 next to a glacier in the south of Chile, which last week swelled and then suddenly emptied is gradually recovering according to Chilean authorities from the Natural Waters System Office, DGA.

Sunday, April 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Blind Dave completes Falklands to London 7 continent marathon

A blind man who set himself a worldwide challenge to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days finished his final run at the Flora London Marathon. Dave Heeley, 50, known as Blind Dave joined the London Marathon after spending a week running in the Falkland Islands, Brazil, Los Angeles, Sydney, Dubai and Tunisia.

Friday, April 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Tourists “discover” piece of Lowestoft's maritime history

Don Bonner the informal Falklands guide and his passion horses

When a Suffolk couple embarked on a South America and Falkland Islands holiday the last thing they expected was to discover a piece of Lowestoft's maritime history, according to a piece published in The Lowestoft Journal, from Lowestoft, England.

Wednesday, April 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Safety: American Airlines cancels 500 flights

The MD-80s had already been grounded two weeks ago

American Airlines expects to cancel more flights on Wednesday after cancelling about 500 on Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands' cruise season new record: 67.700 visitors

FITB Manager Dowing entusiastic with the increas of 32% of 06/07

CRUISE ship tourism in the Falkland Islands has increased by a massive 32%.

Saturday, April 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Bs As. received 185.000 cruise visitors this season

Royal Caribbean “Splendour of the Seas” with 800 passengers and a crew of 760 left Buenos Aires this week officially ending another successful cruise season which attracted 185.000 visitors who spent an estimated 110 million US dollars in Argentina's capital.

Friday, April 4th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Darwin guesthouse, linked to Falklands' history is for sale

A FALKLANDS guesthouse, situated less than fifteen minutes walk from the site where the bloody battle for Goose Green took place in 1982, is on the market.

Friday, April 4th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Heathrow “chaos” T5 cost B Airways loss of 2.8% pax in March

The London Heathrow airport Terminal 5 debacle hit British Airways' monthly passenger figures for March 2008. Despite the benefit of an early Easter, BA carried just fewer than 2.72 million passengers last month, a 2.8% dip on the March 2007 total according to reports in the British press.

Friday, April 4th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Antarctica tour operators meeting in Punta del Este

The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, IAATA, will be holding its19th Annual General Meeting in Punta del Este, Uruguay from April 28 to May first. The changing industry and challenges, particularly environmental and safety will figure top of the agenda.

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