An Inquiry in the South Atlantic is underway following the sudden death of a British girl who was involved in an expedition called ?Mission Antarctica 2'.
Although it remains a highly guarded secret, it is said that the Argentine fishery administration and the Chancellery are drawing up a legal framework that would allow foreign-flagged vessels to fish for squid in Argentine waters. The authorities are also reportedly working on a resolution to allow freezer vessels to operate north of parallel 48 Ãâ€šÃ‚Âº S.
Mercopress UK Correspondent Harold Briley, an experienced political commentator who has reported on eight British general elections and others in Latin America, East and West Europe, and Asia, sets the scene for the forthcoming Falkland Islands General Election.
The public meeting to discuss the current voting system in The Falkland Islands and whether there was a need for constitutional change was held on Tuesday night in the Town Hall. The meeting was chaired by Councillor Summers with the following councillors also in attendance:- Councillors Halford, Cockwell, Cheek, Clifton and Edwards. Chief Executive Dr Michael Blanch was present as were approximately 30 members of the public.