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British consul in Basra next Falkland Islands governor

Tuesday, September 1st 2009 - 19:37 UTC
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British Consul General in Basra Iraq and biodiversity conservation expert Nigel Haywood will be the next Governor of the Falkland Islands and Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Read full article

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  • gaucho

    I see in my crystal ball that he will be the last unvoted british governor.

    believe it or ot my crystal ball never miss.

    Sep 01st, 2009 - 11:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • M. Tinning

    His skills are so few that he only gets the least politically challenging posts - Estonia (what a joke), Iraq (they have no choice) and now the Falklands (what can one say!). The further away from Britain the better - that's all I can say!!! I think the past is catching up with you Mr Haywood! Can we guess where next? Cornwall?

    Sep 02nd, 2009 - 04:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • J.A. Roberts

    Jorge, I think you mean pirate, not “pirat”...

    Sep 02nd, 2009 - 08:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Alex

    Some British think they still rule the World! go back to the UK in Europe not Malvinas in Argentina.

    Sep 05th, 2009 - 08:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • J.A. Roberts

    Thanks Alex, and whilst you're at it, why don't all you Argies go back to Spain and Italy or wherever it is in Europe you come from...

    Sep 05th, 2009 - 07:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • welkin

    we are not spaniars nor italians; we cry freedom; kelpers don´t.

    we are a republic not a colony of a monarchy.

    Sep 06th, 2009 - 05:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • welkin

    why you don´t want to be a citizen?

    Sep 06th, 2009 - 05:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Justin Kuntz

    Cry Freedom but the Falkland Islanders are an exception eh, the arrogrance of your comments never ceases to amaze me. Newsflash. The Falklands have been self-governing since 1985. Their government is the government of their choice, elected democratically. Thats freedom for you, they can have all the freedom they like, apart from the right to make their own choices.

    Sep 06th, 2009 - 05:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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