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University anniversary focus on Falklands

Monday, April 30th 2012 - 12:06 UTC
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The remarkable recovery of the Falklands Islands from the 1982 invasion and the Islanders’ impressive achievements since have been given valuable publicity at a three-day conference at Kent University in the United Kingdom marking the 30th anniversary. It was attended by a distinguished group of academics, military commanders, journalists, and three former governors, Alan Huckle, David Tatham and Howard Pearce. Read full article


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  • falklandlad

    Bravo, Patrick!

    Apr 30th, 2012 - 01:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Max

    But these are not pellucid islands yet !

    Apr 30th, 2012 - 02:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    2 Max

    Pellucid by definition is translucent. WTF are you on about?

    At least the islands are going forward whilst Argentina is going backwards.

    Apr 30th, 2012 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    The more CFK isolates you,
    The better you become,
    The more she hates you
    The better you will be

    The day she sinks
    You will all see
    That CFK is no longer
    the queen bee .

    Apr 30th, 2012 - 06:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Shine on you Falkland Islands

    Apr 30th, 2012 - 07:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Malvinero1

    The more CFK isolates you,
    The better you become,
    The more she hates you
    The better you will be
    Just shup up,liar!

    Apr 30th, 2012 - 09:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    the only troll lie here
    is you,
    a boy who denys everything he does not agree with .

    Apr 30th, 2012 - 09:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • WestisBest


    In a bad mood Malvinero? did someone nick your cardboard boxs?

    May 01st, 2012 - 01:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Malvinero, care to give us some evidence of how the Islands are suffering as a result of CFK policies? - go on - list some for us?

    Ships go to and from S American ports and the Islands
    Scheduled flights operate normally.
    Charter flights have come in and gone recently from south american countries avoiding overflying Arg airtraffic control areas so you know nothing about them as there is no need for you to!
    Royal Navy ships visit S American ports(OK I admit you pressed Peru into refusing) but they have recently visited Brazil-Uruguay-Chile Columbia.
    Cruise ships operated normally all last summer.
    Hydrocarbon Explorations offhore continue - and companies continue to raise money from share issues for further exploration.
    A vast mass of International press and TV have visited and continue to visit the Islands - and now the world is learning that there are TWO sides to the story - not just the Argentine rhetoric!
    And all this publicity worldwide has not cost us 1 dollar!! - CFK,s policies have caused 100% of it!! We say - Thankyou CFK!!!!

    There - I have listed several or the normal relations that happen.

    No please can you list some of the things that CFK has achieved that affect us practically and directly in a bad way?

    May 01st, 2012 - 02:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    If malv responds it will be the usual drivel! Anyway i believe he is in his back yard playing with the worms right now.

    May 01st, 2012 - 03:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @9 Islander1 What's the latest on CFK's “proposals” on flights and her “demands” on the fishing agreement her late unlamented hubby tore up and walked out on?

    May 01st, 2012 - 10:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    6 Malvinero1

    Mali-baby, no throwing your toys out of your pram now!!! Or is this anniversay of when Argentina was wrong ( on so many levels ) a bit too much for you.

    Pity, I didn't have you down as a sensitive soul but maybe I was wrong. Tell you what, You go get ready for bed and I read you a bedtime story, there's a lamb. It will be called “Argentina trys to re-write world history and gets it's a*se kicked by the British”

    May 01st, 2012 - 11:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @12 Isn't that one of those “Big Bad Wolf” stories? Exemplified by the Big Bad argie Wolf who thought he could blow down a little Island. Unfortunately, the Big Bad argie Wolf tried climbing down the chimney and fell into the boiling British Forces cooking pot and got his ass cooked.

    May 01st, 2012 - 01:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Conqueror- AA flights a dead duck. We are quite happy with current Lan flight and so are Lan. If CFK was serious then AA have to apply for permits and licences etc in the first place - not to London - but to the authosed authority (recognised by London)which happens to be: Falkland Islands Government Department of Civil Aviation - somehow I can not see that happening!!
    Fisheries - our door is open if they want to come back - it would be good if they did. They were held “apolitical” anyway under the umbrella so would be just that- fisheries conservation - not politics- scientists etc from both sides getting together around a tavble for mutual benefit.

    May 01st, 2012 - 03:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    What does this have to do with Argentina?

    Would someone let Mercopress know the Falklands are British, not Argentine?

    May 01st, 2012 - 11:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • row82

    Please join and press the LIKE button on the page to follow the news feeds, we would like to expand to over 5,000 members on all three lists... (LIKE on the page)

    1. Keep the Falklands British -

    2. Falklands Forever British

    3. We Will Never Surrender the Falklands

    Join the growing cause to protect the Falklands from Argentine aggression!

    May 03rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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