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Young Falkland Islanders take part at the 5th Commonwealth Youth Parliament in London

Wednesday, December 12th 2012 - 07:47 UTC
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Falkland Islander Krysteen Ormond (23) has completed the Commonwealth Youth Parliament 2012 with her interest in politics augmented and urges other young people to take advantage of the experience if the chance arises. Read full article

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  • Shed-time

    Keep up the good work, chaps.

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 09:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lord Ton

    Future Government in the making :-)

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 09:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Shed-time

    @2 well the future government is going to have to decide what they want the falklands to look like. They cannot really remain a community of 3000 securely and I know everyone rags on financial institutions, but the one thing that South America is missing is a financial hub, a place with political and legal stability that the financial services trust. The only issue with this path is that you very quickly become a place covered in skyscrapers and little regard for the soul.

    I think it's also going to be these younger folks who will have to confront the UN and its beloved decolonisation committee about its complete lack of remit. (i.e. telling them to cufk off like the gibraltans do)

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 11:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Any time any Falklander tells the UN's decolonisation committee to cufk off, they will have my moral support.

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 12:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    agreed

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 01:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Well it is time somebody did.

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 03:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    As up and coming future young and resilient island nation,
    To show these nasty argie land lubbers how its done .lol.

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 06:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Shed-time

    Building a big soccer stadium with oil profits might be an incredibly poor idea.

    Dec 12th, 2012 - 09:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    Agreed the Falkland Islanders should tell the C24 to go check their history books and mind their own business-and keep asking to be removed from their list.

    Dec 16th, 2012 - 12:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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