The Tierra del Fuego Malvinas Question Provincial Observatory Advisory Council held its last meeting of the year at the Malvinas Foundation building and among other issues named former Falklands Islander Alejandro Betts as Technical Advisor to the Observatory.
Councilors proceeded to inaugurate a new board room for the Observatory meeting and considered the presentation of new board member VGM Carlos Llamas, head of Ushuaia Ex-combatants Center and naming former Malvinas combatant Alejandro Betts as technical advisor, according to the minutes of the meeting that were reproduced by the local newspaper 'Diario del Fin del Mundo'.
During the meeting and on a proposal from the Observatory president Carolina Lavori, which received unanimous support, as of next year Betts is officially incorporated as an advisor.
The council also considered beginning next year, the possibility of granting prizes and acknowledgements to all those persons and institutions working for the Malvinas cause.
The president of Fundación Malvinas, Conrado Zamora also confirmed that the special board room inaugurated will be the official monthly meeting place for the Observatory.
The meeting was chaired by the president of the Observatory, ms Lavori plus the attendance of councilors Silvio Bocchicchio, Raul Lopez, Mirtha Ortiz, Ana Maria Manzur, Ricardo Romano and Carlos Latorre in representation of the Ushuaia Malvinas veterans.