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Falklands offered oil industry scholarships from Trinidad

Friday, February 6th 2015 - 17:38 UTC
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Three scholarships for Falkland Islanders at the National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) in Trinidad and related to the oil and gas industry are likely to be available within two years and will be overseen by the Training Centre in the Falklands. Read full article


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  • Clyde15

    How could your great buddy Trinidad do this to you. I thought that at CELAC they supported Argentina all the way !

    Feb 06th, 2015 - 06:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Porto Margaret

    A big yes to this.

    T&T is one of the most successful and has subsidised its Caribbean island neighbours with its wealth through CARICOM.

    Look where T&T is on a map. This two small islands nation has prospered where their lager south american neighbour is sinking economically through mismanagement and stupefying regime. Both countries nominally oil rich.

    Good call Falkland Islanders.

    Feb 06th, 2015 - 07:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    so 3 guys from the islets would be educated in the prestigious pork stanley community school and in the world famous “nesc” (?) in... trinidad & tobago...

    Feb 07th, 2015 - 12:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic


    Nobody has ever heard of any Argentine school or University, nor has anyone of merit ever graduated from one.

    Compared to the great British Universities, usually 3-4 in the best in the World list...Argentina is yet again humiliated.

    Feb 07th, 2015 - 01:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @1 Clyde

    Another example of “Say yes to please the idiots, then do the opposite when the CELAC meeting has finished”

    “trinidad & tobago...”

    Paul, looks like (ref :@1 Clyde) T and T are taking the piss out of Argentina!

    Feb 07th, 2015 - 09:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • downunder

    “Unfortunately the Argentine ambassador was tasked to make a token protest against us attending the conference, but this obtained no support from any attendees at all. In fact, a deafening silence followed the usual pathetic statement,” said MLA Hansen“

    The Argentine ambassador received 'no support' but a ”deafening silence followed the usual pathetic statement”
    Well that scuttles another great Aregentine lie about everybody supporting Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands. It's good to see that there are still people in SA who have the courage to stand up for what is right!

    Feb 08th, 2015 - 12:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    @4 Monkeymagic

    Whilst I consider paulcedron to be a “turd” I must say that Argentina does have some good secondary schools - St George's College and St Andrew's School are outstanding and both are, I believe, members of the the British Headmasters Conference.

    Feb 08th, 2015 - 03:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    gordo tirapedos / monkeybrain
    there are a lot more excellent schools apart from san jorge and san andrés, you retards.
    how the fuck can you compare the education in the islets qith the eductaion in buenos aires?
    only a pair of bainless ignoramuses...

    Feb 08th, 2015 - 07:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @8 Paul
    ”how the fuck can you compare the education in the islets qith the eductaion in buenos aires?2

    Is the difference that you are not taught Indoctrinated Geography, Indoctrinated History, and advanced tyre burning in Stanley, whereas you are in BA?

    Feb 08th, 2015 - 09:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monty69

    8 paulcedron

    Why do you do this to yourself?
    Falkland Islanders go to some of the best universities in the world, mainly in the UK. Argentine universities just aren't in the same league. Sorry, but it's true.

    Feb 08th, 2015 - 11:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    “a deafening silence followed the usual pathetic statement”

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 11:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • inthegutter


    According to the QS rankings, the top University in Argentina is ranked at 198. The top in the UK is 2. There are 28 UK universities above Universidad de Buenos Aires.

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 03:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    @8 paulcedron/mamarracho/idiot child

    I think you will find that the schools to which I referred are ST GEORGE'S SCHOOL and ST ANDREW'S SCHOOL NOT, I repeat, NOT “san jorge and san andrés”. St George's School and St Andrew's School are BRITISH heritage establishments NOT, thank God, Spanish or Argentine heritage schools.

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 04:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    gordo boludo
    St George´s School?
    It is St George´s College or San Jorge, you gordo tirapedos.
    And it is St Andrew´s Scotch School or San Andrés.
    Why you talk when you know nothing, you fart-blower?

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 04:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    @14 You stupid turd!

    St George's College or school? No difference!

    St Andrew's “Scots”(NB) School - still British heritage.

    They still are St George's and St Andres's NOT san jorge or san andrés¡

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 08:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    the thing, you fart blower, is that the NAME is St George´s College, and not school.
    GOT IT?

    and since +/- 20 years ago, they also have the nombre castellanizado, the same with the pilgrim´s college, st luke´s, etc, you piece of crap.

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 08:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brit Bob


    Argentina was considering taking action in the international courts regarding Falklands oil February 2010. Why's it taking sooooo l o n g?

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 08:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monty69

    16 paulcedron
    'fart blower' ? Really? I've never heard anyone over the age of 10 say that, or anything like it. I think it's past your bed time young man.

    Feb 09th, 2015 - 11:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    paulie really doesn't have a clue

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 03:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    @16 mamarracho

    Since when has “castellano” been spoken in Argentina? Your “argot” can hardly be defined as having any roots at all!

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 06:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brianF.I

    @16 So what University did you attend Pauly? If you did attend a University at all. Be honest Pauly, you probably don't have any formal education lol. But then again, I know lots of people who did not go to University and make £20,000 - £30,000 per year, but i doubt you would make that sort of money in a decade Pauly.

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 01:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    brainless FY
    and what can you know about education, you brainless?
    probably all you have received as “formal education” was a spank or, even worse, attending a pair of years to that joke of community school you have there.

    as you have demonstrated several times, you don't even know how to write in your own language properly, you knobhead.

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 03:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brianF.I

    @22 LOL you are are so stupid, FORMAL EDUCATION is what I meant to write, did you think i misspelled NORMAL? Wow, you really are retarded, allow me to tell you what FORMAL EDUCATION is. “Formal education is classroom-based, provided by trained teachers”. As opposed to INFORMAL EDUCATION “Informal education happens outside the classroom, in after-school programs, community-based organizations, museums, libraries, or at home.”

    So what University did you attend Pauly? I attended Loughborough University, ranked 13th in the UK University table, a far better University than ANYTHING Argentina has to offer LOL. And yes I did go to Falkland Islands Community School, not the best school, but far far far better than a state funded school in Argentina. I bet you did not even make it through high school you idiot, considering you don't know what FORMAL EDUCATION is LOL.

    Just give up Pauly, I am far smarter than you. Compared to me you are a drooling retard pretending to be a surfer who watches polo matches. Just admit that you don't surf, are too poor to attend elitist Polo matches (it's a sport for snobs anyway) and that you are indoctrinated. Your are brainwashed trash my friend, an internet troll who isn't very good a trolling. Frankly I find our little exchanges on here very amusing; I, an adult trying to have an intellectual debate, and you, a near human creature with less intelligence than a housefly. So please, just give up, you are neither intelligent or witty, your comebacks are childish and your arrogance combined with you deliberate ignorance is quite frankly sickening. But i do commend you on your excellent grasp of English grammar and spelling, but after all, this is simply a forum on a news site, no one cares about good grammar Pauly, it's not a University dissertation, only a loser like you would proof read comments and make fun of peoples mistakes.

    But I do like how you took my name and swapped the A and I to call me Brainless, very droll. LOL

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 04:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    brainless fuck you
    you are a waste of time.
    nobody gave a shite about your education because it was useless.
    it would have been as teaching a pig to have good manners.

    so, education, school, college, university, degree, phd, etc AND YOU, are antonyms, you retard.

    the only university you have attended is that stinky pigsty right next to your shack.

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 04:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brianF.I

    @24 Hahahaha did i touch a nerve Pauly? And if I could teach a pig to have good manners I would start with you piggy Pauly, oink oink.

    Antonyms?!?! WOW Back up everyone, retard piggy Pauly is using big words to show that I'm the opposite of education, lol. The fact you know what antonyms means (a word opposite in meaning to another) is quite impressive piggy Pauly, are you sure English is not your first language?

    Ohh and thank you for clearing up what the FY in brainless FY meant, I had a few ideas but kept forgetting to ask, you are ever so clever to come up with such witty nicknames for all of us.

    And finally, what University did you attend piggy wiggy Pauly? No shame in not having a University education. Frankly a university degree means little these days anyway.

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 05:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    @24 mamarracho/idiot child.

    “antonyms” - are you sure you know the exact meaning of this?

    A sick “cagada” like you clearly has no education at all!

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 05:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brianF.I

    @24/26 I think Piggy Pauly meant to say “education, school, college, university, degree, phd, etc AND YOU, are OPPOSITES” but decided to use “antonyms” in order to sound more intelligent. Most nouns do not have an antonym, some do (heaven/hell), but most don't, and the examples piggy Pauly used do not have opposites. Antonyms are usually adjectives, educated and uneducated are antonyms, so i guess me and Piggy Pauly are antonyms, Piggy Pauly being uneducated, and I, being educated LOL.

    But the fact Piggy Pauly tried to make me, a person, an antonym of education in general is fairly clever for an uneducated piggy like Pauly. So well done Pauly, I understood what you meant and it made me chuckle, perhaps your not as stupid as I thought. I am going to grade you with a C+ as you used a word you barely understood in an interesting context that was kind of correct. Good effort Piggy Pauly

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 05:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    25-26 brainless - gordo tirapedos

    it is funny to read all the crap that a pair of fatty fart-blowers write in this 4th class newspaper.
    guess you would not be allowed to do that in any other.

    and it is not a surprise that you have to search the word antonym in the dictionary.
    the weirdest thing is that we are talking about YOUR OWN LANGUAGE here.

    so, if we add the fact that you are, by definition, monoglots, liars and ignorants of your own idiom, we have to conclude that you have never received any kind of education.

    which makes sense, because you cannot even find 1 (one) lawyer, architect, engineer, medic, economist, dentist, psychoanalyst or whatever the fuck you want in those stinky islets.

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 06:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monty69

    28 paulcedron
    'fatty fart-blowers' ??? Baahaha. Is that what you young chaps are calling each other in class these days?

    Meanwhile, back in the real world....the Chief Medical Officer, Becky Edwards is a Falkland Islander (and a doctor). Oh, and look at that, the new head of the Public Works a Falkland Islander (and and engineer). And the Senior Crown Counsel, Ros Cheek....guess where she's from? Give up? Yes, it's the Falkland Islands (and she's a lawyer).

    You are definitely on our side.

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 06:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brianF.I

    @28 I love reading all the crap write on here as well, like fatty fart blower, so imaginative and mature, truly you are shining beacon of inspiration for your country. When you walk down the street people must flock around you and say “Look there is Piggy Pauly, one of our most intelligent and articulate, lets see what University he attended and go there” Wait....... whats that? Even by your countries standards your a complete loser? You have never even seen a University? Surely not, your so clever and intelligent, I mean, you attend Polo matches and go surfing. Or perhaps the truth is you are a an arrogant little shit, who is too poor to go to a Polo match, never been surfing and is indoctrinated into believing the Peronist shithole you live in is some sort of paradise.

    Like I said earlier, I am smarter than you. You use what you consider big, complex English word but I know what they mean, it doesn't make you look smarter, in fact, it almost seems like your clamoring for my praise to say how smart you are. Is that it Pauly? You just want recognition of what you believe is your excuse for intelligence?

    So anyway, please stop commenting on this site and the adults have a normal, intelligent conversation for once, you can just sit in the corner a play with your ARA General Belgrano toy.

    Ohhh and what University dd you attend Piggy Pauly? I'm just wondering as i want to know exactly how much smarter I am compared to you.

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    brainless FY
    the fact is that i attended 1 of the most prestigious universities on earth, you poor thing.
    and of course it is not british.

    now, you can tell the rest of the brainless isleters that you have finished kindergarten and primary school, just to impress them.
    but not even them believe that shite.
    you cannot even fool those pelotudos...LOL

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 09:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    OK, I'll bite, what one? Did you obtain a Kirchner “degree” for good attendance ?

    Feb 10th, 2015 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Come on paulie. Tell us what university you went to. One of the most prestigious on earth you say?
    So it must be in the top ten?
    And not British you say?
    So that leaves seven remaining, all in the USA.

    I thought you had never been outside of Argentina?

    So which university did you graduate from?

    Feb 11th, 2015 - 12:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brianF.I

    @31 Okay Piggy Pauly, what University was that? Can't have been in Argentina, as it wasn't British I assume you were educated in America, that would explain your good grasp of English. Or maybe, you are a liar, you have never attended University, never attended a polo match, never been surfing, in fact, you strive to be such an Argentine stereotype I doubt you are even Argentine. Are you just some lonely loser in America, or wherever, trying to troll people for attention? Most likely.

    Also, you didn't correct my glaringly terrible spelling mistakes in my previous post, I'm disappointed in you Piggy Pauly.

    Feb 11th, 2015 - 03:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Oh, has paulie run away again? He makes a habit of this.
    He should definitely back up that statement about having been to 'one of the most prestigious universities on earth '.
    You'd think he would be proud of his alma mater?
    You'd think he would know what I meant by that too!
    Argentines are notoriously arrogant and proud.
    You'd think he would be bursting to tell?

    Come on paulie. Show off a little! Tell us about your Uni.

    Feb 11th, 2015 - 05:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    paulcedron (aka mamarracho and idiot child} claims to have attended one of the most prestigious universities on earth - but his appearances here are so juvenile and, frankly, meaningless that he cannot be old enough to have attended secondary school yet. Just because he uses the word “antonym” means nothing - he looked it up in a dictionary! ¡Qué boludo de m----a!

    Feb 11th, 2015 - 07:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brianF.I

    @31 You still there Piggy Pauly? I hope you are not crying into a pillow because your too stupid to even make up a University. What university did you attend Pauly?

    Feb 11th, 2015 - 02:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Come on paulie. Was it Harvard? CalTech? Stansford? MIT?
    Why are you being so shy?
    I imagine your momma must be so proud. So tell us which one it was then.

    Feb 11th, 2015 - 04:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monty69

    31 paulcedron

    Your teachers must be very proud of you. Did you learn to say 'fatty fart blower' at this top ten university?

    Feb 11th, 2015 - 07:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    “the fact is that i attended 1 of the most prestigious universities on earth,”

    What, taking a degree in tyre burning?

    Feb 15th, 2015 - 08:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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