A light of hope for the many Malvinas Veterans who for years have litigated in Argentine courts to have their own officers condemned for having abused, tortured, and committed all sorts of human rights violations against many of the green conscripts sent to fight a war in the Falkland Islands, four decades ago.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin McPhee as the new Director of Emergency Services and Island Security, who will take up the position in April 2024.Add your comment!
The British Forces Broadcasting Service and the Falkland Islands Government would like to inform the public that from Monday 11 December 2023 they will be replacing the BFBS Extra channel with ‘Channel 5’ on all Falklands services for the civilian audience. This new addition of Channel 5 offers a diverse range of programming.Add your comment!
Following approval from the Executive Council on Monday 27 November, the Falkland Islands Government will be able to proceed with “in principle approval” for Phase Three of the Sand Bay Wind Farm.Add your comment!
David Rutley, Foreign Office Minister for the Americas, Caribbean and Overseas Territories, is currently in the Falkland Islands where he arrived on Thursday to show UK' determination in upholding the right of self determination for the Islanders and their democratic decision to belong to the British Family.10 comments
The Falkland Islands’ status as a British overseas territory has nothing to do with imperial gestures, and everything to do with the wishes of the population, writes Dr. Nigel Haywood, in response to the article by Simon Jenkins, published in The Guardian and MercoPress a week ago.33 comments
This week, Falklands' lawmaker MLA Teslyn Barkman was interviewed by Britain News Channel, GBC about her personal experiences in the aftermath of the 1982 war with Argentina, underlining how the UK government stood behind us, stood behind our freedom...and for our human rights to decide our own future.7 comments
This week the Falklands Islands Executive Council approved consultation for a proposed Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Policy for the Islands. If finalised, this policy would support the development of a pollution prevention framework and supporting regulations.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands Executive Council approved a Workforce Development Strategy for the Islands. This follows a public consultation on a draft Strategy undertaken earlier this year. The Falklands with a strong economy have been experiencing for years a shortage of qualified labor.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands Government has confirmed that a number of mines have been discovered on Hell’s Kitchen beach on the designated Government Reserve, located on the Murrell Peninsula East Falkland, north of Stanley.Add your comment!