Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Wednesday discussed his country's joining BRICS with his Chinese colleague Wang Yi on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York.2 comments
Foreign minister Santiago Cafiero said that ”Argentina aspires the South Atlantic becomes a region recognized as an example of peace and dialogue among nations. For this it is essential to find a solution, through peaceful means, to the sovereignty controversy between Argentina and the UK regarding the Malvinas, South Georgia, and South Sandwich Islands, and adjoining maritime spaces, a controversy which has been ongoing for almost 190 years.8 comments
On Tuesday, Argentine president Alberto Fernandez addressed the United Nations General Assembly and in his long speech as usual there was a special demand for Argentina's legitimate sovereignty rights over the Falklands and other South Atlantic Islands.3 comments
Over recent weeks, the Boards of Fortuna Ltd and our partners have approved the construction of a new trawler to replace the FV Capricorn in the Loligo fishery in early 2025. The vessel will be owned and operated by Fortuna Joint Venture Company - “Petrel Fishing Company Ltd”.2 comments
Over the weekend and ahead of the state funeral on Monday 19th September, the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle met with representatives from British Overseas Territories, attending ceremonies in London.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands Government has announced the appointment of Sarah Stannard as the new Director of Education, who arrived in the Islands on Monday 12 September 2022. Sarah read History at Kings’ College London and, more recently gained a Masters in Education at the University of Southampton.Add your comment!
Since April 2020 the Falkland Islands Government have had in place a number of support schemes to assist businesses impacted by COVID-19. In July 2022 FIG agreed that the schemes would close on Friday 30 September 2022 alongside all other existing support schemes. Applications will continue to be received until 4.30pm on Monday 17 October for any claims relating to Friday 30 September 2022 or earlier.Add your comment!
Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the proclamation of King Charles III the Falkland Islands Government would like to reassure the public that all existing notes and coins with the face of Her Majesty will remain legal tender for some time. This will also be the case for all existing stamps.Add your comment!
A member of the Royal Falkland Islands Police, together with colleagues from other Overseas Territories participated in the huge mobilization demanded by the state funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II.Add your comment!
Queen Elizabeth II was buried in a private service Monday evening at Windsor Castle, following a week of events that marked the death of Britain’s longest-serving monarch, and which was televised to the world.Add your comment!