On Tuesday 24 January, Veterinary Officers and Falkland Landholdings representatives visited Berthas Beach following reports of several juvenile Gentoo penguin deaths. The unwell and dead penguins that were reported displayed severe penguin pox lesions.1 comment
The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) manages sustainable fisheries for toothfish, icefish and krill in the SGSSI Maritime Zone. The Government takes an ecosystem-based precautionary approach to fisheries management, underpinned by scientific research and robust monitoring and enforcement, and demands high standards across all aspects of fisheries management.Add your comment!
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Monday thanked his new Chinese colleague Qin Gang during a telephone conversation for the Asian Giant's support for the South American country's claim over the Malvinas/Falkland Islands. Qin Gang had become China's new Foreign Minister on Dec. 30, 2022. Both top diplomats concurred that a peaceful solution was needed for the South Atlantic dispute.9 comments
In a Monday release, the Falkland Islands government condemned Argentina's refusal of over flight permission for the air link with Brazil and accused Buenos Aires of denying the Islands self-determination, ”enforcing sanctions on our people and another attempt to isolate us from South America and impede our economic development.”2 comments
Elation in the Falkland Islands. Bradt Travel Guides has included the South Atlantic British Overseas Territory, as well as Chilean Patagonia as one of several best places to visit in 2023.Add your comment!
The leak of an audio message with no kind words from the Chilean foreign ministry top staff and advisors towards the Argentine ambassador in Chile, Rafael Bielsa, triggered a severe incident between the two neighboring countries which was finally contained by both sides with a cascade of compliments for the top figures involved.12 comments
The Falkland Islands Government has announced that, they have accepted the resignation of Michael Luke in his role as Chief of Police for the Royal Falkland Islands Police. His last day of service will be Tuesday 31 January.7 comments
Argentina's Superminister of Economy and Production Sergio Massa signed an agreement with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director General Qu Dongyu during the latter's trip to Buenos Aires for the VII Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit.Add your comment!
The Veterinary Service section from the Falkland Islands Department of Agriculture has announced that it has received a reported outbreak of avian pox amongst Gentoo penguins in the Falklands.2 comments
The Royal Falkland Islands Police, the Probation Service, the Social Services Department and the Prosecution Service have released a joint policy that sets out the approach taken to children and young people who become involved in the criminal justice system.6 comments