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Falkland Islands

  • Friday, January 12th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News edición actualizada.

  • Friday, January 12th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    “We met only friendliness and warmth”

    Argentine pilot Martin Rappallini took off in his 5 seater Piper Aerostar aircraft from Port Stanley Airport at 4-15 local time, heading for Comodoro Rivadavia (and not Punta Arenas as wrongly reported in LA NACION newspaper), refusing to exchange his remaining Falkland Islands currency for dollars, as he insisted that he 'will return to the Islands again one day to use the money'.

  • Friday, January 12th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from FIBS.

  • Thursday, January 11th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Piloto argentino y sus dos hijas “encantados” de estar en las Islas.

    Martín Rappallini, el argentino de 49 años que este miércoles a primera hora de la tarde aterrizara con su bimotor Piper Aerostar en el aeropuerto de Stanley dijo que había cumplido una ambición con la que había soñado desde que obtuviera su licencia de piloto en 1980. No se sintió disuadido por vientos cruzados de 60 grados, y dijo estar “mentalmente preparado”después del cruce de tres horas desde Punta Arenas en Chile.

  • Thursday, January 11th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Daughters of pilot Rappallini speak of their Falkland experience.

    The two daughters of the intrepid Argentine pilot, 49 year old Martin Rappallini who flew his small Piper Aerostar to the Falklands on Wednesday, have talked of their delight at visiting Port Stanley.

  • Thursday, January 11th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Great day at Volunteer Point.

    The controversial Argentine pilot, 49 year old Martin Rappallini spent all of Thursday in the Falklands viewing 3 species of penguins, including the rare King Penguins at Volunteer Point. Accompanied by his 2 daughters Maria Eliana and Maria Paula they took numerous photographs of the penguins while also admiring the beautiful scenary at the special wild-life area. The overland journey took 7 hours in all, much of the trip over boggy grass track.

  • Thursday, January 11th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Plans made for Falkland event.

  • Wednesday, January 10th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Nuclear Ship

    The Armada of Chile confirmed that it located the English ship with nuclear residuals when it was navigated at 650 miles to the east of Comodoro Rivadvia city, in Chubut, informed the Ship Captain, Hugo Barra, Public Relations Chief of the force.

  • Wednesday, January 10th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Fijian escaped from Korean jigger.

    Three Fijian fishermen who secretly and without prior permission 'escaped' from a Korean fishing vessel in Port Stanley harbour have been arrested as 'illegal immigrants' by members of the Royal Falkland Islands Police.

  • Wednesday, January 10th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Breaking News from Stanley.