Falkland Islands Borders & Southern Petroleum has produced a phased development concept for its Darwin gas condensate discovery south of the Falkland Islands, which has been supported by an independent study by an international engineering consultancy.
By MLA Peter Biggs (*) – In the Falkland Islands, the foundations of our livelihoods are reliant on our environment - fishing, agriculture, tourism - and these key sectors would not exist without healthy ecosystems.
The Falkland Islands Museum & National Trust (FIMNT) received a significant donation of £60,000 from Consolidated Fisheries Limited (CFL) on January 11 to assist in the construction of the Lookout Gallery & Exhibition Hall, a new building for the museum to display items which have no space in the Historic Dockyard Museum.
The Falkland Islands Household Power and Fuel Allowance (HFPA) administrative team would like to inform the public that, all applications received in December are currently being processed and letters are scheduled to be sent out to all new applicants.
Following the visit of Her Highness the Princess Royal in November 2022, FIGAS have received a letter of congratulation following their work in enabling the Princess to visit the Camp and the Outer Islands
A well deserved a letter to all the staff at FIGAS who work hard to ensure their passengers get the best services.
Two flights between Argentina and the Falkland Islands have been reported in the past few days for humanitarian reasons. One to Ushuaia was to bring an Argentina national and the one to Buenos Aires' Aeroparque was carried out for a US patient.
An Argentine-registered private aircraft has been reported to have performed a nonstop return trip between Buenos Aires' Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP/SABE) and the Mount Pleasant air base (MPN/EGYP) in the Falkland Islands late on Monday.
As the vessels catching Loligo squid leave Spain for the Falkland Islands, a leading newspaper from Vigo, closely linked to the Galician fishing industry lobby, El Faro de Vigo, praises the management of the Falklands fisheries, and catch results, but also complains about the cost of licenses, particularly since Falklands' Loligo entering the European Union is subject to tariffs. The piece on Falklands fisheries follows,
In September 2022 the elected Legislative Assembly approved amendments to the Falkland Islands Status Ordinance 1998. The amended Ordinance narrows the definition of a “qualified person” (which at the moment includes a Commonwealth citizen), limiting the definition to include a British citizen, a British Overseas Territory citizen or a British Overseas citizen.
January 10 is a very special anniversary in the Falklands Islands because Margaret Thatcher's Day is celebrated. On this day in 1983 then Prime Minister Thatcher visited the Islands and was awarded the honorary freedom of the Falklands.