Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday insisted that the British usurpation of the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands should embarrass the whole world.
The Falkland Islands (FI) historically lacked herbivorous mammals. The introduction of grazing animals has led to vegetation changes and soil erosion. The impact of these changes on wetland and aquatic habitats is not well-understood; limited past research suggests that water quality may remain fairly natural and is largely influenced by sea salt deposition and humic acids from peat runoff. Some studies, however, have shown evidence of human impacts, such as elevated nutrient concentrations in some ponds.
The cancellation of the Brize Norton/Falkland Islands airbridge service this week, the last before Christmas, triggered much frustration and complaints among Falkland Islanders, who will now have to wait for the flight departing on December 27.
The Royal Air Force played a significant role in helping to secure Britain's recapture of the Falkland Islands in 1982 with its aircraft supporting UK forces during many operations. On the fortieth anniversary of the conflict, Forces.net reveals some of the details.
Taking advantage of the overwhelming triumphant spirit in Argentina, a Tierra del Fuego province elected Senator for the opposition has re-surfaced an initiative referred to the Argentine colors in international sports competitions.
Phyl Rendell, Chair of the Falkland Islands 40th Anniversary Committee, reflects on the ending of such a special year of events, the value of freedom, and what it means for the coming generations of young people who call the Falklands their home...
Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, addressed the following message: Hello everybody! This has been an extraordinary year. From Stanley to Portsmouth, we honored those who fought to keep the Falklands free 40 years ago. We remembered those who lost their lives, we celebrated the moment when the Union Jack was raised at Government House once again, and we pledged our continued commitment to your self-determination.
2022 has been a momentous and busy year here in this newly created City of Stanley and across the Islands, marking the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia with a fitting and often moving program of commemorative events, events that have at their heart been about remembrance, community, and sharing.
The unofficial song Argentina adopted to celebrate victory in the 2022 Qatar World Cup has become the top global viral song and has been streamed 1,5 million times on Spotfy.
The Falkland Islands Government released on Wednesday the following statement: ”The public will be aware that KEMH (Stanley Hospital) have been experiencing technical difficulties this Wednesday.