A British Foreign Office spokesman in the Falkland Islands has responded to recent criticism by several elected Councillors with respect to ?a lack of continuity in the Overseas Territories Department' of the Foreign Office.
The possibility that future Governors of the Falkland Islands will no longer wear the symbolic Colonial uniform, complete with flowing plumes, has been raised by Governor Donald Lamont during his annual address to the Legislative Council. He told the Falklands population that if they wish future Governors to wear uniform then the Falklands taxpayer will have to be prepared to pay the cost of the coat, trousers, hat, white gloves, belts, brading, ceremonial sword and boots which are adorned with spurs.
A DISPUTE BETWEEN British Military officers in the Falkland Islands and officials of the Falkland Islands Development Corporation (FIDC) over the future arrival and departure times of Lan Chile flights to the Islands appears to be nearing an arbitrary conclusion, according to the General Manager of FIDC.
On their voyage of a lifetime from the Falkland Islands to the far north, two Stanley residents and their baby have been sailing among the islands of North West Scotland.
It has been revealed during a meeting of the Falkland Islands Legislative Council, that the present Argentine Government has failed to provide London with Fisheries Scientific information on a regular basis, as agreed under the July 1999 Joint Statement which was signed by the Argentine/British/Falklands Governments.
Chilean television star Cecilia Bolocco, a former 1987 Miss Universe, and former Argentine president Carlos Menem will be marrying next Saturday according to Veronica Bolocco, the bride's sister.