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  • Saturday, November 14th 2020 - 20:44 UTC

    Falkland Islands celebrate becoming mine-free after almost 40 years

    ‘Reclaim the Beach’, hundreds of residents flocked to Gypsy Cove and Yorke Bay (Pic FIG)

    Today 14 November 2020. the Falkland Islands have been officially declared mine-free, almost 40 years after the end of the Falkland Islands war. The minefield danger signs and fences that were once the hallmark of the invasion have all finally been removed, and the community is again free to enjoy some of the Islands’ most beautiful areas which have been off-limits since 1982.

  • Tuesday, August 22nd 2017 - 14:05 UTC

    Falklands commends officers, and Toby, for drug seizure in a trawler

    Corporal Amanda Matthews and Air Dog Toby receives a commendation from Acting Governor Alex Mitham

    The Falklands government and the UK Ministry of Defense held an event to congratulate officers involved in a drug seizure from a trawler. Corporal Amanda Matthews and Customs Officer Matt Jenkins attended Government House on Tuesday night to receive commendations for their recent successful joint operation which resulted in a drug seizure.

  • Sunday, June 18th 2017 - 09:46 UTC

    The Falklands: Then & Now opens at the Historic Dockyard Museum

    A fascinating new exhibition, entitled The Falklands: Then & Now was opened by the Acting Governor Alex Mitham, in the Historic Dockyard Museum last week. Museum Director, Andrea Barlow, thanks invited guests to the preview, and expressed her gratitude for the many contributions to the exhibition.

  • Wednesday, May 31st 2017 - 06:16 UTC

    Falklands Annual Address: a confident community's proud report planning for the future

    Falkland Islands' Acting Governor Alex Mitham (Pic PN)

    Falklands' Acting Governor Alex Mitham looks back on the past year of activity for the Falkland Islands Government. The ceremony took place on Tuesday morning at the Court and Assembly Chambers during the Budget meeting of the Legislative Assembly

  • Friday, January 20th 2017 - 12:31 UTC

    Falklands has new Deputy Governor; ex administrator of Tristan da Cunha

    Mitham said “it is a privilege to be able to take on Deputy Governor role. Hasene and I are both very much looking forward to living and working in the Islands”

    The new Deputy Governor has arrived in the Falkland Islands. Alex Mitham has had a week’s handover with his predecessor, Sandra Tyler-Haywood, who leaves the Islands this weekend. Mr. Mitham who is on secondment to the Foreign and Commonwealth is no stranger to Overseas Territories; in effect he is coming to the Islands after three years as Administrator on Tristan da Cunha.