On 21 May 1982, British troops from the Task Force landed in San Carlos waters to begin the last chapter of the complete recovery and Liberation of the Falkland Islands.28 comments
Taking into account that most British Overseas Territories have sent representatives to London for the several days celebration of King Charles III Coronation, the Joint Ministerial Council which brings together UK Ministers and elected leaders of the OTs, will be taking place this week, May 11/12.
Busy early day for Alison Blake CMG, Governor of the Falkland Islands and Commissioner of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. In dawn on Tuesday April 25th, the Governor joined members of the Falklands community, including Australian and New Zealand nationals to the service held at the Cross of Sacrifice, for the ANZAC Day.
The Commissioner of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, SGSSI, Ambassador Alison Blake CMG, GSSI has issued permission for the vessel Victor Angelescu to conduct a CCAMLR-notified survey in South Georgia waters from 07 February to 02 March 2023.
Last Friday night Falklands Governor Alison Blake CMG hosted a reception at Government House to celebrate the founding ten years ago of the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institution, SAERI, a thriving independent institute-undertaking numerous projects and research in the Islands and across the world.
Busy agenda for Princess Anne on her first day of activities in the Falkland Islands, where she arrived on Thursday for a six-day visit. In a beautiful sunny Friday morning Princess Royal, marked the 40th anniversary of the Falklands' conflict with a special wreath-laying ceremony at the 1982 Liberation Memorial in Stanley.
Over the weekend and ahead of the state funeral on Monday 19th September, the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle met with representatives from British Overseas Territories, attending ceremonies in London.
Queen Elizabeth II was buried in a private service Monday evening at Windsor Castle, following a week of events that marked the death of Britain’s longest-serving monarch, and which was televised to the world.
With the presence of Falkland Islands elected members of the Legislative Assembly, top officials from the government, and representatives from BFSAI, Governor Alison Blake CMG proceed to proclaim the new sovereign, His Majesty Charles III.
It's official, the Falkland Islands have a new Governor, and the first woman to occupy that position, Ms. Alison Blake CMG. The governor designate for the Falkland Islands, and Commissioner of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Ms. Blake took the oath of office on Saturday morning at the Court and Assembly Chamber.