An academic respectful of historic events and understanding towards the people of the Falkland Islands sitting in the Argentine congress? That could be the outcome of the scheduled September primaries and midterm elections in November according to some ultra-nationalistic media in Buenos Aires.4 comments
The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to confirm that it is nearing completion of the rollout of its nationwide Covid-19 vaccination programme. 95% of those aged over 18 in the community has now received two doses of the Oxford/Astra Zeneca vaccine, providing an additional layer of protection against the coronavirus for the vast majority of the Falkland Islands population.
The Falkland Islands Government is to support efforts to establish whether there is unidentified Argentine military personnel buried at Teal Inlet, according to a statement released this afternoon.
Further to the announcement made on 1 February, the Falkland Islands Government can confirm that commercial air links with both Chile and Brazil will remain suspended until 1 October 2021.
Today, the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was marked by a 21-gun salute on Victory Green in Stanley at midday. This went alongside a short parade, consisting of a marching detachment provided by the Falkland Islands Defence Force, with His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Nigel Phillips CBE, taking the salute.
Argentina Friday expressed its government's utmost rejection of the announcement by British authorities that missiles were to be launched at the Falkland Islands. The Foreign Ministry warned that the “alleged defensive condition of the British military base in the South Atlantic is not only totally unjustified, but also represents a threat to the entire region.”
The Falkland Islands Government’s Executive Council has approved the launch of a public consultation on a series of proposed Marine Management Areas (MMAs) in Falklands waters, according to documents published this week.
Falkland Islands Chief Medical Officer Rebecca Edwards has said there is already a “plan of attack” formulated to vaccinate Islanders with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19.
The Falkland Islands Government informed on Tuesday in a Press Release that it is “pleased” to announce that 3,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine are expected to be received in the first week of February 2021.
Britain’s new polar ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, has been registered on the British register of ships at Stanley, Falkland Islands.