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Tag: Falkland VISA

  • Friday, May 5th 2017 - 07:23 UTC

    Falklands' lawmaker underlines “visas are our business”

    Last week PN reported some MLAs approved the idea of issuing Argentine visitors with visas in order to control the size of groups of Argentines visiting at one time.

    ”Visas are a matter for the Falkland Islands Government to determine,” confirmed Member of Legislative Assembly Mike Summers this week.Reacting to a story in last Friday’s Penguin News the Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra claimed in the Argentine press it was not for the Islanders but the UK government to make decisions over visas.

  • Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 - 06:27 UTC

    Malcorra downplays possibility of Falklands requesting visa for Argentine visitors

    Malcorra underlined that the objective of the Argentine government is to create the necessary overall confidence building, but building on this “takes time”.

    Argentine foreign minister downplayed the news that the Falkland Islands could impose a visa system for Argentines visiting the Islands, although admitting the ministry is following the issue closely and insisted that confidence building with the local population takes time.