Next week the Falklands Islands will be participating at the Island Games, to be held in Guernsey with twenty-four islands competing and running from July 8/14. Falklands is sending 76 athletes in ten teams, Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowls, Swimming Shooting, Golf, Table Tennis, Cycling, and Football.
The latest announcements on the Falkland Islands budget have not gone without comments from the Falklands Chamber of Commerce and its current president Mike Summers, according to an interview on the local television channel.
A team from Uruguay's news show Telenoche (Montevideo's Channel 4) is visiting the Falkland Island marking the 10th anniversary of the referendum whereby the local population ratified its will to remain a British Overseas Territory despite sovereignty claims from Argentina.
The Queen's Baton for the Commonwealth Games which kicks off in Birmingham on July 28, will be making its stop in the Falkland Islands on June 6 and beginning June 7 in the City of Stanley will make a forty-kilometer relay with some forty volunteers, across the Islands.
The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) expects to reestablish commercial air links with Chile early next July, and with Brazil in November in time for the tourist high season, plus the humanitarian flights for the Argentine next of kin of the combatants buried at the Argentine military cemetery in Darwin.
The Falkland Islands Executive Council has given final approval to the National Sports Council (NSC) to proceed with the construction of a new national sports facility for the Islands. This follows the signing of a Development Agreement in April 2021, and subsequent work to develop a detailed Concept Design.
The Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce has announced the first Falkland Islands Environmental Business Symposium, will be held at 12:30 on the 18th of March. The Chamber is bringing together speakers from organizations across the Falklands to share knowledge and discuss what businesses can do to reduce or offset their environmental impacts.
The Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce is pleased to publish its priorities for the upcoming general election, scheduled for November 4th, titled “Business Priorities – What our business community needs to succeed”.
Ex-member of the Legislative Assembly Mike Summers was elected as Chair of the Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce Board following the 2019 Annual General Meeting last week.
The Natwest International Island Games start this Saturday in Gibraltar and will run till Friday. The games will see 2945 participants in 14 sports,1625 competitors and 476 volunteers from 22 Islands.