The governments of the Falkland Islands and Argentina have regretted and repudiated damaging actions at the Argentine cemetery in Darwin, while an investigation into the vandalizing has been launched by the Falklands Royal Police, RFIP.
A petition demanding action from the Falkland Islands Government in relation to Argentine visitors displaying Argentine flags says the behavior by the culprits is “disturbing, unsettling and distressing to many Falkland Islanders”, reports the Penguin News.
The Falkland Islands next general election to renew the eight members of the Legislative Assembly, five for Stanley and three for the Camp is scheduled to be held next 7 November, it was decided in the latest meeting of the Executive Council.
Argentine Defence minister Arturo Puricelli strongly criticized the announced referendum the Falkland Islands government is scheduled to hold next March which he described as a ‘parody’ and “entirely lacking imagination and creativity”.
Becoming a resident in the Falkland Islands could soon be made easier if a paper recommending changes to the current immigration policy and points system is approved by Members of the Legislative Assembly next month.
The Falkland Islands Government has announced support for a new phase of work, which should help to alleviate the housing shortage in Stanley. Lack of home ownership, especially for those on lower incomes has been a problem in the capital for many years.