Falkland Island lawmaker, MLA Roger Edwards, portfolio holder for Public Works spoke about the ongoing project for the new port to replace FIPASS, (Falklands Interim Port and Storage System) and the resources it will require, among which some 900,000 tons of stone.
Complicated challenges ahead for the Falkland Islands as the Brexit deadline inexorably approaches. While the Falklands Government has made public assurances that it has worked hard to ensure the impact of Brexit on the Falklands...
The Annual Service of Remembrance in the Falkland Islands commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the end of the First World War, will be held this Sunday November 8, beginning with a service at the Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am, according to a release from Gilbert House.
The Falkland Islands Referendum held on Thursday, resulted in a defeat for the concept of a single constituency. Neither of the two current constituencies Camp or Stanley, garnered the two thirds support for a single constituency.
The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to announce that, following an extensive and thorough recruitment process, they have made a conditional offer to Mr Andy Keeling to take up the post of Chief Executive of the Falkland Islands Government.
The Falkland Islands Standing Finance Committee has revealed that the government has funded Covid-19 support measures to the tune of £7.983 million. The spending has been offset by underspends from a number of government departments, including Education and Natural Resources, while the Islands Plan budget is expected to underspend by nearly half a million pounds.
The Falkland Islands government has announced a three-year program to repair and upgrade jetties and ramps in fifteen locations. The program was approved by the Islands' Executive Council which is estimated to have a cost of £2.5 million.
Falkland Islands Member of the Legislative Assembly, Roger Edwards is calling on Falkland Islanders to help with a review of the Falklands Constitution. It is vital that Falkland Islanders express their thoughts on the laws and principles that protect their rights. MLA Edwards said the deadline for submitting written evidence to the Select Committee, regarding the Constitutional Review, has been extended to the 31st of August.
This month five Falkland Islands lawmakers, elected Members of the Legislative Assembly, according to a release from the Islands' government are travelling to the UK to have a series of key meetings with the oil industry, trade partners and UK parliamentarians, and to reiterate the need for a good deal for the Falkland Islands in the context of continuing Brexit negotiations.
Foreign minister Jorge Faurie reiterated before the United Nations Decolonization Committee or C24, that Argentina wishes to establish a dialogue with the UK to solve the Malvinas Islands dispute, and underlined he believed that “favorable conditions” for such a scenario have been created and are advancing.