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Tag: Thatcher Drive

  • Sunday, January 11th 2015 - 22:26 UTC

    Falkland Islands unveils bronze to 'hero forever' Baroness Thatcher

    Mark Thatcher, on the right, next to the bronze with several members of the Legislative Assembly (Pic M. MacKay)

    Describing Baroness Margaret Thatcher as a “hero forever” the Falkland Islands unveiled on Saturday a bust of the former British Prime Minister whose determination was decisive in recovering the Islands from invading and occupying Argentine forces in 1982, helping to propel the Islands to what they are now. Sir Mark Thatcher, son of the late PM was especially invited to the ceremony.

  • Saturday, January 10th 2015 - 07:27 UTC

    Falklands unveil bronze bust dedicated to Baroness Margaret Thatcher

    The bronze bust and stone plinth is placed in front of the Secretariat and on the edge of Thatcher Drive

    Falkland Islands residents will gather this Saturday afternoon next to the 1982 Liberation Monument for the unveiling and dedication of the Falkland Islands Government commissioned bronze bust of Baroness Margaret Thatcher.

  • Friday, October 11th 2013 - 13:34 UTC

    Falklands’ government plans a memorial bust of Baroness Thatcher

    Margaret Thatcher is revered as the Liberator of the Falklands

    The Falkland Islands Government is in the process of commissioning a sculptor to create a memorial bust of Baroness Thatcher. The project follows a public consultation held in the Falkland Islands as to how best to commemorate the late Margaret Thatcher. The high number of responses received demonstrates the high regard in which she is held in the Falkland Islands.

  • Friday, September 6th 2013 - 00:47 UTC

    Falklands to honour Baroness Thatcher with a sculpted bronze bust

    The bust will be situation in front of the Government Secretariat

    The Falkland Islands Government is in the process of commissioning a sculptor to create a memorial bust of Baroness Thatcher. The project follows a public consultation held to determine how to best commemorate the late Margaret Thatcher in the Falkland Islands.