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Buenos Aires: When Dalal Abd de Massad went to the Darwin cemetery in the Falkland Islands this week it was the first time that she had hugged the gravestone with her son's name. "I was finally able to cry at his grave," Abd said of her son, Daniel. "I talked to him, told him everything that happened ... war

Up ahead, the fleet charges on, pushing east-northeast and passing just south of the Falkland Islands, where conditions remain fierce. "The Southern Ocean just doesn't want to let us off the hook and keeps us fully in its grip," wrote Brunel skipper Bouwe Bekking. "The wind direction is such that we are ...
The Falkland Islands are set in a unique and dramatically beautiful environment in the South Atlantic Ocean. A rich variety of wildlife, spectacular scenery, negligible pollution, low crime rate, no long commute and a vibrant social calendar characterise the community. We are looking for an experienced ...
The families of 90 Argentine soldiers killed in the war for the Falkland Islands, or Malvinas, have visited their graves for the first time. Their remains have been identified thanks to an agreement between Argentina and Britain, whose 1982 conflict left 900 soldiers dead on both sides. Al Jazeera's Teresa ...

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The Davis Senior Center will host an “Armchair Travel” slide show from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 29, titled, “Exploring South Georgia and Falkland Islands.” El Macero resident Bill Blakewell will share photos he took while traveling there. His talk will highlight the unique landscape as well as bird life, including king ...
The Falkland Islands Registration Officer is carrying out a yearly canvass with the purpose of updating the Electoral Register. Accordingly this Thursday, 15 March, all households in the Islands should receive a form V "request for information from householders" in the post. According to an official ...
Standing on a white sand, windswept beach on a mostly flat, somewhat barren island in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean feels surreal. It isn't the beach or the island that creates the feeling, but penguins casually walking all around you. Clearly, they are used to humans invading their space and have ...
The relatives of 89 previously unidentified Argentinian soldiers killed during the 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands will travel there this month to put names on their graves. Their identification has been made possible due to painstaking DNA testing and the humanitarian initiative of a British captain who ...
Over a number of years the Falkland Islands Government have been reviewing and looking to update their immigration laws and procedures. The review formally started in 2013 and has seen a number of papers and proposals considered by the Government since that time. Two large papers were ...
The Falkland Islands lie in the South Atlantic, 300 miles east of Argentina. They are made up of two principal islands – West Falkland and East Falkland – and over 700 smaller islets. They have a combined land mass around half the size of Wales. In 1982, 1,800 people lived there. These days, around ...
The Falkland Islands government, FIG, is requesting proposals for a future port facility since the current structure, dating back to 1984 and which has had its useful life patched up and extended several times, is nearing its operational end. In effect the Falkland Interim Port and Storage System (FIPASS), ...
And the first ever Birmingham International Marathon saw runners from the Cayman Islands returning to their hometown to take on the inaugural 26.2-mile challenge. Not to be outdone in the Air Miles challenge is city law student Krysteen Ormond who is travelling from the Falkland Islands to take part in this ...
A WIDOW has made an emotional trip to the Falklands Islands to retrace her husband's final movements before he was killed in the 1982 war. The experience has enabled Jay Hyrons, who married Lance Cpl Gary Bingley after a whirlwind romance 41 years ago, conquer her demons. It was love at first ...
High winds that could exceed all-time record speeds have been forecast across the Falklands Islands for Tuesday evening. The record currently stands at 83 mph and HQ British Forces South Atlantic Islands have advised that "no non-essential travel" take place from 1800 to 0600 local time. A statement ...

The Falkland Islands Executive Council (its effective Cabinet) agreed late last week a set of budgeting principles for the Government over the coming financial year beginning 1st July 2018. These principles are likely to apply throughout the four year term of the current Legislative Assembly, though will be ...
South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association - Falkland Islands, Saint Helena, Ascension Island and, The latest news from the Falkland Islands, Saint Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da, The news that matters from the. British Territories in the South Atlantic Ocean.
We then looked at three separate papers pertaining to Planning and Lands referring to leases of the Visitors Centre and Complex, the Earth Station on Sapper Hill and land on which the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust (FIMNT) sits. Included in the latter was the Cape Pembroke Lighthouse ...
In recognition of the time the Sea King helicopter has spent supporting both the military and the civilian population of the Falkland Islands, the Ministry of Defence has donated the decommissioned Sea King Search and Rescue Helicopter to the Falkland Islands Museum & National Trust. This will be done ...
Falkland Islands IWF Reporting Portal Falkland Islands Government (FIG) have joined forces with the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) in the global battle to remove online imagery of child sexual abuse. FIG have established an IWF Reporting Portal (www.falklands.gov.fk/more-information/fiscb) to provide a quick and easy ...
Navy's All-Women Crew Sailboat INSV Tarini Docks In Falkland Islands ... London: The Indian Navy sailing team out to make history as the first-ever voyage by an all-women crew to circumnavigate the globe is now docked at Port Stanley, the capital of Falkland Islands a British Overseas Territory. The six ...
A Falkland Islands Summary Court acting Justice of Peace Andrew Brownlee and Leeann Harris handed out a conditional discharge for eighteen months to Spanish fishing captain, Oscar Gomez, while fining his company, Pesquerias Marinenses SA, a total of £5,000, plus court costs of £150. Mr Gomez ...
FALKLAND ISLANDS — A cold wind swept across the desolate beach at Volunteer Point, one of the Falkland Islands' most popular tourist destinations, but the throngs of king, Gentoo and Magellanic penguins didn't seem to mind. This sight made the two hours of bumpy four-wheeling over roadless peat ...
The Falkland Islands will be sending a team of 26 competitors and officials to the 21st Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast Australia in April. Two sports will be represented: badminton and various shooting disciplines and the whole event will run from April 4 -15. The team will comprise: Mike Summers ...
In announcing the team for the event that will take place in Australia from April 4 to 15, Andy Brownlee, the Falkland Islands Commonwealth Games Association (FICGA) President, made special mention of "the hugely significant contribution" the two men had made "in representing the Falkland Islands in ...
Police have launched a search for a new beat bobby on the Falkland Islands – where a recent operation involved the capture of three renegade sheep. The Royal Falkland Islands Police's job ad looking for a constable or senior constable has already attracted interest from some Scots after it was posted on ...
A vast fleet of fishing vessels assembling to catch illex squid on the high seas some 400 miles north of the Falkland Islands is causing concern for its fisheries department. Higher squid catches in these international waters could mean a drop in catches during the Falklands' official season, which is about to ...
The Falkland Islands government, FIG, announced on 16 January the permanent appointment of Jeff McMahon as Chief of Police within the Royal Falkland Islands Police (RFIP). Mr. McMahon arrived in the Falkland Islands in May 2017 and was promoted to Detective Chief Inspector in July. “I'm looking ...
The geography of the Falkland Islands with many shallow water sandy beaches and strong winds makes them one of the most common natural traps of pilot whales in the Southern Ocean. In the beginning of this year, Michael and Jeanette Clarke reported another mass stranding of pilot whales at one of ...
New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) In a first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew, INSV Tarini entered Port Stanley (Falkland islands) on Monday during its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew ...
PORT STANLEY (FALKLAND ISLANDS): The Indian Navy's sailing boat INSV Tarini, with an all-women crew, on Monday entered Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands, after crossing the Cape of Horn on January 18. The boat is on its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the world. It is likely to depart Port ...
Premier similarly stated in its operations report that the latest draft of the field development plan (FDP) was submitted to the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) in November last year. The public consultation for the environmental impact statement (EIS) is expected to begin this month, and last for 42 days, ...
Increasingly weakened and up against the wall because of revelations of its human rights violations, the 1976-1983 Argentine military dictatorship invaded the Malvinas/Falkland Islands in 1982, in response to a long-standing nationalist aspiration shared even today by a large part of the population of this ...
BOTH Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands have seen their fair share of disruption. Last year marked the 35th anniversary of the Falklands conflict, in which 255 British servicemen died, alongside three islanders and more than 600 Argentineans. The islands were invaded on April 2 and occupied by Argentine ...
The Falkland Islands Environment Committee, held a lively debate on the cost of the landing fee for cruise visitors which is scheduled to be increased to £25 per passenger, and which was described as “the highest in the region” by the head of the Islands Tourist Board. Stephanie Middleton of the Falkland ...
Britain went to war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands in 1982. The Atlantic Conveyor was hit by an Argentinian Exocet missile, and sank 90 miles north-east of Port Stanley. Surgeon Lt Gordon Brooks with wife Christine and 3-month-old daughter Helen. Rare photograph showing an explosion on a ...
So far, neither Downing Street nor Brussels have specified how the transition to this hard Brexit will be performed although Gove has defended a stance that has antagonized the sector: negotiating the licence granting process country by country to operate in Gran Sol or Falkland Islands, which would be ...
So far, neither Downing Street nor Brussels have specified how the transition to this hard Brexit will be performed although Gove has defended a stance that has antagonized the sector: negotiating the licence granting process country by country to operate in Gran Sol or Falkland Islands, which would be ...
The EU will refuse to back Britain in United Nations votes over the Falkland Islands after Brexit, a former ambassador has suggested. Other countries regarded the UK's loss of influence since the Leave vote “as a shark would regard blood in the water”, Lord Hannay told a parliamentary inquiry. It was laid ...
Sukey Cameron, who represents the Falkland Islands in the UK, said she plans to make an official complaint. She explained how Malvinas is a solely Argentine term and not Spanish, who refer to the location as Islas Falkland. A mural with the Falkland Islands is seen on March 31, 2016 in Buenos Aires.
Residents of the Falkland Islands annually mark one of the early major naval battles of the First World War, which took place off the coast of the Islands. This year the event was commemorated with a traditional parade, made up of Members of the Falkland Islands Defence Force. This is the first Battle Day ...
A report by the International Committee of the Red Cross indicates that 88 of the 121 graves of Argentinian soldiers who were buried anonymously on the disputed Falkland Islands have been identified. Relatives now have the chance to bring the remains of their loved ones home. The identification process ...
Gilbert House, seat of the Falkland Islands elected government announced the following program for Friday 8th December 2017 to commemorate the victory of the Naval engagements of 8th December 1914, on which day 6 British sailors lost their lives and a number of others died later from injuries ...
New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) In a first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew, INSV Tarini entered Port Stanley (Falkland islands) on Monday during its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew ...
A vast fleet of fishing vessels assembling to catch Illex squid on the high seas, some 400 miles north of the Falkland Islands, is an issue of concern to the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department. Director of Natural Resources John Barton confirmed to Penguin News this week that the fleet had been out there ...
Premier similarly stated in its operations report that the latest draft of the field development plan (FDP) was submitted to the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) in November last year. The public consultation for the environmental impact statement (EIS) is expected to begin this month, and last for 42 days, ...
The Falkland Islands blew Costa Rica away on the second day of the Americas Division Four competition at the Reforma Athletic ground in Mexico City on Tuesday. A devastating spell of medium-pace bowling from Falkland Islands David Taylforth caused all the damage, as he picked up 6 for 14 and ...
The Falkland Islands, also known as Islas Malvinas, offer an "ideal testing ground" for the latest military technologies and the British armed ...


 

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