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After Margaret Thatcher's landslide in 1983, the cretino-left of the day claimed she had incited the Argentinians to invade the Falkland Islands so she could win as a wartime leader. They were dismissed. But even sensible people on the left sighed as ...
The Falkland Islands said that the reason why some Non Self Governing Territories were unresponsive to the Special Committee on Decolonization, or C24, was that the issues proposed were not attractive, and to be effective it must engage with these ...

According to what was agreed last December between Argentina, UK and the humanitarian consent from the Falkland Islands government, the ICRC with forensic experts is scheduled to begin working at Darwin cemetery next June 19, under strict privacy ...
The brief but bloody Falklands conflict 35 years ago lasted 74 days and saw 255 British military personnel, and three Falkland Islanders killed.
Today is the National Day of Argentina, a public holiday celebrating the First National government of Argentina which was formed on May 25, 1810.
The Falklands war went on for 10 weeks between Argentina and the United Kingdom, starting on April 2 1982, the day Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands. On April 5, the British government sent a naval task force in response. The conflict ...

The Abu Dhabi government is to retain a 10 per cent stake in the institution. The private department of President His ... 1982 - British paratroopers and Royal Marine Commandos storm Falkland Islands. 1993 - Venezuelan Senate suspends President Carlos ...
Peter, 61, moved to the Falkland Islands in January 2012 when his wife, Annie, took a job as a taxation officer with the Falkland Islands government. Since then, he has taken on a range of jobs, including tour guide, climbing instructor, and currently ...
Six vessels under Cunard ownership, led by the former flagship Queen Elizabeth 2, were requisitioned by the UK government to join its Task Force mustered in 1982 to regain the Falkland Islands after an invasion by Argentine troops. Today's event was ...
Nick Clegg ended up destroying his own Liberal Democrat party by embracing this anti-democratic politics when he joined Cameron's coalition government as a junior partner between 2010 and 2015. ... Corbyn bravely but correctly compares the British ...
The requirement for additional airline routes to and from the Falklands has been an element of the Falkland Islands government Economic Development strategy for some considerable time. Despite the temporary closure of the Ascension Island runway, we ...
... South Atlantic Airbridge operations via Ascension Island were suspended due to the condition of the runway. The island has been used as a stopover for the Royal Air Force (RRR, Brize Norton), connecting Mount Pleasant in the Falkland Islands with ...
Stopovers will include the Seychelles, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Wales, Falkland Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Norfolk Island. ... Despite ...
It was exclaimed in reply to Conservative Defence Secretary Michael Fallon's accusation that Labour was prepared to relinquish the Falkland Islands. Yet her expletive was of a piece with the rightward lurch in foreign policy ... With the position of a ...
The Brazilian government discards any "irregularities" in allowing British military aircraft, flying to or from the Falkland Islands, landing in its airports since the authorizations are humanitarian motivated, revealed a source from the Brazilian ...
He said Britain was already ill-equipped to launch an operation like the 1983 expedition to retake the Falkland Islands from Argentina, in which the Royal Marines played a vital role.
Jeremy Corbyn has "been on a journey" since his opposition to NATO and now accepts Labour support for the military alliance, shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has said.

Her tone was noticeably tougher than that of the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, who gave a foreign policy speech on Friday saying a Labour government would focus on "defence, development and diplomacy", with armed action only as a last resort.
When the emergency situation of the "Uruguay Reefer" became known and confirmed by a release from the managers earlier in the week, the Falkland Islands government got in contact with Baltmed Reefer Services to impress upon the need to find a solution ...
The Falkland Islands government (FIG) announced Friday that the reefer Frio Las Palmas has successfully towed the stricken fishing tender Uruguay Reefer out to sea.
Penguin News asked Director of natural resources John Barton if the Falkland Islands government could claim the valuable catch but he said: "Whilst some of the cargo may still be in good condition some inevitably will not be so it would become a ...
The Falkland Islands government (FIG) is closely monitoring the situation of the stranded M/V Uruguay Reefer and has been in contact with the vessel operators to impress upon them the need to find a solution which avoids the vessel sinking in Falkland ...
The girls were presented with their Baden Powell awards at government House by Alex Mithan the acting governor. Girlguiding is the UK's leading charity for girls and young women, giving all girls the opportunity to grow in confidence and discover their ...
US-based investment firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG) has pulled out of talks with the Sri Lankan government over a 49% stake in SriLankan airlines (UL, Colombo Int'l).
Members of the Falkland Islands government Legislative Assembly are seeking volunteers from their 'Special advisor' network to accompany them to the United Nations Committee on Decolonization (C24) presentations from June 10/24.
The Nigerian government has appointed a committee of six consultants to advise it on proposed investments in the West African state's aviation sector including the establishment of a new national airline.
The Falkland Islands government Chief Executive Barry Rowland has been appointed as Acting Governor of the Falkland Islands and Acting Commissioner of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands for the period 3-14 May 2017. The appointment has ...
In addition to Bermuda, same-sex marriage laws have been passed by the local governments of the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, the Pitcairn Islands, and Ascension Island.
Since 2009 the British government has spent tens of millions of pounds on mine-clearance in the Falklands. Guy Marot of the Falkland Islands Demining Programme Office oversees a team of largely Zimbabwean operatives, highly valued for their long ...
Just like that, the Royal Canadian Navy was double its size, having acquired its very first submarines from the government of British Columbia.
Aside from addressing the lack of reliable air service operators, Muhammadu Buhari's government is also looking to reduce Nigeria's reliance on international service providers - airlines, lessors and MRO providers in particular - given the foreign ...
"Visas are a matter for the Falkland Islands government to determine," confirmed Member of Legislative Assembly Mike Summers this week.
Residents have complained Argentine tourists are wearing "provocative" clothing and flags and causing mess at attractions at the disputed territory.
The Brazilian manufacturer complained to the World Trade Organisation in February about interest-free loans made by the Canadian government to Bombardier to the tune of CAD372.5 million. Embraer argues that the loans constitute illegal subsidies.
Under a proposal by the Australian Federal government, a number of occupational categories will be removed from the list of skilled workers, including Aeroplane Pilot, and aircraft Maintenance engineer (Avionics).
Malcorra underlined that the objective of the Argentine government is to create the necessary overall confidence building, but building on this "takes time".
The issue will also disrupt travel between the UK and the Falkland Islands, as those flights have routinely stopped at Ascension.
Further to that, they also questioned the citizenship of BVI Airways' shareholders as well as the British Virgin Islands' government's impartiality given an alleged investment made to stimulate demand for flights between the BVI and the United States ...
An Argentine businessman and partner of the US based Howard Johnson, with 37 hotels under that name in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, is attempting to refloat an old project to install a 40 rooms complex in the Falkland Islands, according to media ...
The island is used as a stopover for the Royal Air Force's South Atlantic Airbridge which connects Mount Pleasant, in the Falkland Islands, with Brize Norton on the United Kingdom mainland. The flights operate using AirTanker (9L, Brize Norton) A330 ...
But we still see Britain holding on to bits and pieces like Gibraltar, the Falkland Islands, and Northern Ireland. Unfortunately, the Republic of ... The new Conservative government, however, is fighting hard to leave the Union. A formal letter has ...
MLA Summers noted that it was six months since the joint statement but none of the issues in respect of the Falklands had been honored by Argentine government. ..."we do need ... Falkland Islands lawmaker, MLA Mike Summers apologized on behalf of the ...
The recapture of the Falkland Islands was completed when Argentinian general Mario Melendez and SAS commander Michael Rose agreed to a conditional surrender in Port Stanley's government House.
... 76,000 people have already signed a petition calling on the government to extend civil partnerships, MPs from all parties support our cause, and countries such as France, Sweden, and New Zealand and regions of the British Isles like the Falkland ...
Netherlands-based investment fund, Tripod investment management, has acquired SmartLynx airlines (6Y, Riga) the Latvian ACMI/charter specialist has announced.
At the time, then Managing Director of AMCON, Mustafa Chike-Obi, said the government body would be happy to sell its stake.
... 76,000 people have already signed a petition calling on the government to extend civil partnerships, MPs from all parties support our cause, and countries such as France, Sweden, and New Zealand and regions of the British Isles like the Falkland ...
"The aggressive rhetoric has been dialled down since Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner left office, but there's been little in the way of action," said Ian Hansen, chair of the Falkland Islands' legislative assembly last night. "We had the ... Sukey ...
With the Easter break it has naturally been a quiet week for family law news, but that gives me the opportunity to comment upon a few stories that I wouldn't normally mention.
Argentina believes Brexit might cost Britain the support of European allies for its control of the Falkland Islands and is watching developments closely, the Argentinian foreign minister said in Brussels.


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