Falkland Islands

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:09:00 GMT
Falklands: UK company to help construct soldiers' accommodation blocks
A construction firm from Grimsby, Fast-Form Systems has won a £200,000 contract with the British Ministry of Defense to support the construction of soldiers' accommodation blocks in the Falkland Islands.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:22:00 GMT
"Obviously we will stand by all our sovereign claims", anticipated Macri
Argentine president Mauricio Macri outlined on Thursday his administration's foreign policy during the message to Congress when he stressed, with an overall non specific commitment, "we believe in the unity and cooperation of L...

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 07:24:00 GMT
Welcome Mauricio! But what exactly are your plans?
By Graham Bound, London - Mauricio Macri: I roll the syllables of that rather pleasantly alliterative name over my tongue as I draw him into one of my columns for the first time.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:54:00 GMT
Falklands' strict work safety measures for 2016 Illex fishery in Islands' waters
Measures that will sometimes exceed flag state requirements, in order to improve the safety of fisherman working on ships in the Illex fishery in Falklands waters have been agreed by the Falkland Islands Government.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:17:00 GMT
Malcorra does not discard a trade agreement with US; Obama could visit Argentina next year
Argentina's foreign minister-designate Susana Malcorra said the FTAA (Free Trade Area Of the Americas) is not a bad word suggesting the country could eventually sign a free trade deal with the United States in the future. She ...

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:36:00 GMT
A Positive Outlook for the Falklands at FIA's annual general meeting
The Falkland Islands have received assurances of sustained support from the British Parliament and from the Falkland Islands Association at that organisation’s annual general meeting in London where members were given a posit...

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:40:00 GMT
“Relations with Britain can't be limited to the Malvinas issue”, says Malcorra
Argentina's next foreign minister Susana Malcorra, who will have the task of reestablishing relations with 'all countries', including those with which there are pending or difficult situations, made it a point to underline Brit...

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 01:13:00 GMT
Falklands' Battle Day, 8 December 1914, Act of Remembrance
The Falkland Islands will commemorate this Tuesday 8th December, the naval engagements of 8th December 1914, one of the Royal Navy's greatest victories during the First World War, which resulted in the sinking of a German imper...

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 01:06:00 GMT
Falklands' Battle Day commemorated in London
Battle Day was commemorated in the traditional manner at the Cenotaph in central London on Saturday 5th December. The traffic was stopped in Whitehall, and the service was conducted by former Rector of Christchurch Cathedral in...

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:20:00 GMT
Princess Anne will be visiting South Georgia and the Falkland Islands
Princess Anne is to visit South Georgia and the Falkland Islands next month, accompanied by her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, reports Falklands' weekly Penguin News