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Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:03:00 GMT
A Rose for Peace presented the Falklands by Argentine students
The large number of Argentine visitors to the Falkland Islands this week included pupils of the Don Bosco College in Ensenada. Having spent the first full day of their stay visiting the military cemeteries at Darwin and San Car...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:18:00 GMT
Some thoughts about the 9 November Falklands' general election
By John Fowler - At the time of going to press, so far sixteen brave or foolhardy souls have declared their candidature for the General Election. This is one more than in 2013 and may be the most ever. With an average age of le...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:30:00 GMT
Jellyfish, major source of food of Falklands' black browed albatrosses, says scientific research
The humble jellyfish has been found to be a major source of food for albatrosses which inhabit the Southern Ocean, new research has discovered.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:27:00 GMT
Falklands welcomes the registry of a new freezer trawler
The Falkland Islands Executive Council this week welcomed the registration of the new Falklands fishing vessel freezer trawler Monteferro belonging to Kalamar Ltd. MLA Mike Summers said: “This is the second major private sect...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:51:00 GMT
Catalogue of errors and failings that sank Falklands' warship HMS Sheffield
A string of errors and failings that ended in the sinking of HMS Sheffield during the Falklands war has been disclosed after 35 years. Twenty people died and 26 were injured when the destroyer was hit by an Argentine Exocet mis...

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