Falkland Islands / Malvinas
Falkland Islands / Malvinas Sat, 04 Apr 2020 08:45:00 GMTFalklands reports first Covid 19 positive result: MPA member with no ventilator and in stable condition
The Falkland Islands government announced on Friday the first positive result of the Covid 19 virus. The case was confirmed following the reception of virus results returned from the UK, via the Airbridge.Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:54:00 GMTArgentina under lockdown makes time to recall the start of the Malvinas conflict, 38 years ago
"On April 2nd we claim sovereignty over our Malvinas Islands" was the message twitted by Argentine president Alberto Fernandez on the Malvinas War Veteran and Fallen Day, outstanding date in the official calendar of the country...Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:57:00 GMTAirbridge flights provide Falklands with a steady flow of Covid-19 test samples
Some 86 tests for COVID-19 from Falkland Islands residents have returned negative results, it was confirmed on Wednesday. A total of 124 tests have been sent for analysis to the UK so far, with some 38 results still awaited. Th...Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:55:00 GMTFalklands Office in London remains open for business and stranded Islanders
On the advice of the UK Prime Minister, the Falkland Islands Government Office in London is closed and all staff is working from home. Despite this FIGO is working as normal and remains available to help all Islanders in the UK...Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:45:00 GMTFalklands ensures vital supplies for West Falkland and other islands
Although Falklands have no anticipated difficulties with sea freight logistics to supply the Islands, nevertheless it has the challenge of maintaining West Falkland and the other outer islands with the necessary provisions. Let...