Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 07:51:00 GMT
Falklands prepares to welcome state of the art RRS Sir David Attenborough on 9 December
The Falkland Islands Government has invited the public to welcome the RRS Sir David Attenborough as it makes its maiden voyage into the Falkland Islands on Thursday 9 December 2021.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 09:45:00 GMT
Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia will see a total and partial solar eclipse
On Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, some people in the Southern Hemisphere, Falklands, South Georgia Islands, will have the chance to experience a total or partial eclipse of the Sun, according to US space agency NASA.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 09:45:00 GMT
US, only country with more civilian weapons than citizens; in Falklands, 62 weapons per 100 people
The United States is the only country in the world where there are more civilian weapons than citizens. In effect, there are 120 weapons for every 100 US citizens and according to researchers from the Swiss organization Small A...

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 09:20:00 GMT
Thursday, D day for cruise Ultramarine and its delayed departure from Ushuaia on an Antarctic expedition
Expedition cruise Ultramarine must remain in total confinement at the port of Ushuaia until next Thursday, following nine positive PCR tests among the 173 strong crew. No person is allowed on board or to disembark although wate...

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 09:12:00 GMT
Falklands/Malvinas: City of Ushuaia has its logo for the 40th anniversary of the war
The City of Ushuaia has a logo and crest that will represent all activities organized by the city during next year when the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Malvina's war feat. The institutional image of the anniversary...

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:41:00 GMT
Ushuaia creates a Malvinas Affairs Secretariat in the framework of the 40th anniversary
Imbibed with the 40th anniversary of the Falklands conflict spirit, the city of Ushuaia decided to elevate the department which dealt with Malvinas Islands issues, to the rank of Secretariat, thus "reaffirming the will of Ushua...

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:30:00 GMT
Falklands member of the Table Tennis Federation, despite Argentina's objection
Argentina lost to the Falkland Islands at the International Table Tennis Federation, ITTF, where overwhelming support had the Islands registered as an independent member. This despite the strong allegations from the Argentine T...

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:56:00 GMT
Falkland Islands' Tourism awarded the Safe Travels from WTTC
As the tourism industry rebuilds following the COVID-19 pandemic, very high standards of health and hygiene are expected to be adopted by all tourism businesses around the world.

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 07:52:00 GMT
Falkland Islands receives the first cruise visit since 2019/20 season
The first cruise ship to visit the Falklands since the 2019/2020 tourist season, Silver Explorer, was cleared on November 24 and in Stanley Harbor. The itinerary included visits to Bleaker Island and Bull Point. However, it is ...

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 09:52:00 GMT
Research done in Falklands shows albatrosses are “divorcing” because of climate change
A recent Royal Society study shows climate change and rising oceans are pushing black-browed albatross breakup rates higher. Among the world's most devoted monogamous species, they are “divorcing” more frequently. For 15 ye...