Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:53:00 GMT
Falkland Islander will be one of the captains of Australia's new state of the art icebreaker
Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, is scheduled to make its maiden voyage to Antarctica in 2020-21. Two captains have already been named to lead the alternating crews operating the new vessel. They are Captain Scott Laug...

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:22:00 GMT
Falklands' wildlife recorded on the book “Britain's Distant Lands”
The author of the bestselling book Britain’s Treasure Islands is releasing a new work, with a section dedicated to the Falkland Islands. Britain’s Distant Lands by Stewart McPherson is a 208 page, landscape-format examinati...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 06:44:00 GMT
Falklands' referendums on single constituency will he held Thursday 26 March 2020
The Falkland Islands Government announced on Thursday that a referendum will be held on Thursday, 26 March 2020. On that date, the electorate will be asked to vote on whether there should be two constituencies, Stanley and Cam...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:30:00 GMT
Falklands' Day, recalls when John Davis first sighted the Islands on 14 August 1592
Falklands Day is the celebration of the first sighting of the Falkland Islands by John Davis in 1592, and is commemorated on 14 August. It was once seen as the National Day of the Falklands but has largely been replaced by Libe...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:14:00 GMT
Falklands/UK airbridge will continue via Cape Verde; Ascension runway may not be repaired until 2022
The contract to repair the 3,000-meter runway at RAF Ascension Island has yet to be awarded, and work may not be complete until 2022. It has been partially closed since April 2017. This means the Falkland Islands/Brize Norton a...