Falkland Islands / Malvinas
Falkland Islands / Malvinas Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:40:00 GMTFalklands to undertake a lifestyle and overall health survey
The Falkland Islands government Public Health Advisor, Carol Morrison, is set to launch a survey this week to gather data on the community’s lifestyle habits, perceptions of health, access to health care and barriers to healt...Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:50:00 GMTFalkland’s 1982 civilian hero and life-long radio ham dies in England
The Falkland Islands weekly Penguin News reported this week on the death in England of Reginald (Reg) Silvey, one of the perhaps lesser known civilian heroes of the war in 1982, but almost certainly the one whose activities put...Fri, 15 Mar 2019 04:59:00 GMTFalklands Brexit impact still uncertain as 29 March looms
The possible impact of Brexit on the Falklands is no nearer to gaining definition as UK MPs once again voted against a Brexit deal proposed by Theresa May, as well as voting against the possibility of leaving the European Union...Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:52:00 GMTArgentine foreign minister receives next of kin who returned from “our Malvinas”
“I imagine you have gone through moments of great emotion in the Islands, next to the graves with the 112 full names, which until now remained unidentified”, Argentine foreign minister Jorge Faurie was quoted in an official...Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:12:00 GMTRelatives of identified Argentine combatants visit cemetery in Falklands; accord not to fly defaced Argentine flags
Sixty-five next of kin of Argentine combatants buried in the Falkland Islands and whose remains were recently identified, visited the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin to pay their respects and pray next to the graves of th...