Falklands Government signs new exclusive licence with Sure Telecoms

A NEW  telecommunications licence was awarded to Sure South Atlantic by the Falkland Islands Government last Friday.
The exclusive licence will provide a fixed line telephone, broadband and mobile phone services in the Falklands for a period of 12 years starting retrospectively on January 1, 2016. 

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1982 veteran on mission to save HMS Hermes

Technology entrepreneur and 1982 veteran Andy Trish has launched a bid to save HMS Hermes, the flagship carrier of the Falklands war which he served on.
Mr Trish has in the past been the benefactor of Falklands Camp Education with gifts of computers and other technology which he personally presented to the schools and spent time with the children on two occasions.

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Falklands Stopover for British icon Michael Palin

COMEDIAN, actor, writer and television presenter and a thoroughly nice chap, Michael Palin, has many faces, but in the Falklands this week he was in research mode, investigating the journeys of two ships that happened to pass through the Falklands in 1842.

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FIH Directors oppose Argentine approach

FALKLAND Islands Holdings (FIH) independent directors’ statement that the prospect of Argentine-related control of the Falkland Islands Company (FIC) would undermine the company, has met with protest from the company in question.

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No cash offered for sovereignty document

AN Argentine who offered to sell a copy of an old document that he claimed would destroy the Argentine historical case for sovereignty over the Falklands, has been turned down. 

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