CFL Hunter launch makes fishing history

“I name this ship the CFL Hunter.  God bless her and all who sail in her.”  With these words, MLA Phyl Rendell, chosen Godmother of the CFL Hunter, launched the Falkland Islands’ first ever fishing vessel financed wholly with local capital.  

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Quality affordable nursery care required agrees Assembly

MEMBERS of the Legislative Assembly have shown a stout will to support high quality affordable nursery provision.
They unanimously supported a Motion presented by MLA Barry Elsby on Thursday that noted it was,  “essential if our children are to reach their true potential.”

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Falklands confident in continued access to EU markets post Brexit

BRITAIN’S intention to leave the single market as outlined in Prime  Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech on Tuesday has generated some concerns for the Falkland Islands Government, but a Member of the Legislative Assembly indicated this week they are still confident all will be well for the Islands under post-2019 arrangements. 
MLA Michael Poole told Penguin News they believed “mutual self interest would win out and market access would continue.”

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