Falklands disputes Argentine claims at United Nations C24 meeting

IN their usual two pronged approach, representatives of the Falkland Islands Government once again presented the Falklands political case at the United Nations in New York. The Falklands annually attends the gathering with the lengthy title ‘Special Committee on the situation with regard to the implementation of the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples’.

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17 candidates finally declare

WITH the deadline for applications gone by and the results gazetted on October 23 it has been formally declared that there are seventeen candidates standing in the General Election to be held on November  9.

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Don't leave dispute to future generations

WE should not simply leave the Falklands dispute with Argentina for future generations to deal with, was the message from outgoing Member of Legislative Assembly Mike Summers, in his final Speech to the Motion for Adjournment.

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"You decide how you want to be governed"

AT his swearing in ceremony on Tuesday the new Governor of the Falkland Islands emphasised that he was here to work with, “the democratically elected representatives of the people,” and it was, “entirely proper that you decide how you wish to be governed, now and in the future.”


Mr Nigel Phillips CBE and his wife Emma arrived in the Falklands on Monday and on Tuesday attended a parade on Victory Green following the official ceremony.

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