“Is a monthly stopover in Argentina too high a price to pay for a direct weekly flight to Sao Paulo, the biggest flight hub in South America,” is the question we all have to ask ourselves, said MLA Summers this week as he set out the situation and options available to progress and develop the Islands’ economy.
THE Governments of the United Kingdom and Argentina released a joint statement on Tuesday night on future cooperation which also set out a commitment to work together on issues affecting the South Atlantic and the Falkland Islands.
ISLANDER Sorrel Robertson is about to begin her second year at Exeter University where she is studying Ancient History and History
IF there’s one thing certain about being a Falkland Island student studying abroad it’s that we’re lucky.
Unlike the majority of University and boarding students we do not have to face the trials of paying student debt for a large part of our working lives, and I am certainly grateful for the opportunity to study what I am interested in, despite living half-way across the world from it all.
However, while there are plenty of good things that the Government does for us, there are also things that could be improved.
THREE representatives of the owners of the abandoned Argentine yacht FIPCA La Sanmartiniana, picked up last October by the Falklands' Patrol Vessel, visted the Falklands last month, according to a press statement from the Falkland Islands Government.
The group visited from July 10-16 in order to assess the vessel’s condition and make the necessary plans to effect vital repairs to enable the vessel to return to Argentina at a later date which is yet to be determined.