Falklands emotive Communications Bill won't be rushed through says FIG

THE Communications Bill 2016 was passed to Select Committee following its presentation to Legislative Assembly on Thursday.
Describing the subject of telecommunications as “very emotive,” Member of Legislative Assembly Roger Edwards in presenting the Bill said it had been “a long time coming,” but MLAs also assured it would not be rushed.

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Falklands father and son epic sea journey

A FALKLANDS father and son team have completed an  11,000 mile Rite of Passage, delivering a yacht, Fiddler’s Green, to the Falklands from North Carolina.

On Monday, Andrez Short arrived back in Stanley Harbour on his new yacht accompanied by his son, Tom (16) and friend Steve Dent, who joined the boat on Ascension Island. Andy Furniss was a crew member on the first leg from the US to the Azores.

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Fuel leak stopped but no FIG waste strategy

Fuel leaking into the harbour from Government property at the Camber which caused concern within the local community has been stopped, Director of Natural Resources John Barton assured Penguin News this week.

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Weekly flight in exchange for Argentine stop over - Mike Summers responds

“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.

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