Any new airlinks with South America will not include Argentina assures government

FIG responds to Argentine interpretation of Prime Minister’s letter

A LETTER from the British Prime Minister Theresa May to the Argentine President, which refers to making progress towards new airlinks between the Falklands and South America, has been interpreted by Argentina as an airlink with Argentina. However, the Falkland Islands Government has dismissed this interpretation.

The letter also referred to making progress on the removal of, “restrictive hydrocarbons measures.”

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Shortage of skilled labour serious issue for Falklands businesses

SHORTAGE of skilled labour is a big impediment to business growth in the Falklands and a serious issue, according to the private sector. 

The recently released Business Climate Survey 2016 results report revealed respondents concerns about the  barrier to commercial progress. It was also identified as a barrier in the 2012 and 2014 editions but is now much more prominent. 

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UK company to assist Falklands developing horticulture

TECHNICAL advice leading to the development of horticultural products to supply the Falklands market is to be provided by a UK company

Martin Emmett Horticultural Training, offers independent consultancy services specialising in horticulture.

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Falklands longliner CFL Hunter launched in Spain

 

CONSOLIDATED Fisheries Ltd's new longliner, the CFL Hunter, was launched in Marin, Spain, on July 20 at an event attended by a number of CFL staff and directors.

Built to CFL's specification by Nodosa Shipyard, the CFL Hunter will be fitted out in the next six months and will be officially handed over to CFL sometime in February 2017. 

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