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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Bad oil deal worse than non warns Falkland Islands Chief Executive

A BAD oil deal would be worse than no deal retiring Chief Executive Keith Padgett warned the Falklands Government at the Legislative Assembly on Thursday.

He said if a mutually beneficial situation could not be achieved, “the oil should be left in the ground, or under the sea until conditions are such that a full and proper return for the Islands can be realised.”

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FITB will be promoted despite cut to UK post

THE Falkland Islands Tourist Board has given an assurance that the Falklands will still be promoted internationally despite the cutting of the post of  Director, International Communications.  

Penguin News contacted the Tourist Board following the submission of a letter to the paper from the Managing Director of Wildfoot Travel Simon Rowland in Cheshire expressing serious concern at the news.

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