WOOL prices have crashed to 40-50% below levels of early 2019, leaving many Falklands wool growers concerned for their businesses.
THE Falkland Islands received its first positive result for Covid-19 today (April3 ). 87 results had been returned from the UK negative but a test sent for an in isolation was returned positive.
DUE to COVID-19, UK exam boards have confirmed they will not run GCSEs and are working with stakeholders to plan a methodology for awarding grades, Executive Head Teacher Karen Steen told Penguin News on Thursday.
A FALKLAND Islands woman was arrested on Friday March 6 accused of ‘use of words or behaviour or display of written material to incite racial hatred’.
An issue of trespass is also under consideration by the Attorney General.
A TWO-tier housing system has developed where the quality and standard of government properties reserved for contractors is superior to those reserved for Islanders, said Member of Legislative Assembly Dr. Barry Elsby at Thursday’s meeting of the Assembly.