THE Coroner’s Court was in session on May 24 to look into the death of Ramdan Permana Assidiq, a 26 year old crewman who died on May 19 on board the Taiwanese vessel the FV Jih Da Yng. It was stated in court that tuberculosis was thought to be the cause of death.

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A PAPER on fishing quotas ‘New Individual Transfer Quota (ITQ) Rights: Additional Policy Clarifications’ was discussed at the most recent meeting of the Falkland Islands Government’s Executive Council.

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has promised he will raise the matter of the Falklands fishery in the European Union, after Labour MP Derek Twigg made representations on behalf of the Islands at Prime Minister’s Question Time on Wednesday.

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WHILE the Falkland Islands Government has made public assurances that it has worked hard to ensure the impact of Brexit on the Falklands, (including its fishery which is set to be hit by crippling tariffs) has been fully understood by the UK government, the harsh truth is zero representations have been made on behalf of the Falklands to the EU.

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