THE SECURITY of the Falkland Islands Meat Company (FIMCo) was the key issue at this week’s Rural Business Association, Farmers Week Organiser Samantha Marsh told Penguin News.
Chair of the Legislative Assembly, MLA Mark Pollard and Deputy Chair MLA Leona Roberts have arrived in New York in order to attend the main session of the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24). 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of C-24, which meets annually in June to review and consider the state of affairs in ‘Non-Self-Governing Territories’ and then make recommendations in the form of draft resolutions to the United Nations General Assembly. The committee also hears the views of representatives from these territories, as well as member states; MLA Pollard and MLA Roberts will deliver speeches to the committee on Thursday.
Executive Council has approved a new set of immigration regulations, relevant to anyone looking to apply for a permanent residence permit (PRP).
An Executive Council paper released to today outlines damning observations of the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department by UK consultants MacAlister Elliott and Partners Limited (MEP) in their Independent Review of the current management of Falkland Islands finfish fisheries July 2020.
WITH a strong economy and the contribution made in particular by the fishing industry, along with farming, construction and in normal years tourism, the finances of Falkland Islands Government remain stable, the Financial Secretary Tim Waggott assured Members of Legislative Assembly at this year’s Budget session on Tuesday.
He cautioned: “We do, however remain mindful of the continuing global challenges of the moment.