The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) published their report into the planning and construction of Falkland College on June 20, stating “there was a lack of clear vision for the project” and as such it “raises the need for simple measures of success of stated objectives for environmental infrastructure spending so that FIG can learn for future projects.”

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FOLLOWING on from last week’s story ‘Stanley prisoners’ video celebrates the good life’ this week Penguin News can reveal that a prisoner has said he was attacked by one of the San Aspiring prisoners and that the prison staff would not assist him in taking it further. The man claims he was told it would ‘go against him’ in court if he pursued it.

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The Falkland Islands will see the arrival of its first expedition vessel as part of a scaled down summer tourist season on Thursday November 25 2021. The vessel, Silver Explorer, will call to Bleaker Island and Bull Point for the day and passengers will be permitted to disembark and visit the areas. The following day it will call into West Point and Saunders Island. Vessels are expected to arrive in Stanley from the first week in December and passengers will be permitted to leave the ship to visit Stanley and neighbouring areas.

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