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We’ve lost interest in our dependencies

The Spectator 10 Nov 2022
No wonder the Falklands Islands Legislative Assembly took fright, issuing an immediate statement that the move to cede the Chagos Islands had no bearing on the status of the Falklands, and warning the government of Argentina not to read anything into it ... The Falkland Islanders’ alarm has received equally scant attention in the British media.

‘The Falklands will always be special to me’, says Lt Col H Jones’ grandson

ITV 28 May 2022
Here Lt Col Jones’ grandson, PA Media reporter Henry Jones, reflects on the conflict and what the Falklands Islands mean to him four decades later. ... the Falkland Islands for the first time ... The Falkland Islands will always be special to me, and I’m unashamedly proud of what H did.

China Supports Argentinian Claim Over Disputed U.K.-Controlled Islands

Caixin Online 25 Jun 2021
China supports Argentina’s sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands, also known as the Falklands, said Geng Shuang, China’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations ... The two countries fought a war over the islands in 1982 ... “to find a peaceful solution to the dispute regarding the Falkland Islands,” according to Argentine media.

Free croissants and Iran’s dissidents: the joys of covering France 98

The Observer 20 May 2021
... but back in 1998 the mainstream US media took about as much interest in soccer as they did in the politics of Liechtenstein, while Iranian journalists were almost outnumbered by those from the Falkland Islands (a bloke from Port Stanley who supported Preston North End).

Return of Argentine Peronism worries the Falklands

Taipei Times 18 Oct 2019
“In Argentina, I’m sure there are plenty of people who’d like to see an island have their own freedom and the right to their own self determination, but there are other people who don’t want that,” said Sally Heathman, 25, a communications and media assistant for the Falkland Islands government.

Victory For The Chagos Islanders

Information Clearing House 27 Feb 2019
Britain had sent a fleet to the aid of 2,000 Falkland Islanders at the other end of the world while another 2,000 British citizens from islands in the Indian Ocean had been expelled by British governments and hardly anyone knew ... The difference was that the Falkland Islanders were ...

Falklans Always an Excuse to Address Internal Issues for UK - Expert

Sputnik 19 Oct 2018
From October 15 to 29, UK is conducting military exercises on the Falkland Islands. The British media said that the Argentine military is going to invade the islands. According to Elsa Bruzzone, secretary for Centro de Militares para la Democracia de Argentina, although the British exercises are scheduled, they raise certain concerns in Argentina ...

Media Used to Pressurise Officials to Act on Nok Visit in March/April

Topix 11 Feb 2018
Falklands . MEDIA USED TO PRESSURISE OFFICIALS TO ACT ON NOK VISIT IN MARCH/APRIL Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 06.02.2018 Several Latin American news outlets have published articles about a proposed visit of Argentine Next of Kin to Darwin Cemetery in March or April this year.

UK to purchase Israeli Iron Dome defense system to defend Falklands

Topix 26 Nov 2017
Britain is buying Israel's Iron Dome short range missile defense system to protect the Falkland Islands according to reports in the UK media. The system is produced by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. using software developed by Israeli startup mPrest ... .

Devon film maker makes powerful account of the Falklands War

Topix 18 Jul 2017
Tim Roberts' Fatcalf Media business has been working with the Falkland Islands Museum & National Trust since 2014 when a chance meeting with the museum's manager led to a contract to produce a film chronicling the 1982 Argentinean invasion through the eyes of islanders who were children at the time.

Argentina: Uproar as new year message omits disputed Falklands

BBC News 02 Jan 2017
... social development ministry has caused uproar after it excluded the disputed Falkland Islands from the country's map.

Malvinas government non-committal on renewal of direct flight

Topix 10 Sep 2016
The local Malvinas Islands government on the continued to reject proposals mooted by Argentina and Foreign Minster Susana Malcorra to restore direct ... "The Falkland Islands Government has seen the articles in the media attributed to the Argentine Foreign Minister, Susana Malcorra.

Why you shouldn’t vote for Jeremy Corbyn

The Spectator 24 Aug 2016
‘Ethics’, ‘Leadership & Electability’, and ‘Social Media & Activists’ ... Corbyn suggested that the Falkland Islands should be shared with Argentina, ignoring a referendum in which 99.8 per cent of the islanders voted to remain British ... Corbyn has shown he has little idea about how to handle the media.

Welcome, Oh Willow Bat On Ball

Modern Ghana 20 Apr 2016
By Cameron Duodu ... A team from Pakistan was touring the country and since Britain had just thrown Argentina out of the Falklands Islands (Malvinas) there was a great deal of hubris around. Unfortunately, this translated into xenophobia in some of the British media and it rubbed on to the Pakistani tourists ... So he gets bowled ... Pure magic ... Period ... .

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