Falklands public debate votes for 'dying with dignity'

AROUND 85% of those who attended a debate on ‘dying with dignity’ voted in favour of the concept in a straw poll held at the end of the meeting on Tuesday evening.
Thoughtful arguments on both sides were presented at the well attended debate held at the Court and Council Chamber.

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Team Falklands at Commonwealth Games 2018

THE Falklands team is primed and ready to take on the challenge of the Commonwealth Games. The fourteen competitors along with team officials attended a glitter  opening ceremony at the Gold Coast Australia on Wednesday. The games are being held from 4 -15 April.

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Great start to Falklands Loligo squid fishing season

TWENTY THOUSAND tonnes  of Loligo squid have been caught during the first month of the fishery, so it is “doing well,” Senior Fisheries Scientist Sasha Arkhipkin confirmed to Penguin News this week. 
A pre-recruitment survey carried out in February just before the first fishing season found aggregations of quite small squid only in the southern part of the Loligo Box (to the east of Beauchene Island) explained Dr Arkhipkin. 

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