New Falklands terminal in two and a half years

THE air terminal at Mount Pleasant is likely to be subject to civilianisation in approximately nine months, and be rebuilt, or extended or refurbished in two and a half years, stated the Chief Executive Barry Rowland at the public meeting on Monday.

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Red Cross exhumation of Argentine bodies to begin

WITH 123 graves to be exhumed but 140 families waiting for news, the exhumation and identification of Argentine war dead in the Falklands will bring answers to some families, but not every family involved.

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Bold budget commits to health, roads and economic growth

“A FORWARD looking agenda of investment in critical economic and social infrastructure,“ was His Excellency the Acting Governor Alex Mitham’s description of the 2017 Budget presented for deliberation on Tuesday.

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Airbridge re-routing via Cape Verde

The MoD (Ministry of Defence) announced on Thursday that plans were in place to trial the Airbridge flight via Sal, Cape Verde, on a temporary basis which would result in a shorter overall flight time and improved passenger experience.

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Argos Pereira fined £20k for albatross death

Joint venture company Argos Pereira Ltd, which operates the trawler Argos Pereira, and its master, Roberto Carlos Martinez Sotelo, were fined a total of £20,500 in the Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for twice failing to deploy sufficient bird-scaring lines while fishing in Falklands’ waters.

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