Flights to Chile and Brazil won't be resumed until at least next year. Also in this programme:

  • Results from Saturday's FIC darts tournament
  • Falklands MLA discussed signing a non-disclosure agreement
  • New Chief Executive of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has arrived
  • The weekly update from the Royal Falkland Islands Police
  • And the Education Department celebrated the achievements of Falkland students

Fully vaccinated air passengers will have the option available to them from July 19. Also in this programme:

  • Falkland Islands made an impact in the Island Games virtual challenge
  • Licensing duties will be moving from the police station to the post office
  • There’s still time to apply for a restoration grant of up to £7000
  • The annual tourism awards went ahead on Tuesday night
  • Argentina introduced more sanctions on oil companies
  • And environmental issues dominated the public meeting on Tuesday night

 

The annual event is arranged by the Rural Business Association and saw talks throughout the week ranging from land management and regeneration to tax updates and water shortages.

The RBA invited Falklands Radio to attend and speak to participants which included farmers, government officers, and conservation members.

This week's News Review covers as much as possible from the week.

 

A cache of explosives was found at the housing development and destroyed. Also in this programme:

  • Saturday night saw the first Fortuna Darts Tournament take place
  • The Falkland Islands Company signed the Armed Forces Covenant
  • There's a code to follow if you plan on going whale watching
  • The weekly update from the royal Falkland Islands Police
  • MLA Pollard speaks of his time visiting the united states and attending the C24 in New York
  • And the Falklands has the chance to win the Island Games, in a virtual event

 

MLAs Leona Roberts and Mark Pollard attended the meeting in New York on Thursday. They asked members to consider the true purpose of the C-24 in standing up for the rights of nations under the threat of external control. Also in this programme:

  • Stanley is set to twin with Portsmouth in England
  • ITQ B fishing licenses explained
  • Bennett's Paddock phase one is completed and tenders are open
  • International Day of the Seafarer was marked on June 25
  • The Island Games may have been postponed this year but there’s still the chance for the Falklands to enter and win
  • And the weekly update from the Royal Falkland Islands Police

 

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Every Saturday at 6.30pm we broadcast a a summary of the News over the previos week, your chance to catch up on whats happening in the Falkland Islands.