Falklands : FIVE-MAN DELEGATION FROM PUNTA ARENAS VISIT THE FALKLANDS Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 17.05.2014 (Article Archived on 21.06.2014)
A five-man delegation from the Punta Arenas Chamber of Commerce is visiting the Falklands this week.
FIVE-MAN DELEGATION FROM PUNTA ARENAS VISIT THE FALKLANDS
By J. Brock (FINN)
A five-man delegation from the Punta Arenas Chamber of Commerce is visiting the Falklands this week. Milenko Buljan B representing Agunsa, Chile, Alvaro Insua Holscher, representing Insula, Felipe Carvallo Cerda representing Ultramar and Ignacio Covacevich Fugellie representing EPaustral and Marcelo Mahuzier, representing Asmar Magallanes are in the Falklands to promote their businesses and to fix broken links that had been profitable in the past.
One of their important goals is to work towards a second flight from Punta Arenas via Lan. As well as increasing shipping links, there would be to support our Hydrocarbons and fisheries industries.
FINN asked whether the remoteness of Punta Arenas from Santiago would cause any problems especially when it came to the second Lan flight they advocated.
Milenko Buljan B. speaking for the group said that the regional government would make a case in Santiago for a second flight and would have to put patient pressure on authorities to see things