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Three hundred and forty seven passengers and crew have been safely evacuated from the French Flagged Cruise Ship L’Boreal.

2: THE PORTFOLIO REPORT OF DR THE HON BARRY ELSBY, MLA (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, my main portfolio responsibilities are Education and I am going to concentrate on that today.

3: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY MEETING 29 OCTOBER 2015 - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place at the Function Room in the Chamber of Commerce Building at 0900hrs on Thursday, 29 October 2015. Present were MLAs Cheek (JC), Edwards (RE), Elsby (BE), Hansen (IH), Poole (MP), Rendell (PR) and Short (GS). Also attending were the Speaker the Hon Mr Keith Biles (KB), the Clerk of Assembly, Mrs Claudette Anderson-Prior (CAP), Commodore Darren Bone, RN CBSAI (DB), the Chief Executive, the Hon Mr Keith Padgett (KP), The Acting Financial Secretary, (AFS) the Attorney General, Mr Peter Judge (PJ).

4: QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Thank you Mr Speaker. Would the Honourable Ian Hansen update this House on any improvements made in recent months to the FM Radio Network that has enabled Camp Residents to listen to the radio in their homes and near-by buildings?

5: Motion No 9/2015 by the Hon Mr Ian Hansen: - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
First of all, on the Payroll system, the Public Accounts Committee would like to acknowledge there clearly have been some improvements since the previous audit and that the level of accuracy given the time allotted was very high.

6: THE PORTFOLIO REPORT OF THE HON MR ISN HANSEN (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I will briefly run through the Central Services Portfolio for October.

7: The Supplementary Appropriation 2015/2016 Bill 2015 - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
The Bill required a first reading and the Acting Financial Secretary (AFS) put the motion forward.

8: Law Revision Paving Bill 2015 (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, the purpose of the Bill – the Islands Plan 2014-2018 states that the Falkland Islands Government will produce and maintain an authoritative statement of Falkland Islands’ legislation that will be freely and publically accessible. Executive Council recently considered detailed proposals for the revised laws project which is intended to give effect to this Islands’ Plan objective.

9: The Fisheries Conservation and Management (Amendment) Bill 2015 (29/10/15): - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, this Bill amends the Fisheries Conservation and Management Ordinance No 14/2005 and the Fishing nets and Supplementary Net Equipment Order, the Interim Fishing Regulations and the Fishing Regulator’s Order.

10: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mrs Phyl Rendell, MBE, MLA (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, in rising to support the Motion I would just like to touch on a couple of matters pertinent to Camp residents and to talk about links with other Overseas Territories.

11: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mr Michael Poole, MLA (29/10/15 - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I would like to begin by welcoming James Marsh to the House this morning and he is the relatively newly appointed Deputy Representative (FIGO) which has been mentioned a number of times.

12: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mrs Jan Cheek, MLA (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I am happy to follow the Honourable Michael Poole and remember what it was like to be young and impatient.

13: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mr Ian Hansen, MLA (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I will be extremely brief because I am sure that not only my Colleagues but also the General Public will have heard enough of me today.

14: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mr Roger Edwards, MLA (29/10/15) - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Colleagues, my Honourable Friend Michael Poole says he is suffering mid-term blues but I put it down to the stress caused by the newly found driving skills while sneaking around Stanley in his Father’s truck.

15: Peter Hamilton: Somebody’s Trousers are Smouldering - Falklands (Business News) - 08.10.2015
I would not give Peter Hamilton’s UN statement the time of day, let alone accreditation for a PhD in lying – frankly, it’s not all that good, given Mr Hamilton’s recent pro-argentine statements.

16: UNASUR Declaration OTT - Falklands (Business News) - 06.10.2015
UNASUR (The Union of South American Nations) has unanimously stated that “the return of the Falkland Islands to Argentina is seen as a cause for all of South America.”

17: St Helena: SHG AMBULANCES - St Helena (Health) - 30.09.2015
Under SHG’s established procurement processes, the Environment & Natural Resources Directorate, together with the Health Directorate and Corporate Services, procured and took delivery of two new Ambulances in early September.

Addressing Jamaican Parliament during a short trip to the Caribbean, UK Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Mr David Cameron MP urged Argentina's neighbours to stand up for the rights of small islands’ self-determination.

19: ARGOS RESOURCES LIMITED Gives Notice of Annual General Meeting - Falklands (Mineral Resources) - 28.09.2015
Argos Resources Limited has announced that its 2015 Annual General Meeting will be held in the Falkland Islands at the Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce

20: S. A. Agulhas Arrives at Tristan da Cunha - Falklands (Tourism/Travel) - 08.09.2015
S.A. Agulhas has arrived at Tristan ds Cunha at 1345 GMT on Thursday, 08 September 2015.

21: St Helenians TRAVELLING TO SOUTH AFRICA WITH CHILDREN? - St Helena (Health) - 04.08.2015
The Immigration Service would like to remind all persons travelling with children under the age of 18 to South Africa of a change in entry regulations.

22: Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 26th August 2015 - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 03.08.2015
Under matters arising from the previous minutes the recent airport closures were raised with the Commander British Forces and he asked for the questions MLAs had on the matter, to be sent to him by email for a response.

23: Motion for Adjournment Speech of Commander British Forces, Commodore Bone - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 30.07.2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, (I have) four short points, if I may?

24: Adjournment Speech of the Hon Mrs Phyl Rendell- 07/30/15 - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 30.07.2015
Mr Speaker, in rising to support the Motion I would like to touch on a few things arising in the past month or so.

25: St Helena: DRY DOCKING OF RMS ST HELENA - UPDATE - St Helena (Tourism/Travel) - 30.07.2015
The RMS St Helena did not enter Dry Dock in Cape Town yesterday afternoon as had been planned, due to high winds, which impacted most port operations. As the weather has improved today, the RMS was due to move into the dry dock around 11.00hrs GMT.

26: SEA FREIGHT SERVICE POST-RMS - St Helena (Tourism/Travel) - 24.06.2015
SHG is pleased to announce that AW Ship Management Ltd (AWSML) has been selected as Preferred Bidder for the sea freight service to St Helena after the RMS St Helena leaves service next year.

27: FIG APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF POLICY - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 12.06.2015
John Shea has been appointed by FIG as the new Head of Policy. He comes to the Islands from the United States

28: KEMH CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF HEALTHCARE IN THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Health) - 25.05.2015
My first memory of the KEMH was the Churchill Wing just before construction of the new hospital began in December 1984.

29: Public Meeting Report: Monday, 25 May 2015 Part 2 - Falklands (Business News) - 25.05.2015
An open public meeting took place in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town hall on Monday, 25 May 2015 at 1700hrs. Present were MLAs Cheek, Edwards, Hansen, Rendell, Short and Summers. Ian Hansen was Chair of the month.

30: WALKERS AND RUNNERS TO SEE PINK AT FITZROY ON MAY 17TH - Falklands (Health) - 07.05.2015
Those of you who remember the excellent day out last May during the annual pink fun run at Fitzroy will not be disappointed this year when the annual run takes place on Sunday, 17 may 2015.

31: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 23 APRIL 2015 - Falklands (Legal) - 23.04.2015
Part 1: Prayers, Confirmation, Oath of Allegiance and Motions

32: PARENTS PROTECT AWARENESS SESSION - St Helena (Health) - 23.03.2015
A Parents Protect Awareness Session will be held at the Jamestown Community Centre tomorrow evening, Tuesday 24 March 2015,

33: The Jin Yi investigation: An Update - Falklands (Fisheries) - 02.03.2015
Seven Vietnamese fishermen were repatriated after leaving their fishing boat by jumping into Port William harbour and swimming ashore. Their fishing vessel;

34: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY THURSDAY, 26 FEBRUARY 2015 (Beginning Stages) - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 26.02.2015
A meeting of legislative Assembly took place at 0900hrs on Thursday, 26 February 2015 in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall. Present were the Hon Speaker, Mr Keith Biles, the Acting Clerk of Council, Mrs Cheri Clifford, the Financial Secretary, Mrs Nicola Granger, the Chief Executive Mr Keith Padgett and the Attorney General, Mr Peter Judge, QC. MLAs present were Cheek, Elsby, Hansen, Poole, Rendell, Short and Summers.

35: Falkland Islands Offshore Hydrocarbons Environmental Forum - Falklands (Mineral Resources) - 02.02.2015
The eighth meeting of the Falkland Islands Offshore Hydrocarbons Environmental Forum took place on 2nd April 2015 in the Chamber of Commerce.

36: Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 17 December 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 19.12.2014
When reading the minutes from the previous ExCo meeting, it was noted that, with regard to the FM radio service, a transmitter had been installed at Port Howard and it was working well.

37: SHIPPING - POST-RMS FREIGHT SERVICES UPDATE - St Helena (Business News) - 10.12.2014
The public will be aware of recent visits from potential Ocean Freight Services providers Seafast, Hartman Project Lines (HPL) and Meihuizen Atlantic Islands Services (MAIS) between October and November this year.

38: ST HELENA SUPREME COURT CONCLUDES - St Helena (Legal) - 10.12.2014
At the conclusion of the current sitting of the St Helena Supreme Court on Monday (8 December 2014), St Helena Government and the St Helena Police Service welcomed the sentences handed down by the Chief Justice, and hope this sends a clear message to the community.

39: Joint Ministerial Council Communiqué 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 03.12.2014
The political leaders and representatives of the UK and the Overseas Territories met as the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on 2 and 3 December. We welcomed the newly elected leader of the Government of Montserrat to his first Council.

40: British and German Relatives Attend the Anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands - Falklands (Heritage) - 01.12.2014
British and German relatives of Adm. Sturdee, Adm. Craddock and Adm. Graff Spee attended a week long commemoration of the 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands.

41: FORCES TV AVAILABLE TO FALKLAND ISLANDS VIEWERS - Falklands (Business News) - 01.12.2014
From the 1st December 2014, British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) was broadcasting an additional TV channel, Forces TV, for viewers in the Falkland Islands.

42: RECRUITMENT ONGOING FOR JUSTICES OF THE PEACE - Falklands (Legal) - 01.12.2014
Recruitment is underway to encourage more members of the community to serve as Justices of the Peace with the Courts and Tribunals Service. Justices of the Peace provide an essential public service within the community, hearing a range of criminal and non-criminal cases in the Summary Court.

As previously announced, a new Safeguarding Directorate will be created in SHG from Monday 1 December 2014, the purpose of which is to - Protect and Safeguard Vulnerable Children, Young People and Adults at Risk or Suffering From Abuse.

44: CORPORATE SUPPORT THANKS POPPY APPEAL DONATORS - St Helena (Business News) - 28.11.2014
Corporate Support staff would like to extend sincere thanks to everyone who supported this year’s fundraising in aid of the 2014 Poppy Appeal Fund and to all who attended the Remembrance Service on Sunday 9 November 2014.

45: WHARF USAGE - REMINDER - St Helena (Business News) - 27.11.2014
The public is reminded that no unathorised vehicles can be parked on the Wharf after working hours (ie from 4pm to 8.30am Monday to Friday). Similarly at weekends, the Wharf will be closed from 4pm Friday afternoon through to Monday morning at 8.30pm.

46: Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 26 November 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 26.11.2014
The Rolling Action Log was reviewed as normal before the papers for the day. Members sought an update on when the Disciplinary Code for the Judiciary and the Framework Agreement (setting out the responsibilities of the executive branch of Government in respect of the Courts) would be published.

47: ATTORNEY GENERAL SWORN IN - St Helena (Legal) - 26.11.2014
On 26 November 2014, Nicola Moore was sworn in as Attorney General for St Helena, taking the required Oaths necessary to serve on Executive and Legislative Councils, in the presence of Acting Governor Sean Burns.

48: EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 25 NOVEMBER - St Helena (Legal) - 25.11.2014
Executive Council met today, Tuesday 25 November 2014, to consider three items on the open agenda.

49: ANDREW WEIR GROUP ANNOUNCES SALE OF SHIPPING LINE - St Helena (Business News) - 21.11.2014
The owners of the Andrew Weir Group (AWG) recently embarked on a financial restructuring exercise to enable a debt owed to the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) to be cleared and to move forward on other core non-marine activities.

50: 3 Way Archery Postal Shoot – a Victory for the Falklands Team - Falklands (Education) - 21.11.2014
Yet another first for the Falklands and the Falklands Archery Association happened this week with members taking part in a 3 way Handicapped ‘Portsmouth’ Postal Shoot against 2 other UK based archery clubs...Mike McLeod tells us more

51: SUPREME COURT IN SESSION - St Helena (Business News) - 19.11.2014
The formal opening of the St Helena Supreme Court took place yesterday, Tuesday 18 November, at 2pm. Various Civil and Criminal cases will be heard by the Supreme Court until Wednesday 10 December 2014.

52: SHG Concerns about unauthorised Access Road use - St Helena (Business News) - 19.11.2014
In recent weeks, there has been a considerable increase in the unauthorised use of the Airport Access Road, leading to concerns about the safety of the public and protection of the environment.

53: SHG UK REPRESENTATIVE’S OFFICE - NEW CONTACT DETAILS - St Helena (Business News) - 18.11.2014
The public is advised that the SHG UK Representative, Mrs Kedell Worboys MBE and her team will be moving office on Thursday 20 November 2014.

54: St HELENA GIS DAY 2014 - St Helena (Education) - 18.11.2014
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Day is a worldwide event held every year in more than 80 countries across the world.

55: St Helena: Good news for the General Hospital - St Helena (Health) - 18.11.2014
2 Articles The St Helena General Hospital has recently received two new operating tables from the Lund University Hospital in Sweden, sourced by the Medico Technical Engineer, Jorgen Larsson from the Swedish Hospital where our Senior Medical Officer, Dr Attila Frigyesi hails from.

As Part of the Schools Inspection process the Education Department Welcomed HMI Mr Mike Chislett an inspector from the education regulator Ofsted to the Falklands as part of the schools' inspection process..

57: Members of A Company, the Rifles try their hand at Archery in the Falklands - Falklands (Education) - 18.11.2014
Twelve members of members of A Company, The Rifles stopprf off at the FIDF Hall while on a visit to the area in Stanley on Wednesday, 19 November 2014.

Councillor Christine Scipio-O’Dean recently returned to the Island having attended the 60th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference and 34th Small Branches Conference in Cameroon, in October of this year. The 34th Small Branches Conference comprised of three plenary sessions:

Prince Andrew School commemorated Remembrance Day in a special assembly, led by students from Year 12, on Tuesday 11 November 2014.

60: LIFELONG LEARNING CERTIFICATE PRESENTATION 2014 - St Helena (Education) - 14.11.2014
The Lifelong Learning Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, 13 November 2014 at the Education Learning Centre. Awards went to individuals who participated and completed the Livelihoods Programme, Apprenticeship Scheme and NVQs in Customer Service, Crop Production, Health and Social Care, Environmental Conservation, Land Based and Business Administration.

Today, it has been announced that the operations of St Helena Airport will be supported by the UK Met Office, one of the world's foremost weather and climate service providers. The UK Met Office will be responsible for providing an on-Island weather forecasting service.

62: St Helena: CLOSURE OF CUSTOMS TAX AND PORT MANAGEMENT BUILDING - St Helena (Business News) - 13.11.2014
The public is advised that the Customs, Tax and Port Management building will be closed

63: Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 12 November 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 12.11.2014
First paper we discussed was setting Fishing Access Fees for 2015. John Barton, Director of Natural Resources attended and MLA Rendell excused herself for this discussion.

64: St Helena MAJOR INCIDENT EXERCISE - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 11.11.2014
As previously announced in June of this year, SHG and the private sector are gearing up for a major incident exercise to be held on St Helena on Wednesday 17 December 2014.

65: SOCIETY OF EDITORS’ LECTURE GIVEN BY SIR ALAN MOSES - Falklands (Legal) - 09.11.2014
Since it is Sunday you are, no doubt, expecting a sermon. Something from me stern and formidable, delivered from on high, in tales of rebuke, threatening all with hell-fire, damnation and warning you that you are all going to burn.

66: JOINT MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE – PROGRESS REPORT - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 07.11.2014
St Helena Government has uploaded its progress report on the commitments made at the Joint Ministerial Conference in 2013.

67: St Helena: ACTING GOVERNOR TAKES THE OATHS - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 06.11.2014
Head of the Governor’s Office, Sean Burns, this afternoon took the prescribed Oaths as Acting Governor, in the presence of the Acting Sheriff of St Helena, Mr Harry Legg OBE JP,

At a special dinner, hosted by HE Governor Capes last evening (4 November 2014), Stedson Graham Francis of Thompsons Wood was formally presented with his British Empire Medal (BEM), awarded to him under HM Queen’s Birthday Honours in June of this year.

69: BUDGETARY AID MISSION DRAWS TO A CLOSE - St Helena (Business News) - 05.11.2014
The DFID Budgetary Aid Mission (BAM) comprising team members, Senior Economic Adviser, Doug Winslow, Senior Social Development Adviser, Mary Thompson and St Helena Programme Manager, David Finan depart the Island tomorrow (6 November 2014) having held discussions for agreeing a three year budget for St Helena.

70: The Falkland Islands Tourist Board Bill 2014 - Falklands (Tourism/Travel) - 04.11.2014
This Bill has been published in the Falkland Islands Gazette and went to a second reading. The debate follows

The Landscape & Ecology Mitigation Programme (LEMP), part of St Helena Government’s Airport Project, is progressing well, with new staff recruitments, facilities and plants.

72: Falklands Retirement Pensions up for Consultation - Falklands (Business News) - 14.10.2014
A public consultation will be carried out by the Falkland Islands Government between the 20th October and the 7th November 2014,

73: New Senior Magistrate and Coroner for the Falklands Appointed - Falklands (Legal) - 07.10.2014
Mrs Clare Faulds, no stranger to the Falklands, has been selected for the role of Senior Magistrate and Coroner to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands.

74: St Helena - EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 23.09.2014
Executive Council met today, Tuesday 23 September, for a special meeting to consider the development of a hotel in Jamestown.

75: NEW FALKLANDS’ MUSEUM OPEN FOR BUSINESS - Falklands (Heritage) - 12.09.2014
After decades of planning, and a huge amount of dedication from the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust (FIMNT) and supporters, the Falkland Islands’ new Historic Dockyard Museum is nearing completion.

76: DEMINING TO CONTINUE IN THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Environment) - 10.09.2014
A representative from Baric Consultants, Alistair Craib, an FCO Advisor, Jeremy Wilmshurst and several operators interested in bidding for two Falklands’ demining contracts have been visiting the Falklands this week.

MLA Michael Poole is currently overseas attending the United Nations Third International Conference on Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) in Apia, Samoa. The theme for the conference is ‘the sustainable development of Small Island Developing States through genuine and durable partnerships.’

78: BAS Fur Seal Conclusions Challenged - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 25.08.2014
Claims by a BAS scientist that South Georgia’s Antarctic fur seals are suffering as a consequence of a decline in krill abundance associated with climate change has been challenged by the South Georgia Government and by DEFRAs Chief Scientist.

The next stage of development for the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Bill and the Crimes Bill began with the Bills being placed in the Gazette on the 15th August 2014.

80: St Helena: GOVERNOR WELCOMES NEW SENIOR COLLEAGUES - St Helena (Gen - Government) - 23.06.2014
HE Governor Capes formally welcomed the new Chief Secretary, Roy Burke and his wife Jill, and the new DfID resident Representative Morgan Riley - at a reception at Plantation House on Friday 20 June 2014

81: PINK RUNS OVERTAKE THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Health) - 21.05.2014
Stanley saw PINK on Sunday when 171 members of the public wore all shades of the colour and ran in support of breast cancer awareness.

Before introducing our keynote speaker I am very grateful for the opportunity that Robin (Esser) has given me to just very briefly to draw your attention to an important report that has just been published today which focuses on press freedom issues on shores of countries where challenges to press freedom are even more intense and often literally a matter of life and death.

83: The Directors – Part VI Carol George, Director of Health and Social Welfare - St Helena (Business News) - 02.06.2011
St Helena Government has introduced a new directorate structure which came into effect on 1st April. Because of this, instead of Departments SHG now has ten Directorates.

84: MPC THRIFT SHOP PRESENTS CHEQUE TO TS ENDURANCE - Falklands (Heritage) - 28.05.2011
On Saturday the 28th May the MPC Thrift Shop presented a cheque for £1,750 to the cadets and CO of TS Endurance (Sea Cadets) based in Stanley.

85: FORTUNA SEAFOODS Invests for the Future - S.Atlantic (Fisheries) - 22.03.2011
As part of an ongoing programme of market development Fortuna Seafoods have recently been investing in promoting Falkland seafood products in the countries of central and eastern Europe.

86: Manuel Mendez Wins Stanley marathon 2011 - S.Atlantic (Heritage) - 20.03.2011
The 7th annual Standard Chartered Bank Stanley marathon was greeted by bright sunshine and light winds on Sunday, 20 March 2011.

87: New Head Teacher for Prince Andrew School - St Helena (Education) - 13.01.2011
The new Head Teacher of Prince Andrew School, Abraham Swart accompanied by his wife arrived on island on Tuesday, 11th January 2011.

88: Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mr Gavin Short - Falklands (Legal) - 29.10.2010
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, in rising to support the motion for Adjournment I would just like to start off by joining other Members in welcoming the new Governor Mr Haywood and his wife to our Islands.

A recent debate in the Foreign Affairs Committee about the Constitutions of British Overseas Territories has sparked interest in territories in the South Atlantic.

90: Jobless and Poverty Rates are key to Economic Recovery - All (Business News) - 12.08.2009
Policy makers in the US Federal Reserve Bank are sitting down to discuss – amongst other things – interest rates, which are expected to remain the same at near zero percent. Also on the agenda, couched in eco-speak, is a concluding summary on the state of economy. SARTMA wonders – whose economy – theirs or ours.

Both Argentina and the United Kingdom are claiming a vast area of seabed from South America to the Antarctic in their latest bids for control of the South Atlantic.

Borders & Southern Petroleum Limited (BSP), who successfully completed environmental surveys in their licensed area by contracting Benthic Solutions Limited to gather seabed samples in late 2008, are now analysing the data for inclusion in an Environmental Impact Assessment.

93: A Falklands Poem - Falklands (Heritage) - 13.11.2007
Gus Hales tells it like it is in a moving poem recited at the Cathedral in Stanley on Remembrance Sunday. Photo (c) J. Brock (FINN) The Sama'82 Standard

94: HYDROCARBONS WEEKEND RECORD: 11 AND 12 NOVEMBER 2006 - S.Atlantic (Mineral Resources) - 12.11.2006
Several of Bolivia’s companies and agencies that have benefited from the May 1st nationalisation of hydrocarbons are about to give a school bonus to approximately 1,200,000 children. The $25.00 (200 Bolivianos) is earmarked for helping families with food and school expenditures. The South American press indicated the sum will be given to the children on an annual basis. Payments began at 300 schools on Sunday, 12 November 2006.

95: Falklands Threatened with the Torah - Falklands (Heritage) - 12.08.2006
I'm positive that the first five books of the Word of God were originally written for the Hebrew Nation - Israel - so why does Deuteronomy 28: 52 apply to the Falklands?

96: Sartma Daily (30/08/05) - S.Atlantic (Business News) - 30.08.2005
A quick overview of South Atlantic News

97: Postcode Not So New For Tristan - Tristan (Business News) - 10.08.2005
One of the nice things about having a Tristanian working for SARTMA is that the record can be set straight about various things, including the Island’s postcode. TDCU 1ZZ has been available for at least 18 months. Photo (c) James Glass Tristan Times - the building that houses the Tristan Post Office

98: Poaching Threatens Tristan da Cunha's Hurricane Recovery - Tristan (Fisheries) - 12.06.2005
Any way you look at it, poachers who steal Tristan da Cunha's lobster as well as other maritime resources and offload them in Cape Town have cost the people hundreds of thousands of pounds a year in lost revenue. Photos (C) James Glass (Tristan Times) - Calshot Hatbour as it looks today.

You might think that removing the dangerous bits of Grytviken’s whaling station would mean the total clearance of all that was brought to the site in the early part of the last century but you would be wrong. Photos (C) J. Brock (SARTMA - SG) and Vladimir Seliverstov - The Albatrosss and Dias before and after.

100: South Georgia Fishery: Success and Tragedy - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 28.04.2004
In this second extensive interview with Patrick Lurcock, the Marine Officer for the 200-Mile South Georgia Fishery Zone, SARTMA has been able to update readers on the progress that the South Georgia fishery has made. Photo (c) J. Brock (SARTMA - SG)

101: Tristan da Cunha: The Way Tristanians Tell It - Tristan (Agriculture) - 07.01.2004
Daniel Schreier and Karen Lavarello-Schreier have written an informative book about Tristan da Cunha, its people, way of life and language.

102: The Unseen Consequence of Longline Poaching - Tristan (Fisheries) - 15.08.2003
People, as they should be, are angry about poaching but what of the sad spin-off? Photo (c) COLTO An Illegal Toothfish Longliner poaching in the Southern Ocean.

103: A Zodiac Tour of Boatswainbird Island - Ascension (Tourism/Travel) - 10.08.2003
The little islet off the coast of Ascension Island is called Boatswainbird Island. M/S ENDEAVOUR organised a zodiac tour of the islet. Photo (C) J. Brock (SARTMA) Yet another lava bridge and a great photo op.

104: A Zodiac Tour Of Gough Island - Tristan (Tourism/Travel) - 07.07.2003
Though no landings were permitted on Gough Island, the crew and passengers of M/S ENDEAVOUR were able to do a zodiac tour with some spectacular results. Photos (c) J. Brock (SARTMA)

105: South Georgia Residents Rescue Stranded Fishermen - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 23.05.2003This article has photographs
The residents of South Georgia had their hands full earlier this month when three ships ran aground in bad weather. Two are still there. Photo (c) Dr. Sue Dowling - The cast of characters who winter over in South Georgia in 2003: Back (L-R)Tim Carr, Pauline Car, Suzi Hawkins, Rich Mitchell Middle (L-R) Howie Owen, John Clemens,Frin Ross, Sarah Lurcock, Ian Parsons Front (L-R)Sue Dowling, Andy Godsell, Rob Gater, Pat Lurcock

106: South Georgia Maritime Zone: A Successful Partnership - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 07.04.2003This article has photographs
The second half of the South Georgia Maritime Zone's marriage of management and science is carried out in a lab and on fishing boats.

107: South Georgia Management Zone: - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 02.04.2003This article has photographs
A Successful Marriage of Management and Science! Find out why management and science are needed for a top - class fishery.

108: St. Helena: A Fishery on the Way Up! - St Helena (Fisheries) - 02.04.2003
St. Helena's fishery is quite different than that of South Georgia. The style and approach of stock assessmant and management reflect the uniqueness of the fishery.

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