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Countries affected by the Ebola virus are Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. The total number of reported probable, confirmed and suspected cases up to 17th October 2014 is 8,997, with 4,493 deaths.

2: Falklands: Executive Council Wednesday 15 October 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 16.10.2014
Members considered two papers on FIPASS. The first sets out the programme of capital works required on FIPASS which will be the subject of a series of requests for tender from the private sector.

3: Falklands: CRUDE PRICE DECLINES: POINTS TO CONSIDER - Falklands (Business News) - 16.10.2014
Crude price declines could affect the costs and methods of extracting hydrocarbons around the Falklands

4: St Helena: CAREERS FAIR 2014 - St Helena (Business News) - 16.10.2014
On Wednesday, 15 October 2014, St Helena’s annual Careers Fair was held at Prince Andrew School from 10am-5pm.

5: NEWCASTLE DISEASE VACCINATION – UPDATE - St Helena (Health) - 15.10.2014
On Monday 6 October 2014 the Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (ANRD) advised the public that the planned Island-wide vaccination programme, for Newcastle Disease in chickens on St Helena, was cancelled. It was found that the vaccines had not been couriered in the right conditions in South Africa and they were therefore unfit for purpose.

6: 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,

7: Falklands Medium Wave and FM Radio Update - Falklands (Business News) - 14.10.2014
The Falkland Islands government has announced that that following storm damage earlier in the year, the Medium Wave radio service transmitted from Mount William has been repaired and is now back on air

8: FIRST LEMP REHABILITATION PLANTING - St Helena (Agriculture) - 14.10.2014
As part of preparation for construction activities on the north-west side of the runway, Basil Read and the LEMP team have now transplanted

9: St Helena: EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 14 OCTOBER 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 14.10.2014
Executive Council met today, Tuesday 14 October 2014, to discuss two items on the Open Agenda.

10: HAPPINESS IS MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING - Falklands (Heritage) - 13.10.2014
If you did not attend Team Tranquil’s Music for a Spring Evening – you missed a lot. Thanks to students at the Community School under the leadership of Mrs Shirley Adams Leach, the Recorder Group, the Community Choir and individual artists the audience was treated to an excellent evening of light classical music.

11: Dr Richard Laws – 1926 to 2014 - Falklands (Heritage) - 13.10.2014
It was with sadness when I read the British Antarctic Survey announced the death of one of its former directors. Dick Laws died on Monday 6 October 2014 aged 88. He was Director of BAS from 1973 – 1987.

12: St Helena: DFID EDUCATION ADVISER VISITS - St Helena (Education) - 13.10.2014
Education Adviser, Dr Don Taylor from the Department for International Development (DFID), has been on Island for a week, monitoring progress in raising the quality of teaching and learning in the schools, assessing progress in training and up skilling the labour force, and commenting on draft budget estimates for 2015-16.

13: St Helena: EXCO MEETING – Tuesday 14 October 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 13.10.2014
Open to the Public from 9.30 am Executive Council will meet tomorrow morning, Tuesday 14 October 2014, in the Council Chamber.

14: CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ST HELENA - St Helena (Education) - 10.10.2014
There are 36 days left for applicants to apply for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Chevening Scholarship programme.

15: St Helena: SPECIAL RECEPTION HONOURS THREE TEACHERS’ END OF SERVICE - St Helena (Education) - 10.10.2014
A special reception, hosted by HE Governor and Mrs Capes, was held at Plantation House on Wednesday evening (8 October 2014),....

Customs Officers, Juliette O’Dean and Rosemond Fowler, will depart the Island today (8 October 2014) to undergo training in St Lucia on implementing St Helena’s first Automated Data System (ASYCUDA).

17: St Helena: SUPPORTING THE PUBLIC SOLICITOR'S OFFICE - St Helena (Legal) - 07.10.2014
The St Helena Public Solicitor's Office has for the last two months been receiving valuable on-Island support from qualified UK Barrister, Emma Gilsenan.

18: 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.

19: St Helena: BIRTHDAY HONOURS 2015 - OVERSEAS LIST - St Helena (Business News) - 06.10.2014
The Governor’s Office has once again been invited by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to submit recommendations for HM the Queen’s Birthday Honours for St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.

20: St Helena: PRINCE ANDREW SCHOOL CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY - St Helena (Education) - 06.10.2014
Prince Andrew School commemorated its 25th Anniversary in a special assembly held at the school on Friday morning, 3 October 2014.

21: St Helena: GOVERNOR SAYS ‘THANK YOU’ TO DARRIN AND SHARON HENRY - St Helena (Business News) - 03.10.2014
In a special reception held last evening (Thursday 2 October 2014), at Plantation House, His Excellency Governor and Mrs Capes paid tribute to the hard work of Darrin and Sharon Henry with the South Atlantic Media Services Ltd (SAMS).

22: St Helena: SEA RESCUE OPERATION - 29 SEPTEMBER 2014 - S.Atlantic (Environment) - 01.10.2014
At around 9.30am on Monday 29 September 2014 the St Helena Emergency Services were notified of a yacht, the ‘Benguela’, which was reporting a problem with its rudder and required assistance. At the time of the initial call the yacht was some 80 miles north of St Helena.

23: UK TRADE AND INVESTMENT DIRECTOR VISITS THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Business News) - 01.10.2014
Trevor Hines, UK Trade and Investment representative at the British Embassy in Santiago, Chile, is visiting the Falklands for a week to assess the state of businesses in the Falklands and to make useful contacts.

24: St Helena: EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2014 - S.Atlantic (Legal) - 30.09.2014
Executive Council met today, Tuesday 30 September 2014 with just one item on the Closed Agenda.

25: Falklands: NEW WEBSITE FOR LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY GOES LIVE - Falklands (Gen - Government) - 29.09.2014
From 25th September 2014, the Legislative Assembly will have a new website, located as a microsite off the developing FIG civil service website.

26: St Helena: JAMESTOWN HOTEL PROJECT - St Helena (Business News) - 26.09.2014
Following Tuesday’s (23 September 2014) decision in Executive Council to support the development of a Hotel in Jamestown, SHG and ESH are working together to take this project forward.

27: St Helena: ACTS OF BRAVERY AWARDS PRESENTED - St Helena (Heritage) - 26.09.2014
A reception hosted by HE Governor and Mrs Capes was held last evening (Thursday 25 September) at Plantation House, to present Acts of Bravery Awards to those involved in the successful rescue of Mr Deon March of Blue Hill on 2 August 2013.

28: St Helena: JAMESTOWN HOTEL PROJECT - St Helena (Business News) - 26.09.2014
Following Tuesday’s (23 September 2014) decision in Executive Council to support the development of a Hotel in Jamestown, SHG and ESH are working together to take this project forward.

29: St Helena: ACTS OF BRAVERY AWARDS PRESENTED - St Helena (Business News) - 26.09.2014
A reception hosted by HE Governor and Mrs Capes was held last evening (Thursday 25 September) at Plantation House, to present Acts of Bravery Awards to those involved in the successful rescue of Mr Deon March of Blue Hill on 2 August 2013.

30: MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY THE HON MR GAVIN SHORT MLA (25/9) - Falklands (Legal) - 25.09.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, in rising to support the Motion I would like to mention a couple of things.

31: MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY DR THE HON BARRY ELSBY (25/9) - Falklands (Legal) - 25.09.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I will keep my comments brief but I would also like to associate myself with the comments made by the Honourable Mike Summers in relation to the recent Scottish referendum.

32: MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY THE HON MR MICHAEL POOLE (25/9) - Falklands (Legal) - 25.09.2014
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, sadly the only time I will speak today is a series of apologies. It has become a bit of a habit but I will try and break that later in the year.

33: MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY THE HON MRS PHYL RENDELL (25/9) - Falklands (Legal) - 25.09.2014
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, in rising to support the Motion I want to begin with talking about the extreme weather conditions that we have experienced recently.

34: MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY THE HON MR ROGER EDWARDS, MLA (25/9) - Falklands (Legal) - 25.09.2014
MR Speaker, Honourable Colleagues, once again my Honourable Colleague, Phyl Rendell has been looking over my shoulder and looking at my few notes.

35: Motion for Adjournment speech by The Honourable Mr Mike Summers, MLA (25/9) - Falklands (Legal) - 25.09.2014
Mr Deputy Speaker, Honourable Members, I would like to associate myself with the thanks to all those people who have served the Falklands and are leaving.

36: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY THURSDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 25.09.2014
A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place at 0900hrs on Thursday, 25 September 2014 in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall.

37: Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 24 September 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 24.09.2014
The first paper was a Supplementary Appropriation Bill. This Bill covers supplementary expenditure amounting to £3,781,430 approved by standing finance committee on 25th June and 27th August.

38: 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.

39: St Helena: SEXUAL OFFENCES INVESTIGATOR ARRIVES - St Helena (Health) - 23.09.2014
David Honan has recently arrived on Island for a two year contract in the Police Service, where he will specialise as a Sexual Offences Investigator. He will form part of the Safeguarding team, which focuses on law enforcement and education on prevention of abuse crimes.

40: St Helena: DRY GUT OPEN TO PUBLIC THIS WEEKEND - St Helena (Heritage) - 22.09.2014
Two Public Open Days will be held at the Airport site this coming Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September 2014 from 10am to 2pm.

41: St Helena: CAREERS FAIR – LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY! - St Helena (Business News) - 19.09.2014
Plans are swiftly progressing for this year’s Careers Fair to be held on Wednesday 15 October 2014 at Prince Andrew School, from 10am-5pm.

42: SHG Seeks Administrative Assistant - St Helena (Business News) - 18.09.2014
The St Helena Government UK Office in central London is seeking the services of a part-time Administrative Assistant.

43: South Georgia fishery recertified with flying colours - S.Georgia (Fisheries) - 16.09.2014
Following its five-yearly Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment, the South Georgia Patagonian toothfish longline fishery has, for the third time, been certified as a sustainable and well managed fishery. MSC is the world’s leading certification and ecolabel program for wild-caught environmentally sustainable seafood.

44: St Helena: EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 16.09.2014
Executive Council met today Tuesday 16 September 2014 with five items on the Open Agenda.

45: St Helena: PUBLIC TRANSPORT REVIEW 2014 CONSULTANT’S REPORT PUBLISHED - St Helena (Business News) - 16.09.2014
Public transport consultant George Watson has now finalised his report on bus services on St Helena, which has today been published on the SHG website Publications page at

46: 60th COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE - St Helena (Business News) - 16.09.2014
Councillor Christine Scipio-O’Dean will depart St Helena this week to attend the 60th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference and 34th Small Branches Conference in Cameroon, which will run from 2 - 10 October 2014.

47: Falklands: Public Meeting and Fisheries Presentation - Falklands (Business News) - 15.09.2014
A public meeting took place at 1700hrs on Monday, 15 September 2014 in the court and Assembly Chamber of the Town hall. Approximately 20 members of the public attended as well as MLAs Rendell,Elsby, Short, Poole and Edwards.

48: PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 15.09.2014
Other Questions added to the interest level of the meeting.

49: St Helena: DRY GUT PUBLIC OPEN DAYS - St Helena (Business News) - 15.09.2014
To mark the completion of the Dry Gut Fill, two public Open Days will be held at the Airport site on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September 2014 from 10am to 2pm.

50: St Helena: EXCO MEETING – Tuesday 16 September 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 12.09.2014
Executive Council will meet next Tuesday morning, 16 September 2014, in the Council Chamber.

51: St Helena: POLICE PRESENTATION – CONFIRMATION IN RANK - St Helena (Heritage) - 12.09.2014
Five St Helena Police Constables were officially Confirmed in Rank during a special ceremony in the Council Chamber on Wednesday 10 September 2014.

52: DISEASED CHICKEN SAMPLES TESTED IN LONDON - St Helena (Agriculture) - 12.09.2014
With the cooperation of the RMS St Helena, the conservation team on Ascension Island and the RAF, the poultry samples taken from St Helena - consisting of sera, multiple organs, and swabs taken from eight severely affected chickens - arrived in excellent condition at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations reference laboratory in London.

53: 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

54: 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.

56: 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.

57: 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.

58: 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.

59: 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.

60: 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.

61: 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.

63: 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.

66: 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

67: 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.

68: 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?

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

70: 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

71: 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.

73: 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)

74: 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.

75: 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.

76: 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.

77: 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)

78: 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

79: 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.

80: 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.

81: 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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