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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.

2: LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 30 OCTOBER 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 31.10.2014
Note: The views expressed by MLAs in the following report and transcript are not necessarily those of the Falkland Islands News Network. To get in touch with Falklands’ MLAs please e-mail:

3: Falklands: Executive Council held on Wednesday 29 October 2014 - Falklands (Legal) - 31.10.2014
At the previous meeting, members were briefed on FIG’s actions regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

4: St Helena: EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 28 OCTOBER 2014 - St Helena (Legal) - 28.10.2014
Executive Council met today, Tuesday 28 October 2014, to discuss five items on the Open Agenda.

5: St Helena: REMINDER - USE OF THE WHARF - St Helena (Business News) - 28.10.2014
The public is reminded that construction work will commence at the Wharf from 1 November 2014.

6: St Helena: GOVERNOR TO DEPART ON OVERSEAS BUSINESS AND LEAVE - St Helena (Business News) - 28.10.2014
HE Governor Capes will depart the Island on Thursday 6 November 2014 to attend the annual Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) in London from 1- 4 December.

7: Falklands Mourn School Teacher - Falklands (Education) - 25.10.2014
It is with great sadness that the Education Department informs that Mrs Kathryn McGeachie passed away at her home this weekend.

8: PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2014 - Falklands (Business News) - 23.10.2014
A public meeting about pension contributions took place in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the town hall at 1700hrs on Monday, 20 October 2014.

9: CASTRO PRESSURISES THE CHURCH TO START ‘DIALOGUE’ - Falklands (Business News) - 22.10.2014
It hasn’t gone unnoticed that Argentine officials seem to be more religious these days.

10: St Helena: BIRTHDAY HONOURS 2015 - OVERSEAS LIST - St Helena (Education) - 22.10.2014
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.

11: St Helena: BUDGETARY AID MISSION - St Helena (Business News) - 21.10.2014
The Budgetary Aid Mission team (BAM - formally called the Development Assistance Planning Mission) from the Department for International Development (DFID)...

12: HMP STANLEY HAS NEW PRISON MANAGER - Falklands (Business News) - 21.10.2014
Barry Marsden, Director of Emergency Services, has announced the appointment of Mr Ian Sargent MBE to Prison Manager for HMP Stanley, to commence employment November 11, 2014.

13: Falklands Brace for Ebola - Falklands (Health) - 21.10.2014
There has been much in the media of late regarding the outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa, and the ramifications of the outbreak for the international community. This press statement is intended to provide a background to the current Ebola outbreak, and to provide clarity on the Falkland Islands Government’s response to any potential threat of Ebola.

14: St Helena: POPPY APPEAL 2014 - St Helena (Heritage) - 21.10.2014
Each year St Helena supports the Royal British Legion’s work through the Poppy Appeal.

15: NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR ST HELENA - St Helena (Legal) - 21.10.2014
Following a rigorous recruitment process, Ms Nicola Moore has been selected to serve as St Helena’s new Attorney General. She will take up her appointment in late November 2014.

16: St Helena: WHARF IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT - St Helena (Business News) - 21.10.2014
The public is advised that from 1 November 2014 finalisation of remedial works to some defective pavements at the wharf will commence, as part of the Wharf Improvements Project.

17: DEMINING CONTRACTS AWARDED IN THE FALKLANDS - Falklands (Business News) - 20.10.2014
Government House have announced that contracts have been awarded to two companies for the next phase of work to clear minefields laid by Argentina in 1982.

18: OmniLife to Provide Life insurance in the Falklands - Falklands (Business News) - 19.10.2014
The Falkland Islands Company Limited has worked tirelessly to find an alternative provider for life insurance in the Falklands

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.

20: 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,

21: 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.

22: 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).

23: 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.

24: 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.

25: 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.

26: 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.

27: 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.

28: 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.

29: 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.

30: 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.

31: 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.

32: 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.

33: 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.

34: 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.

35: 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.

36: 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

37: 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.

39: 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.

40: 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.

41: 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.

42: 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.

43: 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.

44: 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.

46: 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.

49: 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

50: 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.

51: 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?

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

53: 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

54: 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.

56: 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)

57: 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.

58: 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.

59: 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.

60: 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)

61: 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

62: 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.

63: 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.

64: 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.

65: St Helena: REMINDER - USE OF THE WHARF - St Helena (Business News) - 00.00.0000
The public is reminded that construction work will commence at the Wharf from 1 November 2014.

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