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1: FALKLANDS' EXCO DECIDES ON PORT OPTIONS AND PROPOSED CONSULTATIVE PHASE - Falklands (Business News) - 31.01.2012
The December 2011 Meeting of Executive Council (ExCo) received a detailed paper from the FIG Projects Director relating to further work on options for the proposed new port facility for the Falkland Islands.

2: Falklands' Executive Council Report 31/01/12 - Falklands (Legal) - 31.01.2012
Summary of Executive Council Meeting Held on 25 January 2012 by the Honourable Jan Cheek

3: Falklands Interim Chief Executive Appointed - Falklands (Business News) - 29.01.2012
Keith Padgett, currently the Falkland Islands’ Government’s Financial Secretary has been appointed interim Chief Executive, Government House announced on Friday.

4: Falklands Department of Mineral Resources Report for November 2011 to January 2012 - Falklands (Business News) - 29.01.2012
Following is a report on the wide range of activities at the Mineral Resources Department from November 2011 to January 2012. This report is by Stephen Luxton, the first in his new role as Director of Mineral Resources.

5: FALKLANDS ATTENDS OVERSEAS COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES – EU FORUM REPORT - S.Atlantic (Business News) - 29.01.2012
The 10th OCT-EU Forum was held in Brussels from 23rd-26th January. Some 100 delegates attended from 22 overseas countries and territories (OCTs). The Falkland Islands delegation comprised the Honourable Roger Edwards MLA, Honourable Sharon Halford MLA, Jamie Fotheringham (Head of Policy), and Sukey Cameron (UK Representative).

6: Falklands: PUBLIC MEETING REPORT: 23 JANUARY 2012 - Falklands (Business News) - 29.01.2012
A public meeting was held at the Chamber of Commerce Function Room at 1700hrs on Monday, 23 January 2012.

7: St Helena: EXCO meeting of 24 January 2012 - St Helena (Business News) - 29.01.2012
A fairly weighty agenda today kept us busy from 9.30am to about 1.20pm; the longest EXCO meeting I have chaired here since I arrived. I was pleased to welcome Councillor John Cranfield to EXCO, kindly standing in for Councillor Tony Green who is currently in Brussels representing St Helena at an EU meeting.

8: NEWS FROM ST HELENA TOURISM - St Helena (Business News) - 29.01.2012
Last weekend people enjoyed a very pleasant dolphin tour in the sunshine. There are still the following opportunities to see the island from the sea, and try out a new experience...

9: NEWS FROM ST HELENA TOURISM - St Helena (Business News) - 29.01.2012
Last weekend people enjoyed a very pleasant dolphin tour in the sunshine. There are still the following opportunities to see the island from the sea, and try out a new experience...

10: St Helena: ‘In the Know with the MOU’ - St Helena (Business News) - 29.01.2012
This week is the second interview of a four part series ‘In the Know with the MOU’ which aims to inform our readers about the progress made on each of the ‘big’ reform areas under the MOU; Immigration, Land, Economic Development and Institutional Arrangements.

11: St Helena: EMD Report - St Helena (Business News) - 29.01.2012
UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) – 2 important updates for Overseas Territories.

12: MARCUS PORTER: Home from Home - Falklands (Education) - 22.01.2012
FINN remembers when Marcus Porter (MP) was born and enjoying music whilst in his pram; but you should see him now aaaaaand hear his music.

13: FIRS THROWS THE SPOTLIGHT ON RICHARD FOGERTY - Falklands (Education) - 20.01.2012
Stacey Bragger (FIRS) interviewed Richard Fogerty (RF), Assistant Director of Education about a proposed review of the Education ordinance. He asked Mr Fogerty why he felt the ordinance should be updated.

14: SOUTH GEORGIA POSSESSION DAY MARKED AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE - Falklands (Heritage) - 20.01.2012
A reception to mark the 237th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s discovery and possession of South Georgia took place at Government House on Tuesday, 17 January 2012.

15: “The future of the Falkland Islands is a matter for the people themselves,” says Prime Minister - Falklands (Business News) - 20.01.2012
David Cameron has yet again come to the defence of the Falkland Islanders’ right to self-determination; this time during Prime Minister’s Question Time. On Wednesday, 18 January 2012 the session lasted for approximately 33 minutes. The question was posed by Mr Andrew Rosindell, Conservative MP for Romford.

16: CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED TO ELIGIBLE FALKLAND ISLANDERS - Falklands (Education) - 20.01.2012
According to a press release from Government House Islanders interested in postgraduate study in the UK are invited to apply for a Chevening Scholarship Award.

17: “The days of Britain's retreat from Latin America are over - S.Atlantic (Business News) - 20.01.2012
“It is a great personal pleasure for me to be here in Brazil. I have wanted to make this visit for a long time, I attach great importance to it and I am pleased to say that it has gone extremely well.

18: St Helena Pensions Consultation - St Helena (Business News) - 20.01.2012
The St Helena Government is planning to change the pensions arrangements for staff who joined the service before 1 April 2010.

19: St Helena ‘In the Know with the MOU’ - St Helena (Business News) - 20.01.2012
This week begins a four part series ‘In the Know with the MOU’ which aims to inform our readers about the progress made on each of the ‘big’ reform areas under the MOU; Immigration, Land, Economic Development and Institutional Arrangements.

20: St Helena: Get Afloat...and enjoy the sunshine! - St Helena (Tourism/Travel) - 20.01.2012
The Tourist Office is organising some trips afloat. Take the opportunity to see the island from the sea, and try out a new experience...

21: Norovirus Causes Ship Cancellation in the Falklands - Falklands (Health) - 17.01.2012
The following was received in MS Excel format and had to be retyped.

22: CHILEAN WINES WIN AT 2ND ANNUAL GOVERNMENT HOUSE WINE TASTING - Falklands (Business News) - 14.01.2012
A wine tasting with 40 guests took place at Government House on Tuesday, 10 January 2012

23: St Helena Where are we with the MOU? - St Helena (Business News) - 14.01.2012
Publicity on the MOU front has been quiet during the last few months of 2011 however this has not meant that work has stopped; on the contrary a lot of behind the scene activity in each of the MOU Reform areas has taken place and will continue to do so during Phase II and the year ahead.

24: St Helena - Public Access to Meetings of the Land Planning and Development Control Board - St Helena (Business News) - 14.01.2012
From January 2012 members of the public now have the opportunity to attend and speak at meetings of the Land Planning and Development Control Board when development applications are being considered. Below are some answers to questions you may have.

25: FIRS THROWS THE SPOTLIGHT ON JAN CHEEK AND DICK SAWLE - Falklands (Business News) - 10.01.2012
Members of the Legislative Assembly, Jan Cheek and Dick Sawle, towards the end of last year attended the Overseas Territories Consultative Council forum in London and followed that by visiting Brussels for further discussions.

26: Foreign Secretary statement to the House of Commons on the Falklands - Falklands (Business News) - 10.01.2012
"I would like to update the House on the British Government’s response to statements made in South America regarding the Falkland Islands during the Christmas recess.

27: ARGOS LTD MEDALS PRESENTED FOR ARCHERY COMPETITION - Falklands (Heritage) - 10.01.2012
The first ever Argos Limited Medal Archery Competition was held on Friday, 06 January 2012 at the leisure centre, with Medals presented by the Executive Chairman, Mr Ian Thompson, OBE, at Argos House on H. Jones Road.

28: WELCOME BACK GLEN: BFBS INTERVIEW WITH CBFSAI - Falklands (Business News) - 10.01.2012
FINN welcomes back Glen Mansell (GM), who left the Falklands last year for medical reasons. In one of Glen’s first 2012 interviews during his popular morning show on BFBS Mr Mansell spoke with Commander British Forces South Atlantic Islands Bill Aldridge (BA) about his first six months in the Falklands and his look forward to a very event-filled year to come.

29: Dagmar Koptein to give organ recital at Stanley Cathedral - Falklands (Heritage) - 10.01.2012
Dagmar Koptein, a musician aboard the Phoenix Ship, MV ARTIANA, will be giving a free 30 minute organ recital in Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, 22 January 2012 at 1700hrs.

30: St Helena Message from Sir Alan Haselhurst - St Helena (Business News) - 06.01.2012
The following message was received from the Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Haselhurst MP, Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association International Executive Committee on 23 December 2011:

31: St Helena New Environmental Management Directorate! - St Helena (Business News) - 06.01.2012
An Environmental Management Directorate (EMD) has been formed within the St Helena Government (SHG), to bring together and enhance all environmental functions.

32: St Helena Airbridge flights - St Helena (Business News) - 06.01.2012
The allocation of seats on the airbridge operated by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) is kept under constant review. Regular discussions are held between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the three Overseas Territories that use it – Ascension Island, St Helena and the Falkland Islands.

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