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A Veteran of the Malvinas War Shares His Healing Journey to the Past.

War veteran Miguel Savage says there are three ways to cope terrible suffering: block everything out, play the victim, or embrace the pain and turn it into something positive.'

- Global Voices - US

A Veteran of the Falklands War Shares His Healing Journey to the Past.

War veteran Miguel Savage says there are three ways to cope terrible suffering: block everything out, play the victim, or embrace the pain and turn it into something positive.'

- Global Voices - US

Conference on 30 years on Falklands' seafood market development.

A conference on "Thirty years of market development of Falklands' seafood", by Loligo Seafood SL Commercial Director, Jean Baptiste Chassin is scheduled for next Tuesday, 21st February, at the Chamber of Commerce in Stanley.

- MercoPress - FK

Malcorra admits "very big difference" on the Falklands/Malvinas issue with UK.

Foreign minister Susana Malcorra admitted that the difference with the UK on the Falklands/Malvinas and sovereignty is "very big", following her meeting with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the International Security Conference which took place in Munich, Germany.

- MercoPress - FK

Falkland Islands won the Best Destination Award in the Wave Awards in London.

The Falkland Islands Tourist Board are pleased to announce that the Falkland Islands won the best destination award in the Wave Awards in London; finalists in this category included Abu Dhabi, Akureyri, Dublin, Palma, Santa Cruz and Seattle.

- MercoPress - FK

Falklands receives four member of the UK Parliament.

Four members of the UK Parliament are visiting the Islands Guests of the Falkland Islands Government; they are accompanied by Falkland Islands Government Representative in London Sukey Cameron MBE. Members of Parliament are regularly invited to the Falkland Islands by FIG.

- MercoPress - FK

Stacy Bragger appointed Falklands' Media Trust Chair.

Stacy Bragger, Office Manager of the Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce has been appointed Chair of the Media Trust. Stacy Bragger takes on the role from Janet Robertson who recently completed her four year tenure.

- MercoPress - FK

Red Cross completes Phase 1 of mission to identify Argentine soldiers in Darwin cemetery.

Laurent Corbaz of the International Committee of the Red Cross , said on leaving the Falklands that Phase 1 of the mission to identify Argentine soldiers buried at the Darwin Cemetery had taken place during the week spent in the Islands with his team mate Patrick Sherry.

- MercoPress - FK

Falklands' totally financed longliner, CFL Hunter, launched in Galicia.

A state of the art longliner, the Falklands "CFL Hunter" was baptized and launched at the Nodosa de Marín shipyard in Pontevedra, in a ceremony that included representatives from Consolidated Fisheries, Falklands lawmakers plus members of the Galicia government and the yard.

- MercoPress - FK

Comodoro/Falklands air link awarded by Argentina to Neuquen airline.

Argentina's Air Transport Advisory Agency has approved the flights' program of an airline from the Patagonia province of Neuquén which includes an air link between Comodoro Rivadavia and the Falkland/Malvinas Islands, reports this week the local Neuquen media.

- MercoPress - FK

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