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AGDATA Australia: from family farm to global partners.

Editor's note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we chatted with Glenn Skerman, who, together with his brother Brendan, are directors of AGDATA Australia, a farming accounting software company. Founded in 1984, their working family farm has grown into a ...

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Argentine teenagers travel to Falklands in high school graduation trip.

Eighteen Argentine high school graduates from a Catholic institution in the port-town of Ensenada, next to La Plata should be arriving in the Falkland Islands this Saturday after connecting with the LATAM flight in Rio Gallegos. The trip was planned and agreed two years ago and since then they have been collecting funds ...

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Falklands' democracy and coming elections praised by FCO minister.

The Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Alan Duncan has expressed his admiration for Falklands democracy. Speaking of the Islands General Election to be held on November 9 he said: From many years of personal experience I can attest to the significance of democracy in action. Election Days are both ...

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Falklands issues set of crown coins to mark centenary of the Windsor Royal House.

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued a new set of crown coins which mark the centenary anniversary of the establishment of the British Royal House. The Royal House came about due to the circumstances just after the fighting for the Great War began .

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Obama officials treated "special relationship with Britain as a joke" and liked to refer to Falklands as Malvinas.

The so-called special relationship between the United States and United Kingdom was regarded as a joke by Obama administration officials, a former government aide has said. Jeremy Shapiro, who served as an adviser in the US state department under Barack Obama, said the relationship was "unrequited."

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UK reaffirms commitment to Falklands sovereignty; Argentina insists self-determination not applicable to Malvinas.

The United Kingdom had no doubt about its sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Islands, South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding maritime areas, and there could be no dialogue on sovereignty over them unless its people so wished, the UK representative Stephen Hickey said at the United Nations Fourth ...

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