June 12, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On June 12, 2012, the government of the Falkland Islands announced that a referendum would be held regarding the islands' political status as an overseas territory of the United Kingdom (UK). Gavin Short, chairman of the islands' legislative assembly, stated that the purpose of the vote, the date ...[read more]
June 13, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The government of the Falkland Islands announced on Tuesday that it will hold a referendum on its political status close to its 30-year anniversary of independence from Argentina's occupation in 1982. Gavin Short, chairman of the islands' legislative assembly, expressed the archipelago's view of ...[read more]
November 6, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On November 6, 2008, the UK and Falklands governments approved a new constitution for the disputed South Atlantic Islands. Under the new document, primary governing power is vested in the Falkland's local government but the British governor to the territory retains the power to veto its actions " ...[read more]
November 7, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The British and Falkland Islands governments announced Thursday that they have agreed on a new constitution for the disputed South Atlantic Islands, a British territory also claimed by Argentina. Under the new constitution, primary governing power is vested in the Falkland's local government, b... ...[read more]
April 13, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A group of Argentine veterans of the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict have filed a lawsuit alleging that the Argentine military tortured and killed its own troops during the brief war with Britain over possession of the South Atlantic islands. The former soldiers say they witnessed 20 soldiers being ...[read more]

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