TITLE

A Falklands feat

PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/13/92, Vol. 112 Issue 14, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an update by special correspondent Vivek Chaudhary on how the Falklands are currently faring ten years after 14,000 Argentine troops invaded the islands. The result of former British Margaret Thatcher's military chasing the invaders back to South America; The local government's idea to invite foreign trawlers to fish the Falklands' waters for a price; Much is unchanged; Britain now guards its stake with 3,000 troops.
ACCESSION #
9204132503

 

Related Articles

  • Crying out for Argentina. Jenkins, J. // New Statesman & Society;4/3/92, Vol. 5 Issue 196, p32 

    Reports on how financial mismanagement is edging the Falkland Islands towards the brink of disaster. Failure of an economic task force whose brief was to rejuvenate the island's moribund economy; Focus on its refusal to capitalize on the Falklands' biggest natural resource, fish; How economic...

  • Changes in the Falkland Islands since the conflict of 1982. Royle, Stephen A. // Geography;Apr94, Vol. 79 Issue 343, p172 

    Highlights the developments in the Falkland Islands. Effect of British control; Effect of the successful repulsion of Argentina's invasion; Effect of improvements in aid money; Agricultural developments; Effect of possible oil deposits.

  • Meet the new Kuwait. Hammer, Joshua // Newsweek;3/10/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 10, p40 

    Looks at the economic vibrancy of the Falkland Islands in 1997. The Argentine-British war for control of the islands in 1982; Commercial fishing; Oil drilling; Possibility of lessening British control of the island.

  • Country: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) (dependent territory of the UK).  // 1990 CIA World Factbook;3/1/2006, p308 

    The article presents information on the geography, economy, political and legal system of Falkland Islands. Information is presented on the country's climate, natural resources, land use, population, language, and literacy rate. An overview of the country's economy is presented, including...

  • The Economic Competitiveness of Falkland Islands: Financials Returns, Labor Productivity and International Gaps. Parker, Philip M. // Falkland Islands Economic Competitiveness;2006, p1 

    Explains statistical information on the economic competitiveness, financial conditions and labor productivity of Falkland Islands. Liability structure ratios including accounts payable and long term debt; Changes in the value of goods sold and operating income; Labor-liability gaps between...

  • Santa Moves South.  // World Trade;Feb2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p16 

    Provides news briefs related to the economic condition of countries in North America as of February 2001. Plan of Falkland Islands government to raise reindeer for fun and profit; Information on the talks between Chile and the United States aimed at establishing a bilateral free-trade pact;...

  • A key to continued self-determination. Clausen, Andrea // Parliamentarian;2008, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p25 

    The article looks at the transformation of the Falkland Islands from a poor, wool-based rural economy in the 1970s to a modern, self-sustaining economy. The war over the Falkland Islands fought between Great Britain and Argentina in 1982 is mentioned. Processes undertaken to improve the economic...

  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas).  // CIA World Fact Book;2003, pN.PAG 

    Presents facts related to the Falkland Islands, a British colony located in Southern South America. History of the island; Natural resources and major economic activities in the island; Total population of the island.

  • CIA: The World Factbook: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas).  // CIA World Fact Book;2011, p222 

    The article offers information on the demography, economy, and communications of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) as of 2011. It states that 74% of the total population accounted for urban population in 2010 with an estimated rate of urbanization of 0.9% by 2010-2015. It mentions that fishing...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics