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Forty years after the invasion, a threat from within has ripped apart the islands’ squid and fish industry.
Derek Twigg, of the Falkland Islands APPG, said there had ‘been a lot of concern’ over the impact of Brexit on Falkland Islands fishing exports.
Brexit has “brought problems” for the Falkland Islands’ fishing industry, a Labour former defence minister has warned.
Since the Falkland Islands ceased to be a European Union (EU) Community overseas territory after the Brexit, Argentina seeks more support from the bloc in the negotiation claim with the United Kingdom on the South Atlantic British territory.
We would like to state in clear terms that any material change that results in less beneficial import/export access to the European market could be potentially catastrophic for the Falkland Islands’ economy and people.
... a cross-party report on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) in advance of the UK referendum on 23 June. This revealed that the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) had submitted a paper raising concerns about the negative implications for the Falkland Islands' economy and people of a UK withdrawal from the EU.
ALMOST four decades on from the end of the Falklands War, another serious threat is troubling its 3,400 population. It seems that the British archipelago in the South Atlantic was a missing link in the Brexit negotiations. The Falklands fisheries sector, which accounts for the major part of their revenue, has been hit with crippling EU tariffs.
Local officials are considering breaking ranks with the UK Government and asking the EU for help, reports David Hencke.
Some 250,000 Britons live in 14 territories, with many reporting fear and confusion as the Brexit deadline nears.
The British Overseas Territories, while largely unknown to the British public, will be affected enormously by Brexit.
How will the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union impact the ongoing sovereignty dispute with Argentina over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)?
It is not true that the EU failed to help the UK in the Falklands War, or that it sent weapons to Argentina during the conflict.
A large number of our readers have asked us to factcheck a list of claims about the Lisbon Treaty, or “what will actually happen if we stay in the EU”, which has gone viral on social media.
Some 250,000 Britons live in 14 territories, with many reporting fear and confusion as the Brexit deadline nears.
Argentinian foreign minister, Susana Malcorra, says government is closely following case of disputed islands but ‘it is still quite early’.
Island ministers 'yet to see any firm proposals' on UK replacement funding.
'We have very few pots of money open to us. The EU has stepped up to try to address this void and we are worried that Brexit will take us backwards'
Britain has begun stockpiling food, fuel, spare parts and ammunition at military bases in Gibraltar, Cyprus and the Falklands in case of a no-deal Brexit, Sky News has learnt.
Argentina would exploit the fallout from a no-deal Brexit to further its efforts to bring the Falklands under its control, the country’s foreign minister has said.
The Falkland Islands’ government has sounded the alarm over leaving the EU single market, warning that the territory would take a “catastrophic” economic hit if it faces new tariffs and quotas as a result of Brexit.