May 8, 2021


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The Minister for the Overseas Territories, Baroness Anelay, and elected leaders and representatives of the Overseas Territories1 met as the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC)2at Lancaster House in London on 1 and 2 November. We welcomed the attendance at the JMC of Ministers from the Departments for International Development; Exiting the European Union; UK-OVERSEAS TERRITORIES JOINT […]

Falkland Islands lie in Argentinian waters, UN commission rules

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Associated Press From The Guardian UK Argentina welcomes decision to expand its maritime territory, despite unresolved dispute with Britain over islands Argentina’s government is celebrating a decision by a UN commission to expand its maritime territory in the South Atlantic Ocean by 35% to include the disputed Falkland islands and beyond. The Argentine foreign ministry […]

Argentina accuses David Cameron over Falklands festive message

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Press Association The Guardian PM had used Christmas message to islands to condemn Argentinian government’s ‘shameful’ attempt to deter oil exploration in its waters Héctor Timerman claimed that all African countries as well as those of Latin America and the Caribbean recognised ‘Argentina’s lawful rights’. Argentina has stepped up a diplomatic offensive over the sovereignty […]