Archive for: May 2020

Cruise Ships: A Humanitarian Repatriation

As borders close across South America, in response to COVID-19, the Falkland Islands has become one of the few places still willing to take cruise ships. Working with UK Embassies in South America, the Governor’s office in Stanley, the local private sector, and British Forces South Atlantic Islands, the Falkland Islands Government have permitted and […] Read more...

St Helena Green Turtles attempt nesting on Rupert’s Beach

On the evening of Sunday, 5 April 2020, the Saint Helena National Trust’s Marine Team responded to a call regarding a green turtle attempting to nest on Rupert’s Beach. It has been a few years since the last nesting attempt of the green turtle, which happened at Sandy Bay Beach in March 2015.  It was […] Read more...

St Helena Covid-19 Preparedeness Update

St Helena is still in the Prevent Stage and we continue to take precautionary measures to remain in this stage and further protect the Island.  At this time there is no medical evidence to escalate the current preventative measures we have in place on St Helena. The enhanced  Social Distancing measures which came into effect […] Read more...

British Airways Flight arrives in Grand Cayman

The British Airways flight arrived in Grand Cayman this afternoon (Monday 6 April 2020). The flight carried vital supplies for the Islands including urgent pharmaceuticals, personal protective equipment and test kits. The flight returned 58 Caymanian students and other residents to the Island. On arrival the passengers were checked by Public Health and were immediately […] Read more...