Falkland (Malvinas) islanders to vote on sovereignty

Posted on March 10, 2013 • Filed under: Argentina, Europe, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Politics

Xinhuanet.com reported that inhabitants of British origin on the Malvinas Islands, known to the British as the Falklands, will vote on Sunday and Monday to decide whether to keep the islands as a “British Overseas Territory.” There will be six polling stations for 1,649 registered residents and a small airplane will carry people in remote areas to vote, sources told Xinhua. Polling stations will open on Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m.(1300 GMT) to 18:00 p.m.(2100 GMT), and the result will be announced on Monday between 21:30 (0030GMT) and 22:30 (0130 GMT), said local Public Relations Coordinator Darren Christie. Read Article

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