Falkland Islands to hold referendum

The Falkland Islands government has scheduled a referendum on the islands’ political status for 10-11 March and arranged for outside observers to show the world that it is free and fair.

The Falkland Islands government has scheduled a referendum on the islands’ political status for 10-11 March and arranged for outside observers to show the world that it is free and fair.

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Islanders have predicted an overwhelming vote for “yes”.