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The Penguin News was started by Graham Bound and produced in a roneod/Gestetner format at varying intervals and in varying sizes in the early years. From July 1988 it was produced in a proper printed format and the Falkland Islands Government took over Graham Bound’s interest in the paper.

The March 1989 issue announced the government takeover of the paper. The Penguin News at that point was a wholly owned subsidiary of Seamount Limited which was wound up by FIG who put forward a rescue package for the paper and set up The Media Trust to administer an annual grant to cover running costs. In October 1989 a four page general election special was issued and from November 1989 the Penguin News was published regularly.

The paper covers mainly local topics with the inclusion of international news that affects the Falkland Islands.

From 2010 the Penguin News can be accessed by subscription on their website.

Period Covered: 3 October 1979 to Current Day. Status: Complete


pdf1979 to 1981.pdf15 MB

pdf1982 to 1983.pdf28.29 MB

pdf1984.pdf17.73 MB

pdf1985 to 1986.pdf17.2 MB

pdf1987.pdf18.03 MB

pdf1988 to 1989.pdf22.43 MB

pdf1990 January to June.pdf17.21 MB

pdf1990 July to December.pdf17.51 MB

pdf1991 January to June.pdf20.43 MB

pdf1991 July to December.pdf18.26 MB

pdf1992 January to June.pdf22.97 MB

pdf1992 July to December.pdf21.54 MB

pdf1993 January to April.pdf19.23 MB

pdf1993 May to August.pdf23.21 MB

pdf1993 September to December.pdf20.47 MB

pdf1994 January to April.pdf21.44 MB

pdf1994 May to August.pdf23.66 MB

pdf1994 September to December.pdf25.7 MB

pdf1995 January to April.pdf21.56 MB

pdf1995 May to August.pdf23.08 MB

pdf1995 September to December.pdf22.4 MB

pdf1996 January to April.pdf23.14 MB

pdf1996 May to August.pdf25.56 MB

pdf1996 September to December.pdf23.54 MB

pdf1997 January to April.pdf26.72 MB

pdf1997 May to August.pdf28.7 MB

pdf1997 September to December.pdf29.06 MB

pdf1998 Jan-Apr.pdf29.89 MB

pdf1998 May-Jul.pdf24.2 MB

pdf1998 Aug-Nov.pdf28.3 MB

pdf1998 Nov-Dec.pdf8.85 MB

pdf1999 Jan-Mar.pdf23.65 MB

pdf1999 Apr-Jun.pdf25.07 MB

pdf1999 Jul-Sep.pdf23.93 MB

pdf1999 Oct-Dec.pdf24.65 MB            

pdf2000 Jan-Mar.pdf 25.82 MB

pdf2000 Apr-Jun.pdf29.16 MB

pdf2000 Jul-Sep.pdf28.07 MB

pdf2000 Oct-Dec.pdf27.84 MB

pdf2001 Jan-Mar.pdf31.64 MB

pdf2001 Apr-Jun.pdf29.45 MB

pdf2001 Jul-Sep.pdf29.46 MB

pdf2001 Oct-Dec.pdf30.34 MB

pdf2002 Jan-Mar.pdf31.03 MB

pdf2002 Apr-Jun.pdf30.92 MB

pdf2002 Jul-Sep.pdf29.52 MB

pdf2002 Oct-Dec.pdf30.71 MB

pdf2003 Jan-Mar.pdf28.41 MB

pdf2003 Apr-Jun.pdf30.77 MB

pdf2003 Jul-Sep.pdf30.9 MB

pdf2003 Oct-Dec.pdf31.91 MB

pdf2004 Jan-Mar.pdf30.73 MB

pdf2004 Apr-Jun.pdf32.38 MB

pdf2004 Jul-Sep.pdf30.2 MB

pdf2004 Oct-Dec.pdf32.45 MB

pdf2005 Jan-Mar.pdf29.35 MB

pdf2005 Apr-Jun.pdf31.55 MB

pdf2005 Jul-Sep.pdf32.28 MB

pdf2005 Oct-Dec.pdf31.05 MB

pdf2006 Jan-Mar.pdf33.07 MB

pdf2006 Apr-Jun.pdf32.95 MB

pdf2006 Jul-Sep.pdf31.73 MB

pdf2006 Oct-Dec.pdf30.13 MB

pdf2007 Jan-Mar.pdf32.48 MB

pdf2007 Apr-Jun.pdf34 MB

pdf2007 Jul-Sep.pdf30.43 MB

pdf2007 Oct-Dec.pdf30.91 MB

pdf2008 Jan-Mar.pdf32.52 MB

pdf2008 Apr-Jun.pdf32.82 MB

pdf2008 Jul-Sep.pdf29.91 MB

pdf2008 Oct-Dec.pdf32.52 MB

pdf2009 Jan-Mar.pdf33.62 MB

pdf2009 Apr-Jun.pdf32.61 MB

pdf2009 Jul-Sep.pdf32.2 MB

pdf2009 Oct-Dec.pdf38.27 MB


 Copyright guide

Permission to upload scans of the Penguin News from 1979 to July 1988 has been given to the Jane Cameron National Archives however it should be noted that these items are still under copyright. Copyright from October 1989 belongs to The Media Trust.

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