May 25, 2013
British governor to Malvinas during war dies
Rex Hunt, British Governor of the Malvinas Islands at the time of the 1982 war between Argentina and England died on Sunday.
The Islands British Government released the following statement: "We received news of the passing of Sir Rex Hunt with great sadness. Sir Rex will forever be remembered in the Islands for his years of service as Governor, and particularly for his courage and dignity in facing the Argentine invasion in 1982. His numerous contributions to our home were recognised in his being granted the Freedom Of Stanley in 1985."