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Catching Up with Carlos

Dr Soto left St Helena at short notice while investigations into Sergio Villatoro Bran were underway.  There was no official explanation for Dr Soto’s sudden departure however, as always, there...

The old and the new in James Bay

The Energy Observer, which arrived on Tuesday was joined by the barque, Europa this afternoon. This is the Energy Observer approaching James Bay on a not-so-sunny Tuesday afternoon.  The solar...

Energy Observer arrives in St Helena

The Energy Observer glided to the moorings at West Rocks at 4:15 pm yesterday (Tuesday 10th October).  The 30 metre long and 13 metre wide catamaran is a floating laboratory; testing renewable...

Getting the fibre optic cable connected to St

Christian von der Ropp was one of the individuals who played a big instrumental role in getting the fibre optic cable connected to St Helena. On the 1st of October, St Helena was connected to the...

Convicted criminal or very Important Person

Caught on camera – Sergio Villatoro Bran making himself comfortable in the St Helena Airport VIP lounge while waiting to board the plane on Sunday. The person supplying the photo said Sergio was...

Right first time a first for St Helena

Many woke up on Sunday morning to try out the new internet speeds. Had the final switchover to the Equiano cable gone without a hitch? Everything seemed to work and all the connections connected and...