Falkland Islanders schedule vote on their future

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Posted: Friday, January 18, 2013 12:00 am

STANLEY, Falkland Islands (AP) - The Falkland Islands government has scheduled a referendum on the islands' political status and arranged for outside observers to show the world that it is free and fair.

Argentines claim British forces stole the territory from them 180 years ago and have ruled it as a colony ever since.

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