Thursday, May 3rd 2012 - 13:38 UTC

Falkland Islands: Reaction to Argentine Olympic Advert

We were very disappointed this morning to see the advert from the Argentine Presidential Office, attempting to politicise the Olympics in service of their territorial ambitions. This video was filmed without the knowledge of the Falkland Islands authorities.

Hon. Ian Hansen, MLA

It is deeply sad to see Mr Zylberberg clambering over a war memorial, especially in this anniversary year. Sadly, this illustrates the disrespect the Argentine authorities have for our home and our people. Unsurprisingly, at no stage does the video feature any Falkland Islanders – a clear reflection of Argentina’s policy, which is to pretend that the people of the Falkland Islands do not exist. It is time the world took note – we do exist, and as with all people we have rights, which the Argentine Government is trying to deny us. We are our own people, who through nine generations have lived and worked in these islands for nearly 200 years.

We determine our own future, and we will not be bullied by the Argentine Government, neither by their attempts to undermine our economy, nor by their constant misrepresentation of the truth, nor by pieces of cheap and disrespectful propaganda such as this. It is hugely disappointing to see sport abused in this way, when it is so often seen as a vehicle for unity. It seems an act of desperation to sink to this.

Hon. Ian Hansen
Member of the Legislative Assembly

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1 LEPRecon (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 01:54 pm Report abuse
Hon. Ian Hansen MLA - a well written and dignified piece that shows the Argentinian government up for what they are.

Sir, show them the true way a politician should act, with dignity and respect.

The Falklands for the Falkland Islanders forever.
2 Musky (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:01 pm Report abuse
This behaviour is clear breach of the Olympic Charter. If Argentina is so against the Falklands and so very anti-British it should not attend the Olympics.
3 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:02 pm Report abuse
This video features no Islanders, just as the video before also from the Argsoc Ministry of Truth (www.youtube.com/watch?v=adl3dfiH6ug) shows no islanders of British Origin. Instead it shows islands completely vacated of anyone seemingly British, and replaced with Argentines. The advertising agency's clear messaging around ethnic cleansing is clear. I guess this is a part of what the spirit of the Olympics is for your average Argentine.

Give arg-peace and Ethnic Cleansing a chance? (answer: no)
4 Richfe (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:03 pm Report abuse
Polite. Dignified. Diplomatic. Resolute. Clear. To the point.

Every time a member of the FIG makes a statement they maintain an impressively high standard.

How is it that 3000 people can find amongst their number more people with genuine skills of statesmanship and leadership than their neighbours appear to be able to find from a population of 40million?
5 Braedon (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:15 pm Report abuse
Hon. Ian Hansen MLA - While I admire your dignified and polite response, I believe it is time you and your government start to look into severely curtailing, if not altogether eliminating the visits of argentines to the Falklands, as so many of these visits are used for propaganda to justify the subjugation and/or ethnic cleansing of you and your constituents. As for the remains of the argentine soldiers on the islands, I believe you should consider repatriating the remains regardless of the opinions of argentina's current regime.
6 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:20 pm Report abuse
Hon. Ian Hansen MLA, If this guy was working in the Falklands without a working visa, you should advise the UK Boreder [sic] agency and get him interviewed when he goes back to UK for the Olympics or Spain for his Job.

Visa fraud is a very serious issue, and this case clearly needs some of the rubber-glove treatment.
7 Idlehands (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:24 pm Report abuse
.....plus did he pay the tax he owed from working on Falkland Islands territory. Not even a gun scares an Argentine as much as a tax inspector.
8 Islas Malvinas (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:30 pm Report abuse
@2 Argentina is not anti-british. Argentina is only against the british occupation or argentine territories.
@3&5 Ethnic cleaning? Look how many british people live happy in Argentina (appart from islanders) and stop talking non-sense.
There are no british people on the spot, because it´s not the people what is in question. It´s about the occupied territory. People can leave or stay.
9 toooldtodieyoung (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:35 pm Report abuse
“We were very disappointed this morning”

It's that word again “disappointed” although Wills said “disappointing” That's twice in one day. I am wondering how many more times the world is going to be “disappointed” with Argentinaland before they get the message and sort themselves out.........
10 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:36 pm Report abuse
@5

It might not look good for the FIG (and thus the UK) if they barred Argentinian citizens from entering the Falklands

About the ''ethnic cleansing” bit, as much as some Argentines try to say this isn't happening, i remember reading an article about Argentinian troops arriving on the Falklands expecting to find a Spanish speaking population welcoming them as liberators, rather than the English-speaking citizens treating them with deep animosity and suspicion.

@8

Like it or not, as much as Malvinistas would like to sweep the population under the rug (or drop them out of airplanes), their opinions do matter, more so than most Argentinians warped sense of history. Not to mention that the 'occupated territory' theory only works if you take an EXTREMELY limited view from 1833 onwards.

Not Anti-British? I seem to recall CFK trying to get people to stop importing British goods? Or is that a 'conspiracy theory from the pirates'?
11 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:46 pm Report abuse
@7 Well if they want to play hard-ball they can bring in the advertising agency in with this. They have also engaged in visa fraud and should probably be hauled in for a chat, find out how much they were all paid and then get an idea of their taxable liabilities.

@10 'islas malvinas' by his name shows you how he's willing to tell lies to make a point. It's quite clear from their messaging that their plan would be to completely clear the falklands of any british in order to prevent the issue of self-determination that they hate so much in argentina, from ever raising it's ugly head again. The fact they intend for all the radio stations to speak spanish and do no end of Argentinian flag saluting, just outlines their fascist agenda.

Some liar saying otherwise is just nonsense.
12 Islas Malvinas (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:50 pm Report abuse
@ The opinion of 1333 people does not matter. You don´t believe the UK will let a few people determine its foreign affairs and its relation with Argentina, do you? The UK stance in favour of the “self determination” rights of the isladers is only an excuse to maintain the ocupation.
13 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:54 pm Report abuse
@11

True, i'm just an easy guy to bait i suppose :P I guess it's slightly amusing just to see just how far they twist the truth to suit their ends.

@12

1333? I suggest you update your figures from whatever site you're getting them from, it's more like 3000. The Falklands want an esablished working relationship with Argentina (as does the UK), it's only the pig-headedness of the Argentinian government that stops things going anywhere and you're a fool if you think otherwise.
14 Conqueror (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:54 pm Report abuse
I cannot but agree with Braedon @5. The rotting, decomposed, maggot-ridden “remains” should be dug up and sent back to argieland. Note that the “remains” were probably rotting, decomposed and maggot-ridden before they were buried. Actually, it might be an idea to adopt argie methods. Load them to suitable aircraft. Fly over argie airspace. Shove them off the rear ramp. Home at last!

Having disposed of the threat of biological contamination, you can recover the land! Then you can take a tip from Heathrow. Minimum period for immigration clearance for possible argies entering the Falkland Islands - 5 hours. Argies denied entry clearance to be subject to immediate removal. Toss them in the sea 5 miles offshore. Argies with entry clearance to wear a piece of paper printed with a target on the front and rear of their clothing. Removal of the target to be grounds for immediate removal as above. Maximum entry clearance period to be 1 hour. All argie “travellers” to be subject to public strip-search and manual internal examination. They like it up 'em!

Always remember to treat them as they would like to treat you. As untermenschen. Non-persons. Always remember that, within your territory, you are sovereign. Apart form ensuring “good governance”, Britain has no responsibility within your borders. Do whatever you like!
15 Musky (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 02:58 pm Report abuse
@8 Isla Malvinas
Dear oh dear, you are so very brainwashed. Your claim based on proximity is infantile. Your claim based on expelled population is wholly untrue, your own history spells it out for you but your own government feeds you lies as a smoke screen to its own disastrous policies.
The video is not a private joke thing but it has the rubber stamp of Argentina's juvenile government and is ominously dark.
16 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:04 pm Report abuse
@15 I think the comment “The opinion of 1333 people does not matter.” sums up the fascho-peronist (pick and choose ideology) attitude towards people as a whole.

The dark messaging of this video is the important part. The town is quiet because it symbolises the irradication of the population. His celebration on the beach symbolises the celebration of the Argtard need to 'own' that lebensraum. It's just a horribly dark piece of work.

I guess that's why I'm glad I'm not an argtard, and have none of their DNA.
17 Ken Ridge (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:13 pm Report abuse
Got to agree with some posts here, the remains at Darwin need to be returned, yes it's a little unethical and preferably should be allowed to rest in peace.

However as long as Arg has this levering point you will always have this type of problem useing the war graves as an excuse to allow free travel. Then strict border regulations should be engaged and reason for entry required.
I know this might seem extreem, but you have to remember they are the enemy, they are trying to annex your country and will use any means capable to do so.

KEEP THEM OUT!!
18 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:16 pm Report abuse
@17 The Red Cross are apparently digging them all up for KFC's live-action 'bone-show' so I guess then would be a convenient time.

I'm relatively sure they have to give reasons for entry like 'work' (making an advert) and 'pleasure' (running a marathon) so, anyone who overtly and provably lies on their form should get the ban-hammer and suitable rubber-gloving at entry-points to friendly countries.
19 roblesalonso (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:26 pm Report abuse
Get out of our islands usurpers! There's no point that foreigners live on Argentine soil! Our islands were stolen by force and it's high time you return them pirates! you brits should be ashamed of still holding about 20 colonies in the 21st century!
20 Ken Ridge (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:27 pm Report abuse
@18The Red Cross are apparently digging them all up for KFC's live-action 'bone-show' so I guess then would be a convenient time.“

It would indeed, if KFC hasn't got the respect to let them RIP then for sure, into a container with KFC's address on it.

”anyone who overtly and provably lies on their form should get the ban-hammer and suitable rubber-gloving at entry-points to friendly countries.“

I can hear the ”thwack” of the rubber gloves, with an image of a heavily sweating Arg bent over. :)
21 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:31 pm Report abuse
@19 You Argtards didn't even exist in 1760s when we were pottering about those islands. No need to use force against penguins, only against the French. Come back when your history book is complete.

P.S. 1982 Uti Possidetis - What you win, you keep.

@20 It's going to be difficult for him to be an Olympian after having experienced Big-Reg's check for drugs, and then thrown in the slammer for visa fraud.
22 Islas Malvinas (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:38 pm Report abuse
@ 13 1333. Or are you suggesting that those borned in the UK has self determination rights in Malvinas? That would be quite a particular conception of self determination.
@ 15 The UN, Marcosur, Unasur, CELAC, Latinamerican-African-Asian forums and summmits, G77 plus China urges the UK to sit and settle the dispute peacefuly recognizinc Argentina´s rights over the islands. Are you suggesting the entire world is barinwashed by argentine propaganda? That would be a little hard to believe, wouldn´t it? There must be something that makes the world support Argentina. Have you taken a minute to think about it?
@ 17 “KEEP THEM OUT” ... and then you talk about ethnic cleaning...
23 jaydub (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:38 pm Report abuse
@19 I can't see how you can call people who can trace their ancenstry on the islands back 9 generations “foreigners”. I wouldn't hold your breath waiting for the Islanders to leave. It's their home and no grumpy Argentines are ever going to convince them otherwise.
24 Ken Ridge (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:45 pm Report abuse
@19 Is that copy and paste direct from your gov's malinista web site? or did you think that up all on your own.
We are far from ashamed for holding colonies because we do'nt, we are however very proud of our overseas territories which have all proved to be quite resourseful & democratic in running thier own affairs.

All our overseas territories have the right to be independent, they choose to maintain ties as their right to self determination & that right over rides territorial integrity (colonialist Arg).
Sorry fella your on a no win situation.
25 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:46 pm Report abuse
@22 'Malvinas' doesn't exist. Sorry. UN says everyone has Self-determination rights. No one cares about your tin-pot little organisations, you couldn't even get the summit of americas to say anything about malvinas.

@23 It's just the Argtard repeated dialogue. They think they own it, they're told from birth they own the islands. They think ethnic cleansing is good. They think the islanders have absolutely no rights. They think ... blah. Same story, over and over.

Better just stick to the topic about their Nazi propaganda.
26 Simon68 (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:47 pm Report abuse
22 Islas Malvinas (#)
May 03rd, 2012 - 03:38 pm

Do you consider that you have the right to self determination in Argentina?
27 Ken Ridge (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:52 pm Report abuse
@22“@ 17 “KEEP THEM OUT” ... and then you talk about ethnic cleaning...”

Maybe you should research the meaning of “ETHNIC CLEANSING”

OK maybe a little help...

Ethnic cleansing is a purposeful policy designed by one ethnic or religious group to remove by violent and terror-inspiring means the civilian population of another ethnic or religious group from certain geographic areas.

Did I state “remove”? No I didn't, Argentines who live there peacefully should remain happily, however the rest of you should be banned.
28 Islas Malvinas (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:52 pm Report abuse
@ 25 Rotten Yoghurt
Malvinas is an archipielago in argentine sea. Take a look at a map.
UN about Malvinas: NON-SELF GOVERNING TERRITORY in a PARTICULAR COLONIAL SITUATION. No mention to self determination rights to islanders. Research further and stop teling lies.
29 juapell (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 03:54 pm Report abuse
Another example of our favorite sports...no, no football..but tax evasion, and total disrepect for sacred things like Fallen Soldiers Monuments.
Sorry Falklanders, These are the moments that i feel so ashamed of the conduct of this government.
No, not all argies aproves things like this, specially those that like me, have 1982 stamped in their minds and souls forever.
30 Islas Malvinas (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:04 pm Report abuse
@ 27 I got you now. thx for the info.
Now, what would be the “ethnic or religious group” trying to remove by violent and terror-inspiring means the civilian population of Malvinas?
31 Ted (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:04 pm Report abuse
In reply to 8 Islas Malvinas.
I quote an extract from you here “It´s about the occupied territory. People can leave or stay.” Amerindians the Mapuche, Toba, Huarpe, Pilaga, Selknam or Guarani etc, could have a word or two for your ears re your deep thoughts on this issue regarding occupied territory and should they feel safe in doing so? I for one would like you to share them with us. The Falkland Islanders are of course going to “stay”and people such as your good self would be well advised to “leave” them alone.
Thankfully not all Argentinian people (in fact a great many of them) do not share your somewhat one sided and blinkered views re the history of the Falklands etc, and so I hold out great hope for the future of your fair country. It will of course be a future that does not include ownership of the Falkland Islands, or the building of a shanty town....(you know the one where the poor people have to build one on top of another with no mains gas, electricity, water or sewage system) adjoining Port Stanley such as you have in Buenos Aires, or the imposition of a frankly vicious Police Force..
Please do let us know the views (I'm assuming that they are allowed to have them?) of the Amerindians in your part of South America!
The shanty town in your capital city ??? just go to you tube and search “Shanty town Buenos Aires” you will find that it was filmed by a fellow countryman of yours..One with a conscience and the ability to see and comment on the fate of his fellow creatures in your country...in case you can't be bothered here is the link..www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pn1BrOobG9w
32 Richfe (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:13 pm Report abuse
@29

We know. In fact you've demonstrated more dignity, humility and respect than some of your politicians/diplomatics in just the six lines you've written here.

Any chance of you running for office?
33 Simon68 (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:15 pm Report abuse
It is very sad that a sovereign government can stoop so low as to clandestinely make a propaganda film and then crow about it.

I am frankly ashamed of being Argentine, whilst being represented by Kretina and her cohorts.

I can only speak for myself, but I humbly ask the forgiveness of the Falkland Islanders and the British people for the totally bad taste shown by my Government.
34 Ken Ridge (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:15 pm Report abuse
@28 Brainless Malv

National self-determination challenges the principle of territorial integrity (or sovereignty) of states as it is the will of the people that makes a state legitimate. This implies a people should be free to choose their own state and its territorial boundaries. According to the Helsinki Final Act of 1975, the “UN, ICJ and international law” experts, there is no contradiction between the principles of self-determination and territorial integrity, with 'the latter taking precedence.'

Only your silly and out dated 'Decolonisation commitee' claims it is still a colony, it has been proven time and time again the UN backs the FI right to self determination...

Game over!
35 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:28 pm Report abuse
@34 Adding to Ken's point, in 2008 the UN refused to accept that territorial integrity was a precursor to Self-determination and instead stated that Self-determination is applicable to everyone, including the islanders.

The only people arguing otherwise are Argtards, and Argtardian pseudo-scholars.
36 juapell (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:35 pm Report abuse
@32 Richfe.
“America is ungovernable. Those who served the revolution have plowed the sea. The only thing to do in America is to emigrate.”
”Hispanic America is subject to the “triple yoke of ignorance, tyranny, and vice.”

Maybe you think this is from some coward latinamerican man...but no. These wise words came from someone that liberated half of Southamerica from Spain.
Two countries in South America were named after this Great Man while he was still alive.
Even an actual Tyrant claims that he follows his ideals.
He was Simon Bolivar, The Liberator, as he is known in Latinamerica, a month before his death.
And i followed those wise words after 37 years of plowing the sea.
37 Ken Ridge (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:42 pm Report abuse
@30 Brainless Malv “@ 27 I got you now. thx for the info.
Now, what would be the “ethnic or religious group” trying to remove by violent and terror-inspiring means the civilian population of Malvinas?”

I think you're getting a tad confused here Brainless...

@22 Brainless Malv “@ 17 “KEEP THEM OUT” ... and then you talk about ethnic cleaning...”

Keeping You retards out is not ethnic cleansing, in my opinion it would be a smart move on behalf of FIG. You have abused the hospitality of the Islanders to allow the families of the war dead to visit their loved ones graves & like the low life scum you are have used this hospitality to engage in cheap propaganda.

I have no wonder the decent Argies bow thier heads in shame, you are a disgrace.
38 Idlehands (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:47 pm Report abuse
22 Islas Malvinas
“urges the UK to sit and settle the dispute peacefuly recognizinc Argentina´s rights over the islands”

Where you're going wrong is assuming these groups all support Argentine claims - they don't - they simply support a peaceful solution.
39 ChrisR (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:57 pm Report abuse
Wouldn't it be good if someone could make an 'advert' whilst 'holidaying' in Argentina?

Standing on the picket line of- you name it, it will soon have one, AND watching the young men of La Camping, camping it up with the massed brigades of illiterate commie-homo-economics 'expert' now 'running' New YPF into the ground with his companion, 'The Old Git Lawmaker' himself.

I imagine it would run to packed houses in Argentina.
40 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 04:59 pm Report abuse
@22 What the hell is “settle the dispute [by] peacefully recognizing Argentina´s rights over the islands”??? That's not a point of negotiation, that's another demand.

Rule 1.5.22 Ignore any Argtardian demands.
41 Tabutos (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 05:02 pm Report abuse
there looking for a peaceful way to settle the Falklands dispute. i say Argentina backs off before it makes any more mistakes. dispute settled peacefully :D
42 egarcia1970 (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 05:02 pm Report abuse
@29, @33: Me too. To add insult to injury, we all contributed with our hard-earned monies to this national embarrassment. Time to call for a fiscal rebellion! I don't want a single cent of my taxes to be wasted KFC's cheap propaganda.
43 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 05:07 pm Report abuse
@38

Well said, that man!

A difference which plenty of Malvinistas appear to prefer to ignore.
44 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 05:10 pm Report abuse
@41 According to the Argtardasaurus peace is to harass someone through economic, military and terrorist means.

That's why La Campora are arg-peacefully bombing EU offices and the Front for Tyranny are arg-peacefully harassing british parlimentarians by expressing the Argtard dislike of human rights in an international conference on Human Rights.

The key to the whole thing is to understand the meaning of the Arg-terms.
45 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 05:22 pm Report abuse
“Unsurprisingly, at no stage does the video feature any Falkland Islanders”

Well. spend less time drinking at Victory bar get up earlier and join Fernando.

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lSlyQp9NAoM
46 Xect (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 05:27 pm Report abuse
Wowser, thats a stinging reply to the video.

This is going to be nothing more than a propaganda black-hole for the Argentine government (again for the 14th millionth time...)
47 cLOHO (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 05:47 pm Report abuse
46 - The victory bar how appropriate

Apparently the RG's bar is called The 'Humiliated Impotant Saloon'

Its located hundreds of miles away in RG land, prices are sky high in the saloon but become a Troll or vote for Reichmistress and you will get a free drink or food parcels.
48 stick up your junta (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:01 pm Report abuse
Been sinking Pints in the Belgrano arms Marcos ?
49 yankeeboy (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:06 pm Report abuse
Rgs are thugs plain and simple they're are used to bullying their opponents into submission. They do not know how to act in civilized society.
50 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:08 pm Report abuse
49 yankeeboy Yes Fred, you show the world how to act in civilized society in Iraq.
51 JohnN (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:12 pm Report abuse
Seems that the push by CFK's regime to propagandize has recently come to attention of the corruption-fighting agency Transparency Internatioinal: “ARGENTINA’S PUBLIC SPENDING ON GOVERNMENT ADVERTISEMENTS HAS JUMPED 25 TIMES SINCE 2003”: www.transparency.org/news/pressrelease/20120329_argentinas_public_spending
52 cLOHO (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:14 pm Report abuse
I think the word is Scum!!! to use the steps of the War Memorial shows true colours. They make me sick! and pathetic
53 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:16 pm Report abuse
@50

Yeah, curse the US for trying to build schools and electrical + water purficiation systems. . . . . .wait.

Afghanistan would have been a better example tbh.
54 Tabutos (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:22 pm Report abuse
@ 49 trust Argentine to side with dictators and murders considering the state of there current state of Argentina's dictatorship
55 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:24 pm Report abuse
@53 Do you mean bomb civilians homes first and send Halliburton to rebuild later?
56 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:28 pm Report abuse
@55 It's funny you mention Iraq, given that they invaded Kuwait looking for lebensraum and resources, having rewritten history to say it's theirs. Argtardia insists on doing precisely the same thing with the Falklands, right down to the invasion.

However, I personally find Argtards like yourself quite tiresome. You talk of having beers in a pub, but let's face it no one would talk to you because you'd try to steal their pint.
57 Tabutos (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:29 pm Report abuse
bomb civilians lol nearly as good as wiping out the native inhabitants of a country, at least the US was not purposely trying to kill them
58 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:33 pm Report abuse
57 Of course the US and UK didn't purposely kill civilians...

U.S. Sergeant on SEAL team 'shoots dead nine sleeping Afghan children before burning their bodies' in deadly rampage that killed 16

Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2113410/US-soldier-kills-16-Afghan-civilians-deadly-shooting-rampage.html#ixzz1tphbV5x1
59 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:36 pm Report abuse
@58

You'll find much more deliberate state killing of their own civilians if you look back to, i dunno, Argentinas Dirty War

10-30,000 was the figure wasn't it?
60 ElaineB (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:37 pm Report abuse
Distraction tactics rather than discuss the article.
61 Brit Bob (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:38 pm Report abuse
Pathetic nation really when they have to resort to using the Olympics for political purposes. Just shows how low they will stoop and completely unjustified.

Who else but the Argentines would sink to these depths. But then, Argentina is not a normal place these days.
62 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:40 pm Report abuse
60 ElaineB Like you talking about your hot summer dress in a submarine in the other article?
63 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:42 pm Report abuse
@62

That comment was more related to the article your own tangent to Iraq
64 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:44 pm Report abuse
@63 But I gave my opinion about the article @45
65 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:44 pm Report abuse
Marcos is hilarious. He simply refuses to discuss the dark dark Olympics-politicising propaganda that is coming out of the Argtardia Ministry of Truth.

Funny for a man who works for La Campora who just blew up an EU office.
66 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:52 pm Report abuse
@64

why that is relevant I have no idea. What WE'RE talking about is you moaning about people being 'off topic' when you're an offender yourself

@65

I'm half expecting that they would consider a Rugby/Football win over England (or GB this year) undeniable proof they the Falklands are 'Islas Malvinas'
67 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 06:56 pm Report abuse
@66 La Campora folks are always off topic, that's how you know they're La Campora.

I wouldn't worry, he'll still be dreaming of islas malvinas, when the falkland islands have the GDP of singapore.
68 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 07:01 pm Report abuse
66 RobWilliams I was just trying to explain to that Yank @49 how hypocritical he is that's all.
69 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 07:09 pm Report abuse
@68 You're from a country that threw nuns out of planes, tossed land mines in any direction they felt like against international law, completely erradicated their native population, and you want to call someone a hypocrite because of iraq?

Seriously, I can tell why you have no friends.
70 RobWilliams (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 07:13 pm Report abuse
@68

Fair enough, but you would expect in the game of international politics things would be done more subtly and you are expected - as a representative of your respective country - to be mature and professional.

Something like that is not comparable to a countries military campaign

@67

I don't doubt that one bit, let the black gold flow I say!
71 Brit Bob (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 07:44 pm Report abuse
Cheap, sick propaganda from a cheap sick county with a twisted warped sense of history.
72 Tabutos (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 07:52 pm Report abuse
PIRATAS ARGENTINAS
73 yankeeboy (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 08:05 pm Report abuse
Why did cfk make a video..could it be this:
Argentina's April Vehicle Sales Fall 27.1% On Month; Down 8.3% On Year
they only have 2 exports that matter cars and soy...the soy crop is baaaad this year too.
Now what...look over here...an ENEMY!!

Typical Fascists
74 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 08:12 pm Report abuse
@73 they also make:
a) diabetes inducing dulce de leche
b) £2.99 Malbec for tesco bottom shelves
c) weird tea.

So, I guess it's not all bad.
75 DanyBerger (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 08:21 pm Report abuse
@Hon. Ian Hansen, MLA
Yours is a typical reaction from a child I guess.

Y&R (Young & Rubicam) the Communication & Advertising company that made the spot is an American company that also is making the campaign in support of USA Olympic team and spots in UK for Olympic games.

www.yr.com/about/list/

UK spot OG 2012
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc59QAKR20I

www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/yr-bows-us-olympic-committee-effort-139685

You cannot say they are not very creative after all.
76 Furry-Fat-Feck (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 08:42 pm Report abuse
@28 Islas Malvinas (#)
May 03rd, 2012 - 03:52 pm

Were I you I would recheck those maps. There is no Argentina Sea or Argentine Sea or Argentinian Sea. There is a group of Islands in the South Atlantic called the Falkland Islands however. They are well outside Argentinian waters though, about 300 miles from the nearest bit of Argentina in fact, maybe a bit more.

Hope this helps.
77 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 08:51 pm Report abuse
@76 I also looked for the sea of argentina and found nothing. Is this a new invention of theirs or is it some method of claiming the south atlantic as theirs?

@75 The fact the British Olympic Committee chose an advertising agency that creates such great and memorable material as 'an illegal argentinian worker jumping on a war memorial on an early falklands morning' is an issue for the British Olympic Committee.

P.S. A spot is something you get on your @rse.
78 tobias (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 09:26 pm Report abuse
Well, there isn't a Drake Passage or River Plate either.

There is a Piedra Buena Straight and a Rio de la Plata.
79 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 09:33 pm Report abuse
@78 I just looked on my tea mug and is this 'Sea of Argentina' anywhere near Mar de Mierda?
80 puerto argentino (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 09:38 pm Report abuse
The spot was filmed in Las Malvinas islands that are Argentina , what is the problem? why this reaction!!! English bullies
“To compete on Pirates soil, trained on Argentine soil.”
81 tobias (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 09:39 pm Report abuse
The Argentine sea is recognized in all languages:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentine_Sea

It has nothing to do with political sovereingty, just a geographical/geological designation to the waters that lie above the continental shelf. The Argentine continental shelf is particularly extensive off the coast. That means it is rather shallow water even hundreds of miles out.

And hate to break it to you, the Falklands are part of that shelf. Doesn't mean it makes the islands jurisdictionally argentine, but British posters denying scientific and geographical facts is quite amusing.
82 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 09:41 pm Report abuse
@80 I think the main issue is he was working illegally without a valid visa. Primarily, the main issue is that he spent a considerable part of the propaganda video jumping up and down on a memorial to honour the dead in a war that you people caused.

Las Malvinas may very well be Argentina, but the Falkland islands certainly are not. Imagine someone jumping up and down on a memorial to your war dead. Oh wait, that's KFC with her bone show.
83 tobias (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 09:48 pm Report abuse
Well the Rio de la Plata ain't British neither is the Piedra Buena strait. It would be nice if English publications would use the correct names for Argentine geographical features.

Giving credit where credit is due, the Americans do this, but the English do not.
84 PDG0192 (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 09:51 pm Report abuse
I love reading the comments on these pages. The very thought that one or two of the moronic, misguided, misinformed, not to mention mal-formed statements written by pro-Argentina/anti-British malvinistas is being read by someone somewhere with no views whatsoever, fills me with warmth. They can clearly see what some, but not all Argentineans really think.
We are not colonials. It is not a colony. We are British, though. This advert is quite plainly propaganda of the most insidious kind. It's good to see that the RG gov't knows what to spend the country's money on. I sincerely hope that Argentina end up getting kicked out of the Olympics - first the shirts, now this. What next? Ceremonial burning of the Union Flag in the Mall? Maybe baiting the Guards? Gobbing at the Queen?
I really hope that there is someone reading all the drivel/misinformation on here, and perhaps one day they meet up with the likes of “Islas Malvinas” and try to put him straight. The only way it is likely to be achieved is by punching it in, chaps.
They really piss me off.
85 GreekYoghurt (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 10:05 pm Report abuse
@84 La Campora folks like islas malvinas would only make you pity them more if you saw them in person. They're just sad furks with a keyboard, and basically harmless guys who get no dates.
86 briton (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm Report abuse
Rather than Argentina boycotting the Olympics, as some oh here have suggested,
Perhaps it is the Olympics that should boycott CFK and her government.

The real danger is her athletes may well be indoctrinated into giving false and idiotic statements to the worlds press before and after events,
Can you imaging the press asking them question,

Hi-how are you enjoying the Olympics?
Reply- viva Malvinas
Question, hey, that was a good run you did,
Reply, the Falklands are Argentinean.

Question, its nice to see Argentina athletes in the UK for the Olympics,
Reply
Viva Malvinas, , the British are holding them hostages.
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
This was just a bit of fun,
But just think what they could get up to,
Justa thoughta .

.
87 ynsere (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm Report abuse
@83 - Tobias, what a silly remark! Every time I go to BA I hear people saying Londres, Milán, Nueva York, Malvinas, etc. Likewise in your newspapers.
88 row82 (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm Report abuse
Please join and press the LIKE button on the page to follow the news feeds, we would like to expand to over 5,000 members on all three lists... (LIKE on the page)

1. Keep the Falklands British -

www.facebook.com/pages/Keep-the-Falklands-British/123151384435619?sk=wall&filter=1

2. Falklands Forever British

www.facebook.com/pages/Falklands-Forever-British/183369319529?filter=2

3. We Will Never Surrender the Falklands

www.facebook.com/pages/We-will-never-surrender-the-Falklands-Islands/327781238193?filter=2

Join the growing cause to protect the Falklands from Argentine aggression!
89 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 03rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm Report abuse
88 row82 “Please join and press the LIKE button”
By all means do so :-)

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lSlyQp9NAoM
90 Anti-Fascist (#) May 04th, 2012 - 12:22 am Report abuse
89 Marcos Alejandro

You will find every newspaper and tv station in the UK has been reporting an Argentine runing up and down a WAR MEMORIAL in a FLAGRANT INSULT to BRITISH WAR DEAD!

FAIL ARGENTINA you are just a bunch of indocrinated sheep following your leader who is using a foregin enemy as a mean to distract you all from the WORLDS second highest inflation rates and an almost certain pending defalt.

www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article4295654.ece

On the 30th Anniversary of an invasion of the Falkland Islands by a fascist Argentine military regime, with the deaths of tens of thousands of their own people on their hands, in a violation of international soverignty and United Nations Charter, this advert is a pathetic statement and a testimont to the crass nature of the Kirchiner regime!
91 anti-fascist2 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 12:27 am Report abuse
A documentary about Nazi Argentina, on a discussion group the Argentine posters were quote “disapointed” that Argentina was still a military dicatorship. However you people are still fanatical nationalists with ambitions to add the entire South Atlantic and Antartica to your territorial aquisitions. next step will be Chile and Uraguay and they know it. Which is why we have so much support from the people of those nations.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6pB57lhPlk&feature=youtu.be&skipcontrinter=1
92 Chicureo (#) May 04th, 2012 - 12:42 am Report abuse
#85 GY: Careful with #84, he's really pissed now. Imagine the challenge for him to create new identities and be immediately unveiled after one single post. He just does not understand simple logic...
93 slattzzz (#) May 04th, 2012 - 12:55 am Report abuse
The memorial was not a Falkland war memorial but one to people who lost their lives in the great war of 1914, which makes it worse. And my RG friends stop going on about Iraq will you, google Gulf war one and check out coalition forces, low and behold up pops the name ARGENTINA, I know this for a fact as I worked with them so wind your necks in and stop being totally brainwashed by chicken neck and her entourage
94 tobias (#) May 04th, 2012 - 01:01 am Report abuse
@93

Of course in the 1st Gulf War an independent state had been annexed.

In the 2nd, an independent state (Iraq) was cowardly and shamelessly invaded by the US, UK, Italy, and some others.

The first war was honorable, the second criminal which is why the world is seeking the arrest of Bush and Blair but alas, those countries don't respect international law, and only cite it when it is not their leaders flouting the laws.
95 anti-fascist2 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 01:03 am Report abuse
The video was on the Naval memorial and they released it to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the sinking of HMS Sheffield which makes it truely disgusting.
96 Uruguayan (#) May 04th, 2012 - 01:04 am Report abuse
Hi everyone! anyone living in the Falklands/Malvinas ? I am interested in having 'e pals' from there without any political prejudice. I am from Montevideo. If it happens you would like to communicate with me please drop me a line fl2474@hotmail.com. If this does not apply to you, sorry for the interruption on the topic you were discussing.
97 slattzzz (#) May 04th, 2012 - 01:08 am Report abuse
@94 you only get involved in / start honourable wars oh silly me I didn't realise
98 tobias (#) May 04th, 2012 - 01:21 am Report abuse
@97

No, I was simply easily disproving the legend many Brits bruit about their country only fighting honorable conflicts. :)
99 Guzz (#) May 04th, 2012 - 01:32 am Report abuse
@91
You have no support from the rest of the SA

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16280613

m24digital.com/en/2012/04/17/mujica-we-do-not-like-the-arrogance-of-the-rich-europe/

Argentina sends athletes, you send HMS Lookatmes :)
100 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:08 am Report abuse
95fascist2 Wrong as always, HMS Sheffield was sunk on May 4, 1982.
101 Chicureo (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:16 am Report abuse
Note to All: #96 (Uruguayan) #99 (Guzz) are the same mentally deranged idiot that is NOT from Uruguay. A number of us have been able to define the “La Campora” individual as an adolescent, unemployed claiming to be a marine engineer, still living with his mother, who's primary language is English.
102 Guzz (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:24 am Report abuse
Beware of the athletes, they'll try to run you down!! Better send another... Hurricane, was it? Cyclone? That plane of yours... the windy one...
103 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:30 am Report abuse
102 Guzz More Typhoons? “the windy one... ”

The foggy one better :-)

“We are very grateful to both the Argentine Authorities and the Chilean Authorities for their cooperation and rapid response which ensured that this emergency was resolved swiftly and with no loss of life.”

en.mercopress.com/2010/06/04/falklands-thick-fog-forces-two-raf-typhoons-and-tanker-to-land-in-punta-arenas
104 Chicureo (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:53 am Report abuse
Net News May 4, 2012
(updated)

Former Argentine President, Néstor Carlos Kirchner, craved cocaine and cars, farted uncontrollably due to his vegetarian diet and was injected with semen from young bulls to keep up with his sexually active wife, Cristina Fernández, according to a rarely seen and historic cache documents discovered at the Casa Rosada and set for public auction next week.

The documents include the original 47-page classified report of President Kirchner, craved cocaine and cars, farted uncontrollably due to his vegetarian diet and was injected with semen from young bulls to keep up with his sexually active wife, Cristina Fernández, according to a rarely seen and historic cache documents discovered at the Casa Rosada and set for public auction next week.
The documents include the original 47-page classified report of the former president’s health culled from post-mortem interviews with his six chief doctors and that include diaries of what he heard Kirchner said, such as, “Blair and Bush are monkeys.”

The classified doctor’s report includes several extensive details about his health. Panagopulos said it quotes Kirchner doctor Theodore Morrell confirming that Nestor and Cristina had sex though they slept in separate beds and that he was injected with semen from young bulls to spark his libido. Under the section “Sex Characteristics,” the classified report said:

Panagopulos said the report also notes that Nestor “suffered from uncontrollable flatulence” due to his veggie diet, something the Argentine leader took pills for.

The longer report from Giesing noted Nestor’s cocaine use to clear his sinuses and that the doctor had to cut the dosage because the father of the “Malvinas Solution” craved it because it made him happy.
105 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:58 am Report abuse
:-)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
106 Guzz (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:04 am Report abuse
@105 Marcos
Don't get in discussions with Chicureo and GreekYogur, it's a tactic they use, them two, together with Yanqui and el Pistolero Conquistador will start telling you that you aren't Uruguayan and start abusing you. If you get upset and abuse back, the beehive queen will judge you. Hence you will be defined as a troll.
Don't interact with them.
107 fermin (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:14 am Report abuse
“a clear reflection of Argentina’s policy, which is to pretend that the people of the Falkland Islands do not exist” LOL STOP selling lies to readers.

Who said that people of the islands do not exist??

Maybe they didn't see the offering of the Argentine Government to add more flights to the islands....

“cheap and disrespectful propaganda” SURE, propaganda... What is Mercopress doing if not Propaganda??

MERCOPRESS=PROPAGANDA (a very cheap one, disrespectful to its readers, no matter what opinion they may have, because they are reading lies).
108 Guzz (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:32 am Report abuse
@Marcos
*they will be telling you that you are not who you are (darn ctrl-c...)
109 ljordao (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:48 am Report abuse
Argentina, what a vile and pathetic nation you are!
110 Think (#) May 04th, 2012 - 04:06 am Report abuse
(103) Marcos Alejando
You just made me nostalgic……….
That‘s the very first MercoPress article I commented on, some two years ago…….
en.mercopress.com/2010/06/04/falklands-thick-fog-forces-two-raf-typhoons-and-tanker-to-land-in-punta-arenas

(106) Guzz
Don’t worry about Mr. Marcos Alejandro……………
It’s clear that, when interacting with Turnips, he uses a double condom to avoid catching any TD’s (Turnipedial Diseases).
Keep that in mind when intermingling with the “working girls” in here, my young, no-nonsense Scanyoruga mate.
111 DanyBerger (#) May 04th, 2012 - 04:57 am Report abuse
@GreekYoghurt

Did I mention that Y&R is currently owned by “WPP plc” an English based company?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WPP_plc

I thought you show know this first before you continue crying like a child.

@anti-fascist2

And your point is?
more episodes of Projekt Huemul - IV Reich en Argentina. Ha ha

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nu7oa7JHJK8
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctKT4OZ3g8A
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPO9xGA4Gac
www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMHMj9QR6Ug
www.youtube.com/watch?v=rClhb4FiMNI
www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrCworxN36w
www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKgO1RIU2cg
www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxxICbWVwf4
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9CysHUAvkg
112 Think (#) May 04th, 2012 - 06:01 am Report abuse
TWIMC

“The Sun” says (and the Turnips parrot):
ARGENTINA sparked outrage last night after running a TV advert showing an Argie Olympian doing step-ups on a British War Memorial to our fallen heroes in the Falklands.

I say:
The Monument in question is NOT a “British War Memorial to any fallen heroes in the Falklands”

The monument in question is a WWI *VICTORY* monument, as clearly chiseled on its granite:

“VICTORY”
It’s written on top……..and then it continues……:

“IN COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS FOUGHT ON THE 8th DAY OF DECEMBER 1914”……

When a British Victory over their German Cousins……….:

“SAVED THIS COLONY FROM CAPTURE BY THE ENEMY”

No mention of no “FALLEN HEROES”................., nowhere.

yellowairplane.com/adventures/falkland_islands_war_guestbook/Falkands_War_Malvinas_War_Photos/Adam_Coleman_Battle_of_the_Falkland_Islands_Memorial.jpg

Anglo Turnips….., try to inform yourself before displaying your false indignation and your authentic ignorance ……

Brainwash anybody?
113 xbarilox (#) May 04th, 2012 - 06:03 am Report abuse
@ 107 Tarde para pedir perdón malvinista, ahora sí que se mandaron una MACANA por no decir otra cosa, y bien grande, imperdonable, pero me voy a divertir cuando vayan los deportistas argentinos a las olimpíadas, seguramente van a recibir el aplauso y el cariño de todos los asistentes jajaja, muy bien hecho malvinistas :) Y ya te dijeron que te metas el tercer vuelo en donde no te da el sol jajaja Sos patético malvinista, primero tirás la piedra, y después cuando te responden, pedís perdón y entregás la cola jajaja por algo perdieron la guerra malvinistas.

“It is deeply sad to see Mr Zylberberg clambering over a war memorial, especially in this anniversary year. Sadly, this illustrates the disrespect the Argentine authorities have for our home and our people. Unsurprisingly, at no stage does the video feature any Falkland Islanders – a clear reflection of Argentina’s policy, which is to pretend that the people of the Falkland Islands do not exist. It is time the world took note – we do exist, and as with all people we have rights, which the Argentine Government is trying to deny us. We are our own people, who through nine generations have lived and worked in these islands for nearly 200 years.” Zylberberg is just a coward, he did it all for money.
114 toooldtodieyoung (#) May 04th, 2012 - 07:00 am Report abuse
112 Think
Oh dear, Think, oh dear....... Well, if you choose to believe that there is anything at all “News worthy” that is printed in “The Sun” then you are indeed a sorry minded indivdual. Try instead reading a copy of “The Beano” or “Danny”, they are more up to speed on world events than that Murdoch propaganda rag

“Anglo Turnips….., try to inform yourself before displaying your false indignation and your authentic ignorance ……”

We all know that “The Sun” is famed for it's reporting inaccuracies, we just did tell you....and as for “your authentic ignorance” mmm well, pot, kettle...black?

Still, I advise you to go back to your Turnips.... it's about the only thing you are good at.
115 xbarilox (#) May 04th, 2012 - 07:05 am Report abuse
@ 114 He´s trying to save his own life now, he's trying to give an excuse, an explanation hahaha, these goes his patriotism hahaha too late for that hahaha
116 juapell (#) May 04th, 2012 - 07:22 am Report abuse
Not only was illegal and without any kind of respect for the islanders and the fallen. My government didnt even respected our own veterans runing a marathon with their british counterparts, using them to cammouflage their real intentions and showing how “much respect” this government, the agency and this guy have for the people, that in both sides gave their lives in the 1982 conflict.
In a real country, several people would have to dismiss to their political positions or taken to court for less than this. But...Alas...this is Argentina.
117 Musky (#) May 04th, 2012 - 07:28 am Report abuse
@22 Islas Malvinas
'Birds of a Feather Flock Together' Latin america countries that support you are no more correct than you are about the Falklands. They are ignorant of the facts and just being friendly to latin countries.

Many countries urging Britain to sit down to talk about the Falklands have little understanding of human rights and many realise that when they say 'talk' they know the 'Status Quo' will continue.
You see, Islas, the idea that majority knows best is virtually an oxymoron. Once people thought the world was flat, and that the world was made in 6 days.

The UN (C24) is there to remove remote governments from subdued island populations to ensure self determination. The Falklands are clearly not in that category and referendums show it.
All UN requests to sit down and talk are to quell the Argentine sabre rattling, it's nothing to do with you guys being right. Talk is better than fight.
And if we sat down and talked, where would you be? Nowhere of course since the populus don't want to know a country (government) that is primarily untrustworthy.

So, you are brainwashed because you have been told this lie, since 1941 by yet another dictator, that you have a valid claim to the Falklands, you are taught this in the class room, you are told this by your government and by your political parties and by several political writers and you ignore the true history of events.
Britain has infallible historical facts and Argentina chooses to be blind to them but you can find it all on-line and even through Google eBooks.

Belize is opting for referendums and the ICJ about joining Guatemala. Britain could loose it but things are done correctly. Watch what happens, see how to behave correctly. If Belize stays British then so be it. If it does not, then good luck to them.
118 dab14763 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 08:18 am Report abuse
Musky,

Belize is an independent state. Has been since 1981.
119 DanyBerger (#) May 04th, 2012 - 08:28 am Report abuse
“The monument in question is a WWI *VICTORY* monument, as clearly chiseled on its granite”

Ah! little hypocrites Mohammeds, you said that you don’t celebrates war victories and cry like babies for Arg. commemoration of 1982.

Oh! Poor little babies crying again and offended for a commercial spot.

Because they are so serious about fallen people in wars and never commemorate war victories or mix this with sport.

I just wonder who buys T-shirts with the slogan “2 world wars 1 world cup” in UK.
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/leicestershire/5082884.stm

I guess Mohammeds with all economy problems and Island blockade are running out of Kebabs and curry, causing them brain dysfunction especially at government level.
120 Musky (#) May 04th, 2012 - 09:17 am Report abuse
@118
Thanks for the correction. The point is, Belize and Guatemala are doing things correctly.
121 Faulconbridge (#) May 04th, 2012 - 09:43 am Report abuse
”The monument in question is a WWI *VICTORY* monument, as clearly chiseled on its granite”

..and the only victory monuments in Argentina commemmorate civil wars and coups.
122 Think (#) May 04th, 2012 - 10:24 am Report abuse
(121) Faulconbridge says:
“..and the only victory monuments in Argentina commemmorate civil wars and coups.”

I say:
Well…........... No...........
We have souvenirs all over Buenos Aires from some of your atemted and failed invasions….
k16.kn3.net/BC61D315B.jpg
k18.kn3.net/2310371DA.jpg
k19.kn3.net/CC9A7799A.jpg

And a little,new one, just for reminding us of yet another failed British Invasion attempt on our Country.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hO4Tj177ISc
123 GreekYoghurt (#) May 04th, 2012 - 10:24 am Report abuse
@121 I'm surprised it wasn't a WW2 Victory Monument, considering how upset Peron was that the “Wrong side won” so he couldn't colonise the whole of Antarctica as per his plans.

Hilariously pathetic, the lot of them.
124 lsolde (#) May 04th, 2012 - 11:13 am Report abuse
Getting back on track,
After this little “prank”, l support banning ALL Argentines from the Falklands.
No ifs, no buts. l mean ALL of them.
Maybe 10 years from now, only registered families of the buried soldiers allowed for one day only.
125 Faulconbridge (#) May 04th, 2012 - 12:12 pm Report abuse
You are confused, Fink @122.
You mean invasions of the Spanish Empire's Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.
Perhaps we could invite Argentina to demonstrate their national sport at the Olympics: synchronised throwing nuns out of aeroplanes.
126 Islander1 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 12:17 pm Report abuse
Fermin- raising the laugh of AA flying here agin- please answer me this:FACT -To fly to the Islands and airline would have to seek agreement with and negotiate for landing permits etc directly with the approved competent authority- the Falkland Islands Government Department of Civil Aviation.Now would AA - Arg Govt owned ever do that?
To do so recognises that F I Govt exists, and is the competent governing authority in the Islands.

I can see a problem - can you?
127 DJ56 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 01:07 pm Report abuse
~81

Wikipedia is not the most reliable of sources, and in academic circles students are defintely NOT expected to rely on it. Especially when the article is not supported by any citations and carries this warning:

”This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (February 2009)“

So sdorry, but i don't accept what you say about the ”Argentinian Sea”. Its the South Atlantic. And the fact that no-one has bothered challenging or removing the Wikipedia article is a reflection of the fact that most of the world can't give a damn about deluded Argentinian attempts to rename the Atlantic Ocean.
128 Anti-Fascist (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:25 pm Report abuse
118 dab14763 (

Technically incorrect Belize was a defacto British Protectorate between independence in 1981 and 1991 defence and forgein affiars were largely controlled by the UK, the BDF was also under the command of a British officer.
129 briton (#) May 04th, 2012 - 02:48 pm Report abuse
Either way, its not an argie colony, and neither is the Falklands,
We may be turnips to some on here,
[that’s British turnips] to the uneducated,
But at least we are honest loyal and trustworthy,
And even more important the British Falklands are just that , British,

Not bad for a bunch of British turnips is it,
Better that argie daffodil’s .
130 DanyBerger (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:20 pm Report abuse
@DJ56 &Furry-Fat-Feck

“OBIS is now part of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, under its International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) programme”

NASA/OBIS US govt.

“Numerous fishery research trips have been made in the Argentine sea during the
last 40 years. The aim of this database is collecting all the observational
data of the different fish species since 1966 in a single body.”

gcmd.nasa.gov/KeywordSearch/Metadata.do?Portal=OBIS&MetadataView=Full&EntryId=OBIS.cnp-peces

Deep sea waters, Phoenix Arizona USA.
List of seas in Atlantic Ocean:

www.deepseawaters.com/list-of-seas-in-atlantic.htm

Argentine Sea
www.deepseawaters.com/Argentine_Sea.htm

“The Argentine Sea covers a surface of about 386,102 sq. mi. (1,000,000 km²) and the average depth is about 3,952 feet (1,205 m) and the maximum depth is 7,296 feet (2,224 m). It is one of the largest seas in the world.

The Argentine Sea gradually widens through southward, in contrast with the narrowing of the continental mass. The Falkland Islands are located inside the platform of the Argentine Sea.”

Living in denial guys?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKqjnLFueRM&feature=related
131 ChrisR (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:20 pm Report abuse
William Hague's response to the Argie 'Advert' of one of the hockey players:

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/falklandislands/9245540/William-Hague-dismisses-Argentinas-Falklands-ad-as-a-sad-stunt.html

I thought it was very nice of him to refer to it as a sad stunt, I think it would be more accurate to say it was done by a bunch of 'cupid stunts'. :o)
132 Brit Bob (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:39 pm Report abuse
@107 & 108

Thanks to our friends in Chile. I wonder why?...

Perhaps it's because Argentina refused to abide by a binding agreement awarding the Beagle Islands to Chile and set up a maritime boundary consistent with Argentine claims. Even the Pope came down and supported Chile.

Cry babies...
133 lcoppin (#) May 04th, 2012 - 03:54 pm Report abuse
The funny thing about this video is that not a single shot portrays anything that looks distinctly like 'Argentinian soil'. We have a stereotypical British pub, a British War Memorial, a standardised red British Telephone box, and a Town that could be almost anywhere in the British Isles by the looks of it. The Argentinian Olympic committe know full well that the olympics should not be utilised for any political gain, and both they and the President of Argentina should apologise as a result for the aim of this video, and for the shameful disrespect shown towards a British war memorial.
134 JohnN (#) May 04th, 2012 - 04:14 pm Report abuse
Respect Hague's comment that it was only a sad stunt, but probably still worthwhile to analyse the video stunt - its conception, production, participants and impacts. The video seems to emerge from the depths of the current CFK thinking - her government's paradigm for viewing and interpreting their approach to “solving” their Falklands crisis.

Might relate a bit a recent youtube interview of Aldo Rico (ex Argie soldier in Falklands invasion), who in spite of his over-the-top looniness about Falklands-Easter Island-Diego Garcia all being part of a secret US “strategic polygon” of global security, does make a point that the British are usefully exploiting the new idea that the Falklands should enjoy the right of self-determination (such as Hague noted) - and this right really does impede/conflict with the Argentine efforts to take the Falklands.
(www.youtube.com/watch?v=oS3xYT5OQs0)
135 axel arg (#) May 04th, 2012 - 04:33 pm Report abuse
Act of desperation?.
It was just an advert, didn' hansen know that we claim for the sovereignty of the islands?. Anyway i respect hansen's opinion if he didn't like that spot, but he should understand that if the u. k and the islanders would accept to discuss about the sovereignty which is the main problem, all this situation would be absolutly different, and perhaps that spot would have never existed. But the worst of this situation is not hansen's partial anaysis, he is just doing what all politicians do, i mean he is telling what is convenient for him only. The worst of this situation is that maye many people buys his so partial analysis. I dont deny that perhaps our government didn't act correctly in some oportunities, in that case, the assembly from the islands has right to criticise it, but at the same time, neather the u. k nor the islanders have never accepted to discuss about the sovereignty, which is not acting correctly eather, on the other hand, both distort the true posture of our country all the time. Beyond the miopic of the politicians, we must be more intelligent, and be ample when we analysis such a complicated and painfull question like this one.
136 THOR94 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 04:43 pm Report abuse
The Propaganda was a disgrace ! It was all argie nonsense until he did step ups on a British war memorial ! Extremely disrespectful, the guy should attend the Olympics.
137 row82 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 06:25 pm Report abuse
Please like this page in order to force Argentina to return Misiones and Formosa Provinces to Paraguay, the country they were stolen from in 1870!
www.facebook.com/pages/Misiones-y-Formosa-son-de-Paraguay/250980491652629

Misiones and Formosa Provinces are provinces of Argentina that were seized and annaxed by Argentina from Paraguay this page is dedicated to address Argentine hyporcacy and ensuring their return to Paraguay.
138 briton (#) May 04th, 2012 - 06:35 pm Report abuse
once a disgrace, always a disgrace,
the whole world is watching her.

never trust argentina,=CFK = liers , untrustworthy.
139 DanyBerger (#) May 04th, 2012 - 06:40 pm Report abuse
@ THOR94

“The Propaganda was a disgrace ! It was all argie nonsense until he did step ups on a British war memorial ! Extremely disrespectful, the guy should attend the Olympics.”.

The spot was excellent conceived and has produced what any commercial ad looks for “exposure”.

Everyone is talking about it, 200k visit in youtube just in few hours.

With instant coverage in Arg. US, UK, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Venezuela, etc, etc.

Ok I agree that makes William Hague looks like moron, FI govt. like retarded in front of everyone and that WPP had to apologise.

But who cares?
140 row82 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 06:49 pm Report abuse
www.facebook.com/pages/Misiones-y-Formosa-son-de-Paraguay/250980491652629

Please like this page in order to force Argentina to return Misiones and Formosa Provinces to Paraguay, the country they were stolen from in 1870!

Misiones and Formosa Provinces are provinces of Argentina that were seized and annaxed by Argentina from Paraguay this page is dedicated to address Argentine hyporcacy and ensuring their return to Paraguay.

It's only right that Argentina first addresses its own hyocracy by re-examining its own history before talking about taking more land it has never had soverignty over. Not just the Falklands but South Georgia and the South Sandwhich Islands.
141 Faulconbridge (#) May 04th, 2012 - 06:54 pm Report abuse
'if the u. k and the islanders would accept to discuss about the sovereignty which is the main problem, all this situation would be absolutly different'

what is there to discuss, Axel @135? Is the Argentinian parliament going to amend the constitution to recognise the Falklanders' right to self-determination?
142 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 04th, 2012 - 07:14 pm Report abuse
110 Think Triple! :-))))
143 Monty69 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 07:21 pm Report abuse
122 Think

''We have souvenirs all over Buenos Aires from some of your atemted and failed invasions….''

I'm glad to hear it. Since you clearly think such monuments are an abomination, I don't suppose any of you will mind if I bring my dog over and film him peeing on them dressed in his union jack coat.
144 Brit Bob (#) May 04th, 2012 - 07:55 pm Report abuse
@138 Beef Burger

It just makes Argentina look pathetic on the World stage. But who cares. Deep down the currupt* Argentinian government probably already know this.

* Argentina is way down in 100th place in the Worldwide Curruption Index.
(Britain is 16th).
145 AndyMac (#) May 04th, 2012 - 08:28 pm Report abuse
One step forwards, one step back, I also like the fact that the government of Argentina said they didn't sanction it but that CFK did, do they not support her?

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-17963577
146 row82 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 08:50 pm Report abuse
Protest Argentina offensive ad campaign insulting our forces and war dead, make sure Argentina is banned from the Olympics or stopped from making any more political capital out the games and causing more hurt to Falklands vetrans and their families. Sport is not about politics ban Argentina from the Olympics now - join the campiagn

www.facebook.com/pages/We-must-kick-argentina-out-of-the-2012-olympics-over-the-falklands/379501375425310

International Olympic Committee, Château de Vidy
Case postale 356
1001 Lausanne
Switzerland
147 THOR94 (#) May 04th, 2012 - 09:47 pm Report abuse
139 DanyBerger (#) that ' excellently conceived' spot, was a memorial to dead sailors that fought in WW2, and a honour to their sacrifice.

It was not built or intended for the use of exercise or training.

The man is a disgrace. no amount of coverage can justify the blatant disrespect that he showed towards those fallen. He actually crossed a barrier, created to keep people at a respectful distance, in order to do it. What uproar would there be if one of us went and stood on an Argentine grave ?

You are a disgrace if you even try to justify the disrespectful use of the memorial. You yanks are always so proud of your war heroes. Well you should be respectful of the others....

Who cares ? the family of the fallen ?
Coverage ? The wrong kind......
148 Marcos Alejandro (#) May 04th, 2012 - 10:18 pm Report abuse
143 Monty69
Soon that the flights from Buenos Aires to Malvinas are available you can do that, just make sure that your dog is properly neuter... you know those horny Argentinean dogs may not resist the temptation of such act. :-)
149 briton (#) May 04th, 2012 - 10:42 pm Report abuse
you mean CFK'S poodles
150 etherea1 (#) May 05th, 2012 - 12:05 am Report abuse
You know its bad for Argentina when PressTV are unable to come up with any spin or lies to even run a story on this debacle
151 lsolde (#) May 05th, 2012 - 08:05 am Report abuse
Ban ALL Argentines from the Falklands, Now!
152 DanyBerger (#) May 05th, 2012 - 08:38 am Report abuse
@#144 Brit Sponge Bob

And? Who cares?

@ #147 THOR94

Have you ever heard about “Shockvertising”

Well that is what WPP plc and R&Y have done, they were looking deliberately to make shock advertising style spot. And to do that you have to offend some audience by violating some norms, religion, social values, etc.

This type of campaigns are widely used in the world and in UK by govt. for example showing brutal car accidents, a little girl being cutting by a bottle of beer, etc.

“The man is a disgrace. no amount of coverage can justify the blatant disrespect that he showed towards those fallen”

Again you have no idea how the communication, media industry works, You can be shot saying I love my mum and then they edit it and you end saying Malvinas Argentinas.

From the point of view of communication industry the spot was excellent made, you like it or not.

The only responsible for the spot is the agency as you can read in www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-17963577 posted by “AndyMac”.

“The advert, shot by Fly Films, a company with previous experience in undercover filming”
“the piece was not commissioned by the government.”
“was first offered to private companies, who preferred to stay away from the controversial video.”

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shock_advertising

So stop crying like a baby.
153 lsolde (#) May 05th, 2012 - 10:07 am Report abuse
No one's crying, Dany.
l'm quite pleased now that you idiots have crapped in your own pants.
“oh it wasn't us, it was the govt!”
Take some responsibility Danilito. You support them.
malvinistas.....................pouf!
154 DanyBerger (#) May 05th, 2012 - 10:36 am Report abuse
@lsolde

“'Im quite pleased now that you idiots have crapped in your own pants” ???

“oh it wasn't us, it was the govt”

Did you make a mistake? Where did I say that?

And your point was?
155 axel arg (#) May 05th, 2012 - 11:33 am Report abuse
ROW82.
If you like creating links in order to tell the whole world about the situation of the islands. You should tell too that neather the u. k nor the islanders are respecting the resolutions that call the two parts of the conflict to resume the negotiations and find a peaceful solution, however you just play the victime and dont recognize that your side is not acting correctly eather. The u. n has never asked he u. k to return the islands to arg., in the same way that it neather expressed that the sovereignty must be discussed only if the islanders wish it, nor applied the right to self determination for this cause, like it did for others colonial situations., beside, this dispute has always been considered like a particular colonial situation by the decolonization committe. If the islanders want to remain under british government, nobody can change that, but it doesn't mean that we can't find a fair solution for the sovereingty issue which is the main problem, however your side has always rejected to discuss about the sovereignty, tell the whole world about this too.
On the other hand, i dont deny that maybe my country didn't act correctly in some oportunities, but at the same time, if you reject the resolutions that call the two parts of the conflict to resume the negotiations, accept it or not, that's not acting correctly eather.
Regarding misiones and formosa, you forget to tell in your comment that formosa was won after the shameful war of the tripple alliance, i have always said that arg., uruguay and brasil should apologize the parguayans for that terrible war. Anyway, this case is absolutly different than the dispute for the islands, because after that war, paraguay has never claimed for that territory again. Respecting the malvinas-flakland cause, after the war, the u. n continued calling the two parts of the conflict to resume the negotiations, which is not being respected by your side. So, dont tell what is convenient for you only.
156 Ted (#) May 05th, 2012 - 12:54 pm Report abuse
As a reply to 155 axel arg.
I intend no disrespect to you or the people of Argentina in saying this to you, please understand that my friend. The answer of the Falkland Islanders, The British Government and the British people to the Government of Argentina is an emphatic and resounding NO!! ..This answer is not a maybe or a not now but ask me again next week ! this word no is final! this is our final answer! it is not to be negotiated around to try and make a no mean maybe or perhap?s..we say No!!!
The Hydrocarbon deposits to be found in Falklands waters belong to the people of the Falklands of course but guess what? the obvious place to run it ashore is Argentina (the nearest friendly country?) this could be of tremendous benefit to the economy of your country and involving very little expenditure on your part.
Paraguay has never made a claim re Misiones and Formosa you say .. Are you in any way part of some kind of pressure group in Argentina ? pressing your Government into giving back these territories to Paraguay regardless of whether they ask for them or not! they not having very fond memories of your part in the triple alliance may be scared to ask!!
Peace to the people of the Falklands, Argentina and Great Britain !!
Ted.
157 Faulconbridge (#) May 05th, 2012 - 01:28 pm Report abuse
'You should tell too that neather the u. k nor the islanders are respecting the resolutions that call the two parts of the conflict to resume the negotiation'
You forget, Axel, there are three sides to the conflict.
'You should tell too that neather the u. k nor the islanders are respecting the resolutions that call the two parts of the conflict to resume the negotiations and find a peaceful solution,'
Again, Axel: is the Argentine parliament going to amend its constitution to abandon its claim to the Falkland Islands? If it's not, what is there to talk about regarding sovereignty and how can there be a peaceful solution?
158 ynsere (#) May 05th, 2012 - 04:02 pm Report abuse
@155 - Uruguay apologized to Paraguay for its part in the War of the Triple Alliance and returned the battle trophies many years ago. Argentina should do the same, perhaps on the same day it apologizes to the Falklanders for its shameful 1982 invasion.
159 lsolde (#) May 05th, 2012 - 09:11 pm Report abuse
@155Axel,
We have a peaceful solution, Axel.
One that we are happy with & it does not include Argentina.
So, Axel, there is no need for “negotiations” & in fact, there won't be any.
Just for you, Axel:-
There will be NO NEGOTIATIONS ON SOVEREIGNTY.♥
160 axel arg (#) May 05th, 2012 - 09:30 pm Report abuse
TED. FAULCONBRIDGE. YNSERE.
It's not my intention eather to disrespect anyone, but there is something you must understand once and for all, i mean, intransigence never helps. What really annoys me are the so partial analysis that most you do all the time, and only play victime once and again, with out recognizing that your side is not acting correctly eather.
I have never denied that perhaps our country didn't act correctly in some oportunities, in fact i read that it didn't comply totally with some of the agreements that it had signed during the 90's with the u. k., i dont knwo if it's true or not, but in case that it's true, that's not acting correctly, and the the general assmbly from the islands has right to criticise it. However, beyond the answer that you usually give respecting the rejection in order to discuss about the sovereignty, if you would have unless one line f intellectual honesty, you should recognize that you are not acting correctly eather, anyway, if you inists with your intransigence, dont complain if we have more serious problems in the futture, because accept it or not, your rejection to the dialogue about the sovereignty has a huge responsability in this situation too.
Regarding the argument of our constitution which you love to use all the time, let me tell you that beyond what our constitution affirms about our claim, the u. n has never asked the u. k to return the islands to arg., so, although the two parts of the conflict resume the negotiations, the islands won't never be only under arg. sovereignty, because that's not what the u. n signalizes. On the other hand, c. f. k said in diferent forums that arg. is not asking the u. k to recognize that the islands are argentine, it only asks to resume the negotiations and find a peaceful solution. Finally, i want to express that i have always thought tha arg. should apologize the islanders for the war of 1982.
161 briton (#) May 05th, 2012 - 09:31 pm Report abuse
but we would be willing to talk about argentine SOVEREIGNTY,,
perhaps you would like to transfer it to the british lol.
162 Ted (#) May 05th, 2012 - 10:41 pm Report abuse
Reply to axel, I quote you here,
“I have never denied that perhaps our country didn't act correctly in some oportunities, in fact i read that it didn't comply totally with some of the agreements that it had signed during the 90's with the u. k., i dont knwo if it's true or not, but in case that it's true, that's not acting correctly, and the the general assmbly from the islands has right to criticise it.”
What you say here re your governments failure to comply with previous agreements reached with the U.K, in my view gives us all the right not only to be critical of those responsible, but the right to withhold our trust ..
Trust is something that you have to earn! Put your hand on your Heart and tell me axel ..if you were not an Argentinian and bearing in mind the actions of various Governments including the Junta of Argentina since say the 1930s ..would you place your trust and the welfare of your loved ones in their hands?
I ask you to think on this and answer me honestly!
Ted.
You make no mention whatsoever of this question that I posed to you..“Paraguay has never made a claim re Misiones and Formosa you say .. Are you in any way part of some kind of pressure group in Argentina ? pressing your Government into giving back these territories to Paraguay regardless of whether they ask for them or not! they not having very fond memories of your part in the triple alliance may be scared to ask! ” why did you not address this question?
I am not familiar with your constitution and I have never made any comments regarding it, to do so would have been silly.
Perhaps you can help out there with a link?
163 juapell (#) May 06th, 2012 - 07:00 am Report abuse
@161
if they accept it I'll move back to argentina :))
164 Faulconbridge (#) May 06th, 2012 - 08:17 am Report abuse
'intransigence never helps'
You'd better talk to the Argentine governmant.Axel.
165 lsolde (#) May 06th, 2012 - 10:16 am Report abuse
Axel,
Vive l'intransigence!
NO Negotiations on Sovereignty, Axel.
166 Ted (#) May 06th, 2012 - 12:46 pm Report abuse
axel arg.
You of course can think of the word “No” as being rather intransigent if you so choose.
The “No” in this case is better described as an inexorable answer and means “not able to be moved by entreaty or persuasion” or I would add aggressive posturing, bullying, browbeating or warnings of more serious problems in the future etc.
The Falkland Islands and it's people are in a much improved state of readiness to deal with any “more serious problems in the future” as your Government is undoubtedly aware. Ted
167 JohnN (#) May 06th, 2012 - 12:48 pm Report abuse
I first posted core of comment below to “The plot behind the Argentine Olympics political spot”, but relates to this article as well:

Argentine-made, Falklands-sited mockumentary “Fuckland” (2000) also depended on subterfuge, lies and an insulting misogynist theme: that Argentina would get back Falklands by secretly impregnating enough Falklands women so that their children would be half Argentine.

When Islanders heard about Fuckland then - like recent Y&R spot now - they were rightfully angry at the deception of the movie producers but Fuckland and this Y&R spot both seem like metaphor on Argentine deception, about how low the Argentines could stoop and be applauded by their compatriots for their exploits.

Actively seeking transparent cooperation of Falkland Islanders in producing Island-made films that reflect a tough but honest working-through of issues would probably be most welcome - I think the 2005 anti-war Argentine film Blessed by Fire (Iluminado por el Fuego) was example of such an effort.

Fucklands summary in English: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuckland
Full movie in Spanish: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rikVmz2tTM
168 THOR94 (#) May 06th, 2012 - 01:33 pm Report abuse
@152 DanyBerger (#)
I think you failed to understand my point. Shock or no shock tactics, they disrespected a war memorial, and it has not attracted the type of publicity that they wanted. Now the Argentine government are known as the type of people who will disrespect fallen soldiers.

'Again you have no idea how the communication, media industry works, You can be shot saying I love my mum and then they edit it and you end saying Malvinas Argentinas.'

Yes so they filmed the man doing step ups, and then they doctored the file as to make it appear he was doing step ups on the war memorial.

Mate you seem to understand nothing of media, or international politics. People are not going to flock to support over an issue, if they are so disrespectful.

I think this edited version of the propaganda mirrors up the Argentines claim to the Falklands very well. They're both very funny and quite ludicrous ....rather like you as well i suppose.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=VetuOlwcmqU
169 DanyBerger (#) May 06th, 2012 - 04:00 pm Report abuse
@THOR94

None cares mate.
170 THOR94 (#) May 06th, 2012 - 04:36 pm Report abuse
@169 DanyBerger (#) Well people obviously do, hence why it has recieved a lot of bad coverage. You bloody great retard.
The families of the fallen do.
No one cares about Argentina's stupid little 'malvinas claim'...Apart from crackpot Argies.

Mate you well stupid....
171 DanyBerger (#) May 06th, 2012 - 04:39 pm Report abuse
@THOR94
Really?

And your point is?
172 THOR94 (#) May 06th, 2012 - 04:56 pm Report abuse
@ Sorry i thought you may understand if i lowered myself to a standard equal to your intelligence .

My point was and still is, the people who made the film, and the athlete who starred in it, are disgraceful and extremely disrespectful. The Argentine government should issue an official apology and withdraw the film.

Do you want me to try and explain it easier or do you understand now ?
173 ChrisR (#) May 06th, 2012 - 06:12 pm Report abuse
172 THOR94

You are wasting your time with DunniBurger as I call him: he is just a complete idiot who loves to make stupid comments to wind us up.

Ask him if he got the new job designing interactive electronic video equipment utilising blob technology, that will shut him up.

He is in there with 'I don't Think' when it come to lies and obfurscation.
174 THOR94 (#) May 06th, 2012 - 06:23 pm Report abuse
@173 ChrisR I thought that there was some way in which i could help him understand how naive, disrespectful and stupid he was being, but as you've said it looks like there is no hope. It is a deep shame.
175 axel arg (#) May 06th, 2012 - 10:00 pm Report abuse
TED.
It's not necesary not to be argentine to answer your question. I am argentine but i have enough intellectual honesty, that's why my analysis are never partial. Let's sopose that arg. didn't comply totally with the agreements that it had signed with the u. k during the decade of the 90's, that's repudiable, and the general assembly from the islands has right to criticise it, however the u. k took unilateral decitions in different moments too, so, for being honest we must recognize, no matter if we are argentine or british, that both countries didn't act correctly in different oportunities, i won't blame only arg. or only the u. k, because i'm not neather injudicious nor ignorant, In the same way you must recognize too that neather the islanders nor the u. k have never accepted to discuss about the sovereignty after 1982, in fact they have always manifested that they can discuss about different issues with arg., but not the sovereignty, which is the main problem, so, your side is not acting correctly eather. Maybe you still can't learn to separate the actual context from the context of the dictatorship. Beside, i already told you what c. f. k expressed before the u. n and before others int. forums. Respecting the war of the tripple alliance, i just can tell you that in all my life, i'm 30 years old, i have never heard that paraguay claims for formosa and misiones, thats' why the comparison that you do is nonesense, we can't give them a territory which has never been claimed again for the paraguayans. It woudn't have any sense if they start to claim it now. But if you inist on comparing this case, with the dispute for the islands, let me remind you that the u. n has never asked the u. k to return the islands to arg., so, you can remain under british government if your people wishes it, but it doesn't mean that we can't find a peaceful and fair solution for the sovereignty issue, for both people.
176 lsolde (#) May 06th, 2012 - 10:25 pm Report abuse
@175Axel,
Just because the Paraguayans haven't “YET” claimed their stolen land back, doesn't mean that they are not going to.
The question is, dear Axel, is Argentina going to return that land if they do claim it?
They, no doubt, want a peaceful and fair solution for the sovereignty issue.
But, l digress.
The Falklands is a completely different case because Argentina has never owned them & has no valid claim here.
So Axel, we will continue to refuse to “negotiate” with you about sovereignty.
And a good evening to you, Axel. Don't forget to put extra blankets on the bed.
177 briton (#) May 06th, 2012 - 10:32 pm Report abuse
or put it this way.
the argentine goverment, should play with its own toys, in its own cot,
and stop trying to climbe out and steal other peoples property.
178 DanyBerger (#) May 07th, 2012 - 02:39 am Report abuse
@THOR94

The only one that seems to don’t understand is you mate.

1-If you are concern about “moral”, respect, etc. Your British company WPP plc & Y&R should have refused to make the spot in the first place.

2- According with Gabriel Dreyfus, former owner of FSD the company that merged with Y&R, and former creative director of Y&R “nothing is made without the approval of its headquarter in US and UK. So the CEO in UK (Martin Sorrell) is lying.”

3- Again claiming that others “are extremely disrespectful” when you sell and buy T-shirts and make commercial spots for TV with the slogan “2 world wars 1 world cup” seem to be very silly and hypocrite from your part.

“ 2 world wars 1 world cup”
www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Hosf86OLxM

“Ten German Bombers in the air”
www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzhNhdUcFZ8
179 lsolde (#) May 07th, 2012 - 09:25 am Report abuse
@178DanyBerger,
Why do you have to bring up WWII?
It was a terrible mistake that cost at least 20 million lives, caused such devastation & altered the world.
l agree about the disrespect, but have never liked football hooligans anyway.
THEY bring their countries into disrepute & it seems that ours are the worst.
180 briton (#) May 07th, 2012 - 10:47 am Report abuse
its called distration
181 axel arg (#) May 07th, 2012 - 12:18 pm Report abuse
ISOLDE.
I have been perfectly clear with my answer. I think if the paraguayans start to claim for formosa, it woudn't have any sense, because they have never claimed for it before, anyway, if tomorrow they decide to take the case to the u. n., and that institution start to call arg. and paraguay to dialogue and find a fair solution, we will have to do it, like us or not. Laws were made to be respected, they weren't made to distort their meanings just in order to avoid a negotiation.
On the other hand, this is evident that you insist with your partial information repecting the history of the islands, i had explained you about it before, and i won't do it again. Maybe the day that you decide to investigate deeply, you'll realise that you have been arguing just the half of the historic facts, anyway it's your choice.
Finally, i can tell you only that i respect if you insist with your intransigence, regarding the rejection to discuss about the sovereignty which is the main problem, but dont complain if our government continues taking hard decitions. Perhaps some day you can understand too the that intransigence of your side has a huge responsability in this situation too.
182 ynsere (#) May 07th, 2012 - 01:01 pm Report abuse
Axel, the whole point is that it is as absurd for Argentina to claim the Falklands on historical grounds as it would be for Paraguay to claim Formosa, or Rome to claim Europe. I wonder if you can grasp this? Perhaps it's even more absurd, because the accuracy of Argentina's historical claim is highly doubtful, to put it mildly. As for intransigence, in my opinion the supreme example is your country's including the annexation or invasion of a foreign territory in its constitution. I would respectfully suggest that Argentine change this if it wants to get anywhere, as well as not antagonizing the Falklanders and other nation suffering the misfortune of being your neighbours.
183 THOR94 (#) May 07th, 2012 - 02:32 pm Report abuse
@178 DanyBerger (#) Yes but there is something you dont understand mate.
The T-shirts are not the issue. I personally have never stated that i think that they are acceptable, and will say now that they are not.
So in no way am i being a hypocrite.
Where as you said, in your very mature manor 'Dont cry mate', and spoke as if there was nothing wrong with what the athlete did.

So your point is, well, 'pointless' . And you now appear as idiotic as your are disrespectful.
184 Ted (#) May 07th, 2012 - 02:56 pm Report abuse
I re-post this for your perusal axel.
Reply to axel, I quote you here,
“I have never denied that perhaps our country didn't act correctly in some oportunities, in fact i read that it didn't comply totally with some of the agreements that it had signed during the 90's with the u. k., i dont knwo if it's true or not, but in case that it's true, that's not acting correctly, and the the general assmbly from the islands has right to criticise it.”
What you say here re your governments failure to comply with previous agreements reached with the U.K, in my view gives us all the right not only to be critical of those responsible, but the right to withhold our trust ..
Trust is something that you have to earn! Put your hand on your Heart and tell me axel ..if you were not an Argentinian and bearing in mind the actions of various Governments including the Junta of Argentina since say the 1930s ..would you place your trust and the welfare of your loved ones in their hands?
I ask you to think on this and answer me honestly!
Ted.
You make no mention whatsoever of this question that I posed to you..“Paraguay has never made a claim re Misiones and Formosa you say .. Are you in any way part of some kind of pressure group in Argentina ? pressing your Government into giving back these territories to Paraguay regardless of whether they ask for them or not! they not having very fond memories of your part in the triple alliance may be scared to ask! ” why did you not address this question?
I am not familiar with your constitution and I have never made any comments regarding it, to do so would have been silly.
Perhaps you can help out there with a link?
As you seem to be fond of saying that you do not do partial analysis! You seem to be partially reading and wholly not answering the above. If you care to read you will notice that no comparisons were drawn on my part. Indeed I signed off on the 1st and then asked for your comments on the 2nd point, this is not clarity of thought!
185 Anti-Fascist (#) May 08th, 2012 - 02:36 am Report abuse
Argentina is a product of colonialism, conquered by the sword, most of the natives killed and infected by disease, their land taken from them and worked by imported African slaves, oversean by imported European colonials. The African's who made up 50% of the population would themselves completely disapear from Argentina between 1850-1900 in what could have been a chilling fore runner to the disareances of the Dirty War in the 1970's when an estimated 30,000 Argentines were raped, tortured and murdered, many more were held illegally in detention camps and tortured. The true figure for the dead could be as high as 100,000, no one knows because there is little official documentation and most bodies were dumped in the sea.

Argentina took land from its neighbours in numberous wars , civil wars and land grabs - Paraguay, Uraguay, Chile. Today Argentina despite the changed political landscape is still a nation characterised by uber nationalism. The claim to the Falklands was surendered in 1850 but reserected in 1941 by a fascist junta, which inc Peron, they thought their friends the Nazi were going to win the war, the Falklands looked easy picking.

In 1982 Argentina was under the latest succession of a series of fascism military junta's. Their hold on power was looking precarious, in deperation they sort a war, Chile looked like a good victim, they already claimed lots of land and were ignoring the international tribunals that had ruled in Chile's favor. But then they changed their mind and invaded the Falklands. Today the war is romanticized by a nation ruled by a kind of cross between a Neo-Nazi uber nationalist and a Charvesta Revolutionary uber Marxist. The only thing missing is the land reform. Maybe that's for later? But as few natives remain, maybe they'll just ignore their rights... God knows they always have. An entire culture replaced by a European one. Entire languages destroyed.

Timmerman should take time to read about his country's history.
186 lsolde (#) May 08th, 2012 - 08:37 am Report abuse
@181Axel,
Why wouldn't it make any sense for the Paraguayans to claim their stolen land, Axel?
Maybe because Argentina would be losing land? ls that it, Axel?
Stop making threats that you cannot carry out, Axel.
lt is not intransigence, it is our desire to have nothing to do with your colonialist country.
No NEGATIATIONS on SOVEREIGNTY, Axel my lad.
You have no rights here, none at all.
You country is a foreign, belligerent colonialist bully, Axel.
Hope this helps.
187 DJ56 (#) May 08th, 2012 - 02:10 pm Report abuse
#181

“Laws were made to be respected”

Yes, but Argentina does not subscribe to this theory- or if it does, then at its own whim and only when it suits them. Witness the illegal expropriation of Repsol's interest in YPF (a clear breach of the non discrimination clause in the Argentina/Spain BIT as the Kirchner's friend's shares were not also taken) and also a certain invasion back in 1982 (in clear breach of the binding UN charter and binding security council resolutions).
188 axel arg (#) May 09th, 2012 - 12:56 pm Report abuse
DJ56. ISOLDE. TED.
DJ56: Laws were made to be respected should be applied for the u. k too, which rejects the resolution from the u. n that call the two parts of the conflict to resume the negotiations and find a peaceful solution, but as usuall, most you just see the half of the question which is convenient for you.
I have never denied in none of my comments about the fact that maybe my country didn't act correctly in some oportunities, and i didn't deny eather it's rejection to resolution 502 by the criminal junta. Respecting ypf, if arg. commited something illigal, it can be denounced, but you can't ignore the lack of inverstments by repsol which prejudiced as . But as usuall most you just victimize repsol and only criticise arg., that shows the mediocrity of your thought.
ISOLDE.: I was perfectly clear with my answer, but as usuall you understand just what you want. Maybe it doesn't have any sense for paraguay to claim for a territory which has never been clamed for them, but if they decide to start to claim for formnosa, and present the case before the u. n, then like us or not, we will have to find a peaceful and negotiated solution, which is what you should do with the malvinas too, anyway i know you won't do it, you'll just continue making the idiot comparisons that you do every day, just to justify the british posture, on the other hand you accuse arg. of colonialist and at the same time, you deffend a country which has under it's administration 10 of the 16 colonial enclaves, and sends destructors to the malvinas, isn't it belligerant too?, unfortunatelly you dont realise about how pathetic you are, when you make those idiot comparisons, i insist dont get lost, but please study hard.
TED: I lalready answered most your question in my comment 175, but respecting formosa, read what i typed for isolde.
189 lsolde (#) May 10th, 2012 - 08:41 am Report abuse
@188Axel,
Axel, what is a destructor? And why would we want to send it to the malvinas, where ever THEY are?
Now if you mean, why did we send a “destroyer” to the Falklands, why the answer is simple.
We own the destroyer & we own the Falklands.
lts our business, Axel, not yours.
And certainly nothing to do with Argentina.
lts as silly as me asking you why did you send a train from BsAs to Rosario. Your train, your cities.
Anyway, its no secret why OUR destroyer is visiting OUR lslands.
To protect us from Argentina's colonialist plans.
The UN has “invited” us to “negotiate”. NOT ordered.
We decline the “invitation”
ln 1982, the UN “ORDERED”(502) Argentina to withdraw from the Falklands.
Argentina refused.
You want us to do what you wouldn't do! Unbelievable. C'est impossible.
Ergo:-
There will be NO “sitting down to negotiate” Axel.
NONE, EVER.
190 Ted (#) May 10th, 2012 - 01:03 pm Report abuse
“189 Isolde”
I am with you on this one my friend and please accept the gratitude of an old one finger typist, cos you have saved me a lot of thankless work here.
This chap Axel and his ilk remind me of a greedy child in a sweet shop (as I remember being) upon being told NO! just keeps saying ..but why not!! I want! I want! and never really understanding that NO was a final answer.
What is the point of holding negotiations with people who are unable to understand that NO would be our stance both at the beginning and at the end of such talks? Good grief! there is important gardening work and D.I.Y stuff to be done ! have we the time to spare Nincompooping with Nincompoops? NO! + NO! =NO! Simple that!
There was a time when I thought that it might just be possible to exchange views with Axel in a sensible fashion, even though I knew that we would differ re the Falkland Islands. However this has not proved to be the case, therefore I have decided not to bother replying or communicating with him again..Axel you are now among the ranks of the depleted and deleted, where you no doubt will feel at home.
The Falkland Islanders are British and so until the Falklanders decide any different are they. As such if anybody comes aggressively banging on their door then they are banging on My Door! in Bristol England.. they must expect the appropriate response ...sorry no tea and biscuits..only grief.
Peace to Argentina but Up The Falklands!! Ted.
191 axel arg (#) May 12th, 2012 - 07:15 pm Report abuse
ISOLDE. TED.
ISOLDE: There you go again with your ignorant conclusions. You call us colonialits, but at the same time, you have under your administration 10 of the 16 colonial enclaves. If you think that our country might invade the islands again, that shows how far from the reality you are, anyway i'll give you some information. In 1982 the budget of deffence represented the 3% of the gdp, now it represents 0,9%. What our government made with the deffence was almost a desarme, and i agree absolutly with that, we dont need to miliatarise the country, because we are not neather under any invasion threat, nor invade others territories like some powerfull nations do. So, maybe the day that you decide to think, you can realise that you are wasting a lot of money sending those destroyers, if you think that arg. is going to invade again. Why dont you think that all that money might be used to boost the u. k from the crisis?. On the other hand, the resolutions were made to be respected, we are not asking you to give the islands back to us, we are just asking you to respect the resolutions that call the two parts of the conflict to resume the negotiations. But as usuall, as long as your country continues joining the security councill, it will keep on doing whatever it wants, distorting the the laws, and ignorant people like you, will continue believing the lies and the so partial information that politicians give all the time.
TED: I also thought that a mature debate could be posible with you. I answered your questions, but if you didn't agree with them, sorry, you are not forced to think like me. I dont know what you expected, beyond i agree or not with your opinions, i wont never make such partial analysis like many of your compatriots do all the time. Up argentina and the malvinas-falklands.

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