Monday, February 11th 2013 - 22:56 UTC

Following EU horse-meat guidelines, Falklands removes potentially affected products

The European horse-meat scare has reached the Falkland Islands but the government has stated that local retailers have voluntarily removed potentially affected products from their shelves and “there is nothing to suggest a safety risk to consumers who may have eaten affected products”.

According to EU rules so far “a labeling issue, not a health one; food-traceability has worked”

The Monday release points out that the Falklands’ announcement follows on Acting Chief Medical Officer review of the guidance issued by the UK authorities regarding the issue of horse meat having been found in some food products.

Likewise if the list of affected products grows then “retailers shall be informed” and concerns regarding any other substances within these food products “are thus far unsubstantiated, and there is currently not considered to be a public health risk”.

Meanwhile in Brussels spokesperson for EU health and consumer policy Commissioner said at a press conference that EU food-traceability ‘works’ and insisted the horse meat in frozen prepared meals advertised as containing beef is a labeling issue, not a health one, and a trade ban wouldn’t be appropriate.

“The simple fact that within a few hours or 48 hours we can already have a first idea of what happened, that shows that the European traceability works” said spokesperson Frederic Vincent.

“All food in the EU is traceable. The first elements of the investigation seem to lead to suppliers in Romania.”

The prepared meals labeled as beef-based and containing horse were sold by Findus Group Ltd. and manufactured at a Luxembourg factory owned by French company Comigel, France’s consumer and anti-fraud office DGCCRF reported Feb. 9.

Comigel’s meat supplier was Poujol, owned by Arcadie Sud- Ouest. Poujol had bought the frozen meat from a Cypriot trader that in turn sub-contracted a Dutch trader who sourced the meat from a slaughterhouse and a meat packer in Romania, according to the DGCCRF.

“If there has been fraud along the production chain, the operators have to resolve this, from a legal point, amongst each other,” Vincent said. “Someone, somewhere in Europe has sent a supplier meat that wasn’t correctly labeled.”

The EU general food law that came into force in 2002 made traceability compulsory for all food and feed businesses, and required livestock tagging. The bloc’s Trade Control and Expert System was introduced in 2004, creating a central database to track animals and animal-products across the EU.

Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, Carrefour SA and four more French retailers yesterday said they’d withdrawn frozen lasagna, moussaka, cannelloni and hachis parmentier supplied by Findus and Comigel.

U.K. supermarkets including Tesco Plc, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s Asda and Aldi have removed some ranges of frozen beef burgers from their shelves in the past month as concern has escalated over horse labeled as beef.

“The basic rule is that when it comes to products being put on the market, the member states have to check what is being put on the market,” Vincent said. “When there is a food-safety issue the commission can take measures.”

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1 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 11:06 pm Report abuse
Funnier by the nanosecond.

Gonna have some 100% pure beef Lasagna, made in Argentina. Thank God we don't have to worry about such 4th world nonsense here. Then you wonder why we wan't nothing to do with Europe or the Falklanders.
2 golfcronie (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 11:14 pm Report abuse
Finally you accept that the FALKLANDERS exist
Goodnight to you Sir
3 Britninja (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 11:18 pm Report abuse
Well you better savour every mouthful of that lasagne, Tobes - at the current rate of inflation you might need to mortgage a house to afford another one. Nom nom!
4 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 11:20 pm Report abuse
Well I never denied them, I just say there is nothing for us to engage in with them.

Enjoy you 98% beef European 2% horse, kangoroo additive lasagna. Yumm
5 golfcronie (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 11:58 pm Report abuse
I have eaten Argentinian beef, actually in Argentina as it happens but many years ago, at the time I did not think there could be anything wrong with it. ( I was young then )But nowadays I would not eat any, as your Government do not have any records and the cattle have no passports. Who knows what you are eating.
6 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:06 am Report abuse
Whatever floats your boat.

Argentines enjoy 100% grass-fed madcowless beef, Europeans enjoy madcow ridden, not 100% beef with horse, Americans enjoy beef mixed with pink slime and traces of Aussie kangoroo...

To each his own.
7 CaptainSilver (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:18 am Report abuse
Britain no longer imports Argentine beef because is a health risk with lots ofhorrible hormones and chemicals in it and it is banned.
8 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:23 am Report abuse

But you do eat without mastication all your government's propaganda right?

hahahaha... you ban argie beef, the least adulterated in the world, but you export all that healthy US, Brazilian, and Aussie beef, 3 times more jacked with hormones and chemicals. LOL

Yumm... enjoy.
9 Britninja (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:04 am Report abuse
But at least if Argies were feeding on mutant beef it would explain why a big chunk of the population are braindead drooling nationalist zombies. According to you, you don't even have that as an excuse :(
10 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:10 am Report abuse
BR aindead, drool I ng, na TI onalist, zombie S H ave no excuses.

11 Britninja (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:15 am Report abuse
Hmm if its not the beef, maybe you just have brain herpes ;)
12 Marcos Alejandro (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 03:55 am Report abuse
British comment of the day
“donkey meat found in british supermarkets, donkeys found running the country”

”Horsemeat found in British supermarkets 'may be donkey'
13 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 05:36 am Report abuse

OMG at this rate that beef meat that was horse meat through way of a horney donkey may end up being croc meat passing as kangoroo meat, which in fact was not croc meat but just cane toad meat... mixed with camel when it was in transit through the middle east.

HAHAHAHAHAHA... how horrible. I'll eat field rations if I ever have the misfortune of setting foot on that forsaken continent of Europe.
14 DanyBerger (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 06:38 am Report abuse
What happen when donkeys eat donkeys?
15 Shed-time (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 08:35 am Report abuse
Donkey and kangaroo taste nice. I don't see the issue.
16 reality check (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 08:37 am Report abuse
That would be the same donkeys you lot ran away from then. Never mind, they were pretty nasty donkeys, with great big sharp teeth that could have caused you nasty liddle bites. Nothing cowardly about running away from such fierce creatures. It takes brave men to stand up to a vicious animal, something you have a chronic shortage of. That why you want the rest of UNSAR to do your scrapping for you? They do not suffer from donkey phobia. Wonder what phobia they would call that? fear of donkeys?
Agentine, sounds good to me.
17 Orbit (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 09:00 am Report abuse
@14 - It gives us the “brayn” power to beat Arg land in every country measure, it gets us off our “asses” to beat Arg land comprehensibly in the Olympic rankings, and it allows us to “beyore” governments undoing for you, yet again.

Apologies everyone, I haven't slept enough.
18 reality check (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 09:30 am Report abuse
Saw and article on Sky News, Findus a Swedish firm, sourced their meat from a supplier in France, who in turn went to an agent in Cyprus, who sourced it from a company Luxembourg, supplied by an abbatoir in Romania. Talk about traceability and accountability? Would not suprise me if half the stuff turns out to be road kill!
19 Room101 (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 10:14 am Report abuse
Anything remotely connected with the Falklands has to be a main news item for Mercopress, doesn't it. Horse meat alright; horse something else, too.
20 DanyBerger (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 10:18 am Report abuse
And if donkeys eating donkeys is safe as you say, Why are you removing the food with donkey stuff from Falklands stores shelves?

I don't get it?
21 Orbit (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 10:44 am Report abuse
A precaution versus mis-labelled products I would imagine.

How's the rationing and super market advertising ban going?

“The Undersecretary for Consumer Defence, María Lucila Pimpi, defended the idea that some supermarkets might implement restrictions on the number of items that can be purchased, to avoid speculation. “I don’t think it would be bad if supermarkets placed a reasonable limit to the purchase of products,” she said on a radio interview. Pimpi also denied rumors that Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno had banned supermarkets from advertising special deals.”
22 reality check (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 10:54 am Report abuse
They are also encouraging people to keep receipts, so they can grass on their neighbours. Now that's nothing new, we have seen it before in pre war Germany.
23 Pirate Love (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:14 am Report abuse
its not the first time an unwanted element has been physically removed from the Falklands and dare i say it with “Great Success”
24 yankeeboy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:39 am Report abuse
Toby, You can buy salami made out of horse meat at every Argentinian grocery store. So I am not sure why you find this so amusing.
25 Raven (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:44 am Report abuse

It'll be the effects of the Kool-Aid he and his ilk keep drinking.
26 Shed-time (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:49 am Report abuse
@21 sure, mislabelling is the issue as it clearly says “BEEF' on the label. If it said ”donkey lasagne' then no one would care.

Might taste better than your typical 'tv dinner' frozen Romanian crime-lord supplied minced wayward henchman lasagne to be honest.
27 agent999 (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:19 pm Report abuse
@6 Nostrolldamus the 10th

Another false statement “Argentines enjoy 100% grass-fed beef”

As you well know this statement is not true
28 reality check (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:20 pm Report abuse
As far as I am concerned its the fault of which ever brand name is on the label. Findus, Birds Eye, Tesco, does not matter, it's their brand, their responsiblty. Do not buy it anymore if you can not trust what's on the label. Once they start losing money, they will sort it and bloody quick too!
29 CaptainSilver (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:31 pm Report abuse
#27 I think that false statement is wrong. I think it should read ”Argentineans fed by 100% bullshit (by Rg government)” Which is why they spout it so much. Having seen first hand the government propaganda all over the place in Argentina its quite amazing that they swallow it whole and regurgitate it continuously accompanied by a whining noise.
I suppose 'Animal Farm' and 'Nothing to Envy' are foreign books which haven't penetrated Latin conciousness yet?
30 agent999 (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:47 pm Report abuse
It the fact that TTT is never really truthful in his comments, in this instance he is totally ignoring the “feedlot system” being used in Argentina.!
31 yankeeboy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:04 pm Report abuse
Argentina gave up the “grass fed” beef 10 years ago. Plus they don't label or grade beef so you have absolutely no idea what you are buying.
The last time I had a steak in BA it was awful simply awful.
It is sad because it used to be so good not the USA beef is much better than Argentinian.
32 DanyBerger (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:21 pm Report abuse

“It is sad because it used to be so good not the USA beef is much better than Argentinian.”

There is not such thing as a better US beef. US is another crappy country like UK for food.
33 agent999 (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:25 pm Report abuse
@32 DanyBerger
Most UK cattle are grass / silage fed and not grain fed!
34 travellingscotsman (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:34 pm Report abuse
@ 10 @ 12 - just remember it was the British who showed you how to farm cattle in the first place - oh and we also gave you the Aberdeen Angus - the best qualitt beef to be found anywhere in the world. You're welcome!
35 CaptainSilver (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:39 pm Report abuse
#32 You know nothing, you have never visited UK or the Falklands so you don't know what you are talking about. We have the best beef and lamb in Europe and we export lots of it there along with our seafood and increasingly our cheese and wine. These crappy processed foods have shown us what happens when you import chav meals from other counties.
Enjoy your diet of 100% bullshit!
36 yankeeboy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:42 pm Report abuse
Dany, We don't let most Rgs have travel visas to the USA so I am sure you have no idea what our food may taste like. I have tried both and I can say USA beef is better much much better than Argentina.

It is really hard to insult your betters. It just comes across as petty and jealous.
37 Shed-time (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 02:35 pm Report abuse
I try to limit the amount of red-meat I consume. However, I do regularly eat british beef and I have to say, it's pretty good. Mainly environmental reason (plenty of rain and grass) and a good choice of breeding.

Even in the USA they typically will use Angus beef, even over the Kobe varieties, as their meat is too buttery to be eaten as a steak.
38 Condorito (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 02:37 pm Report abuse
More beef nonsense.
Here local production can't meet beef consumption so we have to import. We have beef from USA, Argieland, Paraguay, Brazil and Australia in the supermarkets. There is good and bad from all these countries. A lot of Argie beef can be mediocre but if you buy branded beef like “Las Lilas” it is excellent.

Back on topic. What is all the fuss about horse meat. I love a bit of Charqui.
39 Conqueror (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 02:38 pm Report abuse
@1 All neatly laced with “veterinary” drugs banned in Europe. And so argies are psychotic. It's well-known. More psychiatrists than anywhere else in the world, argies are “insecure”. Not surprising with their government of crooks and drugged “food”. Even argie fruit and vegetables are sprayed with “products” that can kill those living nearby. Quite recently, an argie “minister” was recommending that poor children should be fed on pigeons. Shows how “safe the rest of the garbage is.....NOT!
@4 And do enjoy your pigeon!
@6 With ”veterinary“ drug relish. Additives courtesy of the argie ”government“.
@9 Best to put them out of their misery. A new slogan. ”Euthanasia for argieland“!
@12,13,14 What's a bent slug called? CFK, Tinpotman, Putridjelly, Castrated, Randy Azzo, Tomato, Silly Bert, Manhole, Georgie Porgie, Yahoo, Herr Gauleiter Meyer and many more!
@20 Of course you don't get it. More to the point, you won't get it. EVER. Get used to calling ”it” the Falkland Islands. The bastion of freedom and democracy just outside the criminal latin america. And then, you're stupid as well!
@32 What would you know? Slugs don't ingest human food.
40 CaptainSilver (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 02:40 pm Report abuse
Our best Beef in UK is from Dexters. Small animals from small specialist farms. Better than Kobe stuff, very tasty and like all British beef, tracable.
41 Idlehands (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 02:50 pm Report abuse
Poor Americans used to eat the passenger pigeon that was so widespread one flock was estimated to contain 3.5 billion birds.

Look what happened next......

Maybe they should be encouraged to eat Malvinistas - two birds one stone and all that?
42 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 04:40 pm Report abuse
All of my friends that have gone to the USA a few times in the last 10 years have unanimously said that back in 2000s you could find fairly good beef in the USA, but today it is AWFUL: expensive, tough, and full of nerve endings (their words).

They stuck to god-awful American pizza and when they could find one, a good italian restaurant.
43 ElaineB (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 05:28 pm Report abuse
@42 I am surprised you have any friends but, that aside, they are lying to you. Or telling you what you want to hear. Or maybe they couldn't afford decent restaurants (though that's hard in the US).

Experience, TTT. You need some first-hand life experience if you want to be taken seriously.
44 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 05:45 pm Report abuse
No, you are lying. Simple as that.

First hand experience... code word for “shut up”.

If you had any shred of decency, you would say that to 95% of the posters here who never have set foot in Argentina, and yet here they are yammering away.

Of course... they tell me immediately “you have to know Argentines or have been in Argentina to comment?”

Oh... but I can't comment about food I've never eaten (thankfully), because I haven't eaten it. That's no good, but them talking about a place they don't even know, fine.

British, hypocrisy... pleonasm 101.
45 toooldtodieyoung (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 06:24 pm Report abuse
44 Tito The Clown Troll

“If you had any shred of decency, you would say that to 95% of the posters here who never have set foot in Argentina, and yet here they are yammering away”

Still getting it wrong!!!

If you had any shred of decency, you would say that to 95% of the ARGENTINE posters here have never set foot in Argentina, and yet here they are yammering away..........................

You really are “The Clown Troll”!!!!
46 ElaineB (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 06:36 pm Report abuse
@44 Don't be such a child, I didn't tell you to shut up. You have told us here many time that 'don't need anyone' and that you 'don't date women or men'. I wonder what you do with these 'friends'.

You can have an opinion but telling us your made up friends have ALL gone to the USA and the one story they ALL told you on their return was that the beef was terrible is beyond belief.

IF you ever get out of your parent's basement and experience first-hand some of life, you will be ashamed at how silly and narrow-minded your posts are; and how wrong.

@45 Do any of the Argentine posters live in Argentina? One or two I can think of, the rest got out years ago and don't seem to want to go back.

I saw the film 'No' today and I would recommend it to Argentines sick of the Kirchner dictatorship. It will show them how to get rid of CFKC even with a divided opposition.
47 briton (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 07:15 pm Report abuse
4 stories since yesterday
And we get stuck with Findus..
48 yankeeboy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 07:43 pm Report abuse
Toby, A good steak, with wine and sides in NYC is at least $700 pesos/person depending on the wine probably over $1000. I don't think you know anyone who could afford that. Every Rg I know that comes to the USA is flat broke and stays in Hostels. They're not spending 1/4 of their months; wages on 1 meal.
Steak in good restaurants in the USA are grass fed and usually local.
It is simply perfection and something you'll never know.
49 Islander1 (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 09:01 pm Report abuse
Loy of fuss anf hot air!- I agree the product producers should have their factories closed down and be sued big time - for MISLABELLING and lying to the public.
Other than that - I recall a very good asado in Patagonia once of a 2 yr old mare (she had a deformed leg so had to go anyway) - it was nice - I felt a bit squeamish at first as like the British- we Islanders do not eat horsemeat as we regard them as sort of almost taboo I guess .
Just Horses for Courses as to what anyone fancies to eat!

Oh and Nostrodam - I will give it to you that yes Arg beef is usually very very good!
50 Condorito (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:18 pm Report abuse
“I saw the film 'No' today and I would recommend it to Argentines sick of the Kirchner dictatorship. It will show them how to get rid of CFKC even with a divided opposition.”

Ah yes, but Pinochet allowed a free and fair election...something CFK is afraid of.
51 travellingscotsman (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:23 pm Report abuse
I would also like to point out here that the UK has some of the best restaurants and chefs,anywhere in the world, and we're not just making foreign food either, some of our pies and traditional fares are world beaters!
52 Nostrolldamus the 10th (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 02:53 am Report abuse

Good to know you are confirming what I said. 95% of your countrymen can't afford good steak either. Average American making 39.000 take 33% in taxes leaves 26.000, gotta pay rent/mortgage since no american has their home paid off, lets say 1500 per month that leaves 8.000, gotta pay for healthcare probably 4000 a year, that leaves 4000 f0r utilities 2000 gone there leaving 2000 for food, clothes, etc... which means work TWO jobs.

Get extra 20.000 a year + 2000 left over from the other job, but gotta pay for the car since there is no public transport in the USA, lets say 500 with insurance that's 6000 a year leaves you 16.000. Probably not saving anything in a private retirement but if you do let's say 2000 a year leaves 14.000. Food for one probably takes 500 a month just simple stuff that's 6.000 leaves you 8.000, gotta buy clothes and repairs that's probably half of that leaves you 4.000.

After ALL that ... 4.000 LEISURE dollars for the average yank. And you tell me they will spend 700 for steak!?? hahahah... no wonder you are such an obese nation, you can't afford proper food, no money you barely scrape by a living... so all you can do is KFC and Burger King.

That's your modern America, just like Brazil except with no future ahead. hahahahaha.

Sad sad sad.
53 Marcos Alejandro (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 03:56 am Report abuse
48 yankeeboy Fred
“A good steak, with wine and sides in NYC is at least $700 pesos/person”

And a grilled possum(with tire marks) free in most southern states.

Did you eat some British donkey meat lately? I heard they love it.
54 DanyBerger (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 05:04 am Report abuse
@ travellingscotsman

“just remember it was the British who showed you how to farm cattle in the first place - oh and we also gave you the Aberdeen Angus - the best qualitt beef to be found anywhere in the world. You're welcome!”

This was before of after the kebabs?

@ CaptainSilver

Another Mohammed wannabe talking BS.
How do you know that?
I lived more than 2 years in England and the food there is crap in the super markets like tesco, etc. and so expensive.

@ yankeeboy

I told you many times that most of Argies don not need visas to go to US because they are EU passport holders. And in my case I don’t need visa to go to US.

But you need to come to Argentina and pay a fee idiot.

USD 200 for beef that is really good ha ha with USD 200 Americans like you eats a month.

@ ElaineB

Stop talking BS as usual I have a couple of American friends and they do not say the same.
The Americans diet sucks poor based on calories and sugar. Close to 30% of the population suffer of Insulin resistance due to the poor diet and 18% suffer Diabetes type II. Uk has the same problem due to the shit people eats.

The idiot can only afford to eat Big Macs, Kebabs with chips and vinegar and Lasagne with Donkey and pretend that they can eat well.

55 Marcos Alejandro (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 05:36 am Report abuse
54 DanyBerger
“Lasagne with Donkey” and donkey kebabs.

“The Food Standards Agency closed a slaughterhouse in West Yorkshire and a processing plant in Wales after an investigation found horse carcasses had been used to make beefburgers and kebabs sold in Britain”
56 ElaineB (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 10:19 am Report abuse
@50 Free and fair-ish. Remember Pinochet was talked into it because of outside pressure for Chile to be accepted internationally. Pinochet EXPECTED to win. And every tactic was used to weight the election in his favour. The TV scheduling, intimidation and fear were all used.

I think all credit has to be given to the people of Chile who valued democracy above all else.
57 DanyBerger (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 11:00 am Report abuse
@Marcos Alejandro

Huahh huahhh

And this is the guy who got a licence to process food in UK?
The old man seems had been without taking a shower for at least 3 months.

UK high safety standards ha ha
Another good British joke.

If they also investigate the factories that process food in UK owned by Indians the British would kill them selves after found the anti hygienic environment of these places.

This is getting more embarrassing with the development of the investigation.

Can we call it the Donkey gate?

Ha ha
I just wonder when rat meat in hamburgers will come to light...
58 reality check (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 11:36 am Report abuse
Still saying this is not you hey? You share the same opinios and style of writing.

You mate are the grand daddy of all hypocrits!

Mere coincidence your last link comes from the Telegraph?
59 THEMan (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 01:14 pm Report abuse
@52 Tobiarse yeah your figures are way off. I'll point out one- the average American makes $52,000 as of 2012, and 40% rent their homes out. Public transport is available in all areas across the country so what are you talking about fool??
60 yankeeboy (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 01:18 pm Report abuse
Toby, Poor people anywhere in the world can't go to nice restaurants so I don't see what your point is. I would never expect to see anyone like you in the places I go unless you are serving me.

Dany, There is a big difference for an AUTOMATIC TOURIST VISA that you pay for in an airport and ONE YOU MUST APPLY for in an EMBASSY. The USA doesn't want Argentinians in our country that is why most of them are denied. I remember going to the US Embassy in BA and seeing Rgs crying and begging for their application fee back. It made me happy.

Again must I mention that you can buy HORSE MEAT at every grocery store in BA? Gads give it up you all look like fools.
61 reality check (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 02:58 pm Report abuse
Courtesy Daily Telegraph. An article on UK under writing Argentinian Loans.
Post by:
Marcos Alejandro
06/11/2012 06:23 PM

I am an Argentine living in London and I have been since my family moved here in the 80s to escape political persecution.

I am a UK tax payer and I am in favour of the UK underwriting loans to my home country. The British subject Argentina to economic colonisation in the 19th and 20th centuries and they have stolen the Malvinas from us. They must pay for their piracy.

I would like to return to my country one day when the situation improves and this can only be done with help from outside.

Give back what you have taken, ex-empire ahahahahah!

Marcos Alejandro
62 ElaineB (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 03:35 pm Report abuse
@61 LOL! He wants to return when the situation improves? It will never improve enough for Marcos to enjoy the same standard of living he is enjoying now in the UK.

Note to Marcos: The 'piracy' part makes you look like a nutter. You have lived in London long enough to know that by now.
63 andy65 (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 04:24 pm Report abuse
@Marcos Alejandro I will send your comments and your insecurities to the Argentine Embassy London and see if the old pensioner x flight attendent can help you get back to Argentina people like you should be booted out fast because you can be sure you would not go spouting you anti British comments at work or in the street,only behind a keyboard do you feel safe you miserable scrounger
64 yankeeboy (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 05:04 pm Report abuse
I don't think any of the extreme CFK supporters lives in that horrible place.
65 andy65 (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 05:09 pm Report abuse
I bet his family are claiming everything housing bennefits tax credits THE LOT
Why didn't his family run to Spain????
66 Be serious (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 06:57 pm Report abuse
CFK eats Argentine beef and you only have to look at her photo to see what good it's done her.
67 Marcos Alejandro (#) Feb 14th, 2013 - 04:03 am Report abuse
61 reality check
“I am an Argentine living in London and I have been since my family moved here in the 80s to escape political persecution”
80s to escape political persecution?
Eighties??? Wrong decade fake Marcos Alejandro Brut donkey meat eater HAHAHAHAHAHA
68 DanyBerger (#) Feb 14th, 2013 - 09:16 am Report abuse

“The USA doesn't want Argentinians in our country that is why most of them are denied”

Fine you should put an Ad or sign in the embassies in Argentina saying “Argies don’t waste your time you are not welcome in US we don’t want you here”

We Germans like Argies so they are more than welcome in Germany and I guess in the rest of Europe.

So argies you know now that you are not welcome in US so why waste your time and money in a country that don’t like you?

Germany will love to provide you one of the most exciting travel experiences in the world.
Have you ever thought where those “facturas” that you eat every morning come from?

And those delighted “fiambres”? Would you like to visit our factories where most of finest products in the world are made?

You will feel at home and we are really good to make big parties

As you know Europe at the moment is not in a good shape so many countries will love to have you as tourist and in fact some will suck your foot toe for a good tip.

Even the retarded British Islands will be a better option than f@king US at least you will be doing something good by helping British families to keep a job in troubling Britain.

For more information about to pan your holidays in Germany visit

69 yankeeboy (#) Feb 14th, 2013 - 12:06 pm Report abuse
Dany, I think making the Rgs line up for a couple hours in the sun, on the sidewalk in front of our embassy to beg for a visa gives them enough of an impression that we don't want them here.
Far too many overstay their tourist visa and become waiters, bartenders, strippers, hookers in Miami and NYC.
We have a little Buenos Aires in a Miami suburbs, a gross ghetto of 250K living there most of them illegal.
No Thank You.
70 row82 (#) Feb 14th, 2013 - 03:32 pm Report abuse
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Join the debate on

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71 malen (#) Feb 17th, 2013 - 01:56 pm Report abuse
just one thing..........lassagna or spaghetti is sth very easy to make by yourselves, specially spaghetti takes 10 minutes and lassagna 20 minutes, why should someone buy it frozen?
72 DanyBerger (#) Feb 18th, 2013 - 01:56 pm Report abuse

“just one thing..........lassagna or spaghetti is sth very easy to make by yourselves, specially spaghetti takes 10 minutes and lassagna 20 minutes, why should someone buy it frozen?”

Because British are very lazy people even to cook their own food...
73 malen (#) Feb 20th, 2013 - 01:08 pm Report abuse
es la cultura del hágalo rápido, llame ya ya
como dijo el filósofo harry, es como un video juego, hay que entrenar your thumbs, and press a botón, and thats all.

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