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IAATO 2015 convention starts today in Rotterdam - Falkland Islands Tourist Board Management in Attendance

Tuesday, April 28th 2015 - 08:05 UTC
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Tony Mason, Director, International Communications and Stephanie Middleton, Interim CEO of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board are in Rotterdam, Netherlands this week attending the IAATO conference where key issues affecting the region will be discussed. Read full article

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  • Clyde15

    Cue a Paul rant!

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 09:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

    The British priorities :

    - is the EU country with biggest military budget.
    - is the country with more warmongers.
    - is the country with more people living in the past as the present is awful.
    - at present the situation is horrendous: the poverty and the misery life conditions that is suffering the British population is outrageous.

    Make the sum…. And you will find why the UK maintain alive this ridiculous colonial situation.....it is the photography of a pathetic decadent country.... what a shame.
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    And,..... meanwhile:

    UK is placed in the bottom third of the infant mortality league table with a rate of 4.4 deaths per 1,000 live births, approximately double the rate of Sweden or Finland.

    The lowest rates of further education in the developed world, with fewer than 75% of young people studying, compared with more than 80% in all of the other populous developed countries; one of the highest rates of young people not in education, employment, or training (Neets), affecting 10% of 15 to 19-year- olds, and the UK is one of only three OECD countries with teenage pregnancy rates above 30 per 1,000.
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    Your empire your priorities… right?...... :))

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 11:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    “IAATO is a membership organisation founded in 1991 to advocate, promote and practice safe and environmentally responsible private-sector travel to the Antarctic”

    but the isleters have managed to kill 5 million penguins in less than 20 years.

    “Antarctica symbolises the greatest expression of international peace in our world today.”

    but the islets are basically a military base.
    and worse, they are increasing the militarisation in an unacceptable way.


    for these, and many other reasons, the islets should be expelled from the iaato right now.

    giving mr mason a good kick in the center of his @ss would be a good way to advocate and promote the environment, the peace of the region and blablabla.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 12:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • M_of_FI

    “and promote the environment, the peace of the region and blablabla.”

    Blablabla? I guess you are even getting tired of your incoherent rants! Classic Paulie.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 12:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 12:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    It would seem that “Paul Cedron” and “Vitriol01” are the SAME PERSON.

    “Pablo petite-voice” seems to be taking a lesson from Voice/Think and launched a puppet to 'converse' with... lol - so obvious, Pablo!!

    How many centuries have the French made fun of English cooking?

    How many times in the Cold War, did Russia try to antagonise Britain, in the game of 'one upmanship'??

    I suppose that signifies the end of British political and economic dominance, does it???

    How old are you, 16 ??

    How was La Campora Juvenil, this year? Was there a summer camp program?

    Did Maximo heave into camp for a big 'group hug'??

    Meanwhile,

    Justice for Nisman!!

    Stop the CFK/Timerman coverup of the MURDER of 85 Argentine CITIZENS!

    Chile continues her growth to wealth and influence, whilst Argentina will belong to China, in just a few short years!!!

    Thanks CFK !!

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 03:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 03:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nightingale

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_life_expectancy as long as we live longer than argies who cares

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    @2 and 7

    So what? What is the point you are trying to make? What has all this crap to do with tourism in the Falkland Islands?

    This is all off subject - NAMBO!

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Da_pict

    Is it just me or is viritroll just jealous that the uk has a long history to speak of, good and the bad. I mean its hardly fair. A Thousand of years of documented history for like minded trolls to pick and choice from and they have what? Very little to show from their few hundred official years. So troll on, maybe when you have a few more hundred years under the argie belt then you can begin to compare where you are and where we' em come from

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nightingale

    as long as our standard of living is better than the argies , happy days

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    boludo 8
    and where the f*ck are the islets in that list?
    as far as the whole f*cking world knows, life expectancy in the islets is less than 70.
    having no proper hospitals, ct scanners or magnetic resonators has something to do with that, eh?

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    12 nightingale

    Here is a (violent) recent history of Argentine politics:

    Something for you to be proud of... !

    en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_War

    For everyone else - those from the civilised world, this is an extensive history and account of the Argentine political scene - it's fascinating, as it is so removed from the peaceful, stable, ordered societies that Brits and N Americans are used to, and expect.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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  • gordo1

    I hope the monitor will make some effort to rid us of this idiot VIRIATO1 who is posting rubbish on all the current threads. His comments have nothing to do with the matters being discussed and affects our ability to debate properly.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 04:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nightingale

    http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villa_31 the level of squalor that millions of argies have to live with is absolutely staggering to us

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    A shanty town in London is no surprise
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10148597/Lets-stop-pretending-that-a-shanty-town-in-London-is-a-big-surprise.html

    the funny thing is that the imbeciles blame the romanians...lol
    now i understand why these useless bennys want to be english.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nightingale

    http://www.argentinaindependent.com/feature/paco-drug-epidemic-sweeping-the-streets-of-argentina/ drug abuse off the richter scale

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Straight from the Paul book of cliches and half truths.

    Well you could help us by giving up your unfounded claim for the Falklands thereby saving a part of our military budget. Think of the advantages to Argentina. No need to complain about militarising the S.Atlantic.
    Your government could then get on with it's real problems of dragging your country out of the shit it has got itself into.......(I believe an acknowledgement is due to P for the use of the word “shit” as he has the copyright on this )

    Do you ever read posts ?
    I told you that the teenage pregnancies are a good thing....we need a higher percentage of youngsters in the population.
    What Empire are you talking about. Would you care to name the countries ?
    I asked this previously but you dodged the question.

    As to winning the War. Of course we did. Argentina surrendered and went back with their tail between their legs.

    In a way I feel sorry for you. Your only pleasure in life is to Troll the internet to find anti-British propaganda and post it in a patronising way.

    If you looked at your own country....well....beloved by the who;le world.
    Leaders in all things....theft and corruption to name but a few.
    You had all the advantages to be a success but you blew it big time and are now sliding down into well deserved obscurity and 4th class status.
    Your cry is? It's a plot against us...it's not our fault ! Well it is !

    #21
    And that is the best living conditions !!

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nightingale

    http://en.mercopress.com/2014/04/30/poverty-in-argentina-stands-at-27.5-of-population-says-catholic-university and thats RELATIVE poverty ..

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nightingale

    http://www.interaksyon.com/article/84447/crime-wave-breeds-vigilantism-in-argentina ... is this why most properties have bars on the windows... .. must dash , laters

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

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    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @2. Good old argieland. Thanks. Biggest military budget. Yep. Country with the most warmongers. Yep. We like our past. Yep. Are you outraged by our living conditions? I understand. In the near future I intend to have my over-bath shower upgraded. 13,630 pesos. On to the kitchen refurbishment and retiling. 16,356 pesos. Isn't that at least two months salary at the highest possible rate in argieland? Without spending anything on anything else? No food. No heating. No lighting. No cooking. No gasoline.

    By the way, I'm what you call an 'oldie'. MY house is MINE. No debts. MY upmarket executive saloon car is MINE. No debts. MY gas and electricity bills are PAID. MY life is humanitarian and dignified. I don't have to beg for state handouts.

    Have you been listening to that Kirchnerite, Peronist propaganda? It's not true. Britain's economy is growing faster than argieland's. Britain's inflation is NEGATIVE. Britain is in a better state than euroland. Tiny little Britain (94,060 sq mi) is doing so much better than big argieland (1,073,518 sq mi). What a shame you're such an incompetent place that just loses?

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 05:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    27 Vitriol01

    Talking about The End of the World...

    It's coming to Argentina - at least under the Peronist K's

    Corruption

    Skyrocketing child cancers

    Massive inflation

    Argentina

    Corruption:
    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    “Freedom From Corruption ... In the 2015 Index, Argentina has recorded its lowest economic freedom score ever.”

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    Child cancer on rise in Argentina due to pesticide spraying

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    CFK in bombing coverup

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    Argentina- annual inflation 35%

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    “Argentina economy can't take 40% annual inflation”

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Argentina

    Argentina will BELONG TO CHINA in just a few short years - SOLD OUT!!

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 06:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • knarfw

    Argentina infant mortality rate = 9.96 so more than double the UK http://www.indexmundi.com/map/?v=29

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 07:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Once again the argie losers are out in force to sprout what they have been told,

    anti British rhetoric,
    yet coming from brainwashed indoctrinated trolls , one has to wonder why they are so envious of us, why are they so jealous of us,

    perhaps being part of the Spanish empire instead of the British one, may have something to do with it,

    ore of spring are doing great, the Spanish of spring not to well,

    or is it just a simple question of gutter sniping from losers.

    chuckle.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 07:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    I hope the monitor will make some effort to rid us of this idiot VIRIATO1 who is posting rubbish on all the current threads. His comments have nothing to do with the matters being discussed and affects out ability to debate properly.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 07:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    He is “spamming”, but the abuse option does not link through anymore.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 08:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @33 The editor was as sick of him as us.

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 08:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

    You are free to said as you want.... you British are free to comment.... you are free to insult,...you are free to said that UK should nuke Buenos Aires …. You are free to say that you will use the argentines to feed the fishes …. you are free to abuse..... or whatever you want... and you are many people …. But just because I have posted here a couple of days.

    NEVER INSULTING…....BUT GIVING FACTS FROM THE EU; OECD; Unicef, UN…. I have been reputedly deleted.

    Is not it funny?...... It speaks a lot about you…. And your sense of fair play ….:))

    What a laugh....... :)))

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 09:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • HansNiesund

    @35

    What are you complaining about? You can be victim now. Isn't that what you were aiming for?

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 09:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    35 Pablo Cedron

    Too bad - stop crying.

    Your posts were spam - nothing to do with the subject articles - just your one-way propaganda message.

    We already got the official message from The Whore of BA.

    Have a nice day!

    Your friend,

    Troy Tempest

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 09:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

    36@:

    I am not victimizing myself…. Why should I?

    I am having good laughs about all of this….:))

    - I am new here (and to be fair: I think is quite a boring forum: too small, low skills, low education) but I have tried for a couple of days….
    - I don´t know anyone here (whatever your stupid assumptions are)…
    - I confront ALL of you in your own language.

    - And you ask help from the editor…..:))

    I am not a victim…. You are the weak victims… what a bunch of losers….. :))
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    PD - You can bet that my Comment will be removed by the editor..... so feel free to say whatever you want..... Don´t be afraid of my answer, my replay will be deleted soon….…. You have the editor in your side ....:)

    What a laugh….. :)))

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 09:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    38 Paul Cedron

    Ha ha, a La Campora, State Propaganda Monkey,

    Crying and claiming its “not fair” that his devious party disinformation spam has been deleted!!!

    What a laugh - you are so stupid.

    no wonder the K's and wealthy Peronists control you like performing circus animals...!

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 10:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Viriato1

    gordo32@:
    “I hope the monitor will make some effort to rid us of this idiot VIRIATO1”
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    Troy37@:
    “We already got the official message from The Whore of BA.”
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    Troy39@:
    Crying and claiming its “not fair” that his devious party disinformation spam has been deleted!!!

    What a laugh - you are so stupid.

    no wonder the K's and wealthy Peronists control you like performing circus animals...!
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    An example of Brtish honor... and fair play..... insults allowed.... but the EU, Unicef, EOCD, UN information is deleted.

    What a laugh ........ what a bunch of losers ..... :))

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 10:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    40 Vitriol01

    You mean, your “unrelated, State propaganda spam, designed to sow disinformation and doubt, backed by spurious cherry-picked links” has been deleted, don't you??

    Yes, I thought so.

    What are your motives for your repeated spam posts?

    Did you want reasoned discourse, Paul?

    No, you're too lazy for that. It would require self-examination- always uncomfortable.

    Are you offended that I called CFK a “whore”.
    Many of your countrymen do as well.

    Are you part of that cult following??

    Will you insist that she is 'beautiful', next?

    BTW,
    ARGENTINA will belong to CHINA, in just a few short years, anyway.

    ...and then you will wish we were your friends.

    Have a nice night. Paco is cheap!!

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 11:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    6
    The only puppet I have is you...
    I manipulate and tug on your strings...and you perform on cue....
    40
    I very much doubt that the editor even read your posts....someone on here reported abuse claiming spamming and your posts were automatically removed...
    Say what you like...insult if you wish, but don't keep repeating the same post across all threads...
    You can argue till your heart is content....

    Apr 28th, 2015 - 11:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    but don't keep repeating the same post across all threads...
    40
    is nothing more than a tape recorder on repeat.

    Apr 29th, 2015 - 06:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @2
    “And you will find why the UK maintain alive this ridiculous colonial situation”

    During the Election campaign the Falklands have rarely been mentioned, and will not deflect the political parties from discussing poverty and other issues in the UK.

    In Argentina discussing the Falklands is far more effective as a method of distracting the electorate than it is in the UK.

    The Falklands are discussed more where they actually matter, in the Falklands themselves.

    I expect when I parade the Islands flag, mounted high on the tractor cab around my fields and surrounding villages on 14th June, that most of the locals will display absolute bemusement, so your theory that the Falklands issue is used as a smoke screen to obscure the UK electorate's concerns, is crap.

    May 03rd, 2015 - 12:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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