MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, September 22nd 2018 - 03:43 UTC

Falklands commemorates 34th anniversary of Liberation Day

Tuesday, June 14th 2016 - 17:07 UTC
Full article 6 comments

Commemorations are being held today in the Falkland Islands to mark the ending of the Falklands War, which ended 34 years ago after 74 days of Argentine occupation. Liberation Day as it is officially known in the Falklands is commemorated every year on the 14th June in the Islands and is a national holiday. Read full article

Comments

Disclaimer & comment rules
  • zathras

    Congratulations to all the FREE People of the Falkland Islands.

    Jun 14th, 2016 - 05:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    Didnt anyone invite the Argies? All sweetness and light these days.

    Jun 14th, 2016 - 05:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Falkland's free as a bird.

    Jun 14th, 2016 - 07:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    I hope the Falkland Islanders have had a good day. Some solemn services to remember all those who lost their lives to restore freedom and democracy to the Falkland Islands.

    Followed (hopefully) by a few drinks in the pub to toast the fallen and to celebrate the fact that such men existed. Men who were willing to lay down their lives to counter the brutal and murderous Argentine military regime that was supported by too many Argentine people.

    Then a few drinks more (I hope) so the Falklanders can celebrate their continued freedom from Argentine aggression, lies and brutality.

    Oh and for our Argentine trolls this is how it's done. You COMMEMORATE the ending of conflict you don't CELEBRATE the start of it.

    Perhaps one day you'll grow up and realise that but I won't hold my breath.

    Jun 14th, 2016 - 08:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • FitzRoy

    @ 4: Not only do we remember our dead, but we remember the civilians who died, those who have suffered loss and, this may surprise our Argentine trolls, also the enemy dead.
    Today is also a celebration of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands from invading oppressors.

    Jun 14th, 2016 - 09:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    May this day be celebrated in the Falklands for ETERNITY!

    Jun 14th, 2016 - 09:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!