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Argentine embassy disappointed with Falklands stand at the Prado show

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The Argentine embassy met with officials from the Uruguayan Rural Association, ARU, to express their disappointment since the Falkland Islands have a stand at the Great Britain pavilion in the Prado agro-industry show in Montevideo, according to a report from Television Nacional, which belongs to the Uruguayan government media complex. Read full article


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  • Caledon

    Do the Argentinians get a sick perverted kick out of being miserable bullies to the Islanders ?
    Transpose this reaction with the warm welcome and reception the ARA Libertad received in Southampton.
    Perhaps the Uruguayans should politely ask them to leave.

    Sep 09th, 2017 - 09:06 pm - Link - Report abuse +5
  • DemonTree

    Sep 09th, 2017 - 10:20 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Roger Lorton

    Life is full of disappointments

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 12:08 am - Link - Report abuse +6
  • gordo1

    What a sick load of moaning minnies!

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 06:22 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Brit Bob

    About time Argentina gave up the pretend sovereignty claim and moved on.

    Falklands- Never Belonged to Argentina:

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 09:07 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Islander1

    Pathetic whining little children

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 11:02 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Marti Llazo

    Argentina, where the sleep of reason results in not just monsters but also the sort of sullen whinging crybaby behaviour we expect of a spoilt 14-year-old after being told she cannot have a new iPhone to replace the one she drunkenly dropped into the toilet. Clamourous Argentina is a perpetual embarrassment to the dubious dignity of the other vulgar gap-toothed Third-World backwaters, crowing endlessly atop its piles of dung and dime-store bunting.

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 03:55 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Jack Bauer

    After all the above posts, there's nothing left to add about the Argy whining...well done guys ! Falkland's forever !!

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 05:46 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Terence Hill

    “The Argentine embassy met with ,,, the Falkland Islands have a stand at the Great Britain pavilion in the Prado agro-industry show in Montevideo”
    They just can’t can’t do anything without being in breach of international law as restated in the following resolution to wit: None-interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
    Ref.: 2225(XXI)
    The General Assembly,
    Reaffirming the principle of non-intervention, proclaimed in the charters of the Organization of American States, … Recognizing that full observance of the principle of the non-intervention of States in the internal and external affairs of other States is essential to the fulfilment of the purposes and principles of the United Nations,
    Considering further that direct intervention, subversion and all forms of indirect intervention are contrary to these principles and, consequently, constitute a violation of the Charter of the United Nations,
    …1. No State has the right to intervene, directly or indirectly, for any reason whatever, in the internal or external affairs of any other State.Consequently, ..and all other forms of interference or attempted threats against the personality of the State or against its political, economic and cultural elements, are condemned.
    …6. All States shall respect the right of self-determination and independence of peoples and nations, to be freely exercised without any foreign pressure, ..

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 08:29 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Swede

    “It was only during the first presentation which included a display which read Falkland Islands Government, that the sign had to be brought down following a demand from the Argentine foreign ministry” “had to be brought down”? Has the Argentine government executive power over a rural association in another country? Very strange, indeed.

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 08:58 pm - Link - Report abuse +5
  • DemonTree

    No, they haven't, so we must assume the Uruguayan government bowed to pressure and made them take it down.

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 09:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    Uruguay has never really liked its bullying neighbour, particularly after BA and Brazil fought over the East bank in the 1820's. Not unusually, it was Britain that negotiated the peace agreement in 1828 which saw BA and Brazil withdraw and led to the existence of Uruguay. The armies of BA took it badly. There was a coup in BA and it was under that administration that BA first made its Falklands pretensions known in 1829 - just before Rosas restored the previous government.

    After the 1831 Lexington Raid, the government in Montevideo supported the Yanks and denied the right of BA to claim the Falklands. They were even preparing their own expedition to the islands to stake a claim when Onslow showed up and put a stop to all plans.

    It leaked out only two or three years ago, that Uruguay still harbour plans to make a claim to the Falklands. CFK was not much amused at the time I seem to recall :-)

    FI have been at this show for 4 years and it was only at the one that Argie pressured the Uruguay Gov to get one poster taken down. One. Uruguay knows what it is doing, and what it is doing is giving Argentina the finger.


    Sep 10th, 2017 - 11:33 pm - Link - Report abuse +6
  • DemonTree

    “It leaked out only two or three years ago, that Uruguay still harbour plans to make a claim to the Falklands.”

    Lol, that's one of the dumbest things I ever heard. I like it.

    Uruguay should be worrying that Argentina still harbours plans to make a claim to THEM.

    Sep 10th, 2017 - 11:59 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Marti Llazo



    Sep 11th, 2017 - 12:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Daniel Hedin

    Lloran las rosas...

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 02:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    Maybe it was 4 years ago. It's here in Mercopress somewhere. What lay behind it, was a book (as usual)

    Rosas declined to sign the Lima Conference agreement in 1848 because of a hope that he could eventually get the East Bank back ...... ended up, as always in Argentina, fighting his own countrymen.

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 03:20 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • SkippyVonBraun

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 04:27 am - Link - Report abuse -7
  • gordo1

    Argentina will cease claiming sovereignty of the Falklands(Malvinas) sooner than that!

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 05:48 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Marti Llazo

    Besides, England doesn't have any malvinas. Perhaps hepathetic could be interested in some nice hand-crafted British knitware or a set of attractive microwave-safe ironstone dishes instead?

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 06:15 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • golfcronie

    Heppy, Cloon ( clown ) Skippy give it a rest , you know that it will not happen.Argentina should mind it's own business. Just imagine if every country were whiners like Argentina, you would not be able to put any poster or flag up. Absolutely pathetic.Are you reading this Skippy? you clown

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 09:03 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • darragh

    Life is full of disappointments...grown-ups get over them

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 11:09 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • golfcronie

    Time for Topher,Sassy,Skippy,Cloon,Juanma and Heppy to come on here and say as always “ England will return the Malvinas to within 25 years ” How many times does one explain to an Argie that England does not control the FALKLANDS and cannot return the FALKLANDS as you cannot return something that was never owned in the fist place. 1) The United Kingdom or Great Britain is made up of several countries namely England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island.

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 11:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    golfcronie, one does not reason with mad dogs and argentines.

    Sep 12th, 2017 - 01:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    “ Argentina Embassy disappointed with Falklands stand at the Prado show ” I know silly thing really and I agree with them, but I hasten to add that I agree that it should have been much, much larger. Now that would really piss them off.

    Sep 15th, 2017 - 11:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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