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Montevideo, December 13th 2017 - 09:26 UTC

Malvinas relatives of soldiers buried at Falklands Darwin cemetery are informed on the Red Cross report

Tuesday, December 5th 2017 - 07:26 UTC
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Two groups of four families of Malvinas fallen combatants will be informed on Tuesday of the results of the identification of Argentine soldiers buried in the Falklands Darwin cemetery, contained in the report delivered last Friday by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Read full article

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  • FitzRoy

    Why is the Argentine Cemetery constantly referred to as “Darwin Cemetery”? Darwin Cemetery is somewhere else, (near Darwin) and is something else entirely. There are no Argentine soldiers buried in Darwin Cemetery.

    Dec 05th, 2017 - 11:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stoker

    Genuine question. I heard the Argies laid landmines in one of the smaller cemeteries on the islands so that - for years after 1982 - the locals could not visit their family graves for fear of being blown up. Anybody know which graveyard?

    Dec 05th, 2017 - 03:40 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • BrianF.I

    I think its at Fox Bay(?), aint far from the fence. Fuckin Argies didnt get rid off their trash and the families had to watch their families graves rot away and deteriorate

    Dec 05th, 2017 - 04:21 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • DemonTree

    I wonder if the Argentine government will lift the ban on charter flights, at least temporarily, to allow the families to make a special trip there?

    Dec 06th, 2017 - 12:17 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • James Marshall

    DemonTree, 'will the Falklands allow them' is the more pertinent question.....It will be used by Arg. for politicising the issue, even if the government has humanitarian intentions, it will still be hi-jacked.

    Posted 6 days ago - Link - Report abuse +3
  • GALlamosa

    There is a monthly Lan flight via Rio Gallegos. They can come on that in small dignified groups to mourn in peace. It does not require a large “official” visit.

    Posted 6 days ago - Link - Report abuse +5
  • DemonTree

    @JM
    Is the FIG likely to ban them? AFAIK it's Arg that bans charter flights to limit tourism and hurt the Falklands economy.

    It's true they could come on the monthly flights, just not as a big group and it would cost them more. With a charter flight they wouldn't need to stay there for a whole week. I wonder if the Argentine military or government will pay for new headstones with the names of those who've been identified?

    Posted 6 days ago - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    “Malvinas relatives of soldiers buried at Falklands Darwin cemetery are informed on the Red Cross report”

    I find the heading of this article to be rather odd. “Malvinas relatives” means what?

    Posted 6 days ago - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JFrench

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Posted 6 hours ago - Link - Report abuse 0

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