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Falklands/Darwin cemetery operation: all ready for relatives day-trip, according to Argentina

Monday, February 26th 2018 - 06:40 UTC
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The trip of the relatives from the now identified 88 Argentine combatants buried at Darwin Cemetery, will be arriving to the Falkland Islands in three aircraft on 26th March at 09;30, and will be leaving by 16:00 hours of the same Monday, according to reports in the Argentine media. The Argentine-Armenian businessman Eduardo Eurnekian, who in 2004 paid for the Argentine Memorial at Darwin, will be financing the operation. Read full article

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  • Think

    TWIMC...

    Don't worry..., Kelpers...
    If it is “According to Argentina”..., as the title says..., It won't happen..., right?

    Chuckle..., chuckle...

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 08:13 am - Link - Report abuse -8
  • Roger Lorton

    The first 'according to Argentina' turned out to be 'not according to the FIG' and was therefore cancelled. They agreed with this, so thank yourself lucky Think. Monkeys or Organ grinders? The evidence shows who has been in charge.

    In and out all in one day .... minimum of fuss. Sounds reasonable.

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 08:24 am - Link - Report abuse +8
  • Think

    What was cancelled lad?

    The three layers posh & soft toilet paper in the temporary toilets at Darwin...?
    Must give you that one... A great Victory for the FIG(leaf) and them Kelper Falklandists...!

    Chuckle..., chuckle...

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 08:36 am - Link - Report abuse -8
  • Roger Lorton

    The flight on the 15th was cancelled old man. Didn't you hear? Or have you forgotten already? Age is a terrible thing.

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 09:01 am - Link - Report abuse +8
  • Think

    Woooooow...

    “The flight on the 15th was cancelled”...you say...
    What flight on the 15th...?, I say...

    You mean that first tentative date firstly set by Mr. Melconian...?
    I suppose that them three planes were not available or the marmor plates not yet carved or whatever...
    Do you have ANY PROOF that the FIG(leaf) had ANY INGERENCE in delaying the visit a whoooooooooooping 10 days...?

    What's that expression you luuuuuuuv to use...?
    “Clutching at straws”
    Ain't it...?

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 09:13 am - Link - Report abuse -7
  • Roger Lorton

    Did you not see the press release from the FIG? Or is that something else that you've conveniently forgotten old man. Dementia has its benefits I suppose.

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 09:43 am - Link - Report abuse +7
  • Think

    Please..., lad...

    Be sooo kind to link us to that triumphant press release from the FIG(leaf) so the other readers and meself can share and enjoy in full their great victory against the Argentinean invasion...

    Chuckle... chuckle...

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 09:54 am - Link - Report abuse -8
  • Roger Lorton

    https://us8.campaign-archive.com/?u=2abe0425e0c8db5d48bd90c90&id=536a611b14

    Play with the words all you like Think, but this was issued in response to the Clarin report (and others) announcing the 15th as the date of the relatives visit to the Islands. Immediately slammed down. Proof indeed.

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 10:07 am - Link - Report abuse +9
  • Think

    As I have explaIned many times to you before..., laddie...
    All nicely agreed with the Engrish organ grinder...
    No mention of no South Atlantic monkeys
    Reported by your own News outlet...:

    ***“The next of kin of 103 Argentine combatants fallen during the 1982 Falklands conflict will be travelling to the Islands next 26 March with the purpose of honoring the 88 unknown conscripts, buried at the Darwin cemetery.....
    ACCORDING TO ARGENTINE MEDIA, the information was confirmed following a meeting, this Tuesday, of officials at the British embassy in Buenos Aires.”***

    http://en.mercopress.com/2018/02/21/malvinas-fallen-relatives-will-be-flying-to-falklands-at-the-end-of-march-says-argentine-media

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 10:45 am - Link - Report abuse -8
  • Roger Lorton

    As I said Think, play with the words all you like. The FIG press release was in response to the Argentine news reports as can be seen by the date. Those reports said that the 15th had been selected as the date (Remember Natasha?). Spoke too soon and Argentina got knocked back, probably just to prove a point, truth be told. The FIG flexing its muscles.

    Try again Think - you fool nobody but yourself.

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 10:49 am - Link - Report abuse +8
  • Think

    Flexing what muscle...?
    The stiff upper lip one...?

    The lack of soft perfumed toilet paper in them provisory toilet facilities at Darwin would have been much more significant than that insignificant change of dates you atribute to some FIG(leaf)'s “muscle flexing”...

    You are amusing ..., laddie...
    You deserve a chuckle...
    Chuckle...

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 11:00 am - Link - Report abuse -8
  • Roger Lorton

    I can lead a fool to information, but even I cannot make him think.

    Or to put it another way, there's none so blind .............

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 11:03 am - Link - Report abuse +8
  • Think

    You are not presenting any “information”laddie...
    You are presenting a belief, suspicion, conjecture, speculation, view, inference, theory, thesis, hypothesis, postulation, guesswork, feeling, hunch, assumption, presumption... or such...

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 11:16 am - Link - Report abuse -7
  • golfcronie

    Jog on Tinkle, you are sooooo booooring

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 11:22 am - Link - Report abuse +6
  • Islander1

    Think- the 15th was an Arg guess date- FACTS were explained at that time by FIG through the Br Embassy - and so date was later recised to 26th.
    1.Takes a bit of time to get the airline and then it to start the process to get its paperwork agreed with Dept of Civil Aviation, Falkland Islands Govt. Like Insurance and Aircraft certificates etc.
    2. lot of these families will be Elderly - weather not always nice and warm and sunny - so our side here needs just a wee bit of time to plan and organise logistics like:
    Coaches
    Temporary Toilets
    Warm places to shelter if weather not nice- ie windy and snow squalls.
    First Aid facilities in case any elderly folks need some
    Some security
    etc etc.

    it is important the such a day of emotion for those 88 families goes well and RESPECTFULL - handled the organised and dignified Falklands way - not a Min.of Foreign Affairs shambles.
    Incidentally todays Arg press is again wrong anyway - plans are for the named grave stones to be sent over and in place before the 26th and more appropriate.

    So do not believe what Arg Press says - they do shout off at half-cock at times.

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 11:29 am - Link - Report abuse +9
  • Roger Lorton

    I'm presenting the evidence that the FIG had the final say Think. Deny it all you like. Makes no difference.

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 11:29 am - Link - Report abuse +8
  • Think

    Tim... as always...a pleasure readng your posts...

    Please don't worry about me believing no Press...
    Specially yours that in this case in particular didn't shout at no-cock at all...

    You get me drift...?

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 12:02 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • The Voice

    Argentina will finally twig they cant colonise the Falkland Islands within 25 years... ;-)

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse +8
  • EscoSesDoidao

    Sorry to be off topic folks, but I've just discovered the Scottish National party must be in cahoots with the Argentinians. The first president of the SNP was also an Argentine Gaucho.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09s8bt2

    Feb 26th, 2018 - 10:10 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Don Roberto Cunninghame Graham..! The friend and protector of Aimé..., me horses grandpapá...

    A true Argie Gaucho and a gentlescot...
    http://www.aimetschiffely.org/images/rbcg-aft.JPG

    Feb 27th, 2018 - 02:14 pm - Link - Report abuse -5

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