Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Monday, December 29th 2014 - 06:49 UTC

Salta deputy brings his guitar to the Falklands to 'unite people through music'

Salta deputy Emanuel Sierra. Does “V” sign mean “peace” or “victory”?

Argentine and Anglo-saxon rock music should break down barriers. Local member of Legislative Assembly calls for 'no unruly behaviour'

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 05:32 UTC

Cotroversial two-part Top Gear Patagonia special aired on BBC2

Had it not been for the incidents, the Patagonia chapter of Top Gear would have been of little entertaining value

Critics agree only the segment where the crew is chased and thrown stones at by angry Argentines has some 'action'. The rest is the usual Top Gear travelogue.

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 00:23 UTC

London concerned as Russian military jets available to Argentina

Russian-built Sukhoi Su-24 jets made available to Argentina.

Putin reportedly offered them in exchange for beef and wheat during his last trip to Buenos Aires. 'Sunday Express' cites UK defence sources.

Saturday, December 27th 2014 - 08:22 UTC

Top Gear episode filmed in Argentina to be aired Saturday

It was the 'most terrible thing' for BBC host Jeremy Clarkson

When filming in Patagonia, the BBC crew and host Jeremy Clarkson were forced to leave the country after locals saw their cars' license plates, which were deemed 'provocative'.

Thursday, December 25th 2014 - 22:27 UTC

Unusually abundant 2014 for Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly describes 2014 as a “bumper year,” for the Islands' trade and industry.

Monday, December 22nd 2014 - 08:19 UTC

Soldier's helmet case still unclear, newspaper reports

British veteran Gordon Hoggan claimes he killed an Argentine soldier with his bayonet (Pic AFP)

British veteran of the 1982 Falklands War claims to have killed an Argentine soldier with his bayonette and now wants to give the helmet to the family, but... ¿did it happen as he says?

Sunday, December 21st 2014 - 11:39 UTC

C24 slammed for failing to visit Falklands

Britain ’s ambassador to the United Nations Sir Mark Lyall Grant

Britain ’s ambassador to the United Nations has hit out at the UN’s Special Committee on Decolonisation (C24) for its “outdated” approach to dealing with overseas territories.

Sunday, December 21st 2014 - 10:58 UTC

HMS Iron Duke returns from South Atlantic patrols

HMS Iron Duke calling  Portsmouth

Hundreds of families welcomed back their loved ones for Christmas as HMS Iron Duke returned to Portsmouth from a successful South Atlantic patrol conducting maritime security operations and providing support to British Overseas Territories in the region.

Saturday, December 20th 2014 - 05:13 UTC

Alicia Castro optimistic Argentina will exert sovereignty over Falklands

Argentine ambassador in London Alicia Castro

The Argentine ambassador in London also accused PM Cameron's government of 'celebrating war' with Thatcher statue.

Saturday, December 20th 2014 - 04:39 UTC

Filmus too thinks US-Cuba case a mirror for Falklands feud

Secretary of Malvinas (Falklands) Daniel Filmus confident international support will make a difference.

Argentine Secretary of Malvinas echoes President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, claims overwhelming majority of nations support his country. 'Policy of isolating UK succeeding,' he says.

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