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Tag: 150th anniversary of Welsh settlements in Argentine

  • Saturday, October 31st 2015 - 07:14 UTC

    Falklands' visit early next year for Shadow Foreign minister Stephen Doughty

    “The Labor party has a very clear and unchanged position on the Falklands; any decision on their future has to be one made by Falkland Islanders”.

    Cardiff South and Penarth MP Stephen Doughty has become the shadow minister responsible for Africa, South Asia and the Falkland Islands, reports Walesonline. The Labour MP takes on the role at a time when the UK is responding to the migrant crisis in North Africa and tensions have heightened between Britain and Argentina over the future of the Falklands, the Islands which he plans to visit early next year.

  • Tuesday, July 28th 2015 - 06:27 UTC

    Falkland Islanders under Argentina 'will elect their own members to Congress and enjoy oil benefits'

    “Argentina will recover sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands some day, and in the meantime we will continue with dialogue and claims” said Castro

    'Some day' Argentina will recover sovereignty over the Malvinas and in no way will the Falkland Islanders or their culture, traditions or language be discriminated, and furthermore they will be able to elect their members to congress, governor and fully enjoy the benefits of oil production.

  • Tuesday, July 28th 2015 - 06:01 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez blasts media over Welsh celebrations in Patagonia

    The head of state assured that she missed Monday's ceremony in Chubut on doctors' recommendations due to a bout of laryngitis.

    Suffering from a severe case of laryngitis which forced her to a 48 hours rest, Argentine president Cristina Fernandez nevertheless had time for a fight with the Buenos Aires media and welcome Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones who is in Argentina for the Welsh settlers in Patagonia celebrations.

  • Tuesday, July 28th 2015 - 05:38 UTC

    Carwyn Jones grateful to Chubut for helping preserve Welsh language and culture

    Buzzi presented First Minister Jones with a painting from a local Gaiman artist which depicts the chapel of Bryn Crwn

    Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones said it was an honor and a privilege to be in Chubut for the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first Welsh settlers arrival in Patagonia, and thanked provincial governor Martin Buzzi for organizing the event and helping to preserve Welsh traditions, culture and language.

  • Tuesday, July 28th 2015 - 05:31 UTC

    “A diplomatic success” the presence of Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones

    “The presence of First minister Jones is a significant success for Chubut, and a day of great celebration for our nation and our people” underlined Castro

    As a day of great celebration, Argentine ambassador in the UK, Alicia Castro described the festivities for the 150th anniversary of Welsh settlers arrival to Patagonia, taking place in Chubut with the attendance of Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones, Argentine cabinet ministers and members of the Welsh-Argentine community.

  • Tuesday, July 28th 2015 - 05:07 UTC

    'The Welsh are fully integrated to Argentina and have preserved their culture'

    Anibal Fernandez and Carlos Zannini came in representation of President Cristina Fernandez who is suffering from laryngitis

    Argentina's Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernandez and the Presidential Legal and Technical secretary Carlos Zannini led on Monday celebrations in Chubut to mark the 150th anniversary of the Welsh community that settled in the Patagonian province. The event took place in Puerto Madryn overlooking the Golfo Nuevo.

  • Saturday, July 18th 2015 - 07:46 UTC

    UK ambassador in Argentina and Chubut governor workout Welsh immigration celebrations

    “First Minister Jones will visit Chubut on 27/28 July. We are scheduled to meet at Government house to sign several agreements and bilateral talks” said Buzzi

    UK ambassador in Buenos Aires John Freeman met with Chubut province governor Martin Buzzi in Rawson to work out the agenda of activities scheduled for the end of the month when Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones is expected to arrive for the 150th anniversary celebration of Welsh immigration to Argentina, reports the local media, Diario Jornada.

  • Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 07:22 UTC

    Falklands and Welsh anniversary in Argentina: chronicle of a foretold debate

    Minister Carwyn Jones will be the first top level British official in years to visit Argentina, and there is a diplomatic protocol to be respected by both sides

    Next 28 July Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones will be attending celebrations in the province of Chubut in the framework of the 150th anniversary of the first Welsh settlement in Patagonia, 28 July 1865. An event which in an electoral year in Argentina could become a good opportunity for president Cristina Fernandez to press on the Falkland Islands dispute, according to speculation in the Buenos Aires media.

  • Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 07:14 UTC

    Falklands: Ambassador Castro hopes for UK/Argentina friendly and meaningful dialogue

    Ambassador Castro with Lord Wigley, a Welsh political figure and chairman of the organizing committee for 150th anniversary celebrations

    The Embassy of Argentina in the UK celebrated Independence Day on Thursday, highlighting the importance of national sovereignty and Latin American unity. Before a packed audience of over four hundred people, the Argentine Ambassador Alicia Castro delivered a speech in which she recalled that the aim of the struggle for independence was to unite all the peoples of Latin America.

  • Thursday, July 9th 2015 - 01:01 UTC

    Photo exhibition on Welsh settlers in Argentina, opened at Westminster

    From left to right: David T. C. Davies MP, Argentine Ambassador Alicia Castro, and photographer Marcos Zimmermann

    Parliament in London is hosting a week-long historic photographic exhibition dedicated to the Welsh settlement in Argentina, entitled: “Y Wladfa: Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Welsh settlement in Argentina” which was officially inaugurated on Tuesday by Argentine Ambassador to the UK, Alicia Castro, and David T.C Davies MP, chairman of the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee.

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