MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, December 12th 2018 - 16:30 UTC

Tag: Argentine Military Cemetery

  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 07:46 UTC

    Argentina announces identification on 106th combatant buried in Falklands

    Castagnari makes the Air Fo first Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands whose remains are returned to Argentina.

    Remains of the 106th Argentine combatant buried in the Falkland Islands has been fully identified, announced on Thursday Argentina's Human Rights Secretary Claudio Avruj. The Argentine official said the name of the newly identified soldier will be released on Friday on request of the family who wished a day of intimacy, after 36 years of waiting news from their loved one.

    Add your comment!
  • Tuesday, November 27th 2018 - 09:21 UTC

    Succesful identification of the 105 Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands

    The Argentine military cemetery at Darwin where the number of unnamed graves has diminished dramatically

    Argentina's Human Rights Secretariat Claudio Avruj announced on Monday the identification of the 105th combatant whose remains are buried in the Falkland Islands under a gravestone that read “Argentine soldier, only known upon God”. Claudio Alfredo Bastida was a 19-year-old conscript who died in the Mount Longdon battle on 12 June 1982.

  • Wednesday, October 31st 2018 - 09:04 UTC

    Argentine military cemetery in Falklands now has 102 identified gravestones

    The identification of Sbert is the result of the Humanitarian Project Plan agreed between Argentina, UK and Falklands, under Red Cross leadership

    Argentina's Human Rights Secretariat announced on Tuesday that the remains of another Argentine unknown combatant, buried in the Falkland Islands have been identified making him the 102nd successful case. Corporal Mateo Antonio Sbert, was born in the province of Buenos Aires in 1949, and fell on 31 May 1982, during the South Atlantic conflict, in combat against British commandos at Top Malo House. He belonged to the Engineers Corps and was a Geographic Service graduate.

  • Friday, March 30th 2018 - 22:16 UTC

    A humanitarian triumph in the aftermath of war

    Watching  Sergio Fernandez and Geoffrey Cardozo together conveys a message of hope that in this time and age is refreshing.

    By Nicholas Tozer -Buenos Aires.
    THE visit by over two hundred of Argentine next-of-kin to the Argentine Military Cemetery in Darwin in East Falkland earlier this week undoubtedly marks a new milestone in the so-often troubled relations between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands dispute.