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Montevideo, November 22nd 2017 - 11:09 UTC

Tag: Bs. Aires British Embassy

  • Friday, October 20th 2017 - 06:03 UTC

    A Rose for Peace presented the Falklands by Argentine students

    The Rose for Peace made from shell casings metal with the engraved names of the three civilian ladies killed as a result of accidental fire from a British warship

    The large number of Argentine visitors to the Falkland Islands this week included pupils of the Don Bosco College in Ensenada. Having spent the first full day of their stay visiting the military cemeteries at Darwin and San Carlos where they paid tribute to the fallen of both sides in 1982, on Monday the group, whose visit was arranged in conjunction with the British Embassy in Buenos Aires, was given a presentation on the Falklands by the FIG Policy Department.

  • Thursday, October 5th 2017 - 08:49 UTC

    British Embassy Buenos Aires holds reception to honor five World War II veterans.

    Amb. Mark Kent, Gp. Capt. RobSmith, Defence Attache; Greater Brigadier F. Nieto, Deputy Chief Argentine Air Force and D. Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland with with argentine-polish veterans

    Battle of Britain Sunday commemorates the great victory won by the Royal Air Force (RAF), which saved Britain from invasion in 1940. On Sunday 15 September came what Sir Winston Churchill called “one of the decisive battles of the war” and with it, the Luftwaffe’s greatest defeat.

  • Saturday, September 2nd 2017 - 13:14 UTC

    UK ambassador hosts 35 young Argentines awarded Chevening scholarships

    The group of 2017/2018 Chevening scholars with HMA Mark Kent

    British Ambassador Mark Kent welcomed at his Residence the group of young Argentines who were awarded Chevening scholarships. Ambassador Kent joined members of the Chevening Alumni Association of Argentina and local authorities in wishing a safe and successful trip to the scholarship holders.

  • Saturday, August 19th 2017 - 08:18 UTC

    Applications for Chevening scholarships open in Argentina

    Since 1991, more than 480 Argentines have been selected to take part in the prestigious program and are now successful professionals in different areas

    The British Embassy in Buenos Aires has announced that the call for applications for Chevening scholarships will be open until 7 November. The scholarships are awarded to applicants with proven leadership skills and a strong professional and academic background.

  • Friday, July 7th 2017 - 06:00 UTC

    UK will fund 21 projects from Argentine government agencies and civil society

    Ambassador Kent said some of the projects follow on from the lines of work outlined in the Joint Statement of September 2016.

    The British Embassy in Argentina has selected 21 project bids submitted by government agencies and civil society organizations which will award almost 10 million pesos worth of funding during the second half of 2017. The initiative follows on the spirit of the 2016 September Joint Statement.

  • Saturday, April 8th 2017 - 07:35 UTC

    UK's Startup Games contest in Argentina attracts over 100 participants

    An estimated 100 participants received training and competed for virtual investments during the Startup Games contest created by the UK's Department for International Trade, which this time was held at the UK embassy in Argentina.

  • Thursday, March 9th 2017 - 20:11 UTC

    UK Ambassador meets with Malvinas Families commission

    The official picture of the members of the Commission with Ambassador Kent at the Embassy

    British ambassador in Buenos Aires, Mark Kent this week held a meeting with relatives of Argentine combatants who lost their lives during the Falklands conflict in 1982, according to the embassy twitter. The meeting was described as “historic”, and Ambassador Kent said that the “warm and most respectful dialogue”, addressed humanitarian issues and “how to honor the memory and dignity of the fallen in combat”.

  • Thursday, February 16th 2017 - 13:20 UTC

    Over 1000 fans celebrated the magic of Harry Potter in Argentina

    HMA Mark Kent poses for a picture with Albus Dumbledore and Canadian Ambassador, Robert Fry.

    More than 1000 people took part last week of the local edition of “Harry Potter Book Night” – a global initiative by Bloomsbury Publishing designed to celebrate the magical world created by British author J. K. Rowling and promote reading. The event was organized for the second year running in Buenos Aires by the British Embassy and FanCon.

  • Friday, October 21st 2016 - 07:29 UTC

    Falklands' military exercises trigger protests in Buenos Aires against Macri and UK embassy

    During the protest a group burned two Union Jack flags and harshly criticized president Macri's efforts to strengthen ties with PMr Theresa May's administration.

    Extreme left wing organizations protested on Thursday outside Britain's embassy in Buenos Aires against UK military exercises which are being carried out in the disputed Falkland Islands. The groups also slammed the Argentine government's pursuit of closer ties with the United Kingdom.

  • Thursday, March 10th 2016 - 03:23 UTC

    Argentina's next ambassador in London invited to UK residence in Buenos Aires

    From left to right: British Ambassador John Freeman, Linette de Jager, Mrs Freeman and new Argentine Ambassador Carlos Sersale Di Cersiano

    British Ambassador in Buenos Aires Dr. John Freeman and Mrs Freeman welcomed Ambassador Carlos Sersale Di Cersiano and his partner Linette de Jager to the Residence and congratulated him on his appointment to London. The British ambassador wished both every success in the years ahead.

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