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Montevideo, April 25th 2018 - 00:35 UTC

Tag: Bs. Aires British Embassy

  • Friday, February 23rd 2018 - 06:56 UTC

    Falklands/Uruguay strengthening of links is of interest to visiting diplomats

    British ambassador in Uruguay, Ian Duddy in the Falklands during a visit to one of the rookeries  (Pic Twitter)

    Two British diplomats based in Latin America were visiting the Falklands this week, arriving on Sunday on the delayed LATAM flight after enjoying an unexpected one-night stopover in Punta Arenas. Making his second visit to the Falklands was His Excellency Ian Duddy, British Ambassador to Uruguay. He was accompanied by Richard Jones, Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Buenos Aires.

  • Wednesday, February 21st 2018 - 07:04 UTC

    Malvinas fallen relatives will be flying to Falklands at the end of March, says Argentine media

    The Argentine cemetery at Darwin for 35 years had 122 graves with remains of soldiers “...only known to God”, but now 88 have been fully identified

    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, that were finally identified in a joint effort from the Argentine and British governments, the International Red Cross and consent from Falklands elected authorities.

  • Friday, December 8th 2017 - 00:38 UTC

    British Embassy in Buenos Aires celebrated centenary of ambassador's residence

    On 11 June 2001 the Residence was included in the national heritage list.

    The British Embassy in Buenos Aires celebrated the first 100 years of the Ambassador’s Residence, a building that is on Argentina’s national heritage list and regarded as one of the most beautiful British diplomatic residences in the world.

  • 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”.