Tag: Falklands / Malvinas

Falklands / Malvinas
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.

Friday, December 19th 2014 - 08:04 UTC

CFK yearns UK 'will agree to talk about Malvinas', praises US-Cuba accord

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez says it took the US 53 years to admit Fidel Castro was right.

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner wishes the United Kingdom would agree to discuss the issue of the Malvinas (Falklands) just like US, Cuba talked over their differences

Thursday, December 18th 2014 - 04:45 UTC

Holdout funds, Malvinas: Mercosur presidents back Argentina

Heads of State of Mercosur full and associate member countries expressed full support to Argentina and Venezuela on Wednesday in Parana.

Full support also expressed for Venezuela against sanctions from the administration of United States President Barack Obama.

Wednesday, December 17th 2014 - 04:52 UTC

Filmus: Scholar approach at Malvinas Question

Argentine Secretary of Malvinas Affairs Daniel Filmus calls for three-part deeper approach. at the issue of sovereignty

Argentina's Secretary of Malvinas (Falklands) Daniel Filmus moves spotlight onto juridical, historical knowledge, continental platform and international relationships to back sovereignty claims

Monday, December 8th 2014 - 07:18 UTC

Argentina claims BBC Top Gear had three different plates and planned to set the cars on fire

Clarkson's Porsche '91 with the controversial plate that triggered incidents

The BBC Top Gear team which last October toured Argentina with three vehicles and which triggered a strong controversy apparently had three different plates in just one car and tried to torch the vehicles to cause further 'scandal', according to reports from the Patagonian police which were attached to a second letter sent by Argentine ambassador Alicia Castro to the BBC Executive Board.

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 04:15 UTC

Chile consulted Argentina before allowing HMS Dragon to dock in Valparaiso

Through defense and foreign ministries, the HMS Dragon issue was discussed with Argentina, said Chilean defense minister Jorge Burgos

Chilean foreign minister Jorge Burgos revealed this week that the presence of HMS Dragon in Valparaiso was authorized after having consulted with Argentina, and underlined that Chile strictly abides with what was agreed regarding the passage of British vessels through Chilean waters.

Monday, December 1st 2014 - 09:44 UTC

A “Malvinas 'invasion' with women”, Mujica proposes to the Argentines

 Mujica in his farm in the outskirts of Montevideo with his three-legged pet Manuela

Uruguayan president Jose Mujica said that if Argentina wished to recover the Falklands/Malvinas Islands it should appeal to the “women” and an invasion of “mattresses and blankets”.

Thursday, November 27th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

Malvinas next-of-kin deny any soon exhumation of Argentine fallen at Darwin cemetery

The Darwin Cemetery with the remains of Argentine soldiers fallen during the Falklands conflict of 1982

The Malvinas and South Atlantic Islands fallen next of kin commission, in a public statement said that exhuming and identifying remains of Argentine soldiers buried in the Falkland Islands Darwin cemetery is a most personal issue for each family, strictly humanitarian, not decided and thus rejects any political intentionality in recent statements on the matter.

Tuesday, November 25th 2014 - 00:45 UTC

Falklands' reference in BBC Top Gear Argentina program: no end to controversy

Ambassador Castro has addressed a letter directly to the Chair of BBC Trust, Rona Fairhead

Ambassador Alicia Castro has addressed a letter directly to the Chair of the BBC Trust requesting formal apologies for the “false and biased” account reported on the BBC program “Top Gear” filmed in Argentina, and in a veiled subtle way ends hoping that the long established relationship between Argentina and the BBC, “will continue to blossom in the future”.

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