Tag: Hector Timerman

Hector Timerman
Saturday, April 12th 2014 - 08:45 UTC

Oil race fuels new Falklands chapter

”The war completely changed the Falklands from an economic perspective,” said Mike Summers

The following article from the Sydney Morning Herald was written by Chris Zappone, who recently visited the Falkland Islands as a guest of the local government and the Foreign Office.The Falkland Islands are not an easy place to reach. Flights come only weekly. Cruise ships making the trip brave frigid seas, freezing nights and recently, harassment from Argentine dockworkers.

Saturday, April 5th 2014 - 02:51 UTC

Diego García and Falklands in the same 'claim basket', anticipates Chagos leader

Olivier Bancoult, president of the Chagos Refugees Group; an estimated 3.000 Chagos Islanders live mainly in UK and Mauritius

The leader of thousands of displaced Chagos islanders fighting Britain for a return to their Indian Ocean archipelago (Diego García) has said they will wage a joint diplomatic battle alongside Argentina as it seeks sovereignty over the Falklands, according to a report from The Telegraph credited to Hannah Strange.

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 - 08:05 UTC

“Our Malvinas” photo exhibit opened in the Argentine congress

Timerman during the opening of the exhibit

On the eve of a new anniversary of the Argentine military invasion of the Falkland Islands, (2 April 1982) Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that when Great Britain finally agrees to sit for negotiations over the disputed Malvinas there will be “no way to deny” the Islands belong to Argentina.

Thursday, March 20th 2014 - 03:28 UTC

Malvinas: Argentina understands UK's insistence on tripartite talks, “but UN resolutions prevent it”

Daniel Filmus is convinced Argentina will eventually recover the Falklands

The Telegraph published a long interview with Daniel Filmus recently appointed to head the Argentine government newly created Malvinas Islands Related Issues Secretariat in which he repeats many of the arguments of the Cristina Fernandez administration campaign referred to the Falklands sovereignty claim, using such words as 'colonialism' and 'militarization', and attacking UK's refusal to sit and dialogue as indicated by UN resolutions.

Friday, March 14th 2014 - 08:36 UTC

Timerman happy with the way he is running Malvinas policy

The statement from the Argentine official was in reply to UK minister Swire

Argentine Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said he must be doing the right things regarding the Falklands/Malvinas issue because the Foreign Office prefers to talk to members of the opposition.

Thursday, March 13th 2014 - 06:17 UTC

Bachelet first overseas trip to Argentina next April

The announcement was made by foreign ministers Muñoz and Timerman (L)

Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet will travel to Argentina in April for what will be her first official visit since being re-elected for office, the nation's Foreign Minister Heraldo Muñoz confirmed on Wednesday. Muñoz was accompanied by Argentine Héctor Timerman as he made the announcement.

Wednesday, March 12th 2014 - 07:22 UTC

Unasur foreign ministers expected to call for dialogue and peace talks in Venezuela

Brazilian president Rousseff is leading the Unasur effort

Foreign ministers from Unasur (Union of South American Nations) will be drafting a statement calling for peace and dialogue to end the month-long clashes in Venezuela when they be meeting on Wednesday in Santiago de Chile. The meeting and agenda have the support from the Venezuelan government.

Tuesday, March 11th 2014 - 06:37 UTC

Cristina Fernandez invited to visit Europe and establish a closer dialogue

The Argentine president next week will be flying to the Vatican and to Paris

Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has revealed that the European Union has requested direct talks with Argentina, after a meeting held between President Cristina Fernández and European Commission vice-president Antonio Tajani on the sides of the official inauguration of Michelle Bachelet as Chilean president.

Thursday, March 6th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

Boudou and Timerman represent Argentina at Chavez anniversary

The Argentine minister came out strongly in support of Maduro

Vice president Amado Boudou and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman represented Argentina at Wednesday's ceremonies in honor of the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez on his death first anniversary, which was followed by huge crowds in Caracas.

Wednesday, February 26th 2014 - 07:16 UTC

“Argentine Antarctica Day” celebrations with special mention of South Georgia

Minister Timerman reading his speech

Argentina celebrated on Tuesday 25 February, the “Argentine Antarctica Day”, which recalls the 110 years of uninterrupted presence of the country in Antarctica and included among the many activities displayed the scientific research cruise of May 2013 in waters adjoining the South Georgia islands.

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