Tag: Leopoldo Galtieri

Leopoldo Galtieri
Wednesday, August 24th 2016 - 21:07 UTC

Falklands' war: Israel sold weapons to Argentina during the conflict, say declassified documents

UK's National Archives released the files, November 16, 1984, with a memorandum from a senior British diplomat providing details on Israeli arms sales to Argentina

The British Foreign Office has recently declassified documents that allegedly prove that Israel sold weapons to Argentina during the 1982 Falklands War between the Argentine military dictatorship and the UK.

Friday, July 3rd 2015 - 06:26 UTC

Falklands' war: Chilean top commentator defends Chile's role in supporting UK

“Chile had more than sufficient reasons to help Great Britain following the Argentine invasion of the Malvinas Islands”, said Bernardo de la Maza.

Only a few hours off from Saturday's last match of the 2015 Copa America when the best South American team will emerge, the rivalry between finalists Argentina and hosts Chile has erupted strongly and the Falkland Islands' issue is not absent from aggressive chants and insulting messages in the social networks.

Wednesday, February 26th 2014 - 23:04 UTC

Falklands/Malvinas: Argentina has “no conflict hypothesis” says Defense head

Rossi said he wished he had all the funds announced by the Sunday Express

Minister of Defense Agustín Rossi said Argentina has no “conflict hypothesis” regarding the Falklands/Malvinas Islands, strongly denying statements from a British newspaper which argued the UK was closely monitoring Argentina's investment in military procurement.

Monday, April 8th 2013 - 19:55 UTC

Falklands war, a turning point for Margaret Thatcher’s image and political fortunes

Seventy four days after invasion day Argentine troops surrendered and the Union Jack is hoisted at the Governor’s residence

When the head of Argentina's military junta General Leopold Galtieri deployed military forces in the Falkland Islands, Britain assembled a task force to sail to the South Atlantic, to the astonishment of people in Britain, and the rest of the world.

Friday, December 28th 2012 - 05:03 UTC

PM Thatcher “never, never expected” Argentina to invade the Falklands; “it was such a stupid thing to do”

“That night no-one could tell me whether we could retake the Falklands - no-one. We did not know - we did not know”, reveal the declassified documents (Photo PA)

The 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina caught PM Margaret Thatcher by surprise, newly released government papers have shown. The then-prime minister only saw it was likely after getting “raw intelligence” two days before the Argentines landed.

Monday, April 23rd 2012 - 09:21 UTC

Brazil helped Soviet support operation for Argentina during the Falklands conflict

To this day the Brazilian Foreign Ministry (Itamaraty) always stated it was ‘neutral’ during the conflict

Brazil collaborated during the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict in an operation mounted by the Soviets to supply Argentina with spares, arms, munitions and other requirements according to the Rio do Janeiro newspaper O’Globo based on disclosed documents from the National Security Council and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Thursday, April 5th 2012 - 22:51 UTC

“We were prepared for war with Chile”, not in Malvinas admits former Argentine military governor

Mario Benjamin Menendez, military governor for 40 days and who signed the unconditional (erased) surrender

The former military governor of the Malvinas Islands during the Argentine occupation said that the negative outcome of the war for Argentina can only be attributed to “negligence and improvisation”.

Thursday, March 8th 2012 - 23:51 UTC

Put the islanders first: key to the Malvinas/Falklands dispute

Jorge Anaya, as a young officer in the sixties had already elaborated a plan to invade the Falklands.

By Robert Cox (*) - Charleston, South Carolina - The misbegotten war over the Islands that need not be named has reversed the concept that war is a continuation of politics or diplomacy by other means. The conflict continues in political and diplomatic terms in Argentina and in Britain. Lost in the clamour is the key to the solution: the interests of the native Islanders.

Monday, December 12th 2011 - 05:02 UTC

Argentina planning a Malvinas war museum for the 30th anniversary

The museum would be located at the former Navy Mechanical School

Under the banner of “Malvinas Year, memory justice and truth” the administration of President Cristina Fernandez is working for a major rally and demonstration of ‘rank and file” Malvinas veterans in Buenos Aires next 2 April, 30th anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas invasion.

Saturday, October 29th 2011 - 05:08 UTC

Argentina had no chance in the Malvinas war: it was fighting the ‘Holy Alliance’

A spurious purpose taking advantage of a sacred cause for the Argentines, says Yoffre

“Malvinas is a sacred cause for the Argentines used by the military with a spurious purpose: to remain in power” according to Juan Bautista ‘Tata’ Yoffre author of the recently launched book “1982” on the Falklands/Malvinas conflict.


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