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Tag: Malvinas

  • Friday, June 22nd 2018 - 09:02 UTC

    Malvinas question dispute: new phase in Argentina/UK relations will create favorable conditions

    “President Macri has prompted a new phase in relations with the UK”, Faurie (c) said on Thursday during the C24 debate at the UN building in New York.

    Foreign minister Jorge Faurie reiterated before the United Nations Decolonization Committee or C24, that Argentina wishes to establish a dialogue with the UK to solve the Malvinas Islands dispute, and underlined he believed that “favorable conditions” for such a scenario have been created and are advancing.

  • Friday, June 1st 2018 - 08:55 UTC

    Argentina delists Malvinas petitioner Betts, and his shady turncoat past begins to surface

    Nobody in the Islands knew Betts was so infatuated with his Argentine girl-friend that this led him to change sides, given his past as a hard-line critic of Argentina

    Alejandro Jacobo Betts, Argentine citizen, born as Alexander Jacob Betts in the Falkland Islands, where he lived with a family until the end of the 1982 conflict, has been delisted from the Argentine delegation to this year's United Nations Decolonization Committee or C24 meeting scheduled for this month in New York.

  • Thursday, May 17th 2018 - 10:38 UTC

    “Gauchos in Malvinas”, part of Falklands' history is a collection of watercolors

    Marcelo Beccaceci, an expert in gaucho culture in Patagonia, is the author of the book and who collected the watercolors.

    “Gauchos in Malvinas” is the title of the book launched at the recent Buenos Aires Book show which is mainly a collection of water colors by William Dale, painted in 1852 when he spent time in the Falkland Islands. He was the son of John Pownall Dale, at the time General Manager of the Falkland Islands Company, and his paintings are considered a unique and only testimony of the gauchos in the Falklands.

  • Wednesday, May 16th 2018 - 08:22 UTC

    Boris Johnson expected in Argentina; homage to Falklands/Malvinas conflict fallen in the agenda?

    The Foreign secretary is expected in Buenos Aires for a G20 ministerial meeting

    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is expected next week in Argentina for a G20 ministerial meeting and, according to Buenos Aires media, normally well informed, he is scheduled to attend a homage to the fallen in the South Atlantic conflict. This would take place in the framework of the new constructive positive turn for Argentine/UK bilateral relations, which includes cooperation in several fields.

  • Wednesday, April 4th 2018 - 08:58 UTC

    Falklands' veteran supports Everton Argentine player Funes Mori: “he is entitled to his opinion”

    Edward Denmark, who fought in the Falklands war, said it showed “integrity” for Ramiro Funes Mori to support his country

    A Falklands war veteran has said that Everton’s player Ramiro Funes Mori is “entitled to his opinion“ after a controversial tweet went viral. The Argentine defender posted, “Las Malvinas son argentinas” which translates as “the Falkland Islands are Argentine” on the anniversary of Argentina’s invasion of the Falklands, April 2nd.

  • Monday, March 12th 2018 - 16:34 UTC

    Falkland Islands: It's Time for Adventure!

    The Falkland Islands...one of the last great wilderness destinations on the planet, where your trip becomes an adventure. Four wheel drives are our mode of transport, and our little planes will take you to islands abundant with penguins, albatrosses and petrels that are there for you alone to discover and enjoy.

  • Friday, February 16th 2018 - 09:35 UTC

    Falklands angry with National Geographic; demands apology to the Islands and its people

    National Geographic images were taken for an article which could not have been produced without the explicit support of the Falkland Islands Government. Photo: Paul Nicklen / National Geographic

    Anger has been expressed in the Falkland Islands this week over a letter which was sent to the Argentine Governor of Tierra del Fuego, Rosana Bertone, by a representative of the National Geographic Foundation. The letter, dated February 8, contains an apology for the appearance of the label ‘Falkland Islands’ instead of ‘Malvinas Islands’ on photos published on Instagram, which were taken here.

  • Friday, February 9th 2018 - 10:31 UTC

    National Geographic apologizes for publishing Malvinas pictures as from the Falklands

    Last January it was announced that National Geographic February 2018 would document the Falkland Islands' diverse ecosystem by wildlife photographer Paul Nicklen.

    National Geographic has apologized to Tierra del Fuego governor Rosana Bertone for publishing in Instagram pictures identified as taken in the Falklands, instead of the Malvinas Islands. According to Ushuaia reports, aware of this situation, the Environment Secretary of Tierra del Fuego Mauro Pérez Toscani, on instructions from Ms Bertone addressed the National Geographic Foundation to express disappointment and demaning rectification of the Malvinas controversy.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2018 - 06:36 UTC

    Argentina recalls when Malvinas Islands were “illegally” occupied by British forces

    The moment the British flag is raised in the Falklands in 1833, recalled in a stamp

    In advance of January 3rd, when Argentina recalls the date in 1833 in which allegedly British forces “illegally” occupied the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands, the foreign ministry, Palacio San Martín, released a statement reaffirming its imprescriptible and inalienable sovereignty rights over the South Atlantic archipelago. This is the 185th anniversary of the event.

  • Saturday, October 29th 2016 - 10:24 UTC

    Falklands/Malvinas: Ibero-American summit supports Argentine claim and calls for dialogue with UK

    “The summit includes a communiqué with reference to the Malvinas question and the support for Argentina's claim”, anticipated Malcorra

    Argentine foreign minister Susana Malcorra thanked countries attending the XXV IberoAmerian summit in Colombia for their support to Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands and the compliance of UN resolutions calling for dialogue with the UK. A brief release from the Argentine ministry said “we are grateful for the support we have received from the IberoAmerican space on the Malvinas question”.

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