Chile and Ecuador will be proposing their peers of Unasur, (Union of South American Nations) the establishment of a scientific research base in Antarctica, according to Ecuador’s Foreign Affairs minister Ricardo Patiño. Read full article
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TWIMCFeb 25th, 2011 - 05:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
The idea was born following Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa’s tour of Antarctica
Suuuuuuuuuure............................ Chuckle chuckle..............
An unifying factor for South-America with a common antagonist……
Another nail in the British Antarctic coffin.
Unlikely Think ... when the Arctic Treaty fails the whole world will be be heading in your direction .... UNASUR won't be enough!Feb 25th, 2011 - 06:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Probably have another Diego Garcia on West Falkland :-)
The British are here to stay.Feb 25th, 2011 - 12:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
even coming your way
Antarctica may be the devils playground
but no doubt the argentines will be around to claim what’s theirs,
whenever money is found, you will find greed
whenever Argentina is around , you can be sure that a claim wont be far behind lol.)
mmm.. yeah, except 'claim' is too vague a term in this caseFeb 26th, 2011 - 07:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
First permanent Antarctic base: 1904 Argentina
Since then, 6 permanent bases, 6 seasonal
We don't claim our Antarctic sector, we own it outright. ツ
@4 Another deluded imperialistic Argentine.Feb 26th, 2011 - 10:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Bullshit Martian - first Argentine base in Antartica 1943Feb 26th, 2011 - 02:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
@6, when we were otherwise engaged & they thought that we weren't looking!Feb 26th, 2011 - 09:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Every little bit helps.Feb 27th, 2011 - 12:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Every little bit helpsFeb 28th, 2011 - 12:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
we agree, so the sooner the argenteens leave the falklands alone , the better
that little help will be .