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Falkland Islands Government on Twitter

Friday, June 3rd 2011 - 18:24 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Government has moved into the world of micro-blogging. The global phenomenon of Twitter has been rapidly changing the way that we communicate and is widely used by international journalists as an important source of information. Read full article


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  • yul

    No ! thanks I don't use neither Facebook nor Twitter and others...

    It is unworthy to make any comments on these UK's part bare islands !

    Jun 03rd, 2011 - 06:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Graham

    Time to evaluate an honourable settlement.

    Jun 03rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redhoyt

    We had the honourable settlement in 1833 when the British dispute with the Spanish was finally resolved ...... no other settlement required!

    Argentina has no rights, nor ever had any rights over the Falkland islands.

    Job done!

    Jun 03rd, 2011 - 11:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • R.G. R Liars.

    Graham honour with RG's??????????????
    They have no rights what so ever. They are what they are the scourge of mankind!

    Jun 04th, 2011 - 12:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    What are your terms for an honourable settlement, Graham? Pray tell.

    Jun 04th, 2011 - 10:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • saphira

    @5,I would like to know that as well,funny just been on another fora and have seen the same statement by a Graham as well ,will be intereseting to see their opinions

    Jun 04th, 2011 - 11:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Wireless

    @4 Graham is an RG, he lurks on the Mercopress Facebook Group, he contributes nothing to any debate, either here or on Facebook.

    Jun 04th, 2011 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britishbulldog

    Honorable settlement? there is nothing to settle silly boy, its all been settled a long time ago. Count yourselves lucky to be near to something that has British values, that is run properly and has people that are honorable. And those are something that Argentina will never have even it if exists for another thousand years.

    Jun 04th, 2011 - 09:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zethee

    Aye, it was honorably settled when we last kicked you out.

    Jun 04th, 2011 - 11:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Like the Brits in Iraq?

    Jun 05th, 2011 - 12:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • stick up your junta

    Like the Brits in Iraq?

    I cant remeber British troops laying down their arms,and being shipped back home by the enemy,what I do remember is thousands of Argies laying down their arms and being kicked off “their so called land”

    Jun 05th, 2011 - 06:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @2 Graham,
    Well Graham, has the cat got your tongue? We are all waiting to hear what your terms are for an honourable settlement. Do tell, we are all ears.

    Jun 05th, 2011 - 09:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britishbulldog

    10 Marcos Alejandro (#)------- Yes we laid down our arms and cried for our Mommy's NOT. It was never our intention to take over Iraq just to help Iraq to get rid of one of the worst megalomaniacs when that job was done we came home. And so what if a few untruths about weapons of mass desrction were told, sometimes in life you have to tell a few white lies to rid the world of maniacs.

    Now be careful because where I am sitting at the moment there is another megalomaniac who wears a skirt just waiting for a knock on her door by the good guys. :)))))))

    Jun 05th, 2011 - 02:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rhaurie-Craughwell

    Titter wouldn't it be amusing If they twitter the official twitter page of CFK :)

    If she replies then its giving official recognition to a legitimate democratic authority Argentina tries very hard to pretend doesn't exist :)

    Jun 05th, 2011 - 07:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Wireless

    She'll be following the FIG Twitter Page to work out her strategy to brow beat them on the World stage, then again she might spin a load of bullshit like she has over Argentina's 'return' to the World Financial Markets under her expert guiding hand.

    Once she's back on the pop at Casada de Rosas (or whatever it's called), she'll return to planning World Domination by Peronism, or read Mills & Boon's latest, whichever seems important when viewed through a shot glass.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 02:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ant

    Honorable solution impossible, English has no honor. It takes practice and honor. begin return the stolen items is a good start.
    Also review the facts before, Argentina is a democratic and peaceful country. CFK The president is as respectable and efficient as it is for you Margaret Tacher

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 04:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zethee

    Ant: No.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 05:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redhoyt

    Nothing was stolen. It was lying around unoccupied, unwanted and unowned till we made it our own in 1765 (we don't count the French .... we never count the French :-).

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 06:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britishbulldog

    16 Ant (#)-------Your always good for a smile first thing in the morning.

    Redhoyt---- I beg to differ, we did count them at Agincourt 10,000 I think and at Trafalgar 2,218, Oh I nearly forgot to mention the 1,025 Spanish and 4,000 captured along with the 11 ships 1,383 wounded at the same battle. Just thought I would mention it for reference when the argy liars begin to spout about British losses and defeats at any long forgotten battle in Latin America.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 07:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Wireless


    You talk about 'honor' as if you are the sole arbiter of it, when you and your fellow malvinist-peronist parasites are a bunch of neo-nazis bent on a path of insular economic calamity, you're no more aware of what honour, or commitment might mean than a child in nappies.

    You are the product of 70-odd years of Peronist indoctrination, you believe the Big Lie, you cannot believe anything else, because you'd have a brain fart.

    Argentina owes its rather flawed and immature democracy to losing a fight in 1982, you should be bowing at our feet, not telling lies about how democratic and peaceful you are, you owe us a great debt but are too stupid to realise it.

    In fact, when it comes to debts, you owe the World and have no intention of paying; this is not the 'respectable and efficient' nation that you appear to want to paint here. Lets face it, you know it in your own heart, your country is corrupt, and lives on lies and paco, and all you want with the soul of your very being is to emigrate away from the shithole you live in.

    I actually dislike Thatcher, if you break me in half you'll find the words 'Labour' running through me like a stick of seaside rock, I'll never vote tory, but one thing I admire about her is the strength of character she displayed during the Falklands Conflict, she righted a wrong perpetrated by a criminal junta, the same criminal junta you praise for illegally invading British Territory, because in your indoctrinated eyes, it was righteous, but...erm..., UNSC Resolution 502 says different.

    Your side always quotes false interpretations of non-binding UNGA Resolutions, or made up crap vomited by the UN C24, yet the facts are, you lot talk a grand load of old shite that no-one is buying.

    Stop those negative waves man (well I did just watch Kelly's Heroes), wake up, think for yourself for once, build your country with the resources you have within your borders (does not include the Falkland Islands, SGSSI, or British Antarctic Territory).

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 09:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ant

    @ 20
    haha your comments make me laugh, they know nothing of Argentina and Peronism or her story. Impotence what?

    to pay and honor we speak, you see:

    English honor in sports?

    two examples of what they are pirates, there are thousands more

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 02:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britishbulldog

    21 Ant (#)----- What a complete joke you are, but why does that not surprise me, you are but one of millions of corrupt jokers that live in that country we know as lying land the country that would not know honour if it slapped it in the face.

    A joke country that no one takes seriously and never will. Britain runs rings around your country as if it was a sport. You talk of pirates as if the Spanish who you are descended from did not do a bit of pirating as we see were are not the only ones that can be called pirates.

    From now on old son I think I will start to call everyone that hails from Argentina cutthroats, well you have no honor, you attack civilized human beings for no good reason as you did in 82, you lie your way through life you never honour your debts as history shows. oh yes we now have another word for people that reside and were born in Argentina. CUTTHOATS. And dispicable ones at that.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 06:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ant

    Britishbulldog, Spain and not to be pirates, the British? I seem to follow with such nasty, dishonorable practice.
    I see that you want to start a smear campaign aArgentina, go ahead! no matter how English is not appreciated or in Europe or the world.

    20 Wireless: with the resources .... You Have Within your borders
    (Does Not include the Falkland Islands, SGSSI, or British Antarctic Territory).

    ”You got any evidence or document to support it. If there was resting on the ARA Belgrano and HMS Sheffield, HMS Coventry ......

    another story is written in latin america, you are not including the region returning to Europe.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 06:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Wireless

    I do believe we're reaching the limits of his debating faculties here, the logic is starting to break down in his sentence construction, and I've no idea what he's on about.

    He must be having a brain fart.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 11:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ant

    sorry the translation, I do what I can with google translator.
    Improve my English, return it to MercoPress in some months. maybe in that time the Malvinas Argentinas.
    you try to answer in Spanish without knowing anything about the language. difficult

    Jun 07th, 2011 - 02:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Unfortunately for you, Ant, the Falklands will never belong to Argentina.
    So you will wait for ever.

    Jun 07th, 2011 - 09:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • zethe

    “maybe in that time the Malvinas Argentinas.”

    No chance.

    Jun 07th, 2011 - 01:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirat-Hunter

    I have more followers then the fakland island company. LOL

    Jun 07th, 2011 - 10:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redhoyt

    Phunt - unlikely, because your are a prat!

    Jun 08th, 2011 - 01:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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