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Pre-dawn bomb blast at EU offices in central Buenos Aires

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012 - 05:58 UTC
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Explosive materials were set off outside the door of the European Union’s branch in Argentina, located in an expensive neighbourhood. Early police reports said the explosion only caused superficial damage and that there were no injuries. Read full article

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  • The Chilean perspective

    La Campora for sure.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    I wonder if there are any on here “aiming instead to harass critics of the Kirchner administration and their allies in blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social networks on the internet”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_C%C3%A1mpora

    If so they aren't very coherent.

    However I'm impressed they've now mastered bomb technology enough that the explosion actually escapes the bag it is detonated in. What nex? A broken window? Golly gosh we're in trouble.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cLOHO

    1 - I agree The Kircher Youth - its got RG government incompetence written all over it. Reason it didnt cause more damage was that it was left in maximos lunch box, all the food muffled the explosion.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Richfe

    Sadly I'm a little surprised that this was outside the offices of the EU rather than outside the UK embassy or a UK linked business. I expect that there will be an increased level of security.

    Politicians stoking the fire of nationalism help nobody...they certainly don't give peace (much of) a chance.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Musky

    @4
    Indeed it is a surprise and you're right, the Lady in Black is firing up the passions. The blame lies with government and the unending falsehood of the ludicrous Argentine claims to the Falklands.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Cestrian

    How predictable. Complete nutters. How can a country and its politicians behave so badly all of the time? Its like watching kids in a childrens play ground throw toys around when they dont get their own way.

    The RG's have no fucking chance whatsoever of getting the Falklands. None. If they think that this sort of juvenile behaviour reflects well on them then they are very much mistaken.

    It makes them look like pathetic school kids.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    Give peace a chance? Nazi-stylee? La Campora Stylee?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    About time that Argentina was given a seat on the UN Security Council (;-)
    ....then she could call in UN Security forces to protect her citizens and foreign national on the streets of this fair city.

    There is little evidence that Argentina's security forces themselves have either the ability, the energy, or *the inclination* so to do.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Conspiracy nuts :)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:53 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    La Campora Nuts.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 12:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    1 The Chilean perspective

    Yup, that or Timmerman slipped on his “Milk tray” suit and ran on down there to do it himself.

    Oh and would anyone, anyone at all like to comment on the probability of the Argentinian police catching the people who did this? or are we going to get the “We have no leads” excuse???

    May 02nd, 2012 - 12:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    They are investigating if the “bombers” weren't two right-wing morons that, in lack of arguments, almost hurt themselves trying to create one :)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 12:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    This is La Campora (militant wing of KFC's political party) 'giving peace a chance' through direct acts of terrorism.

    Well done argtards on just being retarded. YPF-style peaceful negotiations anyone?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JohnN

    Violence is always to be regretted and rejected, but having said that, and remembering Hemingway's “For Whom the Bell Tolls”, and unintended tactic of such bombing by Argentine terrorists might be to push the EU to also take a stance to support EU members who have Overseas Territories or Outermost Regions (Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain, UK).

    Of course, the Argentine terrorist-sympathsizers might say that knowing such a dynamic would emerge from such violence against the EU, the MI5 or Spain's Centro Nacional de Inteligencia might be responsible. Hmmm... ¿Quién sabe?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Best way to stop these two right-wing morons from hurting themselves in the future is to put guards in front of EU buildings and not mention their existance. As we all know, media exposure is what they live for...

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Argentina is falling apart much quicker than I imagined. I said a few months ago as it gets cold and rainy it was going to get really ugly there and it is worse than I imagined.

    Once the peso devaluation happens all heck will break loose.

    Guzz, right wing anarchists would blow up a gov't building not an EU building. How does that make sense? Or is it RG logic that I don''t understand?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    @16
    That wouldn't be the only logic you don't understand, lad :)
    As the right-wing is extremely reduced and in lack of followers, the only way to create a fuzz would be to seek internacional backup, thus selecting a target that would point to the left-wing. But they are so stupid, they chose an EU building :)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @16 Guzz is clearly having a breakdown of some type. Better just leave him alone for a while to come-down

    You're not wrong. Right-wing activists would have targetted the government, not the UN. It could be a false-flag from the Spanish, but it's hardly their M.O. and it's not as though they don't have enough popular opinion against Argtardia at the moment anyways. Ockham's razor would suggest it is more likely to be La Campora starting up a period of militancy against foreign targets in order to support KFC's reign.

    Let's face it, they're going to be ice-cubes in a few months.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    @18 Based on your “baselines” and the fact that no one attacked the UN (another one of you “facts”:) ), I now know for a FACT it wasn't La Campora :) :) :)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @19 Why would they attack the UN? La Campora know that as the Militant wing of the Front for Tyranny they need to get Argentina onto the Security Council in order to ruin the diplomacy there too. They wouldn't attack a UN office and would instead turn to the EU, which is their target du jour, for stealing companies, trying to annex land, et cetera et cetera. The Front for Tyranny made it quite clear that the EU is their enemy of the day, so it fits with their motivations.

    They also didn't attack any Chinese targets, a communist country that is buying up large parts of Argentinian industry and land. Surely the right wing would see that as a target.

    Little of what you say makes any sense.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Guzz, you are stupid. Really really stupid.

    This has CFK written all over it, EU backing Spain on possible sanctions, blaming the lack of MercoSur/EU FTA on instability from members etc.

    Peron playbook, wait until they start to smash up newspapers and blow up the Jockey Club.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    @20
    I have no clue why they would attack a UN office, you tell me, that's just another alternative reality presented by you in post #18.
    Why would La Campora attack a EU office??? :)

    @21
    So, according to you, La Campora broke two windows on a EU office in the middle of the night, in the country they are in charge of, because of the fact that EU support Spain in the YPF cause???
    I wont call you stupid, that would offend stupidity...

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    22. Absolutely, I didn't say it was smart but it is predictable. Next will be a fire at Congress a la 1930's Germany or the equivalent.

    If you don't see the patterns developing I feel sorry for you.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @22 You're using distortion again, trying to minimize the effects of the explosive blasts, using terms which do not reflect the seriousness of this La Campora terrorist act, like 'broke two windows'.

    Yankee explained quite clearly in @21 the drivers behind a La Campora attack on an EU office. However, you offer up no such logical explanation. You just offer lies and an attempt to play down the seriousness of the militancy of the organization that you aspire to be a part of.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 01:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    @24
    Lies? Please stop it, no one knows (except you two seers) what happened there, and your GUESSES are as valid as anyones GUESSES. So stop spreading assumptions as if they were facts, because they are NOT facts, only in your own little alternative reality...

    May 02nd, 2012 - 02:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @24 Don't be upset just because we can all see who you truly are. It wasn't terribly difficult to see through your thinly veiled mask. Getting upset about it, well that's just being a child.

    @All

    If most of the Knobel Prize winners are ex-terrorists, does that mean they're going to write a letter commending the La Campora bombers on their skills?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 02:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    @26
    Me upset? No, Greek, I'm just giving you a hand on your route to make a fool out of yourself :)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 02:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    You can't have Nationalism (Fascism) with out a named enemy.

    Watch the patterns. Go back through my posts almost EVERYONE OF THEM HAS COME OR IS ABOUT TO COME TO FRUITION.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 02:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @28 At this point ScottishPoor_Kirchnerist stops watching his Murdoch pleb-o-vision whilst counting his giro, and types something about the Front for Tyranny not being fascist, but really being love-socialist. This is despite them playing out of exactly the same rule-book as the Nazis in 1930s germany.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 02:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    29. It's the Peron playbook; nationalize foreign compnaies, bomb the buildings of “the enemies”, railed against ( burned) the opposition newspapers, isolated, promoted replacement to imports etc etc.
    I am baffled why RGs don't see it.
    It is too bad for CFK that there aren't reserves. Peron was at least able to use the huge gold reserves to keep himself if power but ooops there is nothing left to dole out.
    So in the end it will be like Venezuela or Zimbabwe. High inflation, high unemployment and empty shelves the Bolivarian dream.
    Everyone equal except some are more equal than others.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 02:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    And so it begins...Argentina begins to slide down the slippery slope to dictatorship, oppression and doom.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 03:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DJ56

    #30
    Spot on. And previous doses of peronist policies have not exactly made argentina a towering economic success. They never seem to learn.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 03:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Why would an enhanced Molotov at the EU be related to the Falklands? Please get off the importance scale. This obviously has to do with the harrassment of Argentina by the EU.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 04:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Who said anything about the Falkands?

    Toby, if all is well in Mendoza how come they can't issue debt and are considering Patacones?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 04:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    I need not to respond to complete nonsense, and uninformed nonsense at that. Mendoza never issued “currency”, didn't default on its debts in 2001 (the only province in the nation, only the Capital Federal didn't but they are not a province), and certainly no patacones here as you have the wrong province buddy.

    Try again.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 04:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Oh is Clarin and LaNacion wrong again, dam them! I posted the link somewhere already go find it.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 04:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DJ56

    #33
    “harrassment of Argentina by the EU”

    Here we go again! More double speak from Argentina! You go round calling for economic boycotts against one EU member, then illegaly expropriate the assets of another EU member, then have the temerity to describe the resultant protests as “harassment”!

    Que cara dura!

    May 02nd, 2012 - 04:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    @37
    For all I care, EU may say what they want, actually, the more they complain is for me an indication of how well we are doing :)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 04:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Well, you are wrong, not surprisingly after a very quick search. The only thing that happened was that provincial legislatures are opening their sessions, and both the governmor and local governing chambers meet and give speeches. Somewhere in there surely there was reference of either reducing infraestructure projects or taking debt to financing. Quite distant from your statement of “they are issuing IOUs”.

    Those translation devices have gotten better, but they don't replace human learning of a language.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 04:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    “This obviously has to do with the harrassment of Argentina by the EU.”

    Good lord. Poor tobias, he's completely lost it.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 05:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Toby, Again one of us will be right one of us will be wrong but I'm pretty sure by the end of the year you'll have Patacones in circulation OR the peso will be 10/1. Not sure which will happen maybe both...I'm thinking devaluation first and soon.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 05:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Agreed but since you had predicted in February when I read your posts for the first time that the rate would be “14/1 by June, before winter”, I would propose that you don't make so many predictions. Just let things happen.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @42 So toby, blatant diversion aside, what's your opinion of La Campora bombing an EU office? did your cell get notification before it happened?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Loved it. EU has engaged for decades in economic warfare against Argentina.

    Also makes Buenos Aires a bit more European, with all the bomb threats. Think Madrid in the 90s (ETA), London in the 80s (IRA), Rome (years of lead), Germany in the 70s (left-wing terror), Paris in the 60s (Algerian terrorism)... now it has that EU feeling, with all the terror and domestic bombings typical of European life.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @44 So you're in full support of La Campora's campaign of bombing of EU targets within Argentina?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Yes. As long as they remain Molotov sized and just singe the front door's paint, let them have it. Makes them feel a bit at home, and we wanna be nice guests to our European “”“”“”friends“”“”“” . We won't go as far as totally recreating Europe in BA for them, so we will abstain from blasting the subways or phone-calling car bombs.

    Can't be exactly like Europe, there's only one!

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @46 I was simply getting a feeling for general support for militant terrorism towards foreign targets in the argentine fatherland. I see that your new Chinese owners didn't get attacked. I guess La Campora just aimed at those retreating from investing in your failed state.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    It's not June yet and it's 6/1 already and we've got 8 more weeks be patient. BCRA can't afford 20MM/day in peso support AND it still went up anyway.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 06:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    There are no Chinese targets to attack.

    The EU and their member states are retreating from everywhere in the world, it simply has no cash. Times up, pay up. You have decades of austerity ahead, have fun. (at least you won't be deadbeats like Argentina... maybe hahah).

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    31 LEPRecon

    Begins?????? I thought they were Halfway there already. Now, the only question left is ”When will history start to repeat itself?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    The EU and their member countries have some really gorgeous buildings here and I have not seen any moving trucks.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    @52

    Well, if they left the USA (which still defends them militarily), that would be pretty much the end. I said they are retreating, not belly up.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    Either way, it's fun to see La Campora not bombing their new chinese owners things. Given the track record of Chinese in other failed states, usually in Africa, we'll have to see how long that lasts.

    The retreat from argtardia is long overdue. Should have been done earlier and spain is getting it's fingers burned as a result.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirat-Hunter

    Down and out with the EU up and in with Pakistan, india and China, down and out with old war monger, criminals and thieves and in with prosperous young world community. EU is building walls around themselves so high not even investors can get their money in or out, the reality is EU is fighting itself and blaming anything that can be used as a distraction.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Pakistan, india and China what? Pakistan is a failed nation, India is a disaster, currency failing and bad government and China is a bubble waiting to burst. I hope their not your only lifeboat.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 07:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Cestrian

    @54

    Pakistan, India, China plus your mates in Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Bolivia and Cuba. What a fucking crew that would be. Could you imagine that lot plus RG Land looking after world affairs?

    What a state we'd be in.

    As for prosperous young community - have you been on the happy baccy son?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    @56

    With your heart in your hand, coudn't be any worse than the current state of world affairs.

    Remember in the years of “British, European, American ”oversight“ ” , (19th, 20th century), more people have died in violence than humans have died from natural causes, war, disease, crime, or suicide...

    in the last 150.000 years... combined!!!

    You have been a miserable utter failure. Bottom line.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Cestrian

    more people have died in violence than humans have died from natural causes, war, disease, crime, or suicide...

    Says the bloke whose country of 40m invaded the Falkland Islands with 3,000 people on there. Says the bloke whose country would happily ethnically cleanse the islands.

    The US, EU and UK has done more for the world that you fuckers ever have you hypocritical wanker.

    Yet again I see no mention of your own country in another post from you. Just, like Marcos, another one talking about other nations to keep off the depressing subject of Argentina.

    did you get your food parcel from La Campora today or were they too busy planting bombs?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @57 You don't know anything about maths or exponential growth do you?
    (answer: no)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Last two answers with no content to refute my statement cement my statement.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Toby, poor sad little guy. Did they try to pay you in Patacones today? How many is that to the U$?
    Did they turn the gas back on to the shopping centers yet?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Ouch, I think my “oversight” comments stung.

    Poor little former first worldlers. They know in the bottom of their hearts that they are in a long long long inexorable slide (same for italians, germans, french, etc)... so they are bragging and gasconading while they still can.

    I think I finally figured it out.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 08:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cLOHO

    57 - Mmm a failure standing up to Nazi Germany, whilst after the war the RG's accepted with open arms murdering raping Nazi SS scum and hid them. So apart from saving the world from nazi tyranny, along with our US Brothers and the USSR and Commonwealth, nah we not done much good in this world at all.

    What has Argentina done in the last 100 years to benifit the world, and not itself??? just one example. Answer nothing!!!!!!!!!!!

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    @63

    Congratulations for saving your country from Nazi domination, and extending the life of your tyrannical empire in Africa and India ( and that of France also in Africa and Asia), for another decade or two. Such a great thing for the world to save White Europeans from subjugation of the Nazis, in order to continue Black African and Asian subjugation.

    :)

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    62. No but i don't know how to respond to such an idiotic statement. Give me some facts to refute non just the wild imagination of your feeble brain.

    BTW it too Argentina 75 years to go from 1st world to say 4th how long do you think it will take the USA? 200? What a fool you are....
    BTW if we go belly up what happens to your reserves? Hmm most are in U$ aren't they?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Tell that to the Iraquis, you titwit...

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    @65

    How would you know what a fact is? Like asking a fish to describe dry.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    I post facts all the time and you give me back idiotic made up rantings.

    DID THEY TURN ON THE GAS TO SHOPPING CENTERS YET? Brr

    Oh guzzy 1+1 =cat maybe he can help you out with the math.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Talk is cheap, in fact is free.

    There are four new malls opening in Mendoza this year, a record nationwide. Maybe next year it will happen as the demand outrips supply.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    68 Fred, Hows the real estate business doing in DC? Plenty of free time?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    69. Then why is Mendoza Province out of $? Doesn't correspond to a good economy does it? Am I missing something? Please explain RG economics you know I have trouble with the concepts.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Trouble with the concepts you say Fred? or trouble finding a job :-)))

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Cestrian

    @69

    Maybe next year it will happen as the demand outrips supply.

    LOL

    are we talking about Rg Land or dubai?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    73. Maybe some of the stores closing in BA like Ralph Lauren or Calvin Klein can open in Mendoza. I am sure it is much better there.

    I hear eyeglasses are getting hard to come by is that true?

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Well, my personal observation is that Mendoza is booming and people are buying autos in record numbers. A lot of Argentines (Don't ask me where they're getting the Dollars are crossing to Chile to buy ANYTHING Apple as well as other electronics and designer goods. (Yes, you can exchange Argentine Pesos here at poor rates with no problems in “casa de cambios.” The circle of Argentine friends I have all tell be that they expect a currency correction (devaluation) perhaps this year. Conversely, business is doing well.

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Mendoza out of money? No my dearest, Mendoza is coming from building two free expressways (no tolls) from Mendoza to San Luis and from Mendoza to Tunuyan, plus the first metro line.... all with its own budget.

    So yeah, it caused some expense but now Mendoza has the best motorways in the country really, multilanes across the province and within the city, and a metro line (the only city in Argentina outside BA).

    May 02nd, 2012 - 09:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    yankeeboy is right as always, Mendoza is out of money, and a dry, desolate hellhole with filthy streets!

    http://foro.univision.com/t5/Practicando-en-los-Foros/MDZ/m-p/443362863#M1989896

    http://foro.univision.com/t5/Practicando-en-los-Foros/MDZ/m-p/443362863#M1989896

    May 02nd, 2012 - 10:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    I'm pro-Falklands, but I'm also pro-Mendoza as I'm a frequent visitor. great shopping, meals, wineries and fantastic people. Just a lousy political system...

    May 03rd, 2012 - 03:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DanyBerger

    @yankeeboy

    “Then why is Mendoza Province out of $? Doesn't correspond to a good economy does it? Am I missing something? Please explain RG economics you know I have trouble with the concepts.”

    And can you explain this?
    USA shantytowns
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73UBl68icjw&feature=player_embedded#at=27

    Quiz time:

    Who said “'Terrorism can be justifiable”

    Oops!

    UK’s Foreign Secretary 2009 “David Miliband: There are circumstances in which terrorism can be justifiable”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73UBl68icjw&feature=player_embedded#at=27

    May 03rd, 2012 - 05:53 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cLOHO

    64 - At least you agree and thank the UK i accept your gratitude. Think Hilter had a few plans for Africa the middle east, and Japan for the far east. That why and the clues in the name it was a 'World War'
    So yes a Nazi run whole or europe, Africa and Japanese control of far east including China , Australia, Burma , India. Only leaves SA which had many pro nazi regimes, to scared to join the fight.

    India was granted independance in 1947 and are now a emerging super power! dam the UK. Deep down that embarrassment of your countries lack of bravery and your humiliation eates away at you. get over it and look forward. Well look a bit further than pending economic meltdown and being a laughing stock on the world stage. Grow a pair

    May 03rd, 2012 - 07:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    “India was granted independance in 1947 and are now a emerging super power! dam the UK. Deep down that embarrassment of your countries lack of bravery ....” cLOHO (#80)

    Okay, lack of bravery ....

    Was it more brave to enable decolonialisation of India?
    More brave to enable Pakistan to partition?
    More brave to allow India to develop/purchase the hydrogen bomb/missiles?

    Or would it have been braver to retain the colony, keep the subcontinent undivided, and ban its bomb?

    Re. “dam the UK” .... with the present floods this would be a good idea.

    May 03rd, 2012 - 08:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cLOHO

    81 - An independant nation like India is free to develop how they want.

    The bravery dig was aimed at Argentina as you are well aware, and iam sure your struggling to provide details of such a subject.

    India's independance was agreed during the second world war, it insured a 100 percent effort in defeating the Japanese invasion force (Brave Indian and Brave Commonwealth troops fighting)

    After the war as iam sure you know Britian was bankrupted and slowly one by one gave up and granted independance to its former colonies. Partition along racial grounds was nesseary and a terrible time was had by both emerging nations. Both are now emerging and gaining in stature , unfortunately Argentina is fading into economic and moral collapse.

    So back to the original point , lack of bravery and humiliated country with a huge chip on shoulder, answer Argentina. Bullying a small island of 3000 souls. Shame on you for supporting such a despotic regime

    One more question what has Argentina ever done for another nation to help them??? They are self obssessed caring only for themselves.

    May 03rd, 2012 - 06:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    “One more question what has Argentina ever done for another nation to help them??? They are self obssessed caring only for themselves.”

    You do realize you are a very dumb, low intelligence, degraded IQ individual right?

    Either that, or illiterate and having never read a history book.

    Your choice really.

    clue- There is a monument in Mendoza (sorry, could not resist), evoking what Argentina did to help other countries... Ignorant, pathetic fool. What a waste of a human being, tossing sacrificed human lives as being worth nothing.

    May 03rd, 2012 - 09:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DanyBerger

    @cLOHO

    1-“One more question what has Argentina ever done for another nation to help them???”

    Surely you are not European or may be you suffer of lack of memory.

    1-Argentina stand alone and opposed to the exclusion of Germany from the League of Nations after WWI (What that may be could avoided WWII) and ended up suffering own isolation from US and UK.
    2-Argentina sent food to EU while EU was starving during WWI & WWII.
    3- Helped Spanish when starving during Franco Era and accepted Spanish nationals refugees.
    4-Helped Italy with food and Humanitarian aid by accepting war refugees.
    5- Allowed Brit companies to sell food to Germans to finances their war.
    6-Recieved Germans escaping from the wars.
    7- Bailed out Britain in 1bn pound when she couldn’t paid.
    8- Received a huge emigration of EU nationals refugees during and after WWI & WWWII.
    9- Is currently providing humanitarian aid in Haiti and Africa.

    Now you tell me what your nation had ever done for Argentina?

    2-“They are self obssessed caring only for themselves”

    May be that is a result of what happened during 2001 when some fellow countries sent used medical material (like used syringes and that kind of stuff) as humanitarian donations.

    Or because some fellow EU countries like Spain mistreat them without reason.

    A teacher was deported from Spain having a letter of invitation from Spanish Uni. and she lost her pregnancy after being caught 4 hours by Spanish officers and being forced to fly 36 hours non stop.
    http://www.ambito.com/noticia.asp?id=548519

    Did I helped to answer your question?

    May 04th, 2012 - 12:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #29 Thanks for keeping me in your thoughts, I've been quite busy today and just seen this thread, I must say the conspiracy theorising, especially from you, about La Campora has reached new lows with this one. Next you'll be saying the real reason Maximo is chubby is that he's really a giant lizard, don't you know?!

    May 04th, 2012 - 01:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • row82

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Misiones-y-Formosa-son-de-Paraguay/250980491652629

    Please like this page in order to force Argentina to return Misiones and Formosa Provinces to Paraguay, the country they were stolen from in 1870!

    Misiones and Formosa Provinces are provinces of Argentina that were seized and annaxed by Argentina from Paraguay this page is dedicated to address Argentine hyporcacy and ensuring their return to Paraguay.

    It's only right that Argentina first addresses its own hyocracy by re-examining its own history before talking about taking more land it has never had soverignty over. Not just the Falklands but South Georgia and the South Sandwhich Islands.

    May 04th, 2012 - 06:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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