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Argentine navy frigate ‘Libertad’ retained in Ghana by group of defaulted bond holders

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012 - 21:31 UTC
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Argentina claimed on Wednesday that the navy school training frigate “Libertad” has been retained in Ghana and blamed “unscrupulous financers” belonging to “vulture funds” who are demanding the payment of sovereign bonds, said the office of Minister Hector Timerman in an official communiqué. Read full article

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  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    I love how Argentina has pissed off so much these anglo losers, btw the biggest cheaters in international finance.

    Just ask the millions in their OWN countries and Europe/Asia that have been reduced to economic ruin by the financial cricis they created.

    Argentina will play when they pay for the 10 trillion in unsecured derivatives they foisted on unsuspecting small investors and retirees around the planet.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 09:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Xect

    Hilarious!

    Argentina pay off its debts? Not likely.....

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 09:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @2

    10 trillion in derivatives floating around created by anglo-american “bright” thinking.

    time to pay up.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 09:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    LOL
    This
    is
    HILARIOUS!
    nice souvenir/trophy!

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 09:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Xect

    Ah trying the old distraction technique I see, clumsy application.

    I also think you are confused when you say 'Argentina will pay once 10 trillion is paid'

    1. What does that have to do with Argentina?
    2. Argentina has no intention of paying anything and openly mocks international bodies that suggest it should

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 09:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @5

    Because the issue is already settled. The hold-outs will simply slowly die, and that will be that.

    What does this have to do with the Falklands, Brit? Wasn't that your only reason to care about Argentina in your troubled country, which probably will be broken up in a couple of years?

    Yet here you are.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 09:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    @5 Argentina mocks others? I thought it only mocked itself, making a fool of itself while shouting til red in the face, flailing its arms about like an infuriated, retarded child....much like these Argie “trolls” on Mercopress comments.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 09:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Xect

    Seems the issue is far from settled Tobias given Argentina is staunchly locked out of the international money markets even if Argentina considers it settled.

    I will ignore the rest as its yet more off topic nonsense.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    Perhaps this is the flagship that is going to take on the Royal Navy to achieve Argentina's Imperialist dreams?

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @8

    Why are you Brits here on a non-Falkland's issue??

    Why do you dodge?

    hahahahahaha, these brits are obsessed over everything about Argentina.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    lol Pete
    You can tell TiT is PARTICULARLY pissed about this article. First one to comment literally seconds after the article was posted, and he'll be here screaming and flailing about, every other comment or so, for the next few days ;D

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • googer62

    Ummmm - please, if we ask nicely, could we have our navy boat back - pretty please.
    You know, they say that you should always be careful what you wish for and I am guessing that the Ghanians heeded Kristinas calls to de-militarise the South Atlantic :-)

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Toby, I told you many times just because you don't think you owe doesn't mean you don't have to pay.
    Everyday the debt gets higher and higher
    Have you seen what the USA and EU did to Iran for not playing by the rules...Rial falling people rioting is that the near turn future for BA?
    Methinks so

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Xect

    Very low grade response Tobias, that is on the level of a typical Marcus response.

    F-

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    You people are weird... Should the Chinese highjack your ships, demanding you to pay up before they leave port, would you find it hilarious? Beware Brits, enemies is a bad thing were you are heading...

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @13

    The biggest violators of the rules enforcing the rules, you are amusing yankeeboy.

    I still don't get it, why are all of you here? Non-Falklands issue. haha

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    lol, China's still USA's slave, they're so afraid of instability, cost of living, income inequality right now, they wouldn't DARE anger Britain.
    They might take Sinopec out of Argentina though, since Argentina's unable to pay its debt, as usual.
    Nevermind what we did to Iran for not playing by the rules, look what we did to Iraq, lol....look what we did to Argentina in the 70's.
    Course this time we don't have to punish Argentina, its punishing itself well enough via Cristina ;D

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @17

    Look what the Iraqis and Iranians did to New York and Washington.

    hahahahahaha

    (you think is funny huh, what you do to other countries)

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    Meanwhile in the Camporabunker.... KFC...'Unbelievable.... seized our assets? those damn darkies can't do this to us... we are a sovereign nation... and white... send a gunboat at once and sort them out.... whats that? Oh its our gunboat they have seized... bugger...'

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    1 Truth_Telling_Troll
    Did the British impound it,
    No
    Anti British again, why not tell these naughty Africans off,
    Or is CFK frightend.lol.
    ///////////////////////
    Cfk has just spoken,
    Send the armada, teach them a lesson, no one scares argentina,
    [Defence] we don’t have one, boss,
    CFK , where my navy send it sink them all,
    [defence] we have nothing to send, you scrapped it all, in favour of talking,
    CFK, well we need someone with a big mouth, who has no sense, and will humiliate us,
    [Defence] we can send Susie and 2012]
    CFK right tell Ghana she has 2 days or we send in susie2012,
    ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    You are about to be humiliated again,
    You have nothing , you can do nothing,
    Still..
    Ya love to talk.lolol.

    mmm

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Mastershake
    Look what we did to your Dan Mitrione :)
    Come again weasel, we will eat you, shit you out, bury the shit and put a gravestone where it says “yanqui, a piece of shit”

    Never again

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    lol, TiT, look what Iran did to Buenos Aires

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ayayay

    This isn't the U.S. gov, lol.

    And, didn't Iran's GOV bombed Argentina?? They aren't very strong so they have more success attacking countries with jewish populations and weaker security.

    There was a second, nearly successful attempt on.BsAs that the U.S. gov found out about and stopped.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @22

    And yet all that military might can't stop some rags with a bag pack of fertilizers?

    hahahahahaha, that's why your country will be destroyed. From within.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    Guzz
    I will NEVER go to piece of shit Argentina again! It's one of only two countries I've traveled through that I have NO interest in EVER returning.

    And we both know you'll never see USA, since you're too poor and third world.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    Meanwhile back on blog,

    what are you argies going to do about it,
    dont change the subject,

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    lol TiT, yes USA will lose #1 position......some day. But Argentina's being destroyed from within RIGHT NOW, thanks Cristina! ;D
    And Argentina was destroyed again in 2001, and destroyed continuously for the last 50 years, LOL

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    CFK has ordered her troops to get on this blogg, pronto, and flood it with different subjects.
    [or as they are saying in Ghana ]

    Don’t cry to me CFK .
    Come and get it, if you really want it.

    .

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @26

    What has the UK done about Argentina harrasing the Falklands HAHAHAHAHA

    If you think we should do something stupid for a lousy boat, then you would think magnitudes more should be done by the UK to defeind their people. Yet all the policies CFK placed on them remain.

    It's been a year now, and all I heard is the UK would respond.

    Where? lol

    @27

    http://foro.univision.com/t5/Practicando-en-los-Foros/MDZ/m-p/445445456#axzz28G99zZSC

    Thoroughly destroyed! Pictures never lie.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ayayay

    Singapore, not the U.S. actually has the richest middle class in the world. And their poorest 10% of households average $1,500 monthly.
    Libertarian economy.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Mastershake
    I'm Uruguayan, remember the little country were your Mitrione was put to justice by the people? The little electrocuting torturer you sent to train your fascist friends, of course you remember him...

    I could not care less were you travel to, but you are referring to the 70's as something you take pride in. Come again as you did back then, and I will bloom in my atheism...

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    lol Guzz, I'll come and go through Uruguay as I please. Threatening me online factually means you have a small penis, congrats.
    Uruguay's a good country, and if you really are Uruguayo, which I doubt, I think you're probly Argentine...but if you really are Uruguayo, then you're a disgrace, siding with a nation that's been bullying yours for decades.

    Also Guzz, its really all dependent on your perspective. USA was trying to train Uruguayan police to maintain the peace and stability....at all costs. This was both to protect US financial interests in the country, as well as to protect your own prosperity....which you lost due to the instability brought on by your rebellion. Even Mujica agrees, and regrets having taken part in the violent uprisings.
    Cuba's the perfect example. It was a land of riches, the locals all had good paying jobs and a good life. Sure, they weren't as wealthy as many of the US tourists visiting, but their lives were SO much better than now. Now they're poor, living in shabby conditions, all the infrastructure is totally falling apart. If Cubans had behaved, and not destabilized itself, it would be like Hawaii in wealth, like a giant Disneyland today, full of wealthy, happy people with great infrastructure.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    The MIGHTY cfk SAYS,

    Which we should remember is a British colony, from where these operators do not respect any legal jurisdictions,,
    So it’s the fault of the British [again]
    Then…..
    adds the text from the ATFA in Washington.
    Argentina claims that this group of lobbyinst is the same that tried to harass President Cristina Fernandez during her recent visit to the US distributing aggressive pamphlets and literature to a visiting president.
    And it’s the fault of the Americans [again ]
    //////////////
    Argentina is forced to avoid the use of the presidential aircraft Tango 01, fearing it could be embargoes and retained in the US and in Germany,
    Ya couldn’t make it up, if ya tried.

    Still,
    Will you tell her?
    Or shall we.

    [ps]
    you havent actualy done any harm to us, you keep and go just so far, then run away.
    .

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    @29 We don't have to lift a finger, Tobi. Argentina degrades and embarrasses itself more every day - what's the point in us exerting any effort when that wizened basketcase you have for a leader does all the damage for free?

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    32
    I tell you what I told the other yanqui, I don't care where you travel, don't give a flying fook whatsoever. Just try to do what you did in the 70's, though. We don't want your wealth, Disneylands and infrastructure. In order to achieve that, we would have to compete with you lot exploiting the rest of the world for resources. All we want is for you lot to stay the hell away. As tourists, do as you please. Come, or don't.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Kendall Zepher Coffey

    I am a lawyer in international relations. This is a non-issue and the holdouts will be unsuccesful. The Ghanans are merely attempting to portray judicious jurisprudence in this particular circumstance, because they calculate this will score points with the plaintiffs, which are players in international finance, and perhaps also the governments of certain nations. They are fully cognizant Argentina will quickly prevail after a short, cursory hearing, because this vessel will easily be determined to be protected under international statutes of friendship and goodwill (this particular ship's mission is neither economic nor military, it is for cultural exchange). As a result, this complaint will be expeditiously denied further process.

    As a result Ghana scores a win-win. Argentina has nothing to fear here. Good evening to all.

    Kendall Zepher Coffey

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @34

    Hahahah, that's such a pathetic excuse. You can't do squat. I mean its your own people here...

    And you think we'll do something for a boat, which I'm sure will be released shortly.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    Calm yourself Tobi, we're not going to blow you up or anything. Just laugh at you ;)

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    Guzz
    You have to compete no matter what. If you are an athiest, then that means you understand we live in a system of evolution. Evolution = survival of the fittest, competition.
    Cuba didn't really have to compete, Americans flooded in nonstop with tourism dollars to enjoy the culture, and that was it, no competition really needed, it was the #1 choice to spend tourism dollars from USA.
    90 percent or more of Uruguayans would disagree with you Guzz, they DO want American tourism dollars, and foreign investment (although many don't want mines, there are other forms of investment that they would like, and certainly better paying jobs.)
    Blaming the US/white man for your problems is like an Argentina or an African, you have to raise yourself above that and wipe your own bottom, take care of your own problems, and better yourself.
    If you don't like something, become successful, wealthy, powerful enough to change it.....but sitting around and complaining about it achieves NOTHING. Just makes you look like a fool, aka an Argentina or African, and keeps you poor, angry, and unhappy.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @38

    Blow us up with what? 300 combine cruise missiles and ready-go high altitude bombs? On a country 10 times as large?

    The more you Brits write the more I get my daily dose of serotonin and dopamine.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 10:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    I knew you were on something. You're so highly strung. Just take some deep breaths and meditate.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    I don't blaim you for my problems, they have nothing to do with you. Nor would I stop American tourism, the people is the people. I'm merely telling you that should you do what you did in the 70's, we wont be 40 000 Tupamaros, we'll be 3.5M...
    Regarding poverty I say what my President said and a few before him, poor is not the one that has little, but the one who needs endlessly more...
    Shovel your wealth, system and disneyland, keep your stolen resources and choke on it...

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @41

    Strung? I'm just giddy at how easily I refute all the poor points by feeble anglo minds.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    Blow us up with what? 300 combine cruise missiles and ready-go high altitude bombs? On a country 10 times as large?

    no one mentioned missiles,
    just you.

    but what is CFK going to do,
    or shall we sit back and wait.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    Tobi, you're the one ranting about us “doing something” and seemingly daring us to destroy Mendoza (complete with sporadic bouts of slightly manic Joker-esque hahahaha's). I was simply saying we won't be doing anything of the sort, just sitting back relaxing and laughing at the well-deserved schadenfreude ;)

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @45

    Why should she do anything but use diplomatic words? It's a BOAT. It's not like not people being blockaded, now that would be something that a brave nation would respond to strongly (even if the blockade is not full or impenetrable).

    And I read above some poster saying that he knows about law and that this is just a losing cause for the loser hold-outs. As usual, they will be left with nothing.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    eating popcorn
    this could turn out to be great fun to watch.lol.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    Guzz, you defend a nation that has bullied yours for decades.
    You not only don't speak for most Uruguayos, you don't speak for any. You are a disgrace to your nation, and more than 90 percent of Urugauyans disagree with your bs.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    What has Argentina done to Uruguay compared to USA, yanqui? Enlighten me...
    I can assure you that I speak for more Uruguayos than you...

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Will the UK, Spain exist by 2015? Will the USA have defaulted by then, as some are now predicting? Will France fall to a righ-wing dictator (fourth Reich)? Will Germany fall in a depression from the break up of the EU? (since they export most to them and cheaper currencies all around them will kill their economy).

    I can tell you one thing, Mendoza will be even better looking than now, with 3 new metro lines, yet another freeway, and 2 new dams, and 5 new shopping malls.

    hahahahah

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    @46 You might well get the boat back - but it still gave us (and I imagine lots of people in your neighbouring countries) a bit of a giggle. As for us responding forcefully to the Argie measures employed so far...let's face it, Maximo's had more impressive blockades after gulping down a pack of Imodium after mistaking them for sweeties. If you ever manage to accomplish anything even vaguely successful we might put some effort in. I won't hold my breath ;)

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    I can assure you that you don't.
    And if it weren't for Argentina and Brazil forcing your own gov to begin the dictatorship, you probly never would have, fyi. Also Mitrione practiced his trade before you, in Brazil, and was recommended by Brazilian gov to yours.
    You know so little of your own history.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @51

    Your Maximo man-love reminds me that I have a similar analogy: The only time the Brits even approach being “honest and candid” is when they parade naked in a Las Vegas motel or around some French villa's terrace.

    I think that is why you people love bearing it all, as displayed by your prurient royals. Being incapable of oral honesty, just be intercoursally honest.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Recommended by the Brazilians now? Plan Condor was theirs mayhap? You seem to know less about your own torturing past (and present) history... Schools of America are, let me guess... Chavez' idea?

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    Wow sounding pretty prudish and repressed there Tobes ;) Maybe that explains why you're so uptight. And I thought South Americans were supposed to be gregarious and full of joie de vivre, not gasping every time someone shows a little flesh above the ankle.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    Wow Guzz, you know NOTHING of your own nation's history. Maybe you should try reading/listening to the communiques released by the Tupamaros while they were questioning Mitrione. He worked for the Brazilian gov before yours, and he was recommended to Uruguayan gov by the Brazilian gov.
    It was also well known (though I'm sure an idiot like you don't know this, you're the ONLY Uruguayan who doesn't) that Brazil and Argentina were placing GREAT pressure on Uruguay to begin the military dictatorship, and were essentially threatening war if they didn't.
    Your neighbors, who you believe to be your friends, betrayed you, and continue to betray you.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    I will just e-mail the government and tell them to make sure Argentina is the FIRST country to recognize the independence of Scotland. hahaha

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Hahahahaha

    yanqui, I don't know from which reservoir you are fed your crap. It was YOU in Arg, YOU in Bra, YOU in Chi and YOU in Uru, as in Cuba, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Haiti, Panama... The list is endless.
    You are a bunch of torturers, murderers and kidnappers of children. You and our very own oligarchy that helped you out in your atrocities.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Meanwhile in som tropical jungle hellhole

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/03/health/tennessee-meningitis/index.html

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/03/health/tennessee-meningitis/index.html

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    @57 Now you're just being all random again - you're bouncing off tangents all over the place tonight aren't you. If Scotland votes for independence (I don't think they will), good for them. Nations do evolve, develop and change...well some do. Others remain mired in the failures of their past.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    Us, and Argentina's and Brazil's gov.
    And if you had just acted like rational people, instead of destabilizing yourselves with violent revolution and blaming others, you'd be rich today, and no dictatorship would have ever come about.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Told you, next time we'll chew on your face, swallow, shit you out and put “yanqui, piece of shit” on the gravestone... That's about as much rationality you lot deserve

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    And as I said before, we live in a system of evolution, athiesm.
    To keep from being stepped on, you have to be the one that steps on others.
    If USA simply let Iran grow and become ever more belligerent, eventually Iran would be launching nukes on USA and economic sanctions.
    Eat or be eaten. You can idealize all you want, and fantasize about a better world, but we live in evolution, so either accept reality and prosper....or get angry and unhappy about the way it is.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @64

    So why do Americans condemn the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington? Its part of evolution, they saw a weakness in your defenses and took off with them (pun intended)

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Mastershake
    That's all well should your economical system prevail, which it wont. Personally, I'd love China to exchange her dollars tomorrow, that would be fun :)

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    Yup, and then we effed their countries ;D , we won, #1
    What politicians SAY is all about pretenses, facade, etc....what they DO is about winning.
    Our politicians say they're about human rights n all that BS, but that's just so other nations don't get their panties in a twist, and for votes from idealistic idiots.
    Our politicians do what they feel they need to do, to protect our investments, and security. Words mean nothing, but its what idiots like you Argie trolls listen to. Actions mean all.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    lol Guzz, you know nothing about the current global economic atmosphere. China is scared shitless right now. Their cost of living is astronomical compared to their income levels. They're terribly worried about instability. Their exports and manufacturing are all in contraction right now, they NEED usa and europe desperately, they wouldn't dare do anything to anger either at the moment.

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @66

    You won? You WON?

    http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/911/report/911Report_Exec.htm

    So everytime they carry an attack it will cost them 500.000 dollars, and your retaliation will cost 1.5 trillion.

    Repeat the cycle a couople more times.

    Bye bye USA (and it won't be terrorism that brings your end in that cycle). lol

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    And that includes torturing, assassinating women and children, stealing natural resources, invading sovereignity and peace, producing narcotics for trafficking...

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 11:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ayayay

    Latin America?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Anglo America, the meth capital of Earth, the school mass shooting capital of Earth, the office building mass shooting capital of Earth, the junky capital of earth, the invading other countries capital of Earth, the pot producing capital of Earth, the water-boarding capital of Earth...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    Sounds like a LatAm Dictator Stag Weekend to me.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ayayay

    A few common misconceptions cleared up:

    Most U.S. gov debt is held INTERNALLY, by pension funds and municipal governments.

    China is the largest EXTERNAL holder, for a reason- because our fortunes are interconnected :))

    China's economy is HALF the size of the world's biggest.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Sure, and US and Europe together owes nobody knows how much money, primary to their own pensionists. Money they have spent speculating (as in putting it in someone elses pocket, usually the same ones) At the same time the work force is decreasing, a result of a busy career life and egocentric behaviour. Wolrd market and production is moving to China, taking crap loads of employments with them. Add the fact that most of the world cant stand your sirry arses and you'll realize you are in shit to your knees, counting from your hat...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    lol, yea we won
    they killed like 2000 ppl, we killed millions, we won, we got all their top guys, all their leaders and then some, plus tens of thousands of foot soldiers

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Now collect your prize and be despised, as you deserve, weasel

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    also, our military spending, tech, and power are equal to that of the entire rest of the world combined.
    Don't get so JEALOUS that your face turns bright red and explodes, you poor Argies, with your rusting old piece of shit military

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    i got NO problems with bein despised, it's actually a good sign, means i'm successful. Success always incites jealousy and therefor hate.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Yes, you won. Two terrorists attacks away from complete bankrupcy.

    Fact.

    hahahahahahahahaha

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Go vote for Obama and give the world another 4 years of “where the heck is USA?”...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    Argentina: 0 terrorist attacks away from bankruptcy, already there. Always in bankruptcy actually, since 1960. LOL!
    USA : never bankrupt, always able to print the very thing Arg gov is DESPERATE for, the US dollar

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    USA, the place where going to school fills your brain with either shit or bullets...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    lol, guess that's why Cristina sent Florencia Kirchner there, her own daughter, with Arg taxpayer money
    ROFLMFAO

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Does anyone buy anything American?

    All the good technology comes from Asia.
    All the good style comes from Europe.
    All the good produce comes from Latin America.

    USA? Bad cars, no new tech, shitty style, nasty food.

    That's the future of the USA, decline, decline, decline. Further insignificance as time passes.

    Heck your charts increasingly are dominated by Latino, European, and now ASIAN music! That is a clear sign of decline, when the youth of your country follow the trends and styles of other places (youth is VERY GOOD at picking up where the power/influence is going... and its going away from you) lol

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0

    Enjoy your slide to mediocrity.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    lol all that Asian tech designed in USA. But I guess you wouldn't know since imports in Arg are pratically banned and far too expensive.
    Or did you think Intel and AMD were recently sold to ......someone else?! ROFLMFAOa

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  • mastershakejb

    apple, nvidia, google, facebook, and many more too

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    I wouldnt know, Im still Uruguayan... I guess Florencia isn't her favourite child, mayhap she misbehaved. I wouldn't know what could possibly trigger a severe punishment like the one you are mentioning, but I guess it must have been serious...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    Yup, as serious as love. Bettering her life by sending her to US schools, and far away from Argentina

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    As US and shit is a redundancy, your sentence makes no sense...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    -poverty line in Argentina: 2 US Dollars a day

    -global EXTREME poverty line according to UN and World Bank: 1.25 US Dollars a day

    -poverty line in USA: 30 US dollars per day

    LOL! poverty line in USA = FIFTEEN times wealthier than Argentine
    LOL poverty line in Arg is the same as Africa, and same as global EXTREME poverty

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    And? You are still a weasel, regardless of the wealth of any Argentinean... Those men might be poor. You? You are a poor man...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    lol, oh no, not a ....weasal?
    No, I'm a wealthy man ;)

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @90

    Does anyone know what masterblowjb is fuming? Any organization in Argentina define poverty as making 350 pesos a month? Even for the INDEC, poverty for one person is an income of less than 1.200 and 1.900 for a family of four.

    Let him keep smoking, understandable given the sorry state of his country.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:53 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Good yanqui, that will mean you will drop from height, I'll be waiting down here with a spoon, eager for your aaaaahhhhh :)

    We just have to sit back and watch the show, the fall of an empire
    Come on China, carajo :)

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    93
    lol, Cristina considers it 13 pesos a day. Which is 2 dollars.

    lol yea, the fact I'm wealthy means I'll drop from a great height....
    Or, back to the real world, it means I'll finish traveling the entire world, and then build my dream house in Hawaii (paradise). ;D

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  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Is there one lousy foreigner here (non-argentine), that has not “travelled around the world”?

    Every single one says they have been to the 5 continents and 8 seas...

    These foreigners, do they ever factor.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    lol, is there one lousy Cristina defender that has left his own town, much less country?
    These lower class poor bum populist voters who follow their handout leaders anywhere, but can't afford to travel more than a kilometer past their front door.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Also Add

    oh wait, I forgot, half these Cristina supporters FLED their country to their new hero nations USA/UK, to get a decent wage and life.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    But fleeing your collapsing nation as a refugee isn't the same as traveling, is it? LOL

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    So what if I have never left my town? Is that a crime?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    lol, yea, it is a crime, when you're trying to debate global socioeconomics, you're utterly ignorant

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    I'm not debating global socioeconomics, I'm debating Argentina vs whatever you loser foreigners attack my country on.

    So you see, you are in my turf. I could keep debating my whole life here and not leave my province, because the topic is always Argentina, Argentina, Argetina.

    hahahahahahahahahaha

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    Nurse...fetch the straightjacket please.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @103

    I know, in the UK those who speak truths are “lunatics”.

    Kinda like in Argentina those that eat chicken instead of meat and rice instead of pasta are seen the same way.

    Those things which are not part of your national essence, seem at best burlesque, and usually just plain insane.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    You are just plain insane, TiT. And I was on your turf, no longer am, left shithole Argentina. You'll never be on my turf though, you can't afford it, hell, you can't even afford Bariloche or El Calafate, you can't even afford a bus ticket apparently.

    But you are right about Argentina vs the world. That's the way Argies see things, and its because they have no friends, they've made enemies of everyone, even China, even their neighbors.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @105

    What's this obsession people here with people travelling? I just don't make it a big issue, since I just find it plainly comical, but do you believe I swallow the fairy tales that everyone here has travelled all over the world and all over Argentina? EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU??

    hahahaha, yeah I'm insane. I'm the only honest person here. I don't need to say I've travelled all over, that I have servants, that I live in a penthouse or blah blah blah.

    Funny how all of you blast me for bragging about my education in terms of languages, vocabulary, science, etc. Yet I worked for those things, and education is far more honorable than wealth. Yet you all flaunt and (lie) about your wealth. hahaha

    Why have friends who see you as beneath them? We just have the balls to stand up to such arrogance.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    back on subject... this isn't some clapped out old cargo ship arrested for debt... It is the flagship of an (alleged) sovereign state's navy.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 03:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @107

    So? And not it is not the flagship. We ain't paying, not until you pay the damage EU, US, and UK banks caused to the world economy (mostly your own).

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    QUERULANT PARANOIA

    A querulant (from the Latin querulus - “complaining”) is a person who obsessively feels wronged, particularly about minor causes of action. In particular the term is used for those who repeatedly petition authorities or pursue legal actions based on manifestly unfounded grounds. These applications include in particular complaints about petty offenses.

    Querulant behavior is to be distinguished from either the obsessive pursuit of justice regarding major injustices, or the proportionate, reasonable, pursuit of justice regarding minor grievances. According to Mullen and Lester, the life of the querulant individual becomes consumed by their personal pursuit of justice in relation to minor grievances.[1]

    In psychiatry, the terms querulous paranoia (Kraepelin, 1904)[2][1] and litigious paranoia[3] have been used to describe a paranoid condition which manifested itself in querulant behavior. The terms had until recently largely disappeared from the psychiatric literature, largely because they fell out of fashion after being misused to stigmatise the behavior of people seeking the resolution of valid grievances.[4] In the DSM-IV-TR, “querulous paranoia” is a subtype of the persecutory type of delusional disorder.[5] It also appears in ICD-10, under its Latin name Paranoia querulans, in section F22.8, ”Other persistent delusional disorders.

    Don't you just love Wiki, seek and ye shall find, logial explanations for all sorts of absurd behaviours.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    So, that is the UK's justificiation of why the world calls them out on massive grievances they performed. The world is a “querulant”.

    Who am I to stop you brits. I personally urge forward with this, winning PR maneuver, hahaha.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Loving this thread. You've managed to work TTT up into such a frenzy that he's even lauding Islamic terrorism.

    Rather puzzled by his comments about travelling too. Most of the middle class in the UK have been all over the world - though South America is probably one of the last places on the list. Not because of anything in particular to put them off but more because there's nothing in particular to attract them. Makes me believe TTT is actually Argentine after all.

    As for the article - Argentina has tried it's usual trick of trying to blame it's favourite bogeymen for everything. They seem to need to get the word “colonialism” into every press release. As the rest of the world just rolls it's eyes it can only be for domestic consumption - what does that say about the domestic mentality? It seems to have the same effect as a dog whistle in a kennel

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    They still believe anyone believes them “The middle class in the UK have been all over the world”. Most middle class brits can't support their current lifestyle, they at best could go to France or Spain. Why keep the lies going? I don't believe you, no one does. Why insist on these fantasies?

    Almost all the problems in the world are your fault Europeans. You can say it isn't so, and keep saying it to yourselves, but that's just the sad fact. You are to blame.

    The conflicts in Africa, the Middle east, Iran, the economic crisis (with the Americans)... it's all your fault. Lousy.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    How do you know so much about middle class Brits when you're an Argentine that's not done much travelling?

    I've been all over Europe, North America and Asia and I'm probably one of the least well travelled among my friends. Even if you just holiday once a year it doesn't take long to rack up the continents. I guess you are just judging others by your own standards.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Another world traveller here.

    I have yet to meet one European or American on this website who has not been to at least 4 continents.

    suuuuure.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    That's odd as in my very last post I said I'd only been to three. Maths not your strong point either?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Different similarity. Obviously, focusing on the important part of a statement is not YOUR strongsuit huh.

    Think about how irrational you all are: you expect meto believe that every single one of you have travelled the world. If you were in my position, would you really believe such a coincidental concentration of globe trekkers?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • KFC de Pollo

    Hey argtards hows that golpe getting on? have the army joined in yet?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Hew Brits how is that stealth default going?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    “concentration of globe trekkers”

    You clearly don't get it. There's no need for a 'concentration' - it's like being surprised that everyone claims to own a TV.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    Look, most middle-class Europeans, Americans, and Brits don't have enough income to make yearly or semi-annual trips outside their country, let alone the continent. At best they'll travel outside their continent once every 3-4 years, and for most a couple of trips to the USA or Japan is the trip of their life.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    As a middle class European I can confidently say you're talking crap. As you claim to be Argentine from where do you get your knowledge and experience on the travel patterns of middle class Europeans? Are you just following the Argentine trait that if you say something often enough and loudly enough then it must be true? I sense a grand scale display of parochialism.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Santa Fe

    wow what a state of the art frigate, thought even the Argies would have moved on from sail.
    Still sign of a stable economy when items are seized, all is well in RG land. ajajajajajajajaja

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    FOR SALE BY AUCTION ;

    By Order of the High Court of Ghana

    3 masted schooner 3,600 tons , 100mts
    2x sulzer diesels
    350 berths
    Lying in Ghana , all inspections welcome

    BTW Who won in the Argentina -Brazil World Cup Qualifier last night ?
    No one .It wasn't played because they couldn't afford the stadium lights .
    Futbol para todos ?
    Futbol para nadie !!!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    @108 Tit... it is the only ship the rg navee has that is capable of going out of sight of land... therefore it is the flagship which meanders aimlessly hither and yon showing the flag...well at least it did until it was arrested for debt...
    Or is Alferez Sobral the flagship?... ARA Hercules is no longer fit for intended purpose so we can discount her....

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    TIT ..... Struggling to justify !!!!!! Almost as funny as the RG government and their diplomatic flea circus getting trodden on!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    Two doves talking to one another in a park in Buenos Aires ...
    “Coo coo ”says one

    No says the other ... “ Coup Coup ”

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 08:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Was anyone made suspicious by post “36 Kendall Zepher Coffey”

    It seems the account was created in order to make that post on this thread. I smell fish - particularly a thick lipped mullet.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 09:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • agent999

    The NML vulture fund is seated in the Cayman Islands, ‘a fiscal paradise’ which we should remember is a British colony.

    Its always our fault !

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    What can l say, the Argentine circus is more like a Greek Tragedy every day.
    Their Flagship seized for unpaid debt!
    How embarrassing!
    No wonder TTT & Guzz are frothing at the mouth.
    What a nation of incompetent nincompoops.
    Are you sure that you don't want us to run Argentina for you?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    LOL! That was a tantrum and a half from the brainwashed nationalist Argentines.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    Isolde : It's like a Gaucho Rivero Act in reverse . Any Argentine flagged ship will soon be fair game in any port in the world .
    The same will apply to their airliners as AA is state owned .
    This is what happens when you elect fekking marxist thieves and idiots.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    Troll,
    I don't think anyone here claims to be a wandering playboy, a lot of us travel due to work.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Furry-Fat-Feck

    @114 Truth_Telling_Troll (#)
    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:25 am

    North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East.

    There you go. You can now proudly say you have met one. Well. One who actually spoke about it.

    Nice looking ship though I must say.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Anyway, returning to the (semi) subject of the article, I not only think this is funny but it should flag up an interesting series of possible events. First, reports say that the Libertad will only be released on payment of an “unspecified” sum as a sort of “bail”. Funny in itself. But, apparently, there are 200 members of the Argentine navy aboard. Next funny bit is that, the last time I arrested a ship (in UK waters), it wasn't allowed to make contact with the shore for the purpose of re-supply. Chances are that the court in Ghana operates on the same principles. Then, the Libertad is supposed to be on a tour. Will it take a chance on another African country? Or will it flee back across the Atlantic? But there's more! With this as a precedent, will any argie aircraft or vessel dare to land or enter the territorial waters of any country outside LatAm? With billions of dollars of unrestructured debt at stake, I can see a lot of argie government assets being detained around the world or being forced to stay in LatAm!

    Of course, TiT wants to know why we are all here on a non-Falklands issue. It's because we like to see you lot suffer, TiT. We enjoy watching you fall flat on your faces. We are pleased to see you getting a tiny portion of your come-uppance. We look forward to seeing more!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 11:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ken Ridge

    @120 TiT
    On the contrary, the majority of middle class earners will regularly holiday abroad. Maybe not the case for lower earners or young families as in my case many years ago, though over the last ten years as my kids have flown the nest & mortgage has been paid off have made a point of seeing the world (only 3 continents so far). It may be of a surprise to you, but, it is actually cheaper in many cases to holiday abroad than it is to holiday in the UK.

    According to a recent ABTA report...

    “Up to 13 million holidaymakers will be heading overseas in July and August, according to Abta.
    The organisation said 90% of these would be visiting Mediterranean countries, which British tourists are favouring due to the strength of the pound against the euro.
    Abta said its research also showed that three million people intend to attend Olympic events in London and the UK this summer.”

    So that's 13 million in just July & August, less those who decided to go to the Olympics instead.
    The majority of that 13 million will be families taking breaks during the school holidays, then consider the rest of the year when many prefer the cooler months to holiday.

    So it may seem odd to you that many of us have travelled considerably, but you must remember when the US/UK/EU hit hard times our lower classes are probably better off than your middle to upper classes.

    Not to worry, it's tough being an Arge.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 11:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • PirateLove

    whats wrong with the legal acquisition of the tall ship? since when has taking something that does not belong to you ever been a problem for Argentina? however the ship does belong to the investment group NOW! :)

    reading the venom and distraction from the Arg trolls, all highly amusing and shows the mounting pressure on Argentina is biting.

    more deluded RG rant please, ITS ALL GOOD!! :)

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 11:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    I think the way Argentina structures their grain exports may also pose a bit of a problem for them. I think, although I am not sure, the gov't owns the grains and soy oil once it leaves the country. That could prove a bit troublesome down the line. It would be fun to see the cargos impounded, maybe they couldn't sell them but let them rot/spoil while it is all worked out. Plus you can't do much shipping if no one will insure the goods.
    The world has been very patience with this arrogant and whiny child now it is time to teach them to behave and that their actions have consequences.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    Latest : The RG govt is hoping the Libertad will be able to make it to the “safe waters ” of their allies Angola.
    In Argentina itself , the borders are wide open and the worst crime hotspots in the slums are not being policed .
    TiT/Guzz/etc want to talk about the foreign travel habits of UK citizens ???
    Needless to say , not a word from Kretina .
    Oh for the wings , of a dove....
    Coup coup.....

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    Much as I enjoy laughing at argentina as the next man.
    They are in the right these scumbags took a punt on worthless debt with the idea if they held out of talks on bankruptcy they could claim the whole lot.
    They are truly vultures they have been banned form uk courts when oxfam thinks your a scumbag and states it publicly idealy the argentine goverment would invtie them onto a c130 and drop them in the sea parasitical scum.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 12:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Interesting article.......maybe the RG coast guard should have been there to protect their frigate. Opps no that won't work, there are revolting.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Iron Man

    @139 I don't know enough about these funds, but the principle that 'my enemy's enemy is my friend' is a very dangerous one so you are right to flag it up if these funds are indeed as bad as you say. All the same, interesting that the Argentinian response is somehow to find a link to the UK and try to blame us for it!

    @36 You are on the wrong thread my friend. You're looking for a sane thread where contributors try to help each other. This is the 'hurl abuse at the other side' thread.

    @114 I've been to Europe, Asia, Australisia, Africa and North America, lots and lots of different places - never made it to South America for the precise reason someone gave earlier, it's a long way and no specific reason to go there when there are still lots of other places I'd like to visit. It's true what they say, travel broadens the mind, which may be why your nickname, TiT, is so well deserved.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • kelperabout

    So the Argentines don't like Britain commenting on something dear to them yet it is quite ok for thos same Argies to comment on something dear to us.
    What a shame you lost a ship. What an even bigger shame CFK is crumbling.
    What a shame you never had a proper education.
    What a shame you don't have the Falkland islands either.
    What a shame you don't like it when someone talks about Argentine politics.
    What a shame we Islanders are enjoying our way of life.
    What a real shame that no one in the world is actually listening to you Argentina.

    Beutifull day on the Falklands no riots or poverty.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    139. There were no bankruptcy or default negotiations and they had every right to “hold out” for a better deal.

    I am glad to see all of these inane policies of the Ks coming home to roost. The walls are closing in
    I hope her beach house in Venezuela is ready
    I wonder who will protect her when Chavez is dead
    I doubt we would let her stay in the USA
    Maybe somewhere in Africa
    Where to deranged dictators live out their days

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Furry-Fat-Feck

    @142 kelperabout (#)
    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:31 pm

    “Beautiful day on the Falklands no riots or poverty.”

    Yes and it will be protected from the Malvinista horde.

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  • Usurping Pirate

    Latest News : ARA Libertad has been re-named ARA Cautiverio
    ( captive ) .

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 01:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • KretinaKK

    The days are passing, Kretina is getting nervous, she's itchy and taking lots of pills to calm her down, she and Nilda Garré, the queen of corruption and the queen of terrorism know their days are numbered in the Casa Rosada, everybody join the protest against these 2 pieces of subhuman waste:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/467367073303989
    https://www.facebook.com/events/467367073303989

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anbar

    Has anybody else noticed that that there are two different people using the TTT account in this thread?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    The rumor in Buenos AIres is that la campora is saying there is a talk of a coup and they need the army in the streets.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 02:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @121

    “As a middle class European I can confidently say you're talking crap. As you claim to be Argentine from where do you get your knowledge and experience on the travel patterns of middle class Europeans?”

    Having never been to S.A where do you get your experience to talk about Argentina?

    Asshole brit hypocrite #1.

    @123

    “BTW Who won in the Argentina -Brazil World Cup Qualifier last night ?
    No one .It wasn't played because they couldn't afford the stadium lights”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZI-g_5pNPo

    Can't pay the lights in the Commonwealth either, in an OFFICIAL tournament (The Rugby Championship). But we argies already knew that, the great lie about Anglo-saxon organization (remember the Olympics disaster London put up? Wrong flags, wrong anthems, sewer lines breaking, empty venues, etc,etc).

    Asshole brit hypocrite #2.

    @124, 125, 126

    I thought you Brits respected other countries regardless of their current situation.

    Asshole Brits hypocrites #3,4 and 5.

    @128

    Was he lying? Aren't the Caymans a UK dependency? Don't you blame us for your stupid people buying our high risk bonds?

    Asshole brit hypcrite #6

    @129

    “What a nation of incompetent nincompoops. Are you sure that you don't want us to run Argentina for you?”

    I thought you Brits respected other countries and did not think of yourselves as superior.

    Asshole britress hypocrite #7

    @130

    And what? Have any of you lousy Brits ever engaged in self-criticism here? NO! You never have done anything wrong in this world, never made a mistake! Its always others who do!

    Asshole britress hypocrite #8

    @134

    Asshole Brutish hypocrite #9-195.406

    @135

    “Not to worry, it's tough being an Arge.”

    I thought Brits respected other countries, and didn't feel superior.

    Asshole brit hypocrite #195.407

    @136, 137, 139, 140

    Since you love seeing Argentina destroyed (keep trying), all I can say is.

    Long live Al QAEDA all over the USA, UK, and Europe? This is the first time I openly support them.

    @142
    Who cares.

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  • Viva Las Falklands

    @100 TTT
    “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindness2 - Mark Twain

    ”The worldis a book and those who do not travel only read the first page” - St Augustine.

    Perhaps you should venture out of your front door and broaden your mind as you are obviously still on the first page.

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  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @150

    You people have no shame do you. Look at how Argentina is trashed in this website. Do you really expect me to remain silent?

    And doesn't everyone here claim to have travelled to Argentina? (except those who then say they have been everywhere but South America, because you know, it is not worthy of their presence... isn't funny how when they needed it for their argument, the argie-haters have been to every corner and nook of the country... but when they want to hand out a “subtle snipe” at Argentina the same people say South America is not somewhere they would ever travel to.... not important, unlike every other continent).

    And yet look at how they either completely lie about everything or mislead in all they say?

    I really have learned to hate you all. I won't feel bad the next time terrorism befalls you. I'm not joking, you deserve it for being the arrogant, racist, assholes you are.

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  • ElaineB

    @148 The protests are spreading. It seems that a lot of Argentines are unhappy with the government.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 03:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Truth_Telling_Troll

    @152

    The “protests” (more like a strike since there was no violence), are winding down. And how pathetic your basking in Schadenfreude. That is all the UK has left, no achievements of their own, just the consolation of trying to feel less miserable by fossicking around the globe to see if others have it worse.

    And believe me, we hate you brits and Europeans more than ever. I personally am making sure all my friends learn to hate you, and will teach my children to hate you.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 03:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tobias

    I will now have to go for a while. It has been very educational. I came to this website having mostly no opinion on Brits, Americans or Europeans, and much criticism for CFK, and against the Falklands being harrased.

    I remain steadfast in the Falklands not being harrased by us.

    But I have learned to have deep animus and loathing for you old worlders, and north americans. I will no longer feel sorry for you when you are attacked by extremists, and will teach anyone who will listen to distrust you, and to treat you with contempt as you see us. Because there is nothing better about you and your countries, in fact worse, because you think you are better than others.

    So thank you for that. Thank you for creating new enemies, because believe me, Argentina will be your enemy for a long, long time. Just pray you can keep your military, and that we can't, today, tomorrow, and 50 years from now.

    I will never forget to dislike you.

    Later.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 03:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ken Ridge

    @153 Steady on young troll, your gonna burst a blood vessel, I think it is probably wise for you to leave MP for your own health.

    Remember, your preciouse botox Queen started the Brit bashing, you're only geting what you deserve.

    “And believe me, we hate you brits and Europeans more than ever. I personally am making sure all my friends learn to hate you, and will teach my children to hate you”

    The ramblings of a hurt child.

    What makes you so sure you will have children? the way gay rights & the increase in transvestites is going you will be lucky to find anyone to bear them for you

    @148 Apparently more to follow, BUT, not in Tobias's little fantasy world.

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  • Captain Poppy

    Elaine there is another protest for November and they are trying to get this one going at every argentine embassy around the world. Interesting how they offered the the guards their mopney back after cutting up to 70%, but that has not stopped the the protest/strike.
    I have never seen a country were there is so many work stoppages from the federal government. The winds of discontent are certainly stiffening to to gale.

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  • mastershakejb

    TiT is still RAGING! love it
    @ Idlehands, TiT hasn't not done “much” traveling, he admittedly hasn't done ANY!
    Most people in middle income or better countries travel. Most even lower income country inhabitants at least leave their town. TiT can't even leave his own town, he admits this. So either he's a cripple, or poor as FUCK!
    I feel bad for the poor cripple. But even though he finds it hard to believe we've traveled, doesn't change the fact that we have.

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  • Captain Poppy

    The Libertad is owned and operated by the argentine Navy. Not for the life of me could I ever see a US flagged vessel being seived, other than being destroyed in combat. So.....maybe they are not raising the US ensign ......lol

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    TiT ,the mouthpiece for a failed marxist project hates the nasty Brits , oh, diddums.
    Just watching the 1 O'Clock news on C5N.The Prefectura and Gendarmeria are still on strike and will be till tuesday.
    You see Tittie , Marxist bluster and bullshit does not work in the 21st Century , whilst there is a free press to report what is really going on .
    The protest on Avenida Madero can be heard from the Rosada and the expensive flats in Puerto Madero itself......

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  • yankeeboy

    Funny, I have been talking to Toby for a long time and JUST NOW he is starting to hate the USA, UK , EU? Toby I suggest you go back to some our our conversations and look over your posts. You have been jealous and hating on us for a very long time.
    I wonder why other groups have not joined in yet? Is there another holiday this weekend?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @149 What are you? A faggot genocide? Or a genocidal faggot? Looking forward to seeing your dismembered, malnourished, part-eaten corpse!
    @151 Perhaps it is you that should learn. Why do so many people want to see you humiliated, beaten (again), trashed, impoverished, dead? Think about it. Sorry, “thinking” is beyond you. In the meantime, until you see sense, the only “good” argie is a dead argie. There are probably at least 20 million argies “surplus to requirements”.
    @153 Until tomorrow! In the meantime, you still need to be dead!
    @154 So f*** off. You will not be missed. In fact, I will be sure to tell my friends in the British armed forces not to “miss” you. YOU ARE a TARGET!
    Incidentally, 10 years from now, argieland won't exist. It will have been returned, probably by the British, to the original Amerindian owners.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 04:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Santa Fe

    Pretty embarrassing for the Rgs. Like not having enough money for the electric meter. Must be a mistake as RG economy is the power house of SA. TTT must be knack erred he's been on duty solid now for days, troll of the month award this month, maximo give him coin TTT give him dance

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  • MaxAue

    @TiT

    I love you man - you just made my day :) Top shelf entertainment while having dinner. Who needs a television when we have TiT? And I'm impressed - seriously - you out ramble yourself day after day. That a skill.

    Think I'll start a fan page on Facebook in your honor TiT. Then everyone who comes across your wise words can post it there. That how we can collect the best of the best, a sort of TiT's greatest :)))))))

    Ps: For your statistics, I've been to 35 countries on 6 different continents and live in a penthouse (...although, it's only a 1 room), I belong to the middle class, work as a teacher and got plenty of money. ;)

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  • Argiedump

    @153 No achievements? The list of British achievements far outweigh those of Argentina whose achievements you could write about on the back of a stamp. It's you who is the arrogant, racist, ass hole around here. Wanting to teach lessons of hatred. You need to get a life, possibly a hobby - go & do something more productive with your life instead of hanging about on-line day and night being a nasty, pathetic little man.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MaxAue

    Join in folks!

    http://www.facebook.com/TruthTellingTroll?ref=ts&fref=ts

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • scarfo

    Damm this is just too fucking funny, the story and the posting lol

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    What's going on? The Malvinistas have gone into complete meltdown. I agree with someone upthread that mentioned they are shared accounts. Firstly TTT must treat this like a full time job to post on here that much and his personality seems to vary throughout the day.

    If you are on the internet broadcasting how much you hate this that and the other and how you want people to become victims of terrorism then I think you need to take a break from it. It's not a healthy mindset and everyone is going to laugh at you.

    Makes you wonder if the economic carastrophe that's been confidently predicted every day for the last 3 years might actually be starting to happen. Otherwise I'm struggling to fathom why the tone of posts has darkened so dramatically. It's certainly been an afternoon to pull up a chair and nuke some popcorn.

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  • 2012

    @ 20 briton Jack the Ripper...
    You are such stupid child! making such comments about sussie 2012...
    The situation will be resolve...I repeat, my country Argentina is having difficult economic times!
    How about the USA, my second country,,,,,/////>>>>>having TWO BILLONS DOLLARS frozen monies from the IRAQUI GOVERMENT UNACCOUNTABLE?...
    Obama promised “goverment transparency”....but he meant to keep lying....
    How about your english citizen ex Duchess of Pork, Fergie Ferguson trying to cash $700,000 releasing personal about her ex-husband Prince Andrew?

    You should mind your United Kingdom of rubbish bloody english people ...get lost UK WIMP!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Hmmmm.....and 2012 comes online to disprove my point ---> Not!!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    I couldn't care less were you are travelling to, and the only reason you lot travelled a lot is because most of you lot are older than any current existing vehicle. I've travelled through almost all of Europe and SA... So what?
    By the way, Euro middle class doesn't travel outside Europe every year, and lately, more and more spend their vacation within their own borders...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    I'm probly younger than you Guzz. I retired @ 23 a wealthy man, have been traveling the world since. I will have traveled the entire world by around 30.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Good on you and long live your face. What do you want me to do about it??

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Gordo1

    I think we should congratulate Ghana for its non corruptible justice system. Or has Argentina met it's match, at last?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ken Ridge

    @172 Have you taken over for the night shift at La Campora Guzz?

    Just out of curiosity, what condition was TiT in when he left? He's had a hard day at the office.
    LMFAO

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Welcome back Guzz! Too tired of posting under Toby or TTT mayhaps?

    You must be the only Uruguayan except your feeble minded drunk commie President that actually still sucks up to CFK and Argentina.

    I heard your real estate is crashing right along with theirs. Think CFK will send you some U$ to tied you over while their economy crashes? I don't.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 05:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb

    LOL Ken
    I'm starting to think TiT is actually a cripple. He admittedly has never left his town, by his own admission! Not even left his TOWN!
    And sits here day n night spamming on Mercopress.....me thinks a cripple in a wheelchair in front of a computer screen.

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  • Idlehands

    176 mastershakejb - Is that really necessary?

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  • Captain Poppy

    So Yankee, you think RGs lost the Libertad for good? The is only for the value of the ship...10 to 15 million. I would think they would wire it asap and get the ship back home before its a permanent placement in the USA Tall ships parades.

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  • yankeeboy

    No, I think the “holdouts” were showing CFK how long their reach is and playing with her. I think they will end up with a lot of property owned by the Gov't but not an embassy/consular property though. It has been in the works for long time and it about to come to a conclusion.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    I think you'd need to be an expert in all sorts of different areas of law to have a clue about the likely fate of this ship. My hunch is it will be on it's merry way within a few weeks - but you never know.

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  • Captain Poppy

    I think they will have hard time taking the ship. The admirality will apply and thats a beats all unto itself. But who knows that's why there's scum, I mean lawyers in the world.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • 2012

    @178 Conqueror/Captain Poppy=same UK WIMP
    Such stupid comment!
    You are not from the USA
    if so,
    please HELP...
    the USA Postal Office from bankruptcy....
    and donate your $$$$$
    to AUNCLE SAM
    to pay off
    the 15 TRILLON DEBT!

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  • v for victory

    Has Argentina thought of taking out an IVA... all their debts in one managable (er hmm huge) lump so that they can pay off over a number of years...or decades..or :)

    Just an idea to improve your credit file

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Yankee can you image the consequences if our ship, USCG Eagle was detained in a foreign port? I would say this embarrasses kirchner, but she's below being embarrassed but all her mindless antics, nimrod economic policies and contructing her pathway to a dictatorship. Perhaps the military will catch onto to the idea as the border guard and coast guard.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    184. Cop, Timmerman was dumb enough to board, search and confiscate itmes from our Military transport. There are a lot of dumb people in the world. That little stunt has cost them the good will of the USA. We have a long memory. Denying WB and IDB loans shoudl be enough to destabilize the economy/gov't but I think she is doing that well enough all on her own.

    I love watching this collapse. I have hated the Ks for years it is too bad Nestor is dead and can't see his wife f'up his legacy.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    “The owners of the vessel will have to pay up or defend themselves in court”

    LOL I would pay for a ring side seat to watch this if it ever came to court!! this would be better than a heavywieght boxing match!!

    It would be like an episode of “total wipeout” only with all the amusing falling over.............

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  • Clyde15

    To get back to the ship, whatever the politics, she is a fine looking vessel.
    I have seen three Tall ship races and there is something emotive to see a tall ship in full sail. They belong out at sea.

    I admit to being jealous of the Argentine having a ship like this. For a maritime nation like the UK, who built the finest clippers - Cutty Sark and Thermopylae - why could we not have built a modern version as a floating - and sailing -monument to our past.
    It would give our shipyards - the few that are left - some well needed work.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I've been on the Libertad, a very fine vessel indeed. I've race in in some old tospsail schooners out of Cape Ann in Mass.....every now and then its fun but a lot more work than racing sloops.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • atk357

    The question is ...how to get the ship back soon! In that part of the world, they sitting ducks for wanna be pirates. The ship is one thing, but the crew is at risk. As little as it may seem, I think Argentina should send a submarine and 4 ships to the rescue with a complement of marines.....at least that is the way we do it in the USA....time is crucial!!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @149TTT,
    Don't like the truth, eh troll?
    lf you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    Do be quiet, please, the Adults are talking.
    Entertainment at its best! lol

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MaxAue

    Just talked to a friend whose cousin is on board, and so far they are fine. Let's hope it stays that way, or else they must send an Aerolinas Argentina flight to pick them up......don't know which is worst :)))

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 06:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Gordo1

    I have the feeling that TTT and Tobias are the same person - don't they realise that if Argentina were to withdraw its “fairy tale” claim to the Falkland Islands then they, their fellow countrymen and their country would not be the source of amusement. They are the only ones who “HATE”!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    atk357....we can do that because we have a force to do so. argentina does not have a functioning military.....nestor saw to it that it was made ineffectual.
    @149 it's amusing watching you grab at anything when you are short circuited. That's the thing about children such as yourself, unable to maintain composure. Really a scoccer match? You're an angry little boy and momma needs to paddle your ass but good.
    No worries tit, you don;t live in argentina to see it's rebirth after they hang asslips kirchner for making argentina the anus of the world.
    #191 I would swim before flying Aerolinas again

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Here, have some cookies, you lot. I understand it hurts not having free resources channeled to your part of the world anymore. I understand your frustrations and worries for troublesome future. Austerity is a hard thing to be imposed and with toilet paper catching up the price of the euro, dollar and pound sterling, it must hurt even having a sh*t...
    2018 IMF says, ten years, says others. Either way, capitalism is assuring itself plenty of time to deal with your middle class.
    Healthcare is worse than ever in Europe, in USA inexistant if you aren't in the money, the population is getting older and there are fewer and fewer hands to watch after then. Overall population in Europe is declining and of the ones that do reproduce themselves, 70% and immigrants from non european countries.

    You lot seem to have buckloads of issues, the destiny of an Arg vessel withheld by pirates being your point of focus... Why don't you try something new and live as you preach others to??

    Plenty

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  • mastershakejb

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20121004/lt-disappearing-designers/ LOL

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Guzz the paraguay injun is back spouting of all the nothing he's doesn't know. we missed you guzzy. Why and how does the navy allow a vessel to be seized? Some navy.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • atk357

    That's a very good question, what in the world were they doing there? Could they just sneak out in the night?...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 08:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MaxAue

    Hehe love this one :)
    Designer brands, though, are stuck because they have to import all their products: Escada's fashions are supposed to flow from its headquarters in Luxembourg, after all, and who would buy Louis Vuitton knowing it's stitched in provincial Argentina, rather than some glamorous corner of France?

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  • THEMan

    @153 Tobias Scotland is still one of the leading countries for medical research.
    Scotland still has the best quality of engineering (although the industry's being scaled down).
    Scotland is still leading the world with renewable engineering projects.
    Scotland, for its size, is the single most technically gifted population in the world- fact. The world envies our gift for excellency (just stating the truth without sounding arrogant)
    Scotland is the country in the UK with the least debt, and only one with a budget surplus. Our country is far, far away from default.
    On politics, just remember that most Scottish, and probably English too, opposed the current wars but were unable to change it as there weren't enough people protesting on the streets.
    And to re-state, you are the uneducated one as you say that you hate ALL Europeans, not the ones who caused your so-called 'problems'. Not us.

    @170 Nice to see you're back on here Guzz. How are you doing?

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  • Guzz

    Best of evenings Theman
    I'm fine thank you, although these yanquis tend to get the worst out of me. Nice to see you as well, your presence is very much needed in order to discuss actual matters and not the usual country bashing...

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 08:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • surfer

    I like the way the people trying to recover money owed to them by Argentina are 'vultures' however when Argentina steals a foreign owned company, YPF, it's patriotic.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 08:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    It takes a “special” person to understand that logic surfer. However.......every now and then I want to qualify all my ramblings with the fact that I know not all Argentines are like the kirchner/peronists, there are many good one theres as well as the asshole deadbeat socialists.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 09:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • 2012

    @199 tHE man..
    Keep you country in your ARSE.
    I admire Russia for inventing the LASIK eye surgery......

    @202 Conqueror/Captain Poppy=same UK WIMP..
    CHINA OWNS THE USA....WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR YOUR “COUNTRY”

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 09:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Well, back on topic.

    Having slogged through most of the posts here I find nothing has changed.

    It's all the fault of:

    1) The holdouts taking advantage of that superb edifice of financial probity that is AG, AGAIN;
    2) Oh no, it's the Brits again letting the holdouts hole up in a tax haven. AG needs to be careful here, I would not be surprised if TMBOA had a few million stashed away there;
    2) Diplomatic immunity for a training ship: the flagship of the AG fleet no less. Oh, you just HAVE to laugh at that statement. The UK has the Victory as a notional flagship, a vessel with a tremendous record of stuffing the Spanish; when they found the courage to venture out of port, so frightened of the British were they! I think I see a parallel with AG here, only they send out a training ship full of diplomats!
    3) And let's not forget the USA who has judged against AG. How dare they do that to a sovereign country that has NEVER done anything wrong in the history of the world? Everyone knows how TMBOA TOLD the world at the UN how they had caused ALL the grief to AG. Do they not believe her?

    Oh! I can't go on for the tears of laughter blinding the keyboard. How funny. How hilarious. How utterly and completely predictable.

    I wonder who got the short straw to tell her the ship was impounded and had to endure a purple rage from TMBOA about 'can't you fcuking idiots get anything right? Have I got to do everything for you!!' - goes on until she blacks out due to oxygen starvation to what is laughingly referred to as her 'brain'.

    But, Yankeeboy, me and others said this was coming: AND now it's here. Things are only going to get better (for us that is).

    LOL to the power googol!

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  • THEMan

    @203 You're like one of those Thai prostitutes that insults men by telling them to shove weird things up their arse. Very strange. As I recommended yesterday, go see a councilor for your penis and anal fetishes.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 09:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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  • THEMan

    @206 HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    You're an idiot. Seriously, stay off this site so you don't embarrass yourself even more.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • 2012

    @207 The man.... generic gay....wanted by the UK wimps to screw you!

    NOBODY tells this argentine woman to shut up.
    NOBODY tells this argentine woman to stay off from this web site.
    REMEMBER: I AM ARGENTINIAN, THE BEST!

    KEEP YOUR RUBBISH BLOODY ENGLISH PEOPLE IN YOUR ARSE!

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Argiedump

    Hey, @208 - SHUT UP!

    Turns out somebody does, how about that!? You're not the best, not even close. And talking of arse, you don't half speak out from your own a lot. Why not give your arse a rest? The best she says, ha! You're an idiot.

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 10:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • THEMan

    @208 OK major arse fetishes, stupid and poor grammar. And now revealed to be a homophobic. What's next?

    Oct 04th, 2012 - 11:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    208 Dog
    Shut Up!
    Stay off this website!
    You are an imbecile!
    There, do something about it!

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  • St.John

    “An artful attack” + “not respect any legal jurisdictions”

    Argentina promises legal actions against all companies involved in Falklands’ oil industry
    http://en.mercopress.com/2012/03/16/argentina-promises-legal-actions-against-all-companies-involved-in-falklands-oil-industry

    “with the clear purpose of harming”

    Argentina wants to decimate Illex fishery
    http://en.mercopress.com/2012/03/16/argentina-promises-legal-actions-against-all-companies-involved-in-falklands-oil-industry

    “systematically release false information”

    Argentina’s Congress ‘inflation index’ for July, 1.62%, doubles the official rate
    http://en.mercopress.com/2012/03/16/argentina-promises-legal-actions-against-all-companies-involved-in-falklands-oil-industry

    In twelve Argentine provinces inflation is two times and a half the official index
    http://en.mercopress.com/2012/03/16/argentina-promises-legal-actions-against-all-companies-involved-in-falklands-oil-industry

    Argentina Inflation Expectations Steady At 25% In July - UTDT
    http://en.mercopress.com/2012/03/16/argentina-promises-legal-actions-against-all-companies-involved-in-falklands-oil-industry

    The harrassment champions dislike harrassment - how cute.

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  • PirateLove

    @149 thats a lot of assholes you have there, sounds as if you have yourself an anal complex, which would make one concerned about your obsession with rectums and a terrorist organisation leading one to believe you wish to play the victim in some sordid gay rape fetish by teatowel wearing child murders, yeah i know your kind, too uptight to even give a reach around.

    @208 your funny, wanna be in a video with TTT, bring a teatowel?

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  • St.John

    @ 29 Truth_Telling_MickeyMouse

    “Pictures never lie.”

    Pictures sometimes lie - and more often they only tell that small part of the truth a nationalist wants to be shown - I don't see pics from the lovely residential areas in e.g. Las Heras and Guaymallen.

    I have lived 3 years in Mendoza, remember?

    BTW: What is the origin of the word “colony”?

    @ 36 Kendall Zepher Coffey “I am a lawyer in international relations.”

    - who just accidently happened to stumble over this particular page in MercoPress?

    Hi again Truth_Telling_MickeyMouse, glad to see your fantasy is up to scratch.

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  • Don Alberto

    111 Idlehands writes: “Loving this thread. You've managed to work TTT up into such a frenzy that he's even lauding Islamic terrorism.”

    Perhaps we should gear down a little.

    By now Truth_Telling_MickeyMouse seems to have a blood pressure of 4 atmospheres - just a little bit higher and the poor devils in and around Mendoza will have to wash his blood and guts off streets and houses :-D

    - - -

    @ 160 yankeeboy

    “Is there another holiday this weekend?”

    Yes there is, and considering the hate spouting from Truth_Telling_MickeyMouse and Tobias it is very appropriately called “Dia del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural” = “The day of respect for cultural diversity”. This day is actually 12 October but it has been moved to Monday 8 Oct to be part of a long weekend.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 01:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ynsere

    To all posters:
    Do not be taken in by Guzz.
    If by any chance he does hold Uruguayan papers it's not because he's a real Uruguayan but only because one of both of his parents were Uruguayan terrorists who helped in the attempts of the Tupamaros and their fellow travellers to bring down a democratic government by particularly cowardly murder, kidnapping, bank robberies, bombings, etc. Many of these enemies of democracy were granted political asylum in Sweden, which may be Guzz’s native country.
    The present day MPP party in Uruguay has come a long way from its unsavoury origins in MLN-Tupamaro terrorism, which brought about an equally despicable dictatorship.
    Guzz has stated he lives in Europe. This may well be true, as he is clearly not in touch with the man in the street in Uruguay, and cannot accurately put across current Uruguayan thought. His knowledge of present-day Uruguay is limited to what’s available on the internet.
    On the other hand perhaps he has no Uruguayan forebears, and is merely a CFK hireling trolling out a living.

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  • Guzz

    ynsere
    Last time we tried this, you didn't rven know the colour of the yerba mate... Want to try it again?

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 03:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    TIT i love the fact u proved my point.... Keep struggling and squeezing like the tight little RG asshole you are :-)

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 05:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    When/if? they get their flagship back will Titman be handing out
    a press release thanking Ghana for supporting RGland in their illegitimate claims in the British South Atlantic?

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 06:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    Quote TIT : “We just have the balls to stand up to such arrogance.”

    ???? I see u making a firm stand in this dispute! Right-on, u clever little scientific linguist :-)

    TIT for el president..... Now that would be funny! Youd get to use your theasuarus alot more!

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 06:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    I wish you'd all rise above this nonsense. Anyone neutral reading this thread would see two bunches of idiots arguing in a primary school playground. Quite frankly it's become embarrassing

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 07:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    Just had a quick look at the Ghanean armed forces on Wiki.

    If Tinman declares war , it would be an equal contest :

    QUOTE : The Ghanaian Army relies on a mix of modern military technology and older varieties. While modern M16s and equipment are standard issue, much of the secondary equipment used by the Ghanaian military is generally older than that used in Western military forces, and Ghanaian troops frequently rely on British, Brazilian, Swiss, Swedish, Israeli, and Finnish weaponry.
    The navy is only 2000 strong .
    If Argentina still had the 25 de Mayo ( a former British carrier ) it would be a walkover .
    TiT/2012/Malvinero where is your national pride?
    Go to the Plaza and demand Kretina sends a task force now...
    The boys may want cash up front , as the naval NCO's are out on strike as well now .

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 08:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    @223 - UP

    If Tinman declares war on Ghana it'd be interesting to see just what Argentina could actually do.

    On the other hand Ghana is a commonwealth country, and could call on other members to support them should they be attacked.

    Argentina's couldn't declare war, because none of their naval or air assets are capable of crossing the Atlantic (with the exception of the impounded vessel).

    No the Argentine government and their supporters will resort to form and blame the big bad world for picking on them.

    It will be interesting to see if they cough up the US$ 10 million to get their ship back.

    As for national pride, the more the Argentine public allows this bunch of clowns to run their country, the more they realise that they no longer have any pride.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 08:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    I don't know why the Argentine government thinks their debt will 'just go away if we pretend it isn't there'. Debt is a commodity and has been sold on for centuries. If there is even a chance it can be recovered the debt collectors will pursue it. In this case they are doing it legally.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 09:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    At 222

    I think its hilarious

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 09:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    tinman can't declare on Ghana as they are already entrenched in a war against their people in argentina.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 10:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    I am very surprised one of the tawdry argentine news channels has not got a camera crew on board the ship yet .
    It would be very argentine to play out the whole thing on the live news .
    Maybe Kretina should do what she did with Angola and give the president a cow .

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 11:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Come on TTT,
    Aren't you going to enlist & save your precious Argentina against the Ghanian hordes?
    Here's your chance to be a true Argentine Hero, up there with Rivero, you know, the hero “who led the resistance” haw haw haw.
    Come on, out from under the bed.
    There's no more room under there with Think, Marcos, Malvinero1 etc etc.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 11:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    229 lsolde

    That's so funny!

    I bet they would fight over the turnips if they could.

    LOL

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 12:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    226 brit abroad - the story is hilarious but some of the abuse being thrown is just embarrassing. There is an art to trolling and if both sides sound as stupid as one another then nobody can claim the moral high ground.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 12:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anbar

    Can I second the proposal ot grow-up a little bit and quit with the jingoistic, bigoted,x enophobic insults?

    It makes you look a lot worse than the people it is aimed at, and every insult to Argentinians is yet more proof to them that are winning the moral battle.

    Frankly some of the insults from so-called Brits is highly embarassing and can do nothing else other than reflect badly on Britian, the British and by association: the Falklands Islanders.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 12:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    Is there a Falkland Islander on this site who takes it seriously, not their situation but the forum in general? I am not speaking for a single one of them but I am quite sure that they all have better things to do than worry about the shit that is sprouted on here. They have no need to defend their existence in a forum like this and it seems to me the ones who do, do it for its' humouristic qualities and nothing more, maybe I am wrong. All we see here is the same arguments being lost over and over again and then it degenerates into name-calling and moral posturing. If a Falklander were to approach me and tell me that I was doing damage and to please stop, then I would, I thought it was just fun watching and fueling childish antics.
    One Falklander, and I can tell where you are posting from, and I, for one, will cease and desist at once!

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 01:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    168 2012
    i dont nomaly reply to dead people or dead impersonaters,
    but on this occation,
    susy is dead, you killed her, you are now 2012,
    a lepoard never changes its spots,
    in your sace your name evry 5 minutes,
    ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    they tell us you like a bit of rough,

    HERE IS SOME SAND PAPER, get use to it.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 01:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    Sussie doesnt Understand a simple fact when making her comparisons, and that is that if one compares the USA and RGland as bowls of fruit, then one should be aware that the contents of those bowls are very different and really very good comparisons!

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 02:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Zhivago
    I'm sitting here with the same feelings about you lot... Strange, isn't it?
    That said, I'm having great fun :)))

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 03:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    @224
    Lep
    They may take a page out of Langsdorfs book and scuttle here, nah!!!!!!!!! never do anything that honourable.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 03:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • 2012

    @234 briton Jack the Ripper
    I do anything, say anything, go anywhere...,,,,,,//////....>>>>>NO ONE TELL ME WHAT TO DO.....
    YOU STUPID CHILD!

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 04:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    Reports are reaching Montevideo that the ship has run out of food , and that the Argentine crew have resorted to eating the 11 Uruguayan cadets on board .

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 04:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    @238 - 2012/SussieUS

    Yes you can say anything you like, but then everyone has that right. You insult people then complain when they respond in a similar manner.

    Perhaps you should try some reasoned arguments, instead of insults. Then people would respond in kind. Insult them and they'll respond in kind to that too.

    You say no one tells you what to do. Well that isn't true. The tax man tells you to pay tax. The government tells you to abide by the laws of your country. Everyone in the world is told what to do by someone, somewhere along the line. If we didn't have this, anarchy would reign, and then you'd probably still be told what to do by whoever had the biggest gun. :)

    But back to the thread. This is going to be a tricky test for CFK and her government. How they handle the matter will be closely observed by the international community and Argentine citizens.

    It'll be interesting to see how this plays out. Either they will pay the bond, or they will just have to accept that their ship now belongs to the bond holders.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 04:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Simon68

    This has to be the biggest humilliation for Argentina ever!!!!

    Whatever Kretina does, cannot wash away this humilliation that every one of us feels about the seizing of a national icon.

    The kirchnerite plague will be remembered for ever for this insult to the people of Argentina.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    2012
    Then why are you not in Ghana for your queen.

    Or are you frighten they will laugh as you come out of the water, drip drip.

    240 LEPRecon

    As her tongue waggles before her brain starts up,
    She / he / they / are not capable, of reasonable conversation.

    Still,
    She waggles , CFK dabbles.
    And the result is still the same,
    They can do nothing, they are nothing , they will always have nothing,
    But a wagering tongue…

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 05:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MaxAue

    http://www.facebook.com/TruthTellingTroll?fref=ts

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 05:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirat-Hunter

    I invite all Argentine's to come next week to occupy the consulate of ghana, we will be celebrating the expulsion of ghana and their consulate back to pirate land, we wish the jews in ghana a long hated existence without Argentina. There's no difference between white or black jews, they are all the same scum bags.
    www.facebook.com/events/330731473689378/?ref=ts&fref=ts

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 07:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    PH
    Anti semite, when did grandad escape?

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 07:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    244 Pirat-Hunter
    we take it you will be their,
    leading your fellow argentines, from the front.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 07:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • slattzzz

    @246 doubt it another keyboard chicken warrior who wouldn't know one end of a rifle from the other, all words no action as usual

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 08:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    typicle latch key argie.lol.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 08:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • 2012

    @242 briton Jack the Ripper

    The british are known all around the world as rubbish bloody english people.
    THIS IS A FACT!
    THE UK, THE 'ROYALS' AND BRITS ARE RETARDS!

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 08:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    249
    Jack the Ripper
    Rose and the slipper,

    I am the prince,
    And she is the stripper,

    But we are still the best,
    Me and the ripper.

    ///////////////////////////////////////////
    Envy and Jealousy.

    sticks and stones ....

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 08:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @244 Prat-Junta

    So you are Alex Vargas, eh?

    Thought you lived in Canada (poor bastards) and were the well known nuclear bomb nut-job.

    Now I find you have been skulking around BsAs all the time.

    Typical Argie lying scum.

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 09:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Slatzz
    Course he would, terribly wounded in the foot by a GSW, just ignore the tell tale signs of powder burns!!!!!!!

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 09:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    244 Pirat Hunter
    Now I understand, it all makes sense, you must have been raped by someone Jewish! Anyway, here's one Jew who would love to meet you, name the time and place!

    Oct 05th, 2012 - 11:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    Sussie doesnt Understand a simple fact when making her comparisons, and that is that if one compares the USA and RGland as bowls of fruit, then one should be aware that the contents of those bowls are very different and really very good comparisons!

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 12:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    fact is a word unknown to sussie, yet it uses the word.

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 03:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Love how you call other people keyboard warriors :) what are you lot? Proper soldiers on a day off? Your middle age is about 70, and with time your arses have switched location with your mouths, all that comes out of you being compulsive crap. The only reason it is being printed is because most of you don't offer society a damn second of your sorry lives, thus leaving you with too much spare time. Keyboard warriors :)))

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 07:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @256 Guzz,
    Also yourself!

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 08:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Santa Fe

    257.... Guzz jajajajaja speaks the person who spends days on these forums!!!, love it paid trolls

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 10:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    I might spend my spare time on here, you lot seem to have nothing but spare time... Spend half of it on your society and mayhap things would be different in your austerity. But no, you choose instead to flee taxes and come to our latitudes an cry out your poison. Had you lot paid your debts and taxes, Europe would be doing better than great...

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 11:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    259 Guzz

    Oh dear, oh dear, generalising again.

    As I PAY taxes in Uruguay and you have 'stated' that, as an incomer I do not, I think it entitles me to ask a question:
    as you were exiled with your parents because of their illegal activities and brought up in north Europe and so spend only a short time in this lovely country DO YOU pay income taxes here?

    Simple question, YES or NO.

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 11:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    259.
    Did you know even an austere UK is nicer, cleaner, safer than a booming BA? I bet if you went to London you wouldn't even know they are having some problems. Yet you go to BA and what do you see, marxist graffiti, broken sidewalks, garbage piled on corners, people getting robbed every minute of every day, kidnappings, over crowded broken streets, empty restaurants and hotels, closed up shops all along the best avenues and malls, filthy dirty kids begging EVERYWHERE, filthy teens juggling in the streets for coins, Still after ten yrs of boom ( lies) cartanaros EVERY NIGHT and this during a supposed recovery!!!...shall I go on?

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 11:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Chris
    Never said you escaped taxes from Uruguay, more so from UK. Following your rants, you aren't in Uruguay for its elevated quality of life...
    As for my exile, the difference lay in that I didn't choose it.

    yanqui
    At least we can go to school without getting shot...

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 11:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Toby, 40+ school are under Student/Marxists control so no you can't. On top of that the schools are in shuch bad shape I would be scared to send my kid there, ceilings fall down, no heat, no a/c, electrical wires sticking out of the walls, no toilet paper...shall I go on? Again this is after 10 years of a suppsed boom. How bad do you think they'll get now....

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 12:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    262 Guzz

    Then you evidently ahve not read my 'rants' (and that from someone who rants and raves all the while) because we are here for the long term health of my wife and because we loved the place when we visited to check it out.

    We also get a better standard of living in general though the claims of others that Uruguay is 'cheap to live in' is not really the case and most certainly not the case for locals.

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 12:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    So Uruguay is overall better than the UK? Sacate el zuncho... :)))

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 12:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    I suppouse the Uk goverment could buy said boat in the ebay auction.
    Hms goose green anyone :)?

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 01:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • slattzzz

    oh dear your neighbours are really cosying up now http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/News-and-Events/Latest-News/2012/October/05/121005-Olympics-Rio-Navy-Agreement

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 01:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • KretinaKK

    @259 - you are so right! I live in Buenos Aires, and the quality of life here is JUST AWFUL. People begging everywhere, crime out of control, taxes and more taxes for absolutely nothing. Schools and hospitals in DIRE condition, nothing works, daily strikes and work stoppages, it's like a horror movie - no lie.
    And the politicians are all millionaires, look at the latest news on Timerman's daughter Jordana and her wedding - oh but if you're in Argentina you can access this website link, they have it blocked (censored) because people have made what they consider to be negative remarks (but all true of course) about the Argie Kretina circus government:
    http://www.ripoffreport.com/jordana-timerman-and/government-worker/buenos-aires-other-7f381.htm

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 02:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    I hear the BCRA reserves are down to available cash of U$10B....rut ro

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 03:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    265 Guzz

    Undoubtedly so at present though there are similarities: the two governments have equal numbers of idiotas in them, from the PM/President down.

    But what has 'take off the metal band' got to do with anything?

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 04:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fedaykin

    Hmmm for 10 million US she looks like a perfect addition to the Royal Navy as a sail training vessel for our Navy Cadets. If it is confiscated I am sure the £6.2 million pounds could be found to buy her off the creditors so she can be inducted into British service under a new name! I can think of a few good ones ... Sheffield, Coventry, Antelope or Ardent all seem VERY appropriate!

    Lets hope we shall soon see her flying the White Ensign!

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 05:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Chris
    JAJAJAJAJA!!!!
    Sometimes, when the zuncho is to tight, it affects the stream of ideas. That's all the hints you will get :))))

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 07:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    #271 Considering that Paul Singer's group seized the Libertad, Paul is an American from NYC, I see her next port of call New York Harbor, why do you Brits think she will go to the Royal Navy, are they going to purchase her from Paul? If it gets birthed on the Thames River, it will be the United Stated Coast Guard Academy in New London Connecticut next the the Eagle on that Thames and only if Paul donates it.

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    Buy it off paul for cash we could afford it :)
    Its trolling but would be funny.

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 08:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Will then if I were a Brit and did that, I would have to make the Falklands a Port of Call as well.......lol

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 09:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • 2012

    @275 Conqueror/Captain Poppy = UK WIMP

    You are the biggest UK WIMP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 09:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anbar

    Has anybody bothered to explain to this chappy that on a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being “yeah what-Ever” and 10 being “I'm gonna mind-ream you” that, “wimp” rates around 0.5 on the “annoyance” scale?

    Why 0.5 and not 1?

    ...because that (1) would be “Whimp”... (the american spelling obviously lessening the effect even further).

    I mean, if you are going to take the time to insult somebody at least make it worthwhile.

    Reminds me of a chap (from the USA) who, in the eraly days of the internet, came onto BBS and forums throwing around the term “Cheeky Monkey” at every Brit he could find.. absolutely CONVINCED that this (Cheeky Monkey) was THE ultimate insult in the British Isles..... and he wouldn't hear anything to the contrary.

    Finally the story emerges: he's had a British guy living with his family for a year on some sort of Rotary youth exchange...and the Brit had been working on him all year, convincing him that this phrase (Cheeky Monkey) was the sort of thing that would get you shot if you so much as whispered it....

    20 odd years later and I don't the poor chap has worked it out yet...

    Ah British humour.... :-)

    Oct 06th, 2012 - 11:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @277 Anbar

    Sometimes I feel like I'm at Nursery School, “Little Camporas” or something.
    I feel I'm standing around chatting with my fellow Brits etc. and we can hear loud tantrums from Sussie's playroom, but nobody responds.
    The other trolls are not as loud, and a bit more reasonable, but still, nobody really runs to tend to them. Let them mess up their paints, and just continue discussing their naughty but impish behaviour.

    :-)

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 12:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    @ Guzz,

    i pay taxes in China, and therefor do not need to pay taxes in the country of my birth. Apart from my passport (which incurs no costs to my birth nations government) i do not use any of the services that result in most taxes being applied. i have not lived in my home country for 8 years and do not intend to go back there, being it in the near or distant future. I have visted once in those 8 years.

    What say you on my situation? i am interested to know!

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 05:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    You are not helping the Europe you defend, but I'm glad you are helping China grow, keep it up!

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 07:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • shb

    This story is beyond a joke.

    If the Argentinians try to invade the falklands, we should simply deploy the IMF and seize all of the ships and weapons then ebay them forcibly to make Argentina pay of it's debt.

    LOL so much I can't breath.

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 08:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Steve-32-uk

    'Jorgito Porcel: the Falklands are British and death for viewers'
    http://www.larazon.com.ar/show/Jorgito-Porcel-Malvinas-inglesas-televidentes_0_393600099.html

    'Defense Summit No agreement on role of armies abroad.
    The Falklands is another point agreed not to be discussed in Punta del Este'
    http://www.larazon.com.ar/show/Jorgito-Porcel-Malvinas-inglesas-televidentes_0_393600099.html

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 09:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Santa Fe

    Have they coughed up yet , suppose 10 million dollars is a lot for the RGs. Couldn't Kretina pay from her vast personal savings.

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 02:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirat-Hunter

    #245 anti semite ?? I don't. Know what you are talking about.
    #247 as if.
    #253 I don't date jews or homosexuals. Both choices are do to preference and lifestyle, nothing personal.
    Jubilee Debt Campaign has condemned the latest move of vulture fund NML to seize an Argentine naval ship in Ghana in an attempt to get a payout on odious Argentine debt. NML is owned by US hedge fund Elliott Associates, run by Paul Singer, one of Mitt Romney’s major donors. The ship has been impounded by a Ghanaian court.
    http://stopdebtvultures.org.au/?p=447

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 03:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    184
    I know exactly who you are! You sit around in your little dreamworld saying “poor me, alas I can't get ahead because the white man took my land, Jews stop me from getting ahead, I don't understand why I get excited when another man touches me, I don't understand why this anti-freeze makes me feel so good, the whole world is against me and its all somebody else's fault!” What you need to do Mr. Pirat-Hunter is kill yourself, now if you don't have the courage to do so I wouldn't worry, the firewater will get you sooner or later, unprotected sex with men in subway bathrooms or maybe even announcing that you are a jew-hater in earshot of a particularly nasty child of Israel. Think about that as you sit in your own feces crying about the fact that nobody will wipe your ass for you, you have to get up and do it yourself.

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 04:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    #284
    You don't know you have made anti semitic statements.?
    You posted at #244
    “ There's no difference between white or black jews, they are all the same scum bags.”
    Where do you get your statistics for religious beliefs in Ghana.
    Christianity, Muslim and Akan or the only ones mentioned of any note. I don't see Judaism mentioned.

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 04:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Zhivago
    This is a thread about an Arg vessel. Now, I admit people go off topic at times, but ranting about your private fetishes is taking it too far...

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 04:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    Guzz
    This was a thread about an Arg vessel in Ghana. Pirat made a very silly comment about Jews in Ghana, which, incidentally there are few, if any. I suspect he has been into the firewater again but I seriously think this poor man needs help, he shows all the symptoms of a man suffering from PTSD probably due to childhood sexual abuse, he needs help!
    I hardly think you have always stayed on topic and I'm curious as to why you are sticking up for Pirat, is there more anti-semitic undertones running through this forum? I wonder..

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 05:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Who are you to talk about silly comments?
    Personally, I don't hate jews, but that doesn't mean I lile what they ste up to against the Palestines. Too long have they lived feeding sympathy of the entire world for what was done to them during WWII, and at the same time doing the same towards the Palestines.

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 06:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Steve-32-uk

    'Cristina Kirchner 'using Falkland Islands as a smokescreen' to hide failing economy'
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/argentina/9592424/Cristina-Kirchner-using-Falkland-Islands-as-a-smokescreen-to-hide-failing-economy.html

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 06:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    UK using Christina as smokescreen for failing economy, failing social system, failing families and crap footie...

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 07:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    289 Guzz
    Now, who is changing topics? Pirat can change the thread as long as it is something you are sympathetic towards? I don't care if you like Jews or not, this thread has nothing to do with them.....wait now that I think about it, I guess it all comes down to history, land deeds and actual ownership, small populations surrounded by belligerent uneducated hordes, I guess parallels exist but I'm sure there are other forums to express these views.

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 07:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Zhivago
    You referred to me asking is there where more anti-semitic undertones, so I answered your thoughts and now you don't have to wonder anymore. If that is me changing topic, what can I say, don't type your thoughts down...
    For the rest of your post, keep thinking that way, that's what we are, uneducated.

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 09:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    Guzz
    Scotch or wine today? I can't tell without smelling your breath!

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 09:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Where is the wine from?

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 09:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    284 Pirat-Hunter
    your comment tells us you are a woman yes/no.

    how do you know one is a jew or gay,
    how you know a muslim from a catholic,

    and what if they no like pirates,
    is it not true that most pirates were in fact gay and jewish.
    ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    you best keep stoom, walk the yardarm at eight bells.
    mmmmmmmmm

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 10:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    Guzz
    Argentine wine is the best, not a debate I would enter, but only monday to saturday, Sundays were made for single malt scotch!

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 11:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    Guzz, i am not defending europe! not one of my posts on any article defends europe

    Oct 07th, 2012 - 11:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    brit abroad
    Great then, you are a very important player in the process of change. Because of people like you, spreading knowledge in the poorer parts of the world, the world is at change. I hope you are doing it to counter injustice and not to fill your own pockets in the Klondyke rush though...

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 06:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • v for victory

    maybe Argentina should just let the boat go, it can be sold and that will pay off a little of what they owe......

    Does anybody know the total of how much Argentina owes, that they are refusing to pay?

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 09:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    To that particular group that took the ship, I believe it was 600 million.

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 10:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    301 Captain Poppy

    So if that is the face value of the bonds he paid upwards of USD 90 M for them.

    I think given a good ship broker the Flagship will go for much more than USD10M, just imagine what it would cost to replace as new.

    To all the Malvanistas: yes, I know new price is somewhat irrelevant because you would not build it the same and you would take the opportunity to have up to date navigation instead of an iron bar on a piece of string as the compass. :o)

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 10:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    except for guzz,
    notice how very quiet the argie bloggers are abt this bit of CFK humiliation.

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 11:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Chris, uyou under estimate their modern technology.....they've modernized to the astrolobe.

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 12:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    304 Captain Poppy

    Ah! But do they know what an astrolobe is and does?

    Technology as complicated as that is too much for the average argie.

    LOL

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 02:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Their are still using it for soundings.

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 03:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    303
    I think Guzz and I were both drinking yesterday, at least I know I was!

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 03:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    ha, so that’s why he was talking all night,

    Still
    We hope you have slept it all. off,
    Plenty of bloging to do..

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 05:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    #297/307 Zhivago
    On the bevvy were you?
    I have just found a bottle of 10 year old MACALLAN single malt in my drinks cupboard. It's been there since Christmas 2009 lurking in the back and I had forgotten about it.
    If teleportation were possible, I would beam you down a large dram,but, alas Star Trek technology is still in the future.
    Anyway Slainte Mhath.

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 06:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zhivago

    309
    Thanks Clyde!, hopefully in the future! Glenlivet here, everything else is too expensive unless its a special occasion.

    Oct 08th, 2012 - 11:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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