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Montevideo, June 24th 2019 - 13:53 UTC
Last week's meeting in Buenos Aires of the Malvinas Question Observatory from the province of Tierra del Fuego with the Malvinas Department at the Argentine foreign ministry has not been without consequences. Read full article
''In the meantime the governor had gone ahead and created the special Malvinas Secretariat arguing that a ratified constitutional amendment gave Tierra del Fuego province jurisdiction over the South Atlantic islands, Falklands, South Georgia and South Sandwich.''
All based on the belief that Argentina inherited the Falklands from Spain...
Falklands – Argentina's Inheritance Problem (1 pg): https://www.academia.edu/35194694/Falklands_Argentinas_Inheritance_Problem
Isn't it great that they squabble so visibly! And who does Bertone represent? She hasn't even bothered to respond to former MLA Short's question about fixing the street lights outside his home in Port Stanley. Jurisdictional control whether contemplated from TdelFuego or Buenos Aires - they've actually got nowt!
The new foreign secretary Mr Hunt could make himself useful and support former MLA Short's enquiry as to why his street light has not been fixed. Ms Bertone seems to want engagement with a territory she claims to govern, yet rejects it. It was very rude of Ms Bertone (as so called Governor) not to attend Battle Day and Liberation Day to commemorate the freedom of the Islands from a fascist dictatorship. Tut tut.
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