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Argentina dedicates April 2nd to honor Malvinas war fallen combatants and veterans

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019 - 09:35 UTC
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Argentine president Mauricio Macri will be receiving this Tuesday relatives of Malvinas fallen and veterans at the official residence in Olivos for a commemoration of the 37th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict Read full article


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  • Roger Lorton

    No sense of shame, no contrition. No regret other than for losing. A commemoration would be held in June. Only a celebration would be held in April. Nearly 1000 people died for Argentina's Great Lie. A lie that they repeat even today.

    Argentina remains a rogue nation.

    Apr 02nd, 2019 - 11:29 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • golfcronie

    Absolutely pathetic, are they clapping for the war dead or what.

    Apr 02nd, 2019 - 04:23 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Liberato

    This is the day of the veteran and the fallen in the war. Im sure your british experience in so many wars dictates you we are wrong in the date. But unfortunately, we dont give a d...n what you think. Dont you british have some invasion to worry about? some oil that need to keep stealing?. Oh i forgot you have already stolen, so f...k off.

    Apr 02nd, 2019 - 04:28 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Think

    Ahhhhhh...., the Turnipy Haughtiness of them Engrish folks is just flabbergasting...

    Take for example the Engrish ex-copper comenting above...

    He has never been in Argentina..., doesn't speak a word of Spanish..., knows nought about Argentina but..., wants to decide when we may honour our dead or when we should celebrate our Independence Day...

    He always remembers me about this other haughty Engrish bloke...:

    Apr 02nd, 2019 - 10:51 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Swede

    Of course you should have a day when you remember and mourn your war dead. But not on the day you started the war and invaded the Falklands. The Germans do not celebrate September 1st as “The Day of the Heroes of the Polish Campaign” or something like that. That would be utterly absurd. They have learnt from history and accept their territorial losses during the 20th century. Argentina, the 8th biggest country in the world, is whining over some small islands they occupied for a few years almost 200 years ago.

    Apr 03rd, 2019 - 08:08 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Think

    Ahhhhhh...., and now we have a Turnipy Haughty one passingly calling himself Swede that also wants to decide when we Argies may or may not honour our dead...

    Dra at helvete..., Swede...

    Apr 03rd, 2019 - 10:38 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • The Voice

    Point is, its not honouring your war dead Twinkle its celebrating your ill fated illegal invasion and occupation of the British Overseas Territory The Falkland Islands. During that invasion as well as shitting in the Post Office, terrorising and abusing innocent residents, shooting opponents under a flag of truce and various other war crimes Argentina should be expressing apologies and contrition. No sign whatsoever of that is there?

    Apr 03rd, 2019 - 11:36 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Pipino

    Using the dead for politics dishonours their memory.
    Even those who were invaded give greater respect to those who died and those still mourn.

    Apr 03rd, 2019 - 03:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Ahhhhhhhhhh.... Just the day aftet the day we Argentineans have chosen toa dedicate to honour our Malvinas war fallen combatants and veterans..., the EUropean parlliament has officially declared the British Colony of Gibraltar a British Colony...
    The savvy will appreciate the value of such jurisprudence in the Malvinas Issue...
    The rest.........., are irrelevant...

    Chuckle..., chuckle...

    Apr 03rd, 2019 - 04:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    Voice, V0ice, Vestige, Think et al, sock-puppeteer extraordinaire and mythology major
    So after first pinning your hopes on bunch of tyre burning losers, you attempt to clothe the European Parliament in some sort of legitimacy. Wrong they are ultra vires not intra vires, and thus have no legitimacy. So laugh that up.

    Apr 03rd, 2019 - 04:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    Gauchito Drink, thanks for reminding us that you support the Fascist objectives of Videla, just like your “Torturer's Tang Duo” partner, Kamerad/Komrade Rique, AKA “Short Eyes.” People need to be reminded of what bipedal detritus you murderers are... ;)

    Apr 04th, 2019 - 04:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    Voice, V0ice, Vestige, Think et al, sock-puppeteer extraordinaire and mythology major
    “The European Parliament has officially declared” No it hasn't it's a European parliamentary committee that approved a draft law that defines Gibraltar as a British colony.
    Nemo judex in causa sua (or nemo judex in sua causa) is a Latin phrase that means, literally, “No one can be a judge in their own case” It is a principle of natural justice that no person can judge a case in which they have an interest.
    Since the UK and Gibraltar have complied with all the requirements of the UN Charter on decolonisation. The UK is in a perfect position to appeal such an enacted law to the ICJ et al. Should the EU refuse, which they will do. The appellants can insist their claim is the only lawful one. The EU will be then be revealed as shallow and unfair as it is possible to be.

    Apr 04th, 2019 - 04:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    As usual...

    The savvy Anglos won't ever comment 'bout their losing horses...

    Them irrelevant Anglos..., on the other hand..., can't wait to air their turnipidities...

    Talking about Turnips...
    Which one of you can't understand the difference between a “+” and a “-” ...., giving my comment above a “+”...???

    Have some respect for the reputation of an auld Patagonian...!

    Apr 04th, 2019 - 09:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    The Legal Status of Gibraltar: Whose Rock is it Anyway? Simon J. Lincoln
    “Prior to taking these actions, Great Britain proposed that the International Court ofJustice (”ICJ”) settle the issue. LEviE, supranote 18, at 110. The proposal, submitted to Spain for approval on October 11, 1966, requested the ICJ to give a decision on five separate questions with regard to sovereignty over Gibraltar. Id at 135-37. The ICJ was to determine the issue of sovereignty
    held a referendum in Gibraltar to determine the “interests” of the Gibraltarians 74 and, as a result of the outcome, promulgated Gibraltar Constitution Order 1969 (“Gibraltar Constitution”). 5 Then, in the 1980's, with Resolution 2231 as a guide, Spanish and British officials concluded two agreements that committed the two nations to negotiations concerning the sovereignty over Gibraltar.
    1. Great Britain Empowers the People of Gibraltar Through a Referendum and a Constitutional Change
    On September 10, 1967, in order to ascertain the political aspirations of the people of Gibraltar, Great Britain conducted a referendum in Gibraltar. An overwhelming majority of Gibraltarians voted to retain their existing relationship with Great Britain, rather than strengthen their ties with the Spanish government v8 In response to the results of the referendum, the British government promulgated the Gibraltar Constitution.79 This Constitution effectively gave the people of Gibraltar the power to veto any decision regarding the transfer of sovereignty.”
    Fordham International Law Journal Volume 18, Issue 1 1994 Article 8

    Apr 05th, 2019 - 01:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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  • Terence Hill

    Voice, V0ice, Vestige, Think et al, sock-puppeteer extraordinaire and mythology major
    Special Committee On Decolonization Considers Situations In Gibraltar, United States Virgin Islands. GA/COL/3099 8 JUNE 2004
    ”Gibraltar had demonstrated how the principle of self-determination applied to the decolonization of all the listed Non-Self-Governing Territories, including Gibraltar, and how the application of the principle of territorial integrity was wholly misconceived in the case of Gibraltar. It had demonstrated how Spain maintained opposite positions in the case of Gibraltar and in the cases of her own territories in North Africa, Ceuta, Mellilla and others. It was simply untenable that Gibraltar did not enjoy the right to self-determination in international law, which, of course, was why Spain refused to refer the matter to the International Court of Justice.
    Only the International Court of Justice (ICJ) could authoritatively opine on the proper and correct position in international law, he stressed. Surely the Committee must at least be willing to help Gibraltar have its rights established under international law. ...Spain, of course, objected, just as it objected to a referral to the ICJ, he added, because it knew that clarity and transparency would be fatal to its untenable case. Spain’s position was not even logical and coherent. It did not oppose the decolonization of Gibraltar, but believed that it should be done by applying the principle of territorial integrity and not the principle of self-determination. Surely, Spain could not have its cake and eat it, as well.”

    Apr 05th, 2019 - 09:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    ..., chuckle...

    Apr 06th, 2019 - 02:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    “There is a controversy between Spain and the United Kingdom concerning the sovereignty over Gibraltar, a territory for which a solution has to be reached.” On the contrary the European Council is is excess of their jurisdiction, as Spain has refused to put the matter before the ICJ, who does have jurisdiction to decide such an issue.
    The ICJ has already issued the following advicement on the issue. So it's a 'slam dunk' for Gibraltar and the UK
    TOPIC A: The Question of Sovereignty in Gibraltar
    ”The question has been put to the International Court of Justice to issue an Advisory Opinion involve the application of the Treaty of Utrecht on the decolonization of Gibraltar and the applicability of the principles of territorial integrity and the self determination on the decolonization.
    To answer this questions is important to have in mind the bilateralism of the treaties and the conclusion on another Advisory Opinion emited by the ICJ related to Western Sahara which is that the ascertainment of freely expressed will of people is the very sine qua non of all decolonization.”

    Apr 06th, 2019 - 11:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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