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Members of the Malvinas Council appointed on the flag anniversary

Friday, November 6th 2020 - 09:55 UTC
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The Argentine government announced on Thursday some of the names that will be sitting at the National Council on Issues Relative to the Malvinas, South Georgia, and the South Sandwich Islands, as passed unanimously by the Argentine congress last August. Read full article

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  • Freddy Worldwide

    Argentina...the definition of delusion. And the gift that keeps on giving. A country whose collective cheese slid off it's cracker 100 years ago. Well, as Joseph de Maistre said “Every nation gets the government it deserves.”

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 09:09 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Fito Garcia

    You have to give Argentina credit for planning and being ready for the transition of the islands governance back to Buenos Aires. The UK is on the verge of bankruptcy snd BREXIT will lead to deep economic suffering for the country and its people. They wont be able to support the Malvinas economically and Argentina is will have to step in. Withourt our support the islands will be bankrupt to. The empire is collapsing and now becoming the economic basket case of Europe

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 09:22 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Dirk Dikkler

    The Islands are Self Sustaining and the only Money from the UK is for the Deployed British Forces, The Falklanders will still be there Long after Argentina has broken up, there Proxy Council is Nothing more than Propaganda for Gullible Argentines like “Fito Garcia”.

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 11:29 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Islander1

    Fito- Since When has the islands been financially dependent on UK Govt?
    The Islands have been financially independent of the UK - as regards the annual costs of running the Govt-wages-education-health etc (not defence I agree) since the 1890s!
    For many years the Islands actually contribute to the UK economy- we hire people form there and a big part of their wages ends up in the UK economy and we buy £ several millions of all sorts of goods from UK each year- that is money for the UK economy and wages for British people there.

    defence of the Islands - cost is less than half of 1% of the UK defence Budget! And if not posted here - those service people would just be in UK or elsewhere- not made redundant. So only cost to UK is the logistics of keeping them here. Offset against that- a very good training area here.
    Me thinks it is Argentina who is nearer bankruptcy than UK.

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 11:34 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • RedBaron

    Surreal - keep taking the medication

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 12:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    Wow. Another Committee...... that will make all the difference.

    Not.

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 01:45 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • darragh

    Minutes of first meeting:-

    Chair..

    “Are all 165 members of the committee present? - put your hand up if you're not here. OK nobody has put there hand up so everybody must be here.

    So what progress has been made in our attempt to create an Argentine South Atlantic Empire? .... come on, come on somebody must have something to say - Marcelo Kohen stop sucking your thumb!!

    So nobody has anything to say therefore meeting is closed. Next meeting next month same time, same place.

    Marcelo Kohen, don't pick your nose it's not nice.

    Everyone please collect your $5,000 attendance money at the door”.

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 01:51 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Judge Jose

    Fantastic job they have , getting paid for doing nothing.

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 03:39 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Brasileiro

    The minimum is increasingly minimal. We are on the verge of nuclear fission.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9ZVEf4PnYE&list=FLmXPTu1f8AdGlizWNiASx2A&index=2&t=540s

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 03:46 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Don Alberto

    Check the photo!

    Only one of the geniuses knows where the Falkland Islands are, he has to show the other members where they are.

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 08:15 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Fito Garcia

    The UK economy is finished after Brexit. Looking forward to welcoming our Malvinas brothers and sisters to your Argentine family. We will take care of you all

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 08:47 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • darragh

    FG

    You can't even take care of the tens of millions of Argentines who are living below the poverty line.

    What a waste of a country!!

    Nov 06th, 2020 - 11:37 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Fito Garcia

    Argentina takes care of everybody no matter what the background and we welcome our Malvinas brothers and sisters to our country to enjoy our socialist lifestyle where your happiness and health comes before money. Please enjoy your Brexit economic suicide and no we will not support the IMF lending you money because you did it to yoursleves.

    Nov 07th, 2020 - 07:43 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    IMF visiting Buenos Aires next week I hear?

    Argie Governments always shout loudest about the archipelago, when they are in serious financial trouble. Have they shouted loudly this week? Oh, yes. Looks like argie land is once again, in the brown and smelly

    Nov 07th, 2020 - 11:40 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Pugol-H

    The no doubt big costs of yet another committee doing nothing, whilst the country is already bankrupt.

    Seriously, the Islanders have nothing to fear from this bunch of idealog Clowns. Couldn’t run a piss up in a brewery, never mind an economy or invasion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55fqjw2J1vI

    Nov 07th, 2020 - 02:04 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Fito Garcia

    Come and enjoy our free health care and the Paris of America. We are so culturally advanced compared to UK. And what about our footbal vs england football? Who is best? hahahahaha ask Diego. Our food is one of best in the world........and british food? hahaha there is no british food only fish and chips brigade. Is a very boring island and soon no more thanks to Brexit. Thank you Brexit because you give all Argentina what we want and you do it to yourself. hahahaha

    Nov 07th, 2020 - 03:43 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo

    Yes, Argentina is a proverbial paradise lost...

    ...the health system is so advanced — its wealthy citizens regularly travel abroad for medical care...

    One of the richest, diverse and blessed land masses in the world that has been inhabited by a group of people who can't balance a simple checkbook...

    ...a century ago they were the 5th richest country in the world...

    Today they have the same credit rating of Zimbabwe...

    But then again, other than beautiful women — their bife de chorizo still reigns one of the finest pleasures on our continent...

    Argentina is a VEGAN PARADISE as their delicious beef is slaughtered from grass eating steers...

    ¡Saludos!

    Nov 07th, 2020 - 06:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Fito

    “Diego” was a self-confessed cheat, an almost honest Argentinian admitting to being a cheat.

    Snort, snort.

    Nov 08th, 2020 - 02:46 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Fito Garcia

    Diego is the best football player in the history of planet earth. No one has had a bigger impact and is a shining example to young people everywhere as to what can be achieved with talent and hard work, A beacon of light for people everywhere.

    Nov 08th, 2020 - 07:13 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • darragh

    FG

    'Think' it's about time you got rid of this sock-puppet of yours he's becoming more boring than all the rest.

    Nov 08th, 2020 - 11:57 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Fito Garcia

    https://frenchly.us/buenos-aires-paris-south-america/

    Nov 08th, 2020 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Zaczac121

    And if it wasn’t for the culturally important landmarks, Paris itself would be a shithole too

    Nov 08th, 2020 - 07:14 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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