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Falklands’ MLA Roger Spink: ”We identify with Ukraine because in 1982 we were invaded by a dictator that ruled a neighboring country”

Monday, April 4th 2022 - 23:08 UTC
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Last Saturday, April 2nd, marked the 40th anniversary of the Argentine landing in the Falklands / Malvinas Islands, which led to war with the United Kingdom. In this framework, Buenos Aires newspaper Clarin interviewed Roger Spink, one of the eight members of the Legislative Assembly. Born in Port Stanley / Puerto Argentino, the capital of the archipelago in 1959, this businessman, an accountant by profession, joined local politics with strong opinions in favor of the Islands and Britain, when it comes to the Argentine sovereignty claim. Read full article

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  • Jo Bloggs

    Of course we still feel bullied; and much worse than under Macri. He allowed as to have as many flights as we wished. The current GoA refuses to let us have charter flights. Which is, of course, against the law.

    Apr 04th, 2022 - 09:41 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Islander1

    And let us remember that it was very likely back in 1982 that about 150 of us were potentially on a list to to be “disposed” of by the then Arg dictatorship if we disagreed with their takeover- to join the 30,000 of their own people they murdered.- luckily the British Forces arrived in time and the Arg “nasties” fled away - before the surrender - as is typical of that type of person.

    Apr 05th, 2022 - 11:45 am - Link - Report abuse +1

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