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Argentina rejects Falklands’ “illegitimate stand” in Montevideo; British authorities responded

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Argentina rejected on Saturday the presence of a stand of the “illegitimate government” of the Falkland Islands, for which it maintains a sovereignty dispute with the United Kingdom, at the agro-industrial fair Expo Prado, held in Montevideo, according to a statement released by the Argentine Foreign Ministry. Read full article


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  • Terence Hill

    “Argentina rejected on Saturday the presence of a stand of the … government of the Falkland Islands.

    While the Islanders and Uruguay comply with the UN Charter

    “Charter UN
    2. To develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples,
    55. With a view to the creation ..and self-determination of peoples,
    56. All Members pledge themselves ...for the achievement of the purposes set forth in Article 55.”
    Regarding the right of self-determination and the Falkland Islands here it is in simple terms: in 1946 the UN agreed to place the Falkland Islands on the list of Non-Self-Governing Territories. The UN states that the inhabitants of all Non-Self-Governing Territories have a right to self-determination. The Falklands are on the list, so they enjoy the right to self-determination. Which was dutifully exercised through their 2013 Referendum.

    While Argentina remains in breach of the UN Charter and OAS

    Part One Chapter II PRINCIPLES Article 3
    The American States reaffirm the following principles:
    e) ..and has the duty to abstain from intervening in the affairs of another State. ...
    Article 11
    Every American State has the duty to respect the rights enjoyed by every other State in accordance with
    international law.
    Article 12
    The fundamental rights of States may not be impaired in any manner whatsoever.
    Article 13
    The political existence of the State is independent of recognition by other States. Even before being recognized, the State has the right to defend its integrity and independence, to provide for its preservation and prosperity, and consequently to organize itself as it sees fit, to legislate concerning its interests, to administer its services, and to determine the jurisdiction and competence of its courts.

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 10:11 am - Link - Report abuse +7
  • Judge Jose

    Yet more harassment and attempted bullying from Buenos Aires, what a bunch of clowns these politicians are,

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 10:24 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Falklands-Free

    That statement clearly demonstrates to the people of the Falkland Islands that no matter how friendly we or they may become , their constitution is so written that there is only one outcome Argentina would ever accept. They refuse to acknowledge that the people of the Falkland islands exist, that the islanders have also human rights to live the lives of their choosing.
    The fact that Argentina even to this day occupies by force and murder all of southern Argentina that belonged to an indigenous people and owners of that land. Argentina can never be trusted ever.
    It is time the rest of the uneducated world also woke up to reality of what Argentina is doing and stop financially supporting them.
    The vast majority of the Argentine citizens are trapped within their own country because of the ruthless policy of each and every succesive government who continue to brainwash them in believing the Falkland Islands belong to them. They are however stupid enough to keep electing these trash.
    The Falkland Islands have never belonged to Argentina period. It is nothing but a claim because of where the islands are.
    The more Argentina insist we should be removed the more determined we will be to defy them.
    Grow up Argentina. Your hatred of the British will one day be your final undoing.

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 10:51 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Mike Summers they have done every year, with no success, other than to perhaps boost awareness of our attendance. Yaaaayyyy, go Argies !!

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 11:03 am - Link - Report abuse +5
  • Swede

    As far as I know Expo Prado is a private enterprise situated outside of Argentine jurisdiction. What do the “Argies” think they can do about it?

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 12:58 pm - Link - Report abuse +8
  • Don Alberto

    It is time for the Falkland Islands to reject the presence of a stand of the “illegitimate government” of Argentina, a country which resides on stolen land.

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 01:15 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Jack Bauer

    Mike Summers

    Very true. Every year, the fanatics in the Argy government complain about it. Every year no one pays any attention to them....when will the morons realize that their complaints are as effective as a piss in the ocean ?

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 09:50 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Roger Lorton

    Seems like only yesterday (the first Prado)

    “Even from the first day we were popular, on the opening day of the Prado, before I arrived, the British Embassy put our material out on our stand and during the morning a lady was observed to enter, sweep everything off the table into a bag and leg it. We either had a fanatical collector of everything “Falklands” or a visit from the “opposition”.”

    MLA Gavin Short quoted in Penguin News September 25, 2015

    Sep 12th, 2022 - 10:28 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Tænk

    Whatsapp..., copper...?
    ”Times They Are A-Changin' in Engeland..., huhhh...!

    Chuckle., chuckle...

    Sep 13th, 2022 - 12:20 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Judge Jose

    What a sad life you lead T, scowering the internet for stories about Britain, get a grip and get a life you sad excuse of a human being,
    Capisce, snigger snigger,

    Sep 13th, 2022 - 12:33 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Tænk
    Alba Gu Bràth...

    Sep 13th, 2022 - 12:53 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Judge Jose

    You have just proved my point, a sad little boy living an extremely sad little life,

    Sep 13th, 2022 - 12:58 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Tænk


    How deeply satisfying to see the haughty Engrish Empire shrinking fast in front of me auld..., humble eyes...

    Chuckle..., chuckle...

    Sep 13th, 2022 - 02:06 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • imoyaro

    You have to remember, Gauchito Drink has “bragged” about having 3 broken marriages with children, a “ranch” which he no longer owns (obviously,) and to be drinking expensive “scotch.” Of course, all of these things would require money which, as a supposed Argentine expat, he obviously has never had...


    Sep 13th, 2022 - 04:44 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Tænk

    Good news keep flowing...
    This time from them luuuvely convicts of Oz...:

    Chuckle..., chuckle...

    Sep 13th, 2022 - 04:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Roger Lorton

    Trunk, the Queen is dead, long live the King.

    Argentina's spurious claims are as dead in the water today, as they were yesterday>

    Monarchy is, after all, about continuity.

    Sep 13th, 2022 - 10:20 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Tænk

    “CONTINUITY”..., copper...?

    - By 1913..., the Brutish Empire held sway over 412 million subjects..., 23% of the world population at the time..., and it covered some 13.7 millioin square miles...

    - By 2022..., the Brutish Empire holds sway over ~68 million subjects..., 0.87% of the world population..., and it covers some 94,058 square miles...

    - By 2023..., Alba Gu Bràth..., the Brutish Empire will most probably hold sway over ~62 million subjects..., 0.78% of the world population..., and it will cover less than 64,000 square miles...

    I LUUUUUUUUUV THAT GERMAN ROYALTY “CONTINUITY”..., me dear haughty Engrish lad...!!!


    Sep 13th, 2022 - 11:19 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • imoyaro

    You can tell he's getting into the cheap whiskey again....


    Sep 14th, 2022 - 01:59 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Tænk

    To all them Anglos and Anglophiles out there....

    - The passing away of a physical and psychological Icon as Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha..., Queen of the United Kingdom and 32 other Imperial Colonial Realms undoubtedly was..., has already triggered a Global Brutish Imperial Reckoning...:

    The -“Malvinas Issue”- will..., of course..., be the humble Argie contribution to that long due global reckoning...


    Haus Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha

    Sep 14th, 2022 - 07:00 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • imoyaro

    I can't wait to hear that La Asesina is dead. She's certainly killed enough people already...

    Sep 14th, 2022 - 05:34 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Tænk


    -Them Socialist Yankee Anglos..., first & favourite cousins of them Engrish Anglos..., certainly do have a “Special Relationship” with them Limeys... ;-)))


    Sep 14th, 2022 - 08:04 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Terence Hill

    Meanwhile, the Islanders and Uruguay comply with the UN Charter.
    While Argentina remains in breach of the UN and OAS Charters

    Sep 14th, 2022 - 11:08 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • imoyaro

    Argentina's a funny country, when it's not killing and torturing people it's busy defrauding and stealing from others. That's true from the foundation of the republic. In fact a lot of countries are like that. “People Are A Problem.”

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 01:01 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Jo Bloggs

    Meanwhile, as usual, the Falkland Islands stand is a success… despite Argentina ‘rejects’ it.

    Argentina rejects…
    Argentina dismisses…
    Argentina refuses…
    Argentina attacks…
    Argentina slams…; etc

    To what effect?

    Poor old Argentina

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 07:20 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Falklands-Free

    The commonwealth may by virtue shrink over time, it may even expand , who really knows. But if Argentina starts to see an internal unrest by her own people, you will see the complete collapse of the Country. Taenk persistently accused Britain of doing unselfish things yet right in the heart of his own corrupt success leaders they have done unspeakable things. Those things started by removing a people from their land, then waging a campaign against the innocent by making more than twenty thousand of their people simply disappear.
    Where in the entire monarchy has that ever happened. Great Britain gave hope to millions of people including even Argentines when they removed your dictator in 1982.
    Argentina is so ungrateful it deserves to continue to be left in the cold.
    Argentina has up untill now survived literally by the money being pumped in by the IMF . Money that is in effect financial aid to a dying economy.
    So Taenk, before you condemn our late queen and her commonwealth, take a good look at the appalling state of your own existance of a country.
    You might learn something from this.
    You quickly condemn everyone else, while right at the heart of your problem is you.

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 09:53 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Tænk

    Mr. Jo Bloggs..., me dear auld “teaser”

    You say...:
    - “Meanwhile, as usual, the Falkland Islands stand is a success…”

    I say...:
    It better be..., Jo...
    With the current deep structural crisis of your principal fishy commercial partner........

    ....... you better start sellin' an awful lot of hoggets, gimmers, ewes, wethers and tups
    to me dear Yorugua little brothers...


    Sep 15th, 2022 - 10:32 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Mike Summers

    It's your only (desperate) hope old man. See Massa back to the IMF begging for more money. You better go look up another spurious link to ease your aching heart.

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 12:10 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Tænk

    Mr. Mike Summers..., me not so dear dear auld *“teaser”
    *(shepherd's lingo)


    Sep 15th, 2022 - 12:21 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Jo Bloggs

    Poor old Think.

    Do you actually think we think you think we get concerned about your hair brained rantings and forecasts? We know as well as you do that you are pissing into a South Atlantic breeze.

    Chuckle chuckle

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 01:26 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Marcos Alejandro

    I see all the english in Malvinas and Thailand are getting nervous with the collapse of the monarchy.
    Hello Think.

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 06:09 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Jo Bloggs


    Show me one piece of evidence of us panicking.
    …and when you’ve given up on that…perhaps you could explain how the unlikely end of the monarchy would be the end of the Falkland Islands.

    Meanwhile the Falklands stand at Expo Prada proceeds as planned.

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 06:35 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Tænk

    Mr. Jo Bloggs...
    You ask...:
    - “Do you actually think we think you think we get concerned about your hair brained rantings and forecasts? ”
    I say...:
    - I do actually know that the brainy among you think about the realities of your factual situation...
    As well as I do actually know that the brainy among us think about the realities of our factual situation...
    What I think is that you think that by denying that you think about the things that must be thought about you think that I'll will think that you folks don't think...
    Think again..., Chay...

    Sr. Marcos Alejandro...
    En qué andas bostero...?
    Espero que nó en el quilombo que están armando los seguidores del expresidente ese de ustédes... :-(((

    Saludos de la Bella Italia donde en pocos dias los Tanos van a elegir a una rubia fascista de ojos celestes como su nueva lider...
    (El tango “Cambalache” se hace más actual día a día...)

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 06:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Jo Bloggs

    Poor old Think

    Good luck and don’t forget to follow the factual situation as well as your fantasy situation.

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 07:39 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Judge Jose

    More pathetic garbage from yourself T , what an extremely sad little life you live trawling the internet for stories about the UK,
    As far as the monarchy goes most Brits have no or very little interest in the monarchy, 2 or 3 million celebrated her jubilee, 65 million did not, however her passing away is a sad occasion and she deserves respect,
    regarding the Empire disappearing, the UK gave the up the countries peacefully, and yet these countries still want to be part of the Commonwealth, even countries such as Mozambique, Rwanda and Namibia joined who were never part of the empire,
    As for Scotland leaving the UK they had a once in a generation ref and chose to stay, if in 15 years they have another vote and want to leave then good luck to them, it will have NO effect on the Falklands ,
    So continue leading your sad little life posting immature, pathetic garbage which just goes to show what kind of a man child you are,

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 07:59 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Falklands-Free

    I guess the Argentine embargo isn't working either. We still trade with Chile Uruguay and Brazil. We even import labour from other sectors of south america.
    Meanwhile Taenk you are still pumping the bulges to keep Argentina from sinking.

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 08:31 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Tænk

    Rich auld Mr. Bloggs...

    - Good luck to you to with correctly assessing the World's factual 2022 situation instead of your good auld Colonial Status Quo fantasy situation....

    Sep 15th, 2022 - 08:57 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Jo Bloggs

    Poor old Think

    Sep 16th, 2022 - 06:52 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Tænk


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  • Pugol-H

    The Bahamas considers holding a referendum to become a republic, still within the Commonwealth.

    And Replacement Stink thinks this will somehow change the situation with respect to the S. Atlantic/Antarctic, to Argentina’s benefit.

    Almost any event on the world/UK stage is extrapolated into the unravelling of the UK and Argentina gaining a huge empire in the S. Atlantic/Antarctic.

    Smacks of sheer desperation, or complete delusion.

    Meanwhile the stand, stands at the show, in a sign of Argentina’s complete impotence.

    Sep 17th, 2022 - 11:59 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Mike Summers

    I vote for delusion.........but mind you there is a lot of sheer desperation too. Hmmmm, which way to go. There can't be many nails left. Shalom.

    Sep 17th, 2022 - 01:05 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
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  • Pugol-H

    Shabat Shalom.

    Sep 17th, 2022 - 01:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falklands-Free

    Seems poor old Taenk has had the wind knocked out of his sails. Still making comment bit no words just symbols. Sure sign of frustration.

    Sep 17th, 2022 - 03:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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