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Tierra del Fuego students competition on Malvinas issues

Thursday, September 29th 2022 - 10:39 UTC
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High School students from Ushuaia, capital of the Argentine southernmost province of Tierra del Fuego were invited to participate in a competition, “Asking about Malvinas”. The competition to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas war was sponsored by the city's program “Young Ushuaia”, and the provincial Youth Coordination office from the Culture and Education ministry. Read full article


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  • Dirk Dikkler

    So, it`s a Fairy story writing competition then !!

    Sep 29th, 2022 - 10:03 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Monkeymagic

    The true history of the Falklands is very interesting, and should be a topic for students and academics alike.

    If the true history was taught to Argentine children, I am sure nationalist pride would lead many to still support Argentina's claim. But, many would question it, and many would understand the Islanders rights to their home.

    Whilst the false claim of inheritance, the false claim of Vernet's business, and the down right lies about eviction remain “Argentinas truth”, no progress will be made.

    Sep 29th, 2022 - 10:10 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Malvinense 1833

    My proposal is that the young islanders hold the contest in Ushuaia and then the young Argentines finish in Port Stanley, everyone would have a global idea of ​​both points of view.
    Of course it is not sponsored by any government.

    Sep 29th, 2022 - 10:59 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Mike Summers

    Do you think we should “reject” this ?

    Sep 29th, 2022 - 11:27 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Steve Potts

    Time for Argentina to turn the page and move on.

    Falklands War, Its Aftermath, And Argentina’s Failure to Accept Reality(2 pgs):

    Sep 29th, 2022 - 11:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    “Our legitimate claim over our Malvinas sovereignty”

    “Secondly, States have exclusive competence in their internal
    affairs. we will see that this does not mean there are no international
    constraints on how they exercise that competence, but that their
    jurisdiction is prima facie plenary and exclusive.  This is reflected 
    in Charter article 2 (7), prohibiting the United Nations from intervening in matters “essentially within the domestic jurisdiction of any State”, 
    Thirdly, and importantly, States are not subject to compulsory
    international processes, jurisdiction or settlement without their 
    consent, given either generally or in a specific case.”

    Chance, Order, Change: The Course of International law
    By James Crawford 

    Sep 29th, 2022 - 11:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic


    For once you might be onto something, each party, the Argentines and the Islanders should prepare a module for a school syllabus with their version of the events running up to 1833. The Argentine version then has to be taught as a module for all school children on the islands, the Islanders version has to be taught in all schools in Argentina.

    It would be an interesting experiment.

    Sep 29th, 2022 - 05:01 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Terence Hill

    “It would be an interesting experiment”
    Regardless, of absence of truth.

    Sep 30th, 2022 - 09:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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