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Argentine student winner of Falklands' competition travels to the Islands “with an open mind”

Monday, October 3rd 2022 - 10:50 UTC
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“Since a child I have been passionate about the Malvinas dispute between Argentina and the UK, which was reinforced by the stories from my uncle who was a member of the Argentine crew sent to South Georgia to scrap the remains of the rusting whaling station”, reveals Braian Espinoza Salazar, an Argentine International Relations student at the Mendoza University. Read full article


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  • FitzRoy

    Interesting. Argentina said that no Argentine students would take part in this competition. If he is expecting to find similarities with his country's politics and sabre-rattling he is in for a big surprise. I sincerely hope he leaves with an entirely new perspective.

    Oct 03rd, 2022 - 11:07 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Judge Jose

    Depends Fitzroy on how deep his indoctrination is, but one can be hopeful,

    Oct 03rd, 2022 - 12:46 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Falklands-Free

    He does sound as if he is already mind set that the islands are Argentine.
    Doubt he will change. Rather think he will be another propaganda tool for them.
    If he does go away with a very differant cultural view , you can be sure he will be got at by the Argentine indoctrinators to persuade him otherwise.
    The other fact he failed to mention was that this scheme is not just the British embassy scheme but that of an invite by the Falkland islands government supported by Btitain.
    Leopards seldom change their spots.

    Oct 03rd, 2022 - 02:27 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Pugol-H

    ‘visit the Islands and learn about their people and our rights’.

    Hummm, typo anyone???

    Oct 03rd, 2022 - 02:39 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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