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Digitalized documents on Argentina's Falklands claim made available to the public

Thursday, December 1st 2022 - 10:50 UTC
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Argentina announced the digitalization of many relevant documents referring to the country's claim over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands and the first delivery has been made available on the web page “Malvinas nos Une” (Malvinas Unites Us). Read full article


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  • Steve Potts

    So the Falkland Islands were usurped in 1833 - What law was broken? And the international law that supports Argentina's claim is?...

    Dec 01st, 2022 - 11:05 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Roger Lorton

    Not sure that they are going to like what they find.
    Such as Jewett's report

    Misses quite a lot out. A supposed claim, for example.

    Dec 01st, 2022 - 11:55 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Judge Jose

    Problem is Roger, they are so indoctrinated with falsehoods that they simply cant accept the truth no matter how much evidence is provided,

    Dec 01st, 2022 - 01:51 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Marc1

    Since the Peronists returned to power three years ago, the Malvinas propaganda in Argentina has increased exponentially and they just won't let it go.
    Most people just ignore it, but not the brainwashed horde.

    Dec 01st, 2022 - 04:02 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Don Alberto

    In the “Report of Col. David Jewett, Commander of the privateer Heroina, to the Supreme Director of Buenos Aires February 1st, 1821” is no mention of the Falkland Island nor of any “Malvinas”. The report is written in English as Jewett had a very limited knowledge of Spanish. If we are to believe he claimed the islands for the future Argentina, he must have a very bad memory.

    In connexion with the signing of the 1825 ”Acuerdo (Tratado) de Amistad, Comercio y Navegación Entre Las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata y su Majestad Británica. Firma: Buenos Aires, 02 de Febrero de 1825; Vigor: 12 de Mayo de 1825“, Argentine politician and historian Don Ignacio Benito Nuñez issued ”Noticias históricas, políticas, y estadísticas de las Provincias Unidas del Río de La Plata, 1825“ with a complete list of all territories belonging to Las Provincias Unidas/Argentina. Nowhere in this document does one find mention of the Falkland Island nor of any ”Malvinas”.

    Dec 01st, 2022 - 05:58 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Steve Potts

    Don Alberto

    Why Jewett’s act of claiming the Falklands for the United Provinces in 1820 is nonsense.

    Jewett’s Taking Possession of the Falklands (1 pg):

    Dec 01st, 2022 - 07:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    Don Alberto is, I assume, referring to this document

    Dec 01st, 2022 - 10:13 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Terence Hill

    “There is scarcely a Buenos Ayrean privateer which has not committed piracy of every description” John Quincy Adams July 20th, 1820.
    A direct reference to David Jewett, and Louis Vernet

    Dec 02nd, 2022 - 09:57 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Brasileiro

    Share the good stuff, the common story. America is a land of compromise, not war.

    Dec 02nd, 2022 - 12:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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