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Argentine politicians invited to Cambridge University symposium on governance (Malvinas issue expected to creep in)

Tuesday, April 11th 2023 - 10:59 UTC
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Federico Sciurano former mayor of Ushuaia, consulted the Cambridge invitation, and its convenience or not,  with Malvinas Veterans centers in the cities of Rio Grande and Ushuaia Federico Sciurano former mayor of Ushuaia, consulted the Cambridge invitation, and its convenience or not, with Malvinas Veterans centers in the cities of Rio Grande and Ushuaia

A group of Argentine politicians, have been invited to a political symposium organized by the University of Cambridge in UK, to address among other issues governance, environment and the impact of new technologies.

Among those invited and who have confirmed their attendance are former Argentine vice president (with president Macri), Gabriela Michetti, lawmakers Federico Pinedo, Margarita Stolbizer, and municipal elected officials, Martin Llayora, current mayor of the city of Cordoba, Luis Castellano, mayor of Rafaela, province of Santa Fe and ex mayor of Ushuaia, Federico Sciurano.

Nothing special that a UK university should convene politicians of different parties ahead of what are considered one of the most crucial presidential and congressional elections in Argentina, next October, and with the country on the verge of hyper inflation and another default, which could anticipate the exhaustion of Kirchnerism.

However what did come as a surprise is that the former mayor of Ushuaia should have consulted the Cambridge invitation with Malvinas Veterans centers in the cities of Rio Grande and Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego province.

The deputy chief of the Malvinas Veterans Center of Rio Grande Alberto Ante said they had received “a letter from Federico telling us of the trip and we met to talk about that and other issues”.

“We understand what it means to attend such an event and we see it as something constructive and even that he should be presented as a lawmaker from the province of Tierra del Fuego, to which the Falklands/Malvinas belong,” added Ante.

“We wish him the best of successes since it is a great opportunity to talk about the Malvinas Cause, because our campaign needs open support, all of us united behind the sovereignty claim over our Islands,”.

Sciurano said that “it is not the first time as a young politician he has been invited to similar events overseas and mentioned the US universities of Harvard and Washington DC”

But this time given the sensitivity of the issue, and from where the invitation had come, “I considered that I needed the consent from the Malvinas Veterans for the trip. They agreed, they understood the significance and the experience such a symposium could mean for the Malvinas cause.”

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  • Juan Cervantes

    What a disgusting filthy mouthed conspiracy nut job you are, you should be banned immediately from this site and never be able to spew you foul garbage ever again,

    Apr 11th, 2023 - 01:53 pm +3
  • Juan Cervantes

    Trimonde, i have no problem with you disagreeing with me or any other poster, and yes Universities welcome money from ANYWHERE, not just the USA and the UK, but you let yourself down time after time, firstly you are a conspiracy wacko just like those crazy Q Anon fools in America, I cant speak for Americans but the Falklands are sod all to do with America and Britain has no Imperialistic aims what so ever, quite the opposite ,they would love to offload all the BOTs today if it was possible, Pitcairns population 50 people , how is that possible, and as for your foul mouth rants, nothing more needs to be said, many people have said the same thing about them, even your above long winded waffle above is pathetic, , Universities can invite who ever they want and have done for decades, some who should have never been invited, but thats what living in a democratic free country is ,

    as An American born Italian named squatter in South America, what gives you any right to tell the Falklanders anything, Britain gets nothing from the Falklands and doesnt want anything from them, fakers and occupation you say, have a day off, the occupation was in 82 with your evil murdering Junta and the only fakers are you fanatic political activists who live for a myth and lie about the Falklands, its clear to everybody you are the racist and spew nothing but hatred, the Falklands will still be here long after you and i have gone, so grow up, cut out the foul mouth rants and become a decent human being,

    Apr 11th, 2023 - 06:00 pm +2
  • Jo Bloggs

    For those who don’t know. This is Trimonde:

    Check him out.

    Apr 12th, 2023 - 10:15 am +2
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