Recent statements by representatives from Argentina's intellectual elite referred to the Falklands being a British territory and belonging to the Kelpers, and that Argentina did not exist as such at the time, are still reverberating, but the country is holding primaries and elections next month and in November so some political amendments seem necessary.
An international team of six forensic experts, including two Argentines, and coordinated by the International Committee of the Red Cross is scheduled to arrive this Monday to the Falkland Islands for the second phase of the Humanitarian Project Plan to identify remains of Argentine combatants fallen during the 1982 conflict.
“Nationalism is a useless myth, certainly not the way to address current and real problems”, underlined the historian and political analyst Beatriz Sarlo who last week triggered a storm in Argentina by reiterating that the Falkland Islands are a British territory, belong to the Kelpers and remind her of southern Scotland.
The existing requirements of the Infectious Diseases Control (Coronavirus, Quarantine) Regulations 2021, together with the Directions in force under these regulations, were recently reviewed ahead of their expiration on 8 August 2021.
Statements by Argentine literary and cultural critic Beatriz Sarlo who Tuesday said that the Falkland Islands were “British territory” sparked nationwide controversies about which she defiantly warned she “cared very little.”
The province of Tierra del Fuego, on Tuesday, denounced UK's construction company BAM Nuttall for operating with no authorization in the Falkland/Malvinas Islands district, currently under British control but over which Argentine claims sovereignty.
Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), and international collaborators have this week published the first detailed research on the sounds made by southern right whales on their high latitude feeding grounds at South Georgia.
More than 24% of electric power demand in windy Argentina was supplied by eolic energy during the month of July, which is considered a historic record when it comes to renewable energies, pointed out by the country's Energy Secretariat.
This Thursday the Falkland Islands Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between FIG, the UK Government, and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
On Wednesday, ExCo agreed a further set of economic support measures for the community and local businesses, in light of the ongoing pandemic.