In 1982 Silvio Katz was an innocent 19-year-old Argentine conscript who suddenly found himself pitched into a War which he could not understand. He was a member of ?Regimento Tablada' which offered support to other Argentine units in the Falklands as they waited for the British to arrive. Katz ended up at Goose Green but luckily survived a battle, which saw the deaths of 50 of his colleagues. ?We were not told where we were going when we left Buenos Aires and were horrified when we found ourselves in a battle zone totally unprepared for War' said Silvio.
En 1982 Silvio Katz era un inocente conscripto argentino que de golpe se vio lanzado a una guerra que no podía entender. Era integrante del Regimiento Tablada el cual tenía como tarea ofrecer apoyo a otras unidades argentinas en las Falklands/Malvinas mientras esperaban la llegada de los británicos. Katz terminó en Ganso Verde pero afortunadamente sobrevivió una batalla en la cual vio morir a cincuenta de sus compañeros.
Defense lawyers of former military ruler General Augusto Pinochet will go to Court to try to block an order for his house arrest and indictment on murder and kidnap charges.Judge Juan Guzmán reissued the arrest order this week after it was thrown out earlier in January on a technicality.
An Inquiry in the South Atlantic is underway following the sudden death of a British girl who was involved in an expedition called ?Mission Antarctica 2'.
Although it remains a highly guarded secret, it is said that the Argentine fishery administration and the Chancellery are drawing up a legal framework that would allow foreign-flagged vessels to fish for squid in Argentine waters. The authorities are also reportedly working on a resolution to allow freezer vessels to operate north of parallel 48 Ãâ€šÃ‚Âº S.
Mercopress UK Correspondent Harold Briley, an experienced political commentator who has reported on eight British general elections and others in Latin America, East and West Europe, and Asia, sets the scene for the forthcoming Falkland Islands General Election.