Union protests kept the ARA Libertad from docking on time, union measures halted tire production, and labor measures led to either the cancelation or postponement of several flights Tuesday at Buenos Aires' two airports, as well as in other air terminals nationwide.
Argentina’s Defense Minister Jorge Taiana Saturday bid farewell to the ARA Libertad on her 50th instruction journey for newly-graduated officers of two promotions of the Naval Academy (Escuela Naval).
Argentina plans to reaffirm its sovereign rights over the Falkland Islands and expose the 'disproportionate' British military presence in the Islands when the instruction tall ship ARA Libertad calls on different ports of the world.
No crew member of Argentina's training sailship ARA Libertad was allowed to go ashore as the vessel docked in the Chilean port of Valparaíso while diplomatic tension between the two countries mounts.
Argentina's Navy training tall vessel ARA Libertad on her 48th voyage docked on Thursday in London, where she was received by the Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Carlos Sersale, representatives of the Royal Navy and members of the Argentine community in UK.
Next Friday, Argentina's Frigate A.R.A. Libertad, the navy's school vessel will dock in London after 17 years. Under the command of Captain Romay, the arrival of one of the largest and fastest tall ships at the docks of South Quay in Canary Wharf will mark the half-way point on the 48th midshipman training voyage.
The Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector arrived on Sunday morning to Buenos Aires port with her ensign at half mast in recognition to the discovery of the lost Argentine submarine ARA San Juan and to honor the lives to its 44 crew. ARA San Juan went missing in the extreme South Atlantic of Argentina on 15 November 2017, while sailing from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego to its base in Mar del Plata.
Argentina´s navy frigate and tall ship ARA Libertad dropped anchor in Southampton on Wednesday as part of 46th midshipman promotion world tour which left Buenos Aires last March. Ambassador Carlos Sersale di Cerisano received the flagship of the Argentine Navy, while the whole operation was transmitted live from the embassy in London.
On 26th July the Frigate ARA Libertad will arrive at Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal, Eastern Docks, Berth 38, in Southampton, where the Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom R. Carlos Sersale di Cerisano will welcome the crew of 27 officers, 187 non-commissioned officers and 61 training officers. In her role as Ambassador of the seas, the vessel carries a message of peace, friendship and a will to build bridges with the world.
Argentina's Navy school vessel, tall ship Libertad left Buenos Aires on Saturday for its 46th training world tour, scheduled to last six months calling in thirteen different ports, including Portsmouth, announced the ministry of Defense.