The British Embassy in Argentina celebrated HM Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday at British Ambassador Mark Kent’s Residence. The celebration was attended by more than 800 guests, including several high-level national and provincial government representatives, legislators from different political parties, businesspersons, diplomats, academics, sportspeople, journalists, and members of the civil society.
Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion Baroness Fairhead, is travelling to Brazil after visiting Argentina this week to meet with key Brazilian and Argentine businesses and government ministers to discuss the UK’s commitment to trade and investment in both countries and the wider Latin American and Caribbean (LATAC) region.
“I imagine you have gone through moments of great emotion in the Islands, next to the graves with the 112 full names, which until now remained unidentified”, Argentine foreign minister Jorge Faurie was quoted in an official release, on receiving the delegation of next of kin, on their return trip from the Falkland Islands, Wednesday evening.
Argentina has protested the coming military exercises in the Falkland Islands and has complained to the British Embassy in Buenos Aires, and anticipated it will notify the situation to the United Nations and the International Maritime Organization.
The British Embassy in Argentina has announced the 10 finalists of the Regional Student Competition 2018/2019 which offers a one week trip to visit the Falkland Islands.
The Government of the Falkland Islands and the British Embassies in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay invites university students to participate. This regional competition offers winners the chance to visit the Falklands for a week with all the costs covered.
In a solemn ceremony on Tuesday the Argentine Senate distinguished the several participants in the recent identification process of the combatants buried in the Argentine military cemetery in Darwin.
The British Embassy in Argentina has announced that applications for Chevening scholarships are now open until 6 November. The scholarships are awarded to candidates with proven leadership potential and a strong professional and academic background.
Family of the only Argentine naval officer killed and buried in South Georgia during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict will soon be able to visit their father's grave in Grytviken, according to reports in the Buenos Aires media.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson forecasted a “new, exciting phase” in Anglo-Argentine relations as he wrapped up his visit to Buenos Aires. Johnson visited Argentina to attend the G20 Foreign Ministers summit. His visit was the first by a British Foreign Secretary in over 20 years.