The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Second Humanitarian Project Plan has identified the remains of four Argentine combatants from the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas war buried in grave C.1.10 at Darwin's military cemetery under wrong names, it was announced Tuesday.
Argentine forensic anthropologist Luis Fondebrider, at the service of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Thursday landed in Córdoba in a private flight from the Falkland Islands carrying genetic material to be used in determining the identity combatants buried in grave C.1.10 at Darwin's military cemetery.
The International Committee of the Red Cross team working on the identification of Argentine soldiers fallen in the 1982 Falkland/Malvinas Islands conflict Thursday announced at least one additional body had been found at grave C.1.10.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has begun a second phase of forensic work to identify Argentine soldiers buried on the Falklands Islands (Malvinas).
In what was probably his last public appearance, British Ambassador to Buenos Aires Mark Kent Friday bestowed – on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II – the Medal of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) on Argentine businessman Eduardo Eurnekian for his services to the relations between the two countries. cemetery
The governments of the United Kingdom, the Falkland Islands and Argentina agreed on Thursday to carry out a new stage of the Humanitarian Project Plan that began in 2017 and has allowed the identification of 115 Argentine soldiers fallen during the 1982 armed conflict. The agreement was signed at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva, Switzerland and the Plan will be resumed in August, as confirmed by the British Embassy in Buenos Aires.
The accord for the second phase of the humanitarian initiative to identify the remains of Argentine combatants buried at the Argentine military cemetery in the Falkland Islands is scheduled to be signed this Thursday in Geneva, while work could be starting by next August.
An Argentine businessman, president of one of the country's largest corporations, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire, OBE, for “his services to relations between the United Kingdom and Argentina.”
By John Fowler (*) – The selective amnesia of successive Argentine governments never ceases to amaze. Last week, during universal rejoicing in the Falklands that the eleven year-long demining campaign had finally come to a successful conclusion, the Argentine Government was complaining about it in Geneva.
The recent approval by the Falklands' elected government of a framework guidance for assessing when a visitor should be considered a ‘prohibited person’, can be considered an effort to address disappointing past experiences and a long-standing debate in the Islands.