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Montevideo, June 16th 2019 - 06:58 UTC

Tag: Day of Affirmation of its Rights over the South Atlantic Islands

  • Tuesday, June 11th 2019 - 07:18 UTC

    Argentina recalls the Day of Affirmation of its Rights over the South Atlantic Islands

    The emancipated United Provinces which would later become Argentina, named German born merchant Luis Vernet as first governor of the Malvinas Islands

    Argentina recalled on Monday, 10 June, a new anniversary of the creation in 1829 of the “Political and Military command headquarters of the Malvinas Islands and adjacencies to Cape Horn in the Atlantic Sea”, and which has been incorporated to the official calendar as the Day of Affirmation of Argentine Rights over the Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and its surrounding maritime spaces.

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