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Tag: Graham Pascoe

  • Tuesday, October 27th 2020 - 08:25 UTC

    Falklands and privateer/pirate captain David Jewett 1820 adventure

    According to historian Dr. Graham Pascoe, Argentina did not instruct Captain David Jewett to take possession of the Falklands

    In response to Argentina’s planned commemorations of the 200th anniversary of the visit to the Falklands by the privateer captain David Jewett in 1820 and his purported “taking of possession” of the Islands for Argentina, historian Graham Pascoe has released the paper ‘David Jewett’s visit to the Falklands, 1820-21: no valid “possession-taking.” Dr. Pascoe notes in his abstract that before David Jewett arrived he had captured a neutral Portuguese ship, and he captured another neutral US ship in the Islands.

  • Friday, June 12th 2020 - 07:08 UTC

    “Falkland Facts and Fallacies”, a new contribution to the Falklands' debate

     The cover of the book which will undoubtedly trigger a strong controversy

    By historian David Tatham (*) - This book by Graham Pascoe describes itself as a refutation of a work by two Argentine lawyers, Professor Marcelo Kohen and Facundo Rodríguez – and that is just what it is.

  • Tuesday, October 14th 2014 - 06:00 UTC

    A masterly account of the Battle of the Falklands 1914

    The Battle of the Falklands 1914 By Graham Pascoe reviewed by David Tatham - With the centenary of the 1914 naval battle coming up in December and commemorations planned for Falkland Islands capital, Stanley and London, Graham Pascoe’s concise account of the battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands is well timed.

  • Thursday, June 13th 2013 - 17:17 UTC

    Falkland Islands asserts their democratic rights

    MLA Dick Sawle addressed the reception with a special tribute to Falklands’ heroes: Lady Thatcher and Sir Rex Hunt

    The remarkable transformation of the Falkland Islands into the democratic, prosperous, hardworking community of today was applauded by hundreds of supporters gathered in London for the annual reception in London marking the liberation of the Islands from Argentine invasion and occupation in 1982.

  • Friday, February 15th 2013 - 19:35 UTC

    February 1833: Parallel truths in parallel universes: can that be the only explanation?

    Thomas Bridges and family from Keppel Island mission in the Falklands helped found Ushuaia

    By John Fowler - According to the Argentine view of things, the Falkland Islands are Las Islas Malvinas and the capital city is not Stanley, which was founded in 1844, but Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego, which did not really begin to be a town till 1881 with the establishment of a penal colony there.

  • Sunday, February 6th 2011 - 19:30 UTC

    Unilateral facts, indeed

    The installation of the semi-submersible oil drilling rig the Ocean Guardian under tow in British coastal waters north of the Malvinas prompted harsh criticism from Argentine officials last year

    By Andrés Cisneros for the Herald

    Peter Pepper and Graham Pascoe, who have spent years writing profusely on the issue, have just written a new article seeking to enlighten us on Malvinas rights.