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Tag: Javier Figueroa

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 09:30 UTC

    Falklands war was instrumental in accelerating the return of democracy in Argentina, Ambassador Figueroa

    Javier Figueroa at the ambassador’s office in Belgrave Square (Victoria Jones/PA)

    By Catherine Lough, PA - The memory of the Falklands War is an “open wound” for Argentina, the country’s ambassador to the UK has said. Speaking to Catherine Lough of Press Association news agency to mark the 40th anniversary of the conflict, Javier Figueroa said wrangling over the Islands’ sovereignty is “ridiculous”, but admits that the war was instrumental in accelerating the return of democracy to Argentina.

  • Monday, October 11th 2021 - 09:29 UTC

    Fragments of Argentine aircraft downed in Falklands donated to museum

    Richardson highlighted Fioni's work as well as that of the brothers Robert and Nick Tozer, founder of the South Atlantic Council of London.

    British soldier David Richardson, who found the fragments of a downed Argentine Air Force Dagger downed by a British Harrier during the 1982 Falklands War, has donated the items to be exhibited at a museum in the province of Córdoba, Argentine ambassador to the United Kingdom, Javier Figueroa announced.

  • Monday, June 22nd 2020 - 10:15 UTC

    Florencia Kirchner's “nanny” in Cuba rewarded with Argentine embassy in UK

    Javier Figueroa is a lawyer, professional diplomat who has been in Havana since 2018.

    Javier Figueroa, currently head of the Argentine embassy in Cuba has been appointed as the next ambassador in the United Kingdom, and according to Clarin is an expert on Malvinas affairs. His time in Havana coincided with Cristina Fernandez daughter Florencia Kirchner medical internment, which impeded her from travelling back to Argentina.

  • Thursday, January 30th 2020 - 08:59 UTC

    Argentina/Falklands fisheries talks: what happened and what can be expected

    On Monday 20 January, the South Atlantic Scientific Committee was scheduled to meet in Buenos Aires, one of the regular meetings agreed

    Last week there was intense diplomatic activity regarding the Falkland Islands: the meeting of the Fisheries Subcommittee to be held in Buenos Aires on Monday 20 was suspended; the ambassadors before Great Britain and before the international organizations in Geneva, Renato Sersale di Cerisano and Carlos Foradori, were displaced and the secretary of Matters Related to the Falkland Islands, Daniel Filmus, made his presentation in New York in the Decolonization Committee, urging that a negotiation instance be promoted from the UN.

  • Friday, September 13th 2013 - 02:16 UTC

    Argentina confirms that the Malvinas question has become a Latinamerican strategy issue

    Figueroa: Malvinas is one of the priorities of Argentine foreign policy

    Javier Figueroa head of the Malvinas Desk at the Argentine Foreign ministry said that it is strategic to make the “Malvinas question” a Latinamerican issue. Figueroa made the statement during a meeting of Central America and Caribbean Malvinas Solidarity groups which opened Thursday in Havana.