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Tag: Jorge Giles

  • Monday, August 18th 2014 - 06:17 UTC

    Malvinas Museum incorporates San Martin letter referred to links with South Atlantic Islands

    Minister of Culture Parodi and Daniel Filmus during the ceremony dedicated to the San Martin letter that mentions Patagones and Malvinas prisoners (Pic Telam)

    The Malvinas Islands Museum in Argentina has incorporated a letter allegedly handwritten by Liberator General Jose de San Martin and dated August 1816, a month after Argentina formally declared independence (07/09/1816) in which he mentions having given instructions to liberate prisoners in Patagones (Patagonia) and Malvinas Islands so they can join the Andes army.

  • Monday, June 9th 2014 - 06:38 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez opens inter-active Malvinas museum on Tuesday

    The museum is located on the grounds of the notorious Argentine Navy Mechanics School where thousands were tortured and disappeared

    Argentina's claim campaign over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands will have another milestone this week when President Cristina Fernandez opens the Malvinas Museum, which is located on the grounds of the former Navy's Mechanics School, famous for being a torture and disappearance center during the last Argentine military dictatorship and now a Space for Memory.