The Embassy of Argentina in the UK celebrated Independence Day on Thursday, highlighting the importance of national sovereignty and Latin American unity. Before a packed audience of over four hundred people, the Argentine Ambassador Alicia Castro delivered a speech in which she recalled that the aim of the struggle for independence was to unite all the peoples of Latin America.
Argentina's Foreign ministry is reporting that Lord Dafydd Wigley, honorary president of the Wales-Argentina is currently in Buenos Aires and was received by Argentina's deputy foreign minister Eduardo Zuaín. Other members of the delegation include Marc Phillips and Elvey MacDonald.
Argentine Ambassador in the United Kingdom, Alicia Castro, and the Welsh First Minister, Carwyn Jones, who will visit Argentina this year, jointly inaugurated in Cardiff celebrations commemorating the settlement of the Welsh in Argentina in 1865. Several activities have been planned both in Patagonia and Wales to celebrate the 150th anniversary.