Former British Ambassador to Buenos Aires has been chosen to head the Scotch Whisky Association, something which was no surprise at all in the Argentine capital, where he proved to be quite a connoisseur on the subject.
The Argentine government has called back to Buenos Aires two ambassadors who were instrumental in the drafting and implementation of the 2016 Foradori-Duncan communiqué which opened the way for a more constructive relationship between Argentina and the UK, in a raft of issues, including those in the South Atlantic and the disputed Falklands Islands.
The British citizen killed in Buenos Aires Saturday during a robbery has been identified as the 50-year-old millionaire Matthew Charles Gibbard, who was travelling with his wife Suzane, his stepson, Stefan Zone, 28, also shot in the incident and still hospitalized, and other family members.
Baroness Gloria Hooper, Honorary President of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Latin America and a member of the House of Lords, visited Argentina from 8-12 December. The main purpose of the visit was to lead the UK delegation attending Alberto Fernández’s inauguration ceremony.
Britain's ambassador to Buenos Aires Mark Kent Wednesday said in a live TV interview that Argentines are “very easy” to relate to and highlighted their sense of humour, which he found very similar to that of the people back in his home land.
Argentina, United Kingdom and the International Committee of the Red Cross are advancing in negotiations to extend the current agreement for the identification of Argentine combatants fallen during the South Atlantic conflict and buried in the Falkland Islands at the Argentine military cemetery in Darwin.
The British Embassy in Argentina celebrated HM Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday at British Ambassador Mark Kent’s Residence. The celebration was attended by more than 800 guests, including several high-level national and provincial government representatives, legislators from different political parties, businesspersons, diplomats, academics, sportspeople, journalists, and members of the civil society.
The relatives of the latest 29 Argentine soldiers remains identified in the Falklands will be flying on 13 March to the Islands, to the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin to pray and honor their loved ones. The announcement was done by the Argentine journalist Martin Dinatale, who is usually well informed on Falklands issues.
Argentina and the United Kingdom are to discuss the extension of the current Humanitarian Project Plan to identify Argentine combatant remains buried in the Falkland Islands, to include possible errors in the names of some graves, and other burial sites such as Pebbles island, according to a report from Martin Dinatale published in the news agency Infobae.
An Argentine former naval pilot and Malvinas veteran who recently visited the Falkland Islands came out in support of Argentine ambassador in London Carlos Sersale di Cerisiano, who has been strongly criticized and summoned by his country's congress for having referred to Falklands/Malvinas government as the Islands' “top authorities”.