MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, June 4th 2023 - 17:39 UTC

Tag: Welsh communities in Patagonia.

  • Thursday, July 29th 2021 - 08:23 UTC

    Ceremony held in Trelew for new anniversary of Welsh landing in Patagonia

    “It is important to honor those who left a legacy in the city, in the valley and in the province,” Trelew Mayor Adrián Maderna said

    Local authorities and descendants of the Welsh community in Argentine Patagonia gathered Wednesday at the city of Trelew for the celebrations marking the 156th anniversary of the beginning of the Welsh feat in Chubut.

  • Tuesday, July 28th 2015 - 05:31 UTC

    “A diplomatic success” the presence of Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones

    “The presence of First minister Jones is a significant success for Chubut, and a day of great celebration for our nation and our people” underlined Castro

    As a day of great celebration, Argentine ambassador in the UK, Alicia Castro described the festivities for the 150th anniversary of Welsh settlers arrival to Patagonia, taking place in Chubut with the attendance of Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones, Argentine cabinet ministers and members of the Welsh-Argentine community.

  • Tuesday, July 28th 2015 - 05:07 UTC

    'The Welsh are fully integrated to Argentina and have preserved their culture'

    Anibal Fernandez and Carlos Zannini came in representation of President Cristina Fernandez who is suffering from laryngitis

    Argentina's Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernandez and the Presidential Legal and Technical secretary Carlos Zannini led on Monday celebrations in Chubut to mark the 150th anniversary of the Welsh community that settled in the Patagonian province. The event took place in Puerto Madryn overlooking the Golfo Nuevo.

  • Saturday, July 18th 2015 - 07:46 UTC

    UK ambassador in Argentina and Chubut governor workout Welsh immigration celebrations

    “First Minister Jones will visit Chubut on 27/28 July. We are scheduled to meet at Government house to sign several agreements and bilateral talks” said Buzzi

    UK ambassador in Buenos Aires John Freeman met with Chubut province governor Martin Buzzi in Rawson to work out the agenda of activities scheduled for the end of the month when Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones is expected to arrive for the 150th anniversary celebration of Welsh immigration to Argentina, reports the local media, Diario Jornada.

  • Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 07:22 UTC

    Falklands and Welsh anniversary in Argentina: chronicle of a foretold debate

    Minister Carwyn Jones will be the first top level British official in years to visit Argentina, and there is a diplomatic protocol to be respected by both sides

    Next 28 July Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones will be attending celebrations in the province of Chubut in the framework of the 150th anniversary of the first Welsh settlement in Patagonia, 28 July 1865. An event which in an electoral year in Argentina could become a good opportunity for president Cristina Fernandez to press on the Falkland Islands dispute, according to speculation in the Buenos Aires media.

  • Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 07:14 UTC

    Falklands: Ambassador Castro hopes for UK/Argentina friendly and meaningful dialogue

    Ambassador Castro with Lord Wigley, a Welsh political figure and chairman of the organizing committee for 150th anniversary celebrations

    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.

  • Wednesday, July 1st 2015 - 02:22 UTC

    Wales and Argentina celebrate 150th anniversary of migration to Patagonia

    Argentine Ambassador Alicia Castro with Dame Rosemary Butler, Presiding officer from the National Assembly of Wales

    Argentina and Wales celebrated on Monday at the National Assembly for Wales, in Cardiff, their historical links with a reception especially dedicated to mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first Welsh settlers to Patagonia. Musicians from both nations gave a concert and a photography exhibition on the Welsh settlements in Patagonia was inaugurated.