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  • 28/10/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina urges Britain to shut down Malvinas garrison

    Argentina has urged Britain to follow its withdrawal from Afghanistan Helmand military base and to leave Malvinas islands. Secretary for the Malvinas Daniel Filmus called the British government to shut down “its biggest military base in the South Atlantic.”

  • 26/06/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina renews Malvinas claim before UN Committee

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman reiterated Argentina’s claim on Malvinas islands before the United Nation’s Decolonization Committee today in New York and rejected the British “pillaging of natural resources of Argentine Sea”.

  • 04/09/2014 | Argentina

    Daily Telegraph says 'Argentina lost squid war against Malvinas'

    UK's Daily Telegraph informed the Malvinas Islands Fisheries Department has reported the largest annual catch of squid since records began, adding the record catch, which is worth more than £45m, "will be a major boost to the island economy but it is also likely to come as a blow to the Argentinian authorities."

  • 24/09/2014 | Argentina

    President demands negotiations over UK Malvinas conflict

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner used today's UN General Assembly to once more demand efforts from the United Kingdom to sit down and negotiate for the disputed Malvinas Islands, while criticising the system of the Security Council dominated by five permanent members.

  • 19/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Malvinas governor treats us like Empire subjects'

    Argentine ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro has questioned new Malvinas governor Colin Roberts, claiming that the administrator treated Argentines as inferiors in responding to claims of bullying.

  • 10/06/2014 | Argentina

    UK's refusal to discuss Malvinas 'incomprehensible'

    The government reiterated Argentina’s “unalienable right” over the Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to resume negotiations. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs described the British government refusal to continue talks as “incomprehensible and inadmisible.”

  • 10/06/2014 | Argentina

    UK Minister on Malvinas: Argentine efforts are 'counter-productive'

    The UK Foreign Office Minister to Latin America, Hugo Swire, criticised the actions of the Argentine government in the ongoing dispute over the Malvinas Islands, also slamming the use of a "Malvinas are Argentine" banner in a national team game.

  • 11/04/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina condemns UK military drills in the Malvinas Islands

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman condemned new military exercises the UK is set to undertake in the disputed territory of the Malvinas Islands. "It's a new act of colonial aggression," the Minister stressed, adding Argentina will file a complaint with the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Special Committee on Decolonization.

  • 12/04/2014 | Argentina

    Filmus: ‘Military exercises in Malvinas are colonialist ostentation’

    Malvinas Secretary Daniel Filmus has blasted today the United Kingdom’s plans to carry out military exercises in the Malvinas Islands, calling them a “colonialist ostentation”. London said yesterday the military exercises are "routine" and do not pose a threat to anyone in the region.

  • 01/04/2014 | Argentina

    ‘When GB agrees to negotiations there will be no way to deny Malvinas are Argentine’

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman today has said that when Great Britain agrees to sit for negotiations over the Malvinas there will be “no way to deny” the Islands belong to Argentina, during a photographic exhibition named “Argentina’s Malvinas: our Islands in images”, held at the Foreign Ministry.

  • 03/04/2014 | Argentina

    Malvinas residents mock CFK 'nuclear base' assertion via Twitter

    With an ironic tone, the habitants of Malvinas published in Twitter their response to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner speech from yesterday, where she expressed the Islands are currently used as a Nato military base in the Atlantic South.

  • 06/04/2014 | Argentina

    Cristina takes the moral high ground

    By James Neilson
    Cristina is in a motherly mood these days so she must have had David Cameron’s best interests at heart when she chided him for spending lots of public money on childish warlike pursuits instead of taking a leaf out of her book and sharing some of what he has among jobless youngsters.

  • 17/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK blasts 'double standards' in Crimea, Malvinas comparison

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has criticised what she dubbed a "double standard" from the United Kingdom, due to the nation condemning the Crimean referendum on union with Russia while supporting the rights of Malvinas residents to hold a vote on their future.

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK blasts world powers' 'double standard' in Crimea, Malvinas

    The Ukraine question must be settled through political negotiations and peace, President Kirchner said in a press conference in France where she arrived this week to meet with her French counterpart Francois Hollande. A “sad paradox,” CFK added, if the Crimea crisis triggers violence as the world readies to mark the centenary of World War I this year.

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    Filmus slams UK lack of dialogue, 'aggressive moves' over Malvinas

    Malvinas Secretary Daniel Filmus has urged Great Britain to re-enter talks concerning the sovereignty of the disputed South Atlantic archipelago, while condemning what he called "aggressive moves" around the islands on the part of the UK government.

  • 18/02/2014 | Argentina

    UK top official says ‘Argentina’s attitude towards Malvinas irrational, unpredictable’

    The Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire blasted Argentina’s policy over the Malvinas Islands saying that the Kirchnerite government's attitude is “irrational and unpredictable.”

  • 03/03/2014 | Argentina

    Ambassador to UK: appointment of new governor of Malvinas 'a provocation'

    In a column signed by Argentine Ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro and published on The Guardian British newspaper, the diplomat criticizes the appointment of Colin Roberts as "governor" of the disputed Malvinas Islands.

  • 13/03/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman hits back at UK minister over Malvinas dispute

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has responded to British Minister of State for the Foreign Office Hugo Swire, who stated earlier today that he would rather sit at the negotiating table with Sergio Massa or Mauricio Macri to discuss the sovereignty of the Malvinas.

  • 08/01/2014 | Argentina

    UK poll: 63% believe Malvinas Islands ‘should be Argentinean’

    According to an online poll released in the British newspaper “The Daily Telegraph”, 63 percent of the voters affirmed that the Malvinas Islands should be under Argentina’s sovereignty.

  • 10/02/2014 | Argentina

    UK minister: Malvinas' islanders 'are British because they have chosen to be so'

    Hugo Swire, minister of state at the British Foreign Office, began a four-day visit today to the islands and said: "The people of the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands are British because they have chosen to be so."

  • 13/02/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina denies ‘threat’ to British cruise ship

    The Foreign Ministry denied that BA port authorities urged British Queen Victoria cruise ship to lower its “red duster” flag, the ensign for the United Kingdom.

  • 17/12/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina rejects UK protest over Malvinas hydrocarbon law

    Deputy Foreign Minister Eduardo Zuaín today called a meeting with the UK ambassador, in order to reject the nation's protest over a new law that prohibits the exploitation of hydrocarbon resources in the area around the Malvinas Islands.

  • 20/12/2013 | Argentina

    Filmus to head new government agency created to address Malvinas issues

    According to an official communiqué released this morning, a new government agency under the scope of the Foreign Ministry has been created by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to address issues related exclusively to the Malvinas Islands, designating former senator Daniel Filmus as its chief.

  • 20/12/2013 | Argentina

    Cameron slams 'Argentina's campaign'

    During a special message for Christmas, UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the Malvinas citizens and said that Britain “will never” let Argentina violate their “right for self determination.”

  • 12/11/2013 | Argentina

    British MPs reject talks over Malvinas

    A group of Argentine lawmakers and senators gathered with counterparts from the UK this afternoon, but were unable to organise a working group over the issue of the Malvinas Islands' sovereignty after a refusal from the UK delegation.

  • 25/11/2013 | Argentina

    Quake of 6.6 magnitude strikes southeast of Malvinas Islands

    A quake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck the South Atlantic southeast of the Malvinas Islands today, the United States Geological Survey said.

  • 16/12/2013 | Argentina

    UK complains about Argentine threat to punish oil drilling in Malvinas

    Britain has accused Argentina of "bullying tactics" over its threat to punish oil firms operating off the Malvinas Islands with heavy fines, the seizure of assets and jail sentences of up to 15 years.

  • 16/09/2013 | Argentina

    “In Río Grande we have lived the war and today we live the call for peace”

    By Constanza Heller from Río Grande
    More than 3,000 of “Fueguinos” –Tierra del Fuego’s locals- last weekend joined the “Malvinas, heart of my country” marathon launched by the Peoples for Malvinas organization in the Río Grande city. The Herald.com was there.

  • 16/09/2013 | Argentina

    'Stepping on Malvinas’ soil'

    By Constanza Heller from Río Grande
    Tierra del Fuego governor Fabiana Ríos attended Sunday´s marathon in the city of Río Grande. “Are you going to run?” the Herald.com asked her. “I am going to walk with the people”, she clarified.

  • 26/09/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina, Spain join up to pressure Britain on Malvinas, Gibraltar

    Argentina and Spain agreed today to join forces in order to pressure Britain to discuss their separate claims on British territories: the Malvinas Islands and Gibraltar near the southern tip of Spain.

  • 20/08/2013 | Argentina

    Alicia Castro calls PM Cameron 'fool', praises 'Malvinas Pope'

    Alicia Castro, the Argentine ambassador to the United Kingdom, has launched a strong attack on prime minister David Cameron, calling the politician "a fool" and adding that he was "completely useless."

  • 21/08/2013 | Argentina

    Britain asks Argentina to clarify comments about 'dumb' Cameron

    Britain asked Argentina's ambassador to clarify remarks about Prime Minister David Cameron today after she described his handling of a long-running dispute over the contested Falkland Islands as "foolish" and him as "dumb".

  • 21/08/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina says envoy to UK meant no offence to 'dumb' Cameron

    Argentina's ambassador to Britain, Alicia Castro, said she had not meant to offend Prime Minister David Cameron when she called him "dumb" and his handling of the long-running dispute over the Malvinas Islands "foolish".

  • 15/04/2013 | Argentina

    Argentine Gov't denounces UK's 'military exercises' in Malvinas

    The Argentine Foreign Ministry denounced that the UK “will conduct new military exercises on occupied Argentine territory between today and the 26 of April,” including a missile launch from the Malvinas Islands, and said that it would send a protest letter to the British government.

  • 18/05/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina urges the United Nations to revise decolonization process

    The government today questioned the UK after its negative vote at the United Nations General Assembly "to place French Polynesia back on the UN list of territories that should be decolonised." Additionally, the government renewed its claim over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands territory.

  • 05/08/2013 | Argentina

    CFK asks for UN 'rethink' after meeting with Ban Ki-Moon

    Argentine president Cristina Kirchner has expressed to UN counterpart Ban Ki-Meen the need for a restructuring of multilateral organisations in order to improve performance, using as an example regional body Unasur.

  • 11/03/2013 | Argentina

    ‘For a referendum that is illegal, Argentina appears to be paying it a lot of attention,’ Malvinas gov’t

    By Adrian Bono - As the second day of the referendum takes place, Malvinas Legislative Assembly member Dick Sawle has an exclusive conversation with the Buenos Aires Herald.com in which he discusses the 1982 war, the present of the islands and what he hopes today’s plebiscite will accomplish.

  • 12/03/2013 | Argentina

    'There's no much clearer expression of people's self determination than this,' Islands Governor

    After Malvinas Islanders voted almost unanimously to remain under British rule, the Islands British Governor, Nigel Haywood, said “This was a pretty massive demonstration of the way the Falkland [Malvinas] islanders feel and the way they see their future."

  • 12/03/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina's Ambassador to London dismisses referendum

    Argentina's ambassador to London Alicia Castro dismissed the referendum held by Malvinas Islanders saying it is “a ploy that has no legal value”, and insisted that sovereignty claims are "over the territory and not the Islanders.

  • 04/03/2013 | Argentina

    Castro dismisses Malvinas Islands' vote

    A referendum on the fate of the Malvinas Islands is a publicity stunt with no legal status, Argentina's ambassador to Britain said, warning that oil exploitation around the territory was impossible without better regional ties.

  • 08/03/2013 | Argentina

    'UK wants to distort the controversy with the referendum'

    The Foreign Ministry rejected the referendum that is going to take part at the Malvinas Islands on Sunday and Monday, and affirmed that "the UK is trying to distort the controversy with Argentina instead of solving it."

  • 10/03/2013 | Argentina

    Castro calls Malvinas referendum ‘capricious’

    Argentina's Ambassador in London, Alicia Castro, reiterated the country will not recognize the result of the referendum that began today in the Malvinas Islands.

  • 10/02/2013 | Argentina

    Hague: 'To say Argentina will have Malvinas islands within 20 years is a fantasy'

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague deemed Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman’s comments regarding the fact that the Malvinas islands will not likely continue under British rule for other 20 years “a fantasy.”

  • 25/02/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina accuses UK of sending nuclear weapons to Malvinas

    Argentina accused the UK of transporting nuclear armoury in submarines to the Malvinas Islands, violating the international treaties that set the zone as nuclear-free.

  • 01/03/2013 | Argentina

    CFK renews claims over Malvinas Islands

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner renewed the claims to the United Kingdom over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands. "The world is the one demanding dialogue," she assured as the pro-government lawmakers and militants celebrated her statement.

  • 05/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Malvinas islanders referendum has no legal value,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman indicated this morning that the referendum Malvinas islanders will submit regarding their views of the archipelago political status is “mere advertising without any legal value.”

  • 06/02/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: Malvinas sets a test for international legal system

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured today that the Malvinas sovereignty debate “is not just another case of colonialism but a situation that tests the entire international justice system.”

  • 31/01/2013 | Argentina

    UK requests meeting with Timerman, Malvinas assembly members

    Britain has invited Argentina to sit down for talks over the Malvinas islands next week, upon Héctor Timerman's scheduled visit to London.

  • 31/01/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman turns down meeting with Hague, Malvinas assembly members

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman turned down an invitation by his British counterpart William Hague to take part in a meeting in London with representatives of the Malvinas government, assuring that “the international community does not accept the involvement of a third party” in the sovereignty issue.

  • 04/02/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: 'Argentina is an incomplete country without Malvinas'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman arrived in London today to meet with an Argentine-United Kingdom multi-party parliamentary group and the 18 pro-dialogue groups from across the European Union tomorrow.

  • 17/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: 'Malvinas the perfect example of UN's double standards'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner adressed today the United Nations’ Secutiry Council during her visit to Indonesia by saying the Malvinas case “is a clear example of how permanent members used their status to disobey UN orders, thus also showing the UN’s double standards.”

  • 18/01/2013 | Argentina

    Malvinas gov't sets referendum date and question

    The Malvinas Islands government announced the date on which a referendum in order to enable islanders to express their view on the political status of the islands will be held.

  • 21/01/2013 | Argentina

    Malvinas War ship sinking at Navy base

    Missile destroyer ARA "Santísima Trinidad," used in the Malvinas War and out of service since 2004, moored at the Puerto Belgrano Navy base, is currently leaning to port and under the risk of sinking.

  • 05/01/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina reacts to British answer on Malvinas sovereignty

    Tensions flared between Argentina and the UK following President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to reopen the Malvinas Islands sovereignty talks and The Sun's advert published in yesterday's Herald.

  • 06/01/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't rejects UK's statements on Malvinas

    The Foreign Ministry rejected the recent “military threats” coming from British Prime Minister David Cameron in relation to the UK’s “illegal occupation of the (Malvinas) islands" that began 180 years ago.

  • 17/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK thanks Indonesia for backing Malvinas claims

    After a private meeting today with Indonesian president Susilo Yudhoyono, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner publicly thanked Indonesia for its support “regarding the Malvinas,” renewing that Argentina “only asks that the UK respect the UN resolution.”

  • 02/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK's letter to David Cameron

  • 03/01/2013 | Argentina

    UK to Argentina: 'hands off' Malvinas

  • 04/01/2013 | Argentina

    The Sun's advert in the Herald

  • 26/11/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Gov't rejects British accusations of 'maritime insecurity'

    Argentine ambassador to London Alicia Castro rejected before the International Maritime Organization (IMO) an accusation by the United Kingdom regarding maritime security in Argentine waters and the sailing of British and Malvinas Islands ships that dock in local ports.

  • 25/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK's harsh response to IMF: 'Argentina will accept neither pressures nor threats'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner used the first minutes of her speech before the UN General Assembly to harshly criticize the International Monetary Fund after Christine Lagarde’s warning on Monday. “Argentina will accept neither pressures nor threats,” she said in New York.

  • 25/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK: 'We want the UK to sit and talk, not to simply tell us we are right'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner once again claimed Argentina’s sovereignty over the Malvinas islands and urged the United Kingdom to accept talks and abide by the United Nations’s resolutions on the matter.

  • 11/11/2012 | Argentina

    UN ‘concerned’ about Argentina-UK Malvinas tensions

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the international body aims to see the conflict between Argentina and Britain over the Malvinas, Sandwich, and South Georgia islands sovereignty resolved through dialogue, but also made clear that the UK hasn’t yet accepted the UN’s intermediation.

  • 24/08/2012 | Argentina

    CFK defends young people in politics at Antonio Rivero commemoration

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner made her first public appearance since recovering from a bout of low blood pressure and gave a televised speech from the Government House, on the 179th anniversary of the hoisting of the Malvinas flag on the islands.

  • 03/09/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Argentine warship 'harasses' fishing vessel, reports say

    An Argentine warship has been allegedly hailing fishing vessels in the Malvinas Islands zone claiming they are fishing illegally, the Islands’ newspaper Penguin News reported today.

  • 03/09/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: 'Islanders referendum's a total parody,' Puricelli

    By Sebastián Penelli
    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli bashed the coming referendum announced by the Malvinas Islands Legislative Assembly for March 2013 on the islanders’ "political status", thus hoping to bring an end to the continuing dispute with Argentina over the islands' sovereignty.

  • 02/08/2012 | Argentina

    BA province law bans docking of ships flying British flag

    The Buenos Aires Province Senate passed a law today that prohibits the docking, supplying of or logistical operations of ships, petrol tankers that fly the British flag, in province area.

  • 08/08/2012 | Argentina

    CNV reports of illegal oil exploration in Malvinas to international markets

    The National Securities Commission informed the main international stock markets that resolutions taken by the national Energy Secretariat declare foreign oil exploration activities in the Argentine continental shelf in Malvinas islands as ‘illicit and illegal.'

  • 16/08/2012 | Argentina

    Uruguay admits 'Falklands mistake,' opens investigation

    The government of neighbouring country Uruguay admitted today "a mistake" has been made when an official document was issued calling the Malvinas Islands, a disputed territory, "Falklands."

  • 28/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas gov't open to CFK's air link proposal but sets conditions

    After President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's proposal to create an air link from Buenos Aires to the islands, the Malvinas government showed its willingness to discuss ways of communication but remarked that the proposal “was not made within a context of amity and friendship,” but “against a backdrop of increasing hostility.”

  • 02/07/2012 | Argentina

    Politicizing the Olympics 'a mistake' Browne tells Argentina

    In an interview to British newspaper Financial Times, United Kingdom’s Foreign Office Minister for South America, Jeremy Browne, alerted Argentina against the politicization of the London Olympics, set to begin on July 27th.

  • 16/07/2012 | Argentina

    Oil giant says Malvinas well disappoints

    Borders & Southern Petroleum reported disappointing results in the Malvinas Islands from the latest well to be drilled as part of the controversial search for oil in the British islands over which Argentina claims sovereignty.

  • 14/06/2012 | Argentina

    'An agreement over the Argentine claim is a matter of time,' Ivan Briscoe

    Analyst of the Investigation Conflicts Unit at The Hague, Ivan Briscoe assured today that some kind of agreement involving the Argentine claim of sovereignty of the Malvinas islands "is only a matter of time."

  • 19/06/2012 | Argentina

    Crossfire between CFK, UK’s David Cameron at G20 summit

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and British Prime Minister David Cameron had a small uncomfortable rendezvous during the second day of the G20 Summit in the Mexican City of Los Cabos.

  • 08/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK rejects invitation to Argentina

    UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne turned down an invitation sent by Argentine Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman to visit Argentina.

  • 11/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Gov't slams UK for 'arrogance, haughtiness'

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli stated today the United Kingdom maintains its “arrogance and haughtiness” over the Malvinas sovereignty issue as the 30th anniversary of the end of the war approaches.

  • 14/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: CFK asks the UK to 'give peace a chance'

    The Head of State made a plea on the day that marks the 30th anniversary of the end of the Malvinas War fought between the United Kingdom and Argentina over the sovereignty of the South Atlantic Archipelago.

  • 20/05/2012 | Argentina

    British nuke sub on her way to Malvinas, UK newspaper

    British nuke submarine HMS Talent was dispatched last night to the Malvinas Islands with Tomahawk warheads on what could be a warning signal to Argentina, according to UK’s sensationalist tabloid The Sun.

  • 04/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Government declares foreign oil exploration in Argentine continental shelf 'illegitimate'

    The Government today declared oil exploration activities by five British companies in the Argentine continental shelf in proximity to the Malvinas Islands "illegitimate and clandestine."

  • 08/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK gov't official invited to Argentina

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman invited UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne, to Argentina, in order to meet with him in Buenos Aires when he makes his trip to the Malvinas islands on June 14.

  • 05/05/2012 | Argentina

    Kelpers create their own version of the disputed Olympics spot

    An ironic remake of the disputed government-bought television advert featuring male hockey team captain Fernando Zylberberg training on the Malvinas islands for the Olympic Games, was sent around websites and social networks today.

  • 07/05/2012 | Argentina

    CFK responds to UK over controversial Olympic ad

    “Creativity can’t be censored,” President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner explained in relation to the controversial Olympic ad. She blasted the British government for their decision to send a destroyer ship to the Malvinas Islands and the exploitation of their natural resources.

  • 10/05/2012 | Argentina

    'The usurpation of Malvinas affects all of South America,' Puricelli

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli once again claimed for Argentine sovereignty in the Malvinas Islands at the Unasur headquarters in Ecuador and warned that “the usurpation of the islands affects all of the South American nations.”

  • 03/05/2012 | Argentina

    Ambassador Castro urges UK to join Argentina at negotiating table

    Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alicia Castro questioned today the British position regarding the Malvinas Islands sovereignty claim and urged the European country to join Argentina at the negotiating table.

  • 04/05/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas spot: Global advertising agency condemns local subsidiary, asks gov't to pull the advert

    WPP international advertising holding today regretted a controversial TV advert showing an Argentine athlete training for the London Olympic Games in Puerto Argentino, in the Malvinas Islands. The spot was tailored by a WPP local subsidiary for the Argentine government and has spurred reactions by the British government and media.

  • 05/05/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas spot 'not a provocation,' Castro

    Argentine ambassador to London, Alicia Castro, assured that the Malvinas Olympic games ad bought by the Government ‘is not a provocation’ and did not mean to offend the memory of First World War British soldiers.

  • 02/05/2012 | Argentina

    'The sinking of the Belgrano cruiser was a cowardly act,' Defence Minister

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli considered a “cowardly act” the sinking of the General Belgrano cruiser during the Malvinas War as today marks the 30th anniversary of the attack suffered by UK’s Royal Navy submarine Conqueror that killed 323 Argentine crewmen.

  • 02/05/2012 | Argentina

    CFK backs Castro, blasts UK's refusal to dialogue

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner defended Argentine Ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro, who tackled British Foreign Minister William Hague over Malvinas Islands sovereignty dialogue and stressed the fact that “the right to talk cannot be invalidated.”

  • 04/05/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina's Olympics spot

    The government has broadcast a controversial advert which shows a member of the national field hockey team training in Malvinas soil for the London Olympics.

  • 30/04/2012 | Argentina

    Argentine envoy urges UK to 'give peace a chance' on Malvinas

    Argentina's new ambassador to London tackled Britain's Foreign Minister over the disputed Malvinas Islands by asking him at a public meeting whether he was ready to "give peace a chance" by opening talks on the islands' future.

  • 01/05/2012 | Argentina

    Puricelli assures will insist on claims over militarization of South Atlantic

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli assured that the Argentina government will reiterate its claims over the UK militarization at the Malvinas Islands and highlighted the backing of the Latin American country in the fight for the sovereignty of the achipelago.

  • 02/05/2012 | Argentina

    'I feel no regrets for what I've done,' Ambassador to London

    Argentine ambassador to London Alicia Castro told reporters she felt no regrets for having tackling down United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary William Hague with questions over Malvinas Islands sovereignty during a public meeting last Monday in London.

  • 13/04/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman builds support for Argentina on Malvinas ahead of Summit of the Americas

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman attended another meeting for ministers in Cartagena de las Indias today, further gathering the already gained support for the country on the Malvinas dispute. Yesterday representatives for 32 out of the 33 countries participating in the Summit of the Americas pleaded in favour of “Argentina's sovereignty rights.”

  • 24/04/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina presents UK with plan to resume flights to Malvinas

    Argentina’s Ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro officially presented today Argentina's proposal to establish Aerolíneas Argentinas airline regular flights to the Malvinas Islands, during a meeting with UK’s Minister of State Jeremy Browne in London.

  • 25/04/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't warns oil companies operating in Malvinas as deadline nears

    The Foreign Ministry once again warned oil companies considered by the Government to be “illegally operating” in the Malvinas Islands, and said Argentina will press charges against them unless they justify their actions before next Wednesday.

  • 03/04/2012 | Argentina

    Foreign Ministry blasts UK PM's comments over Malvinas War

    The Argentine Foreign Ministry made a sharp comeback to the comments made by UK Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday, on the thirtieth anniversary of the Malvinas War between Argentina and the UK, blasting the UK's persistent glorification of colonialism. Cameron yesterday labelled Argentina’s invasion of the Islands, “a profound wrong.”

  • 09/04/2012 | Argentina

    'It's the UK who sets a blockade in Malvinas,' Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman accused today the United Kingdom of setting a “blockade against all Argentines” as the European country holds illegal occupation of the Malvinas Islands, during a presentation at the Peronist National Front headquarters.

  • 10/04/2012 | Argentina

    UK confirms seeks repayment of Malvinas War era debt

    A government spokesman confirmed today the United Kingdom is seeking repayment of a Malvinas War era debt owed by the Argentinean government. Alleged 45 million pounds (US$ 71 million) were lent to the country’s military junta in 1979.

  • 02/04/2012 | Argentina

    Demonstrations mark 30th anniversary of the Malvinas war

    Several demonstrations are scheduled to mark the thirty years of the Malvinas War at Buenos Aires City as leftist movements such as the Quebracho activist group and the MST call for marches towards the British Embassy today.

  • 02/04/2012 | Argentina

    'The war was not a decision made by the Argentine people,' CFK

    Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas War, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner delivered a speech at the cenotaph in the recently expanded Islas Malvinas square In Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego to pay tribute to the 649 Argentines who died during the 1982 war and all veterans.

  • 02/04/2012 | Argentina

    Police, Quebracho members clash outside British embassy

    Members of the extreme left-wing organization Quebracho clashed with police officials on Monday afternoon during a protest in front of the British embassy, in the City neighbourhood of Recoleta.

  • 01/04/2012 | Argentina

    Nationwide Malvinas War 30th anniversary commemorations begin

    Rallies and acts commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas War are to start at 5pm as war veterans coming from across the country will conduct a series of marches at both Patagonian cities of Ushuaia and Río Grande. Likewise, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, accompanied by cabinet members and local authorities, will head a televised speech tomorrow as part of the main event in Ushuahia.

  • 01/04/2012 | Argentina

    Are the Malvinas Chinese?

    By Edward Shaw.- ‘The recent announcement by Dr. Wen Peng Fo, spokesman of the Commission of Investigatory Archeologists (CIA) of Beijing, confirms that the Chinese fleet which circumnavigated the globe, commanded by Admiral Cheng Ho, discovered the Malvinas/Falkland Islands in 1421. The news of this unexpected naval feat by Imperial China has caused consternation in the international political community.

  • 01/04/2012 | Argentina

    Negotiating the Malvinas is like climbing Everest

    By Jorge Argüello.- One spring day in 1953, a Times correspondent sent a striking dispatch to London from Nepal, taking care to use radio to scoop the competition — a mountaineer from the British Commonwealth, the New Zealander Edmund Hillary, had become the first man to climb Mount Everest.

  • 22/03/2012 | Argentina

    CFK receives Rattenbach report

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner received the Rattenbach report, which contains information of the Malvinas war, during a ceremony at the Olivos presidential residence and announced that it will be accessible for everyone in the www.presidencia.gob.ar website.

  • 24/03/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Gov't begins legal proceedings against five British oil firms for illegal drilling

    The Government announced today that they had begun the legal proceedings put together with the AFIP tax agency against five British oil companies, accusing them of "carrying out illegal operations" in the Malvinas Islands.

  • 01/04/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK, US banks receive warning letters from Argentine embassy in London

    As many as 15 British and US banks have received warning letters by the Argentine embassy in London about possible legal action over giving advice or even writing research reports about companies involved in the Malvinas Islands' nascent oil industry, UK’s newspaper Sunday Telegraph said.

  • 15/03/2012 | Argentina

    'Gov't will sanction banks, companies and funds backing Malvinas illegal oil drills,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman gave a press conference announcing sanctions against banks and companies that partner with and/or finance oil companies conducting oil drills in Malvinas Islands. This in hand, the Argentine government took another step in the late diplomatic cross-fire with the UK over the sovereignty of the Malvinas, Sandwich, and South Georgia islands in the South Atlantic Ocean.

  • 19/03/2012 | Argentina

    Taiana: 'Refusing to negotiate will cost the UK much more than doing so'

    Former Foreign Minister, Jorge Taiana, told reporters that Argentina has made “a major achievement by making its sovereignty claim over Malvinas islands part of the international agenda”. Likewise, the former minister considered that claims are causing big troubles to the United Kingdom.

  • 22/03/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina warns London, NY stock exchanges about Malvinas oil drills

    Argentina has asked British and US market regulators to probe whether oil companies that have explored off the disputed Malvinas Islands have told investors about the risks of their "illicit" drilling, the Foreign Ministry said.

  • 01/03/2012 | Argentina

    CFK to seek reinstatement of flights between Buenos Aires and Malvinas

    During her speech this afternoon at the opening of this year's ordinary sessions in Congress, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced her wishes to resume flights between Buenos Aires and the Malvinas Islands. "I will instruct Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman to renegotiate the route to the Islands with the British government," she stated.

  • 09/03/2012 | Argentina

    Amid tensions over Malvinas, UK changes Ambassador to Argentina

    John Freeman has been appointed new Ambassador to Argentina to replace outgoing Ambassador Shan Morgan, the UK Foreign Office informed.

  • 14/03/2012 | Argentina

    Upper House passes motion to amend Criminal Code

    Senators unanimously passed a bill that looks to aims to erase from the Criminal Code an article that allows a victim of rape to forgive his/her sexual aggressor. They also ratified a declaration claiming sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands.

  • 24/02/2012 | Argentina

    UN to analyse Argentina's sovereignty claim on Malvinas

    The United Nations will receive an Argentine mission on June 14 to discuss Argentina’s sovereignty claim on Malvinas Islands, according to Prensa Latina, a Cuba-based news agency.

  • 24/02/2012 | Argentina

    The Malvinas/Falklands: diplomacy interrupted

    This is the piece written by actor Sean Penn for "The Guardian". Britain should open negotiations with Argentina over immigration to the Falklands and the distribution of natural resources in the south Atlantic, he says.

  • 25/02/2012 | Argentina

    Lawmakers ratify sovereignty over Malvinas

    Legislators from all political parties came together to put forward a bill containing a multi-partisan declaration today ratifying Argentina’s claims for the sovereignty over the Malvinas islands, which will be approved by both chambers of Congress in March.

  • 16/02/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas oil rig exploring in Argentine seas

    The Malvinas issue has taken another turn, which could heighten diplomatic tension regarding sovereignty between Argentina and Britain after one of the drilling platforms hired by a Malvinas company was found exploring in Argentine waters on Thursday.

  • 20/02/2012 | Argentina

    Opposition presents doubts over Malvinas session at Tierra del Fuego

    Members of the opposition presented doubts regarding the agenda that will be debated in a session next Friday in Ushuaia, where the committees of Foreign Affairs and Senate and Lower House Cult will meet over the Malvinas Islands case.

  • 23/02/2012 | Argentina

    Lawmakers postpone Friday's special session over Malvinas

    Pro-government and opposition legislators decided to postpone until Saturday the trip to Tierra del Fuego to present the document that will be the base for the “State policy” regarding the sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands.

  • 13/02/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Argentina to accept UN's mediation offer

    The National government will officially accept the mediation offer made by the UN after the escalated diplomatic tensions between the United Kingdom and Argentina as the latter reinforced claims of sovereignty over the Malvinas, South Georgia, and Sandwich islands.

  • 14/02/2012 | Argentina

    Former soldiers caught in violent clashes with Police along 9 de Julio Avenue

    A group of former soldiers were caught in violent clashes with police at the intersection of 9 de Julio and Avenida de Mayo as they demanded to be recognized as war veterans. Police sources reported 24 people were detained and 3 officers were injured.

  • 14/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't accepts UN mediation offer over Malvinas dispute

    Through a letter sent to United Nations (UN) General Assembly President, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Argentina announced that it had accepted the organization's mediation offer to find a pacific solution to the Malvinas sovereignty conflict with the United Kingdom.

  • 08/02/2012 | Argentina

    Rattenbach's report declassification published in the Official Gazette

    The Government published today the declassification which enables the Rottenbach report to be analyzed by a government commission and later released for public appreciation. The document sheds light on one of the most important chapters of Argentine history.

  • 08/02/2012 | Argentina

    'UK wants to see if we are tempted to take arms,' Puricelli

    Defence Ministry Alberto Puricelli assured today that the Government’s strategy regarding the Malvinas islands "will always be to go through diplomatic channels," although he warned that “the UK is hoping Argentina will fall in the temptation of taking arms."

  • 12/02/2012 | Argentina

    Archbishop Arancedo support's CFK's claims over Malvinas

    The head of the Argentine Episcopal Conference (CEA) José María Arancedo expressed his support for the Government's strategy to claim the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, deeming it “a state matter.”

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    CFK orders declassification of Rattenbach report

    President Cristina Fernández signed decree 200/12, which declassifies a report by Colonel Benjamin Rattenbach on the Malvinas war and orders the creation of a committee that will read the report and advise the Head of State what materials must be made public without affecting national security.

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    Lawmaker Díaz Bancalari assaulted outside Gov't House

    A group of Malvinas war veterans assaulted Victory Front lawmaker José María Díaz Bancalari as he exited the Government House following a Malvinas war ceremony led by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in the Government House.

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    Aguad differs from the rest of UCR, criticizes CFK's speech

    Radical Party lawmaker Oscar Aguad showed differences with the leaders of the UCR that attended to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s rally at the Government House, and said it was a “staging that does not help the aim to recover the Malvinas.”

  • 06/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't says 'LatAm support shows how serious Argentina's foreign policy is'

    Vice President Amado Boudou said today Argentina leads “a serious and solid” foreign policy, and that the best example of it, is the “clear support showed by Latin American countries in our claims of sovereignty over the Malvinas, South Georgia and Sandwich Islands.”

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    Expectation grows about CFK's announcement on Malvinas

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner summoned provincial governors, union leaders, senators, and deputies from both Kirchnerite and opposition ranks to a meeting scheduled for today at 7pm as it is believed to be the announcement of new diplomatic measures against the UK over Malvinas Islands. Islanders showed their concerns over a possible interruption of Chile/Malvinas air link.  

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    Rumours grow about CFK's announcement: A weekly flight from Argentina to the islands?

    Rumours continue to surface about the nature of President Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement this afternoon, which will revolve around the Malvinas Islands. Foreign Ministry sources said that, as the UK expects the President to increase the verbal escalation between both countries, her announcement could actually include a new strategy to appeal directly to the islanders.

  • 02/02/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou: 'The UK is the face of imperialism and colonialism'

    Vice President Amado Boudou came on stage to fuel-up the current diplomatic tensions between Argentina and the UK due to sovereignty claims over the Malvinas Islands, as the official considered that "Great Britain has always been the face of imperialism and colonialism around the world.”

  • 04/02/2012 | Argentina

    Prince William begins duties at Malvinas base

    Prince William began the first duties of his "search and rescue" mission today in the Malvinas as he prepped for the first sortie with his crew, the British Ministry of Defence said in a communiqué. William was sent to the islands on a 6-week deployment where he will operate as a Sea King co-pilot.

  • 05/02/2012 | Argentina

    'It's the UK who is alone in this, not Argentina,' Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said in Venezuela on Sunday that “Argentina is not alone on its sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands,” assuring that it’s the UK who is actually alone.

  • 26/01/2012 | Argentina

    Further escalation between Argentina, UK over Malvinas

    The bilateral spat between Argentina and the UK over the Malvinas sovereignty issue continues, as a Senate Committee unanimously voted in favour of debating a declaration bill “strongly repudiating” David Cameron’s “colonialist” statements, while a British minister accused Argentina of “saber-rattling.”

  • 31/01/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't condemns UK's decision to send warship to Malvinas

    The National Government condemned the arrival of the HMS Dauntless, a British warship, to the Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to “avoid falling in the temptation of engaging in discourse “that transforms patriotism in bullying patriotism.” Earlier today, the UK's Royal Navy confirmed to the BuenosAiresHerald.com that the ship is to be sent to patrol the South Atlantic after the recent diplomatic tensions.

  • 02/02/2012 | Argentina

    'William's deployment is a provocation,' says former Foreign Minister

    Former Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana clarified today that Prince William’s deployment to the Malvinas islands was a “provocation.” The Prince was reported to be arriving to the islands today, where he will train for six weeks with the Royal Air Force.

  • 21/01/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman praises US stance on Malvinas

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman praised the US stance on the conflict between Argentina and UK over the Malvinas islands sovereignty, after it called for both countries to solve the dispute "via bilateral dialogue."

  • 22/01/2012 | Argentina

    'UN doesn’t recognize Malvinas islanders’ right of self determination,’ Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that "the United Nations does not recognize Malvinas islanders’ right of self determination" and reiterated the request to the British government to “sit down and negotiate, as it was established by the UN."

  • 23/01/2012 | Argentina

    Alfonsín, Binner claim for Malvinas sovereignty at international summit

    The leaders of the Socialist bloc and the Radical Party, Hermes Binner and Ricardo Alfonsín, met at an international summit and renewed the claims for the Malvinas Islands sovereignty.

  • 19/01/2012 | Argentina

    Cameron reported of Argentine plan for 'fishermen's invasion'

    After yesterday’s crossfire between the UK and Argentina over the Malvinas Islands, a British newspaper revealed that the UK Prime Minister’s accusations of ‘colonialism’ against Argentina came after being warned that “Buenos Aires was plotting a mock fishermen’s invasion.”

  • 19/01/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou praises regional support for Malvinas sovereignty claim

    Vice-President Amado Boudou praised the immediate support expressed by several countries in the region in the bilateral conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty.

  • 20/01/2012 | Argentina

    'Claiming Malvinas sovereignty is inherent,' Randazzo

    Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo reiterated Argentina’s claim for sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands today, underlining that it "forms part of State policy" and that it is "inalienable." Randazzo further pointed out the the Government is to "keep on insisting that Britain sit down to negotiate."

  • 11/01/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: 'UK's aggression, piracy continues,' Kunkel

    As the UK applies pressure on the Mercosur countries so they allow entry to vessels flying the Malvinas flag, Victory Front lawmaker Carlos Kunkel said on Wednesday that Argentina “must be politically persistent while maintaining a constant defence” on its claims over the sovereignty of the islands.

  • 16/01/2012 | Argentina

    Foreign Ministry condemns Malvinas govt's cruise ban

    The National Government condemned a recent decision made by the Malvinas Islands authorities, after they rejected the docking of a cruise with 3,600 passengers on board because more than twenty of them were ill, among them several Argentine tourists.

  • 18/01/2012 | Argentina

    Tension rises between Argentina, UK over Malvinas sovereignty

    Acting President Amado Boudou assured today that British Prime Minister David Cameron’s comment son Argentina’s stance on the Malvinas Islands were “an ignorant and dumb outburst of historical reality." Cameron accused Argentina of colonialism.

  • 27/10/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't repudiates presence of British ship in the Southern Atlantic

    The government repudiated the presence of a British frigate at the Southern Atlantic after the United Kingdom reported that the HMS Montrose was going to be in the area for six months in order to provide a “presence in the region” and protect “the British interests.”

  • 02/01/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina renews claims over Malvinas in anniversary of British occupation

    Argentina’s Foreign Ministry renewed its claims for a “legitimate right” over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty and the need to resume “the bilateral negotiations process” with the United Kingdom in the 179 anniversary of the British occupation of the islands.

  • 11/01/2012 | Argentina

    'Mercosur members reconfirmed agreed policies over Malvinas,' Timerman

    Following UK's Foreign Secretary William Hague’s comments, Argentina’s Foreign Ministry Héctor timerman issued a press release claiming that Mercosur members had reconfirmed to him their decision to bar malvinas ships from entering their ports and that the United Kingdom "admitted the obstacle of using the illegal flag of the Malvinas put in place by ports in the region."

  • 12/10/2011 | Argentina

    Rockhopper gets partner interest in Malvinas oil

    British oil explorer Rockhopper said it had been approached by industry partners looking to co-invest with it in a major $2 billion project to turn the Malvinas Islands into an oil producer.

  • 13/10/2011 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Argüello says UK will 'not cut' Islands' budget to avoid migration to Argentina

    Argentine Ambassador to the United Nations Jorge Argüello affirmed that the United Kingdom avoids “the social and employment assistance budget cut” for the Malvinas Islands because its inhabitants “would migrate to Argentina.”

  • 14/10/2011 | Argentina

    Malvinas gov't responds to Argentina UN Ambassador by Twitter

    The Malvinas government responded to the Argentine ambassador to United Nations Jorge Arguello for his comments on the islands sovereignty claim. Arguello stated on Thursday islanders relied heavily on social benefits granted by the United Kingdom.

  • 23/09/2011 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK replies to CFK, rules out sovereignty talks

    In a statement issued, the government of Great Britain replied to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's statements, who had threatened to cancel flights to the Malvinas Islands.

  • 25/09/2011 | Argentina

    G77 urges UK to 'return to negotiations' with Argentina over Malvinas sovereignty

    Foreign Ministers from the countries in the G77 and China coalition urged the United Kingdom to return to negotiations with Argentina over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, the Argentine Foreign Ministry informed on Sunday.

  • 11/10/2011 | Argentina

    Rockhopper says latest Malvinas well dry

    Malvinas oil explorer Rockhopper said the latest well in its controversial drilling campaign in the south Atlantic islands has come up dry.

  • 10/08/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman receives UN General Assembly head, Joseph Deiss

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman received incumbent head of the United Nations General Assembly, Joseph Deiss today to discuss “the Malvinas situation and the international financial crisis,” said Timerman.

  • 21/09/2011 | Argentina

    President meets Piñera in last day in NY

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was invited to visit Chile during a meeting she held in New York City with her Chilean counterpart Sebastián Piñera, and said she will after the October 23 elections and before the end of her administration, according to Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman.

  • 22/09/2011 | Argentina

    UK 'regrets' Argentina's threat to cancel flights to Malvinas

    The British Embassy in Argentina commented on President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s speech at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, in which she threatened for greater isolation at the Malvinas Islands, and said that his government “regretted that Argentina was considering to withdraw from yet another bilateral agreement with the United Kingdom.”

  • 11/07/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina is absolutely committed to peace,' CFK says

    While heading the Armed Forces annual dinner, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “Argentina is absolutely committed to peace” and dismissed England’s “ridiculous” statements over the Malvinas Islands.

  • 26/07/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina is ready to negotiate with UK over Malvinas,' says Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, stated in Paris that “the United Kingdom cannot hide behind the fact that they are permanent members of the UN Security Council, to avoid talking over the Malvinas issue,” and reiterated that “Argentina feels as though its ready to negotiate and hopes that England is too.”

  • 08/08/2011 | Argentina

    Malvinas soldiers blocked 9 de Julio Avenue

    A group of Malvinas war veterans blocked all lanes of Nueve de Julio avenue for several hours admist a strong presence of police officers. They demanded to be considered as war combatants of the 1982 conflict.

  • 16/06/2011 | Argentina

    CFK bashes Cameron’s 'mediocre and almost stupid' remarks over Malvinas

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner bashed UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s emphatic refusal to discuss Malvinas Islands’ sovereignty as the Argentine leader said the Englishman’s statements on the case were “mediocre and almost stupid”, during a visit to Northeastern province of Misiones.

  • 21/06/2011 | Argentina

    UN Committee reiterates talks over Malvinas claim should resume soon

    Foreign Minister Hector Timerman renewed today the Argentinean claim over the Malvinas islands during a meeting of the United Nations’ Decolonization Committee. He also questioned the unilateral exploitation of Malvinas natural resources and sustained that it was a “violation of international law and a disdainful gesture towards the international mandate.”

  • 27/06/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't strongly condemns British Foreign Minister's remarks on Malvinas

    Escalation between the Argentine and British governments in the Malvinas Islands sovereignty issue continues as the Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning British Defence Minister Liam Fox’s earlier remarks, in which he threatened to make use of military power in order to make sure that the islands “are kept free.”

  • 15/06/2011 | Argentina

    Cameron says Malvinas sovereignty 'is not negotiable'

    UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, sent a clear message during a Parliamentary speech regarding Argentina’s claim over the Malvinas islands as the British leader stated that sovereignty “is not negotiable. Period!”  

  • 15/06/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't condemns David Cameron’s 'arrogant' statements over Malvinas

    Through a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry, the Argentine Government said it “deplored that, in a regrettable act of arrogance, the United Kingdom claimed to have the authority to ‘put an end’ to the unresolved conflict regarding the Malvinas Islands sovereignty, a case that is currently being recognized by the United Nations.”

  • 16/06/2011 | Argentina

    Argentine ambassador to UN regrets Cameron's sovereignty remarks

    The Argentine ambassador to the UN, Jorge Argüello, reiterated Argentina’s disappointment over British Prime Minister, David Cameron’s approach to Malvinas islands sovereignty, and said that it’s “worrying and irritating to hear the British Prime Minister confirm what everybody was thinking; also neglecting to abide by UN resolution.”

  • 11/05/2011 | Argentina

    Former soldiers lift roadblock after meeting with Randazzo

    Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo met with a group of former soldiers who were active during the Malvinas war after they decided to lift the roadblock they had set on 9 de Julio Av., demanding that to be recognized as war veterans by the government.

  • 13/06/2011 | Argentina

    CFK asks Ban Ki-Moon to middle in Malvinas claim

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner renewed the Argentine claim of sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands before UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, who’s visiting the country on his birthday.

  • 14/06/2011 | Argentina

    CFK continues claims over Malvinas sovereignty

    While inaugurating the renovated Government House heliport “Roberto Mario Fiorito,” President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said “Argentina is a defender of peace and of the rights we hold over the Malvinas Islands.”

  • 08/02/2014 | World

    ‘Argentina’s policy towards Malvinas is doomed to fail’, UK official says

    UK’s State Minister for Latin America Hugo Swire said that Argentina’s policy towards the Malvinas Islands is “doomed to fail” if the Government doesn’t take the islanders opinion into account.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Malvinas islanders express 'great sadness' after Thatcher's death

    The Malvinas government received the news of the death of Baroness Margaret Thatcher this morning, "with great sadness" and flags were flying at half mast in the Islands.

  • 08/05/2013 | World

    Malvinas: UK's Queen Elizabeth I defends islanders right to self-determination

    United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth I stressed today that the UK’s government “would protect the Falkland [Malvinas] Islanders' right to self-determination”, during the traditional annual Queen’s Speech that opens a new session of Parliament.

  • 20/06/2013 | World

    Britain rejects involvement of pope in Malvinas dispute

    Britain and a representative of the Malvinas (Falkland Islands) rejected the idea of Pope Francis intervening in the long-running dispute with Argentina over the islands, which Buenos Aires claims are Argentine territory.

  • 25/03/2013 | World

    Malvinas Legislative Assembly says Argentina's position 'disappointing'

    Malvinas Legislative Assembly member Gavin Short said he was “disappointed” in Argentina’s decision not to recognize the result of the sovereignty referendum carried out by the islanders earlier this month.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Britain's 'iron lady' Margaret Thatcher dies

    Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died from a stroke, her press spokesman informed. She was 87 years old. Mourners began to lay flowers outside her house in Belgravia, London.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Malvinas war, crucial for Thatcher's career

    Until 1982, opinion polls showed her to be the most unpopular Prime Minister ever. After British forces won the Malvinas war, her popularity soared, allowing her to call a general election in 1983 which she won by a landslide.

  • 13/03/2013 | World

    Pope Francis welcome in Malvinas, says priest

    By Andrew Hughes. - The head of the Catholic Church in the Malvinas Islands, Monsignor Michael McMarcam, told the Herald that he was delighted by the news of Pope Francis’ election.

  • 15/03/2013 | World

    UK's Cameron tells Pope over Malvinas: 'White smoke over the islands was clear'

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said today that Pope Francis had been wrong to say last year that Britain had "usurped" the Malvinas Islands from Argentina, saying he respectfully disagreed with the new Pontiff.

  • 18/03/2013 | World

    'Vatican has no role to play in Malvinas,' UK

    The United Kingdom played down the request made by President Cristina Fernández to Pope Francis to intervene in the Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute.

  • 11/03/2013 | World

    What’s the deal with Obama and the Malvinas? US conservatives ask

    A video produced by US think tank "Heritage Foundation" addressed to US President Barack Obama intends to change the White House’s decision of not recognising the outcome of the Malvinas referendum.

  • 11/03/2013 | World

    British MP calls for Malvinas shared-sovereignty

    Britain’s MP George Galloway stated his country should share the Malvinas Islands, and lamented London’s decision of putting forward the ongoing referendum.

  • 12/03/2013 | World

    'Argentina should take careful note of this result,' Cameron

    UK Primer Minister David Cameron called on Argentina to respect the wishes of Malvinas Islanders, who have overwhelmingly voted to stay British.

  • 03/03/2013 | World

    Britain’s Governor in Malvinas accuses Argentina of 'making stuff up'

    Britain’s Governor in Malvinas Nigel Haywood accused Argentina of “making stuff up” in its relentless verbal assault on the UK and the Islands, in an interview with UK's media.

  • 10/03/2013 | World

    Cameron: ‘We won’t be intimidated by Argentina’

    British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that Britain “will protect” the people of the Malvinas Islands from the “intimidation and threats” of Argentina, which claims sovereignty of the South Atlantic archipelago.

  • 11/03/2013 | World

    Referendum: Islanders choose to remain UK overseas territory

    Residents of the Malvinas Islands voted "yes" in the sovereignty referendum to remain UK overseas territory, by 98.8 percent in favour.

  • 14/01/2013 | World

    UK considers Argentine invasion of Malvinas 'highly unlikely'

    The UK’s defence minister Andrew Robathan said he considered an Argentine invasion of the Malvinas Islands “highly unlikely” and the country’s military power “is not the same as it was under General Leopoldo Galtieri” in 1982.

  • 24/02/2013 | World

    UK media says BA building missile to bring Malvinas within range

    British tabloid The Sunday Times indicated today that the Iran-Argentina accord on the investigation of the AMIA bombing case also hides a joint missile development project that could threaten and put the Malvinas Islands within range.

  • 25/02/2013 | World

    US won't recognise Malvinas islanders referendum

    US State Secretary John Kerry completed his first visit to the UK, where the official met his counterpart Foreign Secretary William Hague and told him that Washington will not recognize the result of next month's islanders referendum.

  • 27/11/2012 | World

    Falkland Oil and Gas loses half its value on Malvinas disappointing results

    Falkland Oil and Gas, which is engaged in a roller coaster ride to find oil in the disputed South Atlantic Malvinas Islands, lost almost half of its value when it announced the abandonment of a well following disappointing results.

  • 21/12/2012 | World

    New Governor appointed in Malvinas Islands

    The Malvinas Islands government announced today the appointment of Mr Colin Roberts CVO as the next Governor of the Malvinas Islands.

  • 06/01/2013 | World

    UK to defend Malvinas from Argentina, says PM Cameron

    After Argentina urged the UK to abide by a UN resolution to "negotiate a solution" to the dispute over the Malvinas, South Georgia, and South Sandwich islands, British PM said he’s "absolutely clear" that Britain would defend the Islands in the face of mounting pressure from Argentina.

  • 07/10/2012 | World

    UK says military exercises on Malvinas are 'routine'

    The British government assured that the military exercises scheduled to be carried out in the Malvinas Islands tomorrow are “routine.” The move has been rejected by the local Government.

  • 19/10/2012 | World

    Rockhopper and Premier say on track for Malvinas oil in 2017

    Rockhopper, the exploration company drilling in the South Atlantic Ocean, said oil will flow from the Malvinas Islands seabed for the first time by 2017, The Guardian reported today.

  • 30/10/2012 | World

    British destroyer returns home after patrolling South Atlantic

    After a six-month deployment to the South Atlantic, including a patrol of the Malvinas Islands, the British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Dauntless has returned to port in Portsmouth, southern England.

  • 11/09/2012 | World

    Malvinas 2012 census shows residents as 59% islanders, 29% British

    A Malvinas government census showed today the total resident population of the Malvinas Islands was 2,841 inhabitants. The census also demonstrated that 59% of residents consider their national identity to be ' Islander' and 29% consider themselves British; 9.8% St Helenian, and 5.4 per cent Chilean, local newspaper Penguin News informed today.

  • 17/09/2012 | World

    FOGL makes Malvinas gas discovery

    Oil explorer Falkland Oil and Gas (FOGL) said it found gas off the coast of the Malvinas Islands in the South Atlantic, but it could not yet be sure whether the discovery was commercial or not.

  • 26/09/2012 | World

    Kelpers deem CFK's speech at UN as 'hypocrisy'

    Malvinas Islands British Government deemed President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's speech at the UN General Assembly as "hypocrisy."

  • 23/08/2012 | World

    Borders findings boost Malvinas oil prospects

    British oil explorer Borders & Southern reported today positive results from the latest tests at its well off the coast of the disputed Malvinas islands, increasing the possibility of a second commercial oil and gas discovery there.

  • 29/08/2012 | World

    Pictures of UK's destroyer off alleged Malvinas shore unveiled

    First pictures of the UK Royal Navy's new Type 45 Destroyer HMS Dauntless near what allegedly is the coast line of Malvinas Islands, were released by British media.

  • 01/09/2012 | World

    Malvinas islands' Executive Council approves March 2013 referendum

    The Malvinas Islands Executive council officially approved a referendum that will be held in March 2013 in which islanders will vote on their political status, as Argentina continues to claim sovereignty of the South Atlantic archipelago, 30 years after the war.

  • 12/07/2012 | World

    UK company strikes US$1 billion deal to pump oil in Malvinas

    Britain's Premier Oil said today that it would partner Rockhopper, an explorer that made an oil discovery in the archipelago in 2010, paying it an initial US$231 million in cash as well as providing around US$770 million to help build infrastructure.

  • 31/07/2012 | World

    Malvinas: UK's oil firm announces end of drilling after disappointing results

    After disappointing results, Borders & Southern (BS) has officially completed its deep water drilling programme in the South Malvinas basin, the company announced today. BS said well Stebbing has been “successfully plugged and abandoned”, bringing to an end the current two well drilling programme.

  • 06/08/2012 | World

    Malvinas: US Company announces farm-in deal with Falkland Oil and Gas

    US company Noble Energy announced it has entered into an agreement with Falkland Oil and Gas (FOGL), under which Noble Energy is acquiring an interest in extensive license areas consisting of approximately 10 million acres located South and East of the Malvinas Islands.

  • 25/06/2012 | World

    UK's Cameron: 'Argentina’s behaviour remains aggressive' to Malvinas islanders

    During a speech at the House of Commons in London today, United Kingdom’s Prime Minister David Cameron blasted Argentina for its “aggressive behaviour” to the Malvinas islanders in the sovereignty claim they maintain with Great Britain.

  • 26/06/2012 | World

    Falkland Oil and Gas confirms Edison as farm out partner in Malvinas

    Britain's Falkland Oil & Gas (FOGL) said Italian utility Edison was its new partner, bringing in a large, non-British company to help it look for oil in the Malvinas Islands, where exploration has caused Argentine outrage.

  • 28/06/2012 | World

    UK reaffirms commitment towards Malvinas, overseas territories

    Britain reiterated its determination to continue to defend the Malvinas Islands and other overseas territories on Thursday, an official document known as the White Paper said.

  • 13/06/2012 | World

    UK says Argentina's behavior remains aggressive toward Malvinas islanders

    British Foreign Minister David Lidington today condemned the actions of Argentina claiming they were not those of a 'responsible' country.

  • 13/06/2012 | World

    UK conservatives urge Cameron to oppose further WB loans to Argentina

    Cameron was asked by Conservative Member of Parliament Nigel Adams to remember “those who fell 30 years ago” to recapture the islands, “and to oppose any further World Bank loans to Argentina.”

  • 14/06/2012 | World

    UK’s Cameron vows to continue to support Malvinas’ islanders

    In an official statement to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the Malvinas War, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to continue to support Malvinas islanders on their claim for the sovereignty of the archipelago.

  • 12/06/2012 | World

    'We'll respect the islanders' right; Argentina just wants to shout down their will,' Cameron

    United Kingdom’s Prime Minister David Cameron assured today that the UK will “respect and defend” the result of the political status referendum that Malvinas islanders will hold next year in order to decide their future among Argentina’s claims on sovereignty over the South Atlantic archipelago.

  • 12/06/2012 | World

    Malvinas islanders travel to NY to address CFK

    A group of young Malvinas Islanders has travelled to New York City in order to pass a firm message to Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner during the United Nations summit that they want to remain British subjects and continue their current way of life.

  • 12/06/2012 | World

    Future of Malvinas 'can only be determined by the islanders,' UK's Hague

    UK's Foreign Secretary William Hague came on stage to back the Malvinas Islands Government’s announcement that it will hold a referendum on its political status

  • 22/05/2012 | World

    UK ambiguous about sending nuke sub to Malvinas

    An official of the British Defence Ministry said today that news informing of the sending of the HMS Talent nuke submarine to the Malvinas Islands are “mere media speculations”, and without denying or conferming the deployment, just emphasized that though the ship is nuclear-powered, it’s not a nuclear-armed submarine, according to State-run news agency Télam.

  • 11/06/2012 | World

    UK's Foreign Minister visits Malvinas for 'Liberation Day' celebrations

    The first British minister to visit the Malvinas Islands in an official capacity since 2008 is set to arrive today at the South Atlantic Archipelago. Thus, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister Jeremy Browne is scheduled to attend ‘Liberation Day’ celebrations later this week to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the Malvinas War.

  • 12/06/2012 | World

    Malvinas islanders to submit referendum as 'message to Argentina'

    The Malvinas Islands Legislative Assembly has announced the islanders are to hold next year a referendum on their "political status", thus hoping to bring an end to the continuing dispute with Argentina.

  • 11/05/2012 | World

    Borders & Southern begins drilling second well south of Malvinas

    Borders & Southern Petroleum announced today it has started to explore a well south of the coast of the Malvinas Islands.

  • 14/05/2012 | World

    Italian lawmakers support Argentina in Malvinas sovereignty claim

    Forty-eight Italian senators and lawmakers expressed their public support for Argentina’s sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands in a letter sent to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the Foreign Ministry announced on Monday.

  • 22/05/2012 | World

    Uruguay to report presence of British nuclear submarine

    Uruguay’s Deputy-Defence Minister Jorge Menéndez announced today that the neighbouring country “will not welcome ships of that nature” as the mighty HMS Talent is said to arrive to the Malvinas Islands on 14 June, upon completion of the 30th anniversary of the English task forces landing that forced Argentina's unconditional surrender.

  • 04/05/2012 | World

    UK says Argentina's Olympics spot is 'a political stunt'

    The British Foreign Office criticized one more time a controversial spot showing an Argentine athlete training for the London Olympic Games in Puerto Argentino, in the Malvinas Islands. Foreign Secretary William Hague dismissed the spot as a "stunt".

  • 08/05/2012 | World

    Malvinas islanders head to the UK in search of oil expertise

    A group of 30 members from the Malvinas Islands’ Legislative Assembly is heading today to the Aberdeen, Scotland, in search of expertise from specialists of a place known as Europe’s oil capital. According to the Scottish media, it is the largest islander’s official mission to ever visit the United Kingdom.

  • 26/04/2012 | World

    Borders & Southern Oil boosts funds to analyse gas discovery in Malvinas

    Oil explorer Borders & Southern boosted its available funds to help it analyse a gas discovery in the Malvinas Islands, by raising US$ 74 million through a share placing.

  • 02/05/2012 | World

    UK repudiates ambassador Castro's behaviour, calls it 'disappointing'

    Argentina's new ambassador to London put UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague in an awkward situation over the Malvinas Islands after asking him at a public meeting whether he was ready to “give peace a chance” by opening talks on the islands' future.

  • 03/05/2012 | World

    Member of Malvinas Legislative Assembly reacts to Olympics spot: 'We'll not be bullied by the Argentine gov't'

    Ian Hansen, member of Malvinas Islands' Legislative Assembly, came on stage today after the government launched a controversial spot showing an Argentine athlete training for the London Olympic Games in Puerto Argentino, in the Islands.

  • 13/04/2012 | World

    New Malvinas war unlikely, says former commander

    Amid a UK-Argentine diplomatic and trade face-off over the Malvinas islands, retired Royal Marine Brigadier Ian Gardiner – who commanded a Marine company in the 1982 Falklands war – thinks a new Argentine attack on the islands is unlikely.

  • 23/04/2012 | World

    Borders and Southern makes 'significant' new Malvinas discovery

    Explorer Borders & Southern said it made a significant discovery of gas condensate off the coast of the Malvinas Islands, adding to hopes that the British-governed archipelago will be transformed into a new oil producing region.

  • 25/04/2012 | World

    Malvinas gov't member rejects Argentine bid to resume flights to islands

    Malvinas’ Legislative Assembly member Sharon Halford rejected on Wednesday Argentina's proposal to establish regular flights to the Malvinas Islands, presented by Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Alicia Castro, during a meeting with the British Minister of State Jeremy Browne in London yesterday.

  • 03/04/2012 | World

    Argentine Malvinas war rendition telegram sold

    A day after the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the Malvinas war, Bonhams auction house sold a copy of the telegram with which Argentina surrendered in 1982 for 7250 pounds.

  • 04/04/2012 | World

    Royal Navy destroyer leaves England, sails to Malvinas

    Friends and families wave off the British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Dauntless as she leaves port in Portsmouth, southern England and sets sail for a six-month deployment to the South Atlantic, including a patrol of the Malvinas Islands.

  • 09/04/2012 | World

    Financial Times: UK seeks repayment of Malvinas War era loan

    The United Kingdom is chasing 45 million pounds of debt allegedly owed by the Argentinean government that was lent to the country’s military junta in 1979 and used, in part, to buy weapons and armories which were later used at the Malvinas war.

  • 02/04/2012 | World

    Cameron reconfirms UK's commitment to islanders

    UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron talked to British media as today's Malvinas War 30th anniversary is commemorated in both nations, and reconfirmed his commitment to the population of the archipelago invaded in 1833.

  • 02/04/2012 | World

    'Without fishing this would be a much poorer place,' Malvinas British official

    By Adrian Royo Caldiz.- John Barton, the Falkland Islands’ (Malvinas) Director of Natural Resources, stated in an exclusive interview with the BuenosAiresHerald.com that the fishing activity “has played a huge role” in the prosperity of the South Atlantic archipelago, and assured that without it the Malvinas would have been a much poorer place.

  • 03/04/2012 | World

    UK condemns riots at British embassy in Buenos Aires

    The Foreign Office condemned today what it called " violent actions of a minority" following yesterday's demonstration on the surroundings of the British Embassy located at the Recoleta neighbourhood, Buenos Aires City.

  • 30/03/2012 | World

    UK insists it will 'steadfastly defend' the Malvinas Islands

    Foreign Secretary William Hague formally announced before ambassadors the opening of UK’s diplomatic headquarter at El Salvador to strengthen the relations with Latin America and warned once more that his country will “steadfastly” defend the Malvinas Islands.

  • 02/04/2012 | World

    Hague: 'UK won't negotiate over islands' sovereignty but still wants to work with Argentina'

    In a statement entitled “Why we still want to work with Argentina”, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas War, the United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, William Hague, stressed UK’s eagerness to work with Argentina on several aspects surrounding the Malvinas issue.

  • 02/04/2012 | World

    'No British gov't could negotiate sovereignty with Argentina,' UK's MP

    The UK’s Malvinas Islands All-party Parliamentary Group stated today that “no British government will negotiate with Argentina the sovereignty of the South Atlantic archipelago as we all support the islanders right to self determination.”

  • 28/03/2012 | World

    'It makes no sense to negotiate with Argentina,' Malvinas Governor

    On the verge of the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas War, the British Governor of the South Atlantic Islands Nigel Haywood told reporters that negotiating with Argentina “makes no sense as long as Buenos Aires keeps denying the Islanders right of self-determination.”

  • 28/03/2012 | World

    'We won't back any economic blockade to Malvinas,' Uruguay's Almagro

    Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Almagro denied the existance of a group of Uruguayan businessmen travelling to Malvinas Islands within the next weeks in order to extend commercial links as the Vice President of the British Chambers of Commerce in Uruguay confirmed to the BuenosAiresHerald.com yesterday, but confirmed the arrival of a Uruguayan air-freight on April 13.

  • 29/03/2012 | World

    UK: 'Argentina poses no credible military threat to Malvinas'

    On the verge of the Malvinas War 30th anniversary, the UK’s Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said that the Islands “don't face a current credible military threat from Argentina”, and remembered that “Argentine Mirage combat jets are no real menace to the Islands, which are well defended by the way too powerful RAF Typhoon jets.”

  • 27/03/2012 | World

    UK, Argentina clash over nuclear submarine comment

    Britain has officially denied sending a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic region today. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg dismissed what he called ''baseless insinuations'' during a speech at the international Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea.

  • 27/03/2012 | World

    Nobel Peace Prize winners call for Malvinas talks

    Six Nobel Peace Prize winners called for Britain to open talks with Argentina over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, ahead of the 30th anniversary of the war between the two nations. The call came in the form of a letter directed to the UK's Prime Minister David Cameron.

  • 27/03/2012 | World

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  • 22/03/2012 | World

    Peru's denial to HMS Montrose docking still causing waves

    Following the announcement on Monday that Peru would withdraw the permit for the UK’s HMS Montrose frigate to dock at El Callao port out of “solidarity" to Argentina’s claim of sovereignty over the Malvinas islands, international repercussions continue,and the London Times

  • 22/03/2012 | World

    UK 'disappointed' in Peru's decision to cancel British frigate visit

    The British embassy in Lima released a communiqué in which it stated that David Cameron’s government is “disappointed” on Peru after President Ollanta Humala decided to cancel the arrival of British frigate HMS Montrose to support Argentina’s claim over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty.

  • 26/03/2012 | World

    Media stir over alleged UK plan to attack Argentina mainland in 1982

    British newspaper The Telegraph caused a media stir today after running a story disclosing the details of a military operation to attack Argentina mainland during the Malvinas War in 1982.

  • 16/03/2012 | World

    US ratifies 'neutrality' over Malvinas issue, calls for 'pacific solution'

    United States stated that it maintains its neutral position over the Malvinas Islands dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom and hopes for an agreed solution, an official source of the US government assured after the visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House.

  • 20/03/2012 | World

    Malvinas: UK-based oil & gas company to enter farmout deal

    UK-based “Falkland Oil and Gas Limited” (FOGL) is close to farming out a 25 percent stake in its Malvinas exploration licenses in a deal allowing it to fund expanded drilling plans on the South Atlantic archipelago's basins, according to a statement released by the company.

  • 20/03/2012 | World

    UK: Poll says 61% of voters favour defending Malvinas 'at all costs'

    As the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the Malvinas War approaches, a new poll conducted in the UK by the newspaper The Guardian has determined that British people are largely determined to defend the islands.

  • 16/03/2012 | World

    Borders & Southern says Malvinas well result delayed

    British oil firm Borders & Southern pushed back the time frame for initial results from an exploration campaign offshore the Malvinas Islands, which is fiercely opposed by Argentina, after a well experienced technical issues.

  • 16/03/2012 | World

    Cameron: Obama backs UK’s rule over Malvinas

    US President Barack Obama supports the British rule over the Malvinas Islands, UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron said at the end of a three-day visit to the United States, British newspaper ‘The Telegraph’ reported today.

  • 16/03/2012 | World

    UK says Argentina is 'illegally harassing' Malvinas islanders

    The UK government accused Argentina of illegally harassing Malvinas islanders, stating that Argentina's decision to take legal action against any companies involved in oil exploration off the disputed islands could damage their local Malvinas economy. The UK Foreign Office confirmed to the BuenosAiresHerald.com that the UK is also offering to help any oil companies potentially affected by the measure.

  • 06/03/2012 | World

    Malvinas Governor says 'high level of trust' is needed before recovering links with Argentina

    In an interview with a Buenos Aires radio, Malvinas Islands Governor Nigel Haywood reiterated that “Most of the worldwide actions and raising questions on the Islands matter have started because of Argentina’s verbal attacks. We just defend the islanders’ right of self determination.”

  • 10/03/2012 | World

    UK Minister: 'Argentina's inflation, jobs' more important than Malvinas

    The UK's Minister of State for the Foreign Affairs office Jeremy Browne assured that if he were Argentine, "having low inflation and jobs would be more important than the Malvinas islands," prior to his visit to Chile, which, consequently takes place just before President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's official visit in the lead up to the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas War.

  • 15/03/2012 | World

    UK backs Malvinas islanders' right to drill for oil

    Britain said today it supported the rights of Malvinas islanders to exploit their oil reserves after Argentina said it would take legal action against companies involved in energy exploration around the South Atlantic islands.

  • 02/03/2012 | World

    UK: 'Decisions regarding flights to Malvinas must be considered by the islands' administration'

    The UK Foreign Office came on stage today to respond to President Cristina de Kirchner who yesterday said she wanted Argentina's flag carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas to fly to the Malvinas Islands and to renegotiate a 1999 agreement with Britain.

  • 05/03/2012 | World

    British general warns UK could lose the Malvinas to Argentina

    During an interview to the British newspaper “The Times”, Malvinas’ war veteran and major general Julian Thompson said the United Kingdom would lose the Malvinas islands if Argentina decided to invade the archipelago.

  • 06/03/2012 | World

    Malvinas' gov't to name new Islands' CEO

    The Malvinas’ Office of the Legislative Assembly has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive for the Islands, local newspaper Penguin News informed.

  • 29/02/2012 | World

    After UK complaints, Argentina suggests EU to mediate Malvinas conflict

    The Argentine Foreign Ministry suggested “the EU and the Union of South American nations (UNASUR) analyze the Malvinas islands conflict and urge both countries to negotiate” following the UK’s request to the EU to express concern regarding the Argentine plea of not buying British products.

  • 29/02/2012 | World

    South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands marine protected area established, reports say

    The Government of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) announced the establishment of a large sustainable use Marine Protected Area (MPA) covering over 1 million km2 of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Maritime Zone, Malvinas based newspaper Penguin News reported today.

  • 01/03/2012 | World

    UK Foreign Office: 'flights are a matter for the islanders to consider'

    After President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced her intentions to reinstate regular flights between Buenos Aires and the Malvinas Islands, the British Foreign Office said any discussion of the flights was a matter for the islands' government to consider.

  • 19/02/2012 | World

    US congressman to visit Malvinas, express support for UK's claim

    A Republican congressman from the US will visit the Malvinas Islands on Monday to have a meeting with the local government, in another demonstration of his party’s support for the islanders’ position on the sovereignty controversy.

  • 28/02/2012 | World

    UK gov’t and opposition blast Argentine ban of British cruise ships

    The British government said today it is "very concerned" that Argentina decided to turn away British ships from docking in the country. Provincial authorities prohibited two British-linked cruise ships from docking in Tierra del Fuego yesterday, upping the ante in Argentina's spat with Britain over the Malvinas.

  • 28/02/2012 | World

    'The Malvinas should be Argentine,' Roger Waters says

    Former Pink Floyd lead singer Roger Waters, who has nine shows scheduled at the River Plate stadium this March, assured that the Malvinas Islands “should be Argentine. He also stated that the 1982 war between Argentina and the UK “saved then British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s political career.” 

  • 15/02/2012 | World

    Malvinas surrender telex up for auction in London

    British auction house Bonhams will be auctioning a copy of the original telex message sent by Royal Army General Jeremy J. Moore to the UK Government informing the unconditional surrender or Argentine forces in the Malvinas war. The telex is set to fetch $21,600 pesos (£3,000) at auction. 

  • 16/02/2012 | World

    UK's minister to visit Malvinas today

    UK media has disclosed today that Universities Minister David Willets is to visit the Malvinas Islands today, thus becoming the first British minister to visit the South Atlantic archipelago.

  • 16/02/2012 | World

    Britain set for Malvinas Islands oil windfall

    Britain will share in a Malvinas Islands windfall when oil starts flowing there later this decade and, with taxes and royalties estimated at up to $167 billion, the potential prize could inflame mounting tensions with Argentina over sovereignty.

  • 10/02/2012 | World

    'Argentine accusations are rubbish,' UK

    British Ambassador before the UN, Mark Lyall Grant, assured that Argentina’s accusation regarding the militarization of the South Atlantic are “rubbish,” refused to confirm whether the UK will deploy nuclear submarines and requested the national Constitution is modified in order to exclude the Malvinas islands.

  • 13/02/2012 | World

    RAF jetfighters patrol skies in Malvinas, UK media

    After Argentina addressed the UN reporting the militarization of the South Atlantic by British forces, two UK’s RAF jetfighters came into action as patrolling the skies of Malvinas Islands, and escorting a private Cessna that was heading to the Islands for a re-fuel stop.

  • 15/02/2012 | World

    UK MPs to visit Malvinas next month

    Members of the UK’s Defence Select Committee have confirmed that a group of British Members of Parliament (lawmakers) will be visiting the Malvinas Islands next month to inspect Britain’s military force after heightening tensions with Argentina before the 30th anniversary of the conflict.

  • 08/02/2012 | World

    CFK a 'troubled woman', says British war vet

    After yesterday’s announcements made by Argentina over Malvinas sovereignty claims, numerous British voices came on stage to express their feelings on the topic.

  • 08/02/2012 | World

    US ratifies support for finding diplomatic exit to Malvinas spat

    The US Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson, ratified the Obama administration’s standing on the Malvinas sovereignty issue, which urges Argentina and the United Kingdom to find a diplomatic exit to the matter.

  • 09/02/2012 | World

    Malvinas: UK dismisses Argentina's complaint to the UN

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron said no one should doubt his determination to keep the Malvinas Islands British as he dismissed President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s complaint to the United Nations.

  • 07/02/2012 | World

    Global media echoes of CFK’s announcement over Malvinas

    Press from all over the world echoed President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement over the Malvinas Islands, focusing on the complaint that Argentina will file before the UN due to the alleged “militarisation” of the area.

  • 08/02/2012 | World

    UK media portraits CFK as 'quintessential bully'

    After President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced Argentina will complain to the UN over the “militarisation” of the South Atlantic, British newspaper The Telegraph published a controversial article slashing the Head of State and bringing back to life the possibility of the “Argentine regime” sending a military taskforce to the Malvinas.

  • 04/02/2012 | World

    UK plans to deploy nuclear submarine to Malvinas, British press says

    Britain is reportedly planning to deploy a nuclear submarine to the Malvinas islands, in addition to warship HMS Dauntless, according to British newspaper the Daily Mail, as the thirtieth anniversary of the war approaches and tension between both countries mounts. A British Ministry of Defence spokesperson said "we don’t comment on submarine deployments for operational security.’ 

  • 06/02/2012 | World

    'We do not depend on any country, not even England,' Malvinas official

    Dick Sawle, a member of the Malvinas Islands’ Legislative Assembly rejected the possibility of a greater economic integrity with Argentina and assured that the island “doesn’t need anything from any country, not even England,” although he admitted that they do rely on the UK for protection.

  • 07/02/2012 | World

    Opposition confirms attendance to CFK's meeting

    As both PRO and Socialist parties will attend the Government House to listen to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's speech at 7pm, Radical Party members are divided as the head of the UCR's bloc in the Upper House Senator Luis Naidenoff rejected the invitation, while Ricardo Gil Lavedra and Mario Barleta confirmed their attendance.

  • 02/02/2012 | World

    UK's Prince William arrives to the Malvinas Islands

    UK’s Prince William has arrived to Malvinas Islands amid simmering tensions between Britain and Argentina over the disputed South Atlantic archipelago.

  • 03/02/2012 | World

    UK insists: ‘William’s tour is just routine’

    UK’s Defence Minister Philip Hammond reiterated that the deployment of Prince Williams into Malvinas Islands is a routine mission planned long ago, and rejected suggestions the decision to send the heir to the throne to the region represented an escalation of the UK's position.

  • 03/02/2012 | World

    Cameron to make official visit to US before Malvinas’ anniversary

    British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama will meet in Washington next month, three weeks before the 30 anniversary of the beginning of the Malvinas Islands war.

  • 26/01/2012 | World

    Initial oil probe in Malvinas ‘disappointing,’ UK gov't says

    British Energy Secretary Chris Huhne admitted that the initial oil explorations in the waters surrounding the Malvinas Islands, in the South Atlantic, were “disappointing,” although he indicated the course may change in the future.

  • 29/01/2012 | World

    UK resumes St Helena airport project to access Malvinas

    The UK decided to resume a US$400 million airport project on St. Helena Island, the last exile home of defeated French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. The go-ahead was greeted in the Malvinas Islands as a much-needed lifeline after the latest diplomatic tensions between the UK and Argentina.

  • 01/02/2012 | World

    UK brings forward Prince William's deployment to Malvinas Islands

    After all the fuzz created over the UK’s decision to send its most advanced warship to Malvinas Islands, the British government confirmed that Prince William will begin his six-week deployment in the Islands earlier than expected. The heir to the throne arrived today to the Archipelago.

  • 19/01/2012 | World

    Hague authorizes Malvinas' ships to change flag for Mercosur ports

    Ships from the Malvinas Islands that are barred from ports in Argentina and other Mercosur trade bloc countries can reflag as British ships at any time to avoid the ban, British Foreign Secretary William Hague told reporters in Río de Janeiro.

  • 22/01/2012 | World

    'Not a single islander wants to be Argentine,' Malvinas gov't member

    Dick Sawle, a member of the Malvinas Islands Legislative Assembly reconfirmed today on a TV interview to TN news channel the idea that Argentina is considered a "threat" because of its actions against the population of the Islands.

  • 23/01/2012 | World

    US energy giant to invest in UK's oil rush in Malvinas

    Amidst the escalated diplomatic tension between Argentina and the United Kingdom, today’s edition of British sensationalist newspaper The Sun assures that US energy giant Anadarko made an offer to develop oil rush in the Malvinas Islands.

  • 30/12/2011 | World

    UK unveils secret files over Malvinas Islands war

    Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had been informed about the risks of reducing the Royal Army a year before the Argentine invasion of the Malvinas Islands in 1982, stated the secret files unveiled.

  • 16/01/2012 | World

    Rockhopper sees Malvinas oil stake sale in 3 months

    Rockhopper Exploration expects to find a partner to invest in its politically sensitive oil discovery offshore the Malvinas Islands within three months and might sell a majority stake in the $2 billion project.

  • 18/01/2012 | World

    Cameron accuses Argentina of 'colonialism' over Malvinas

    British Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated the country’s position regarding the Argentine claim over the Malvinas Islands today. He accused Argentina of "colonialism", adding more fuel to the longstanding controversy, over which the Argentina and the United Kingdom fought a war three decades ago.

  • 21/12/2011 | World

    Britain 'concerned' about Malvinas ship ban

    Britain expressed concern at a decision by the South American trading block Mercosur to ban boats flying a Malvinas Islands flag from docking at ports in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.

  • 22/12/2011 | World

    London denies increase of military presence in Malvinas

    After the statements published by the English newspaper “The Daily Mail,” in which the former head of the Marine, Alan West, said that a nuclear submarine should be sent to the Malvinas Islands, the United Kingdom assured it does not plan to increase the military presence in the Islands.

  • 23/12/2011 | World

    Britain slams Argentina, vows to protect Malvinas

    Britain said that Argentinian-led efforts to ban ships flying the Malvinas Islands flag from South American ports were "unjustified and counterproductive" and vowed to protect the territory's sovereignty.

  • 06/12/2011 | World

    UK protests to Argentina over Malvinas Islands

    Britain has protested to Argentina over its interception of UK-licensed fishing boats in disputed waters near the Malvinas Islands, over which the two countries went to war in 1982.

  • 07/12/2011 | World

    UK plans to set largest marine protection zone in South Georgia Island

    England has drafted plans for extending marine protection zone in South Georgia to the largest in the world, according to British newspaper, The Times.

  • 07/12/2011 | World

    UK protests over interception of fishing boats heading to Malvinas

    The United Kingdom has protested to Argentina over its interception of UK-licensed fishing boats in disputed waters near the Malvinas Islands, over which the two countries went to war in 1982.

  • 10/11/2011 | World

    Prince William will be sent to the Malvinas in 2012

    Prince William, a solid member of the Royal Air Force, is to be sent to the Malvinas Islands at the beginning of next year, to spend six weeks at the Mount Pleasant military base, the UK's Ministry of Defence confirmed today.

  • 13/11/2011 | World

    UK plays down Prince William's visit to Malvinas

    Britain's chief of armed forces David Richards denied that the recent announcement of the deployment of Prince William to the Malvinas Islands was a “provocative act” towards Argentina.

  • 21/11/2011 | World

    British company to set new drilling platform in Malvinas Islands

    British company Falkland Oil and Gas (FOGL) unveiled it has kept dialogue with potential partner to look for oil and gas at the Malvinas Islands and announced the arrival of another drilling platform to the area by the end of January 2012.

  • 05/10/2011 | World

    UK vows to guarantee security of Malvinas

    Britain will protect the people of the disputed Malvinas Islands for as long as they want to remain British citizens, Defense Secretary Liam Fox said today.

  • 24/10/2011 | World

    UK congratulates CFK, but warns ‘Malvinas non negotiable’

    The United Kingdom government congratulated reelected president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner for her victory at the polls yesterday, but remarked the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands is not “negotiable,”according to an international news agency.

  • 09/11/2011 | World

    Rockhopper finds new well in Malvinas

    Oil company Rockhopper Exploration has confirmed today to have found a second oil well in the North Malvinas Basin, Malvinas Islands, as part of the company’s Casper project.

  • 01/06/2011 | World

    Rockhopper encouraged by tests at Malvinas well

    Rockhopper Exploration reported "enormously encouraging" results at a Malvinas Islands oil well and said it would conduct further tests over the next month to help establish its commercial viability.

  • 15/08/2011 | World

    Rockhopper raises Malvinas discovery estimates

    British explorer Rockhopper Exploration PLC upgraded its estimates of how much oil it could find off the Malvinas Islands, boosting hopes that the remote territory could become a new oil province.

  • 23/09/2011 | World

    British government's full statement

    "The British Government has offered the following statement in response to the Argentine President's threat to end the Falklands/Chile airlink."

  • 21/03/2011 | World

    Rockhopper expects Malvinas oil find to be viable

    British oil explorer Rockhopper Exploration said it expected its Sea Lion well in the Malvinas Islands to be commercially viable raising hopes that the territory will become a new oil province.

  • 04/04/2011 | World

    Rockhopper raises Sea Lion low case estimate

    British explorer Rockhopper raised its low case estimate of oil reserves at its Sea Lion discovery in the Malvinas Islands, boosting hopes that the remote territory will become a new oil province.

  • 18/04/2011 | World

    Desire plunges on unsuccessful Malvinas Islands well

    British oil explorer Desire Petroleum said it had not found oil at its latest well in the Malvinas Islands and would need further funds for future drilling, wiping over half the value off its shares.

  • 04/01/2011 | World

    Another blow for Desire as it confirms another unsuccessful oil well

    Confidence in the Malvinas Islands waned after Desire Petroleum said it drilled another unsuccessful well, a further blow to hopes that the North Malvinas basin could become a major new oil province.

  • 11/01/2011 | World

    UK confirms Brazil refused to let British vessel dock in Rio

    The British government confirmed that Brazil refused to let the HMS Clyde, which was on its way to the Malvinas Islands, dock in a port in Rio de Janeiro, in a clear move by newly appointed president Dilma Rousseff to show her support for the Argentine cause.

  • 15/08/2012 | Latin America

    Uruguayan gov't refers to Malvinas as 'Falklands' in official decree

    A small diplomatic slip up in the Uruguayan government has once again ignited the Malvinas Islands controversy, after a document recently issued by the neighbouring country’s Foreign Ministry describes the archipelago as “Falkland.”

  • 03/05/2014 | Latin America

    Uruguay says British occupation of Malvinas is ‘latent threat’

    Uruguayan government considers the British occupation of Malvinas a latent threat to the region, according to a dossier by the Defense Ministry approved by President José Mujica called “Uruguay: Integrated to the region and open to the world.”

  • 20/10/2014 | Latin America

    Uruguay calls for Malvinas dialogue, backs Argentina’s sovereignty claims

    Uruguay’s Deputy Defence Minister Jorge Menéndez has ratified his government’s support to a “negotiated and peaceful solution to Argentina’s legitimate sovereignty claims over the Malvinas, Georgia and South Sandwich islands and their sorrounding maritime areas.”

  • 16/04/2012 | Latin America

    Summit concludes without joint declaration, split over Cuba and Malvinas

    The 6th Summit of the Americas ended yesterday in the Colombian city of Cartagena de indias without a joint declaration thanks to divisions over Cuba and Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands.

  • 27/05/2012 | Latin America

    Boudou thanks Bolivia for support in Malvinas sovereignty claim

    While in an official visit to Bolivia, Vice-President Amado Boudou thanked the neighbouring country for the support it gave Argentina in its sovereignty claim of the Malvinas Islands. Present during the ceremony were ten former veterans of the 1982 war.

  • 05/06/2012 | Latin America

    OAS urges Argentina, UK to engage in dialogue over Malvinas

    The Organization of American States assembly, meeting in Tiquipaya, Bolivia, passed a resolution urging the Argentine and British governments to find a peaceful way to solve the Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute.

  • 20/03/2012 | Latin America

    Peru assures Humala rejected trip to UK, will visit Argentina in May

    Amid cross-Atlantic tensions over the Malvinas Islands and following the Peruvian government’s decision to void the permit given for the HMS Montrose to dock in the El Callao port this week, Peru’s Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo denied President Ollanta Humala accepted an invitation to visit London next month, Peru newspaper El Comercio reported today.

  • 20/03/2012 | Latin America

    UK regrets Peru's cancellation of HMS Montrose visit

    The UK Government said they “regretted” the decision made by the Peruvian government to cancel the HMS Montrose frigate’s stopover at El Callao port in Peru this week.

  • 27/03/2012 | Latin America

    Uruguayan businessmen seek to extend commercial links with Malvinas

    Uruguayan businessmen look to extend their commercial ties to the Malvinas Islands as the head of the British Chambers of Commerce in Uruguay, Guillermo Wild confirmed to the BuenosAiresHerald.com that a Uruguayan trade mission should arrive to the islands within the next days to explore business opportunities.

  • 12/03/2012 | Latin America

    ‘Economic blockade to the Falklands (Malvinas) not right,’ says UK’s Browne in Chile

    During his two-day official visit to Chile, United Kingdom’s Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne criticized what he called an “economic blockade” to the Malvinas Islands by saying it “wasn’t right.”

  • 17/03/2012 | Latin America

    UNASUR reaffirms backing for Argentina over Malvinas sovereignty

    Foreign ministers that form part of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) reaffirmed their support for Argentina over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands today at the annual meeting held in Asunción, and approved payments for a consolidation fund for the new South American bloc.

  • 18/03/2012 | Latin America

    Malvinas: Peru throws London a line

    By Carolina Barros.- The Malvinas cause has just taken its first casualty. Its name is Peru, which has chosen to go it alone and create a chink in the hitherto solid armour of Unasur countries backing the Argentine claim to the islands.

  • 27/12/2011 | Latin America

    Malvinas: UK Ambassador to Chile 'concerned' over Mercosur support

    The British Ambassador to Chile, Jon Benjamin, expressed today “concern” over “countries that have joined” the Mercosur bloc in their decision to support Argentina, by putting in place a ban on ships flying the Malvinas Islands’ flag from docking at their ports.

  • 02/02/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez reiterates support on Argentina's sovereignty claim over Malvinas

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner held a phone conversation with her Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez, who reiterated his support of Argentina’s claim over the sovereignty of the Malvinas islands, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry announced

  • 14/02/2012 | Latin America

    UK's Cameron calls Piñera to discuss Malvinas conflict

    British Prime Minister David Cameron called Chilean president Sebastián Piñera to chat about the ongoing diplomatic conflict between his country and Argentina, and to confirm that he would be visiting Chile next January. 

  • 20/12/2011 | Latin America

    Malvinas: Uruguay's Mujica shows solidarity with Argentina

    Uruguayan President issued an official statement today ratifying the country’s position regarding recent developments on the Argentine - United Kingdom conflict over Malvinas Islands.

  • 23/12/2011 | Latin America

    Malvinas: UK requests access to Uruguay's ports

    UK’s Foreign Affairs Minister William Hague called his Uruguayan counterpart Luis Almagro to allow access of the ships with Malvinas Islands’ flags in his country’s ports. Almagro assured that he has ratified Uruguay’s decision over the issue.

  • 26/12/2011 | Latin America

    Uruguay says there's no 'diplomatic cataclysm’ with UK over Malvinas

    Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro said today the relationship between Uruguay and the United Kingdom was not severely affected by the recent developments regarding the ban of Malvinas flagged ships on Montevideo’s ports.

  • 30/05/2011 | Latin America

    CFK meets with Mexican Malvinas solidarity group

    In her last activity in Mexico before travelling to Italy, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with members of the Mexican Malvinas solidarity group, with whom she analyzed the possibility of setting up a committee in support of the cause of the Argentine claim of sovereignty over the islands.

  • 15/12/2011 | Latin America

    Uruguay’s Mujica denies Argentine pressure to restrict British ships

    Uruguayan President José ‘Pepe’ Mujica denied today suffering pressure from the Argentine government to restrict British ships from docking at Montevideo’s ports. The statements where made in response to related stories published by the local press today. He also reiterated Malvinas Islands flagged ships are not allowed to dock on the Uruguayan coast.

  • 16/12/2011 | Latin America

    Britain calls for urgent talks with Uruguay over Malvinas ships

    The British Government was seeking urgent explanation, through their representatives in Montevideo, over the Uruguayan Government’s decision to disallow ships holding a Malvinas Islands flag to dock in the country’s ports, press representatives for the British Embassy in Uruguay confirmed to BuenosAiresHerald.com.

  • 30/07/2012 | Sports

    Men's hockey: Argentina thrashed in debut against Britain

    Britain defeated Argentina's national men's hockey team by 4-1 in the debut of the team coached by Pablo Lombi in the London 2012 Olympic Games. 

  • 21/01/2014 | Sports

    Ardiles and Villa injured in accident during Malvinas visit

    Former Argentina internationals and legends of English club Tottenham Hotspur, Osvaldo Ardiles and Ricardo Villa, have been injured in a traffic accident during a visit to the Malvinas Islands.

  • 25/07/2014 | Sports

    FIFA sanctions AFA over Malvinas flag

    The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has been sanctioned by FIFA with a 33 thousand dollar fine over the Malvinas flag displayed by players of the Albiceleste during a friendly match in La Plata a week before the World Cup, FIFA confirmed today.

  • 14/02/2012 | Sports

    AFA questioned over tournament's new name

    Football's governing body FIFA has questioned the Argentine FA over reports that the country's championship could be renamed after the General Belgrano cruiser sunk by the British Royal Navy when it was outside the British-declared Total Exclusion Zone during the Malvinas war in 1982.

  • 08/05/2012 | Sports

    Argentine Olympic Committee respond to Malvinas TV ad

    The Argentine Olympic Committee has responded for the first time to an advertisement on state-run TV that links a dispute with Britain about the Malvinas Islands to the London Games.

  • 21/07/2012 | Sports

    IOC celebrates CFK not considering Olympics as 'political demonstration'

    The head of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge assured he was "glad" that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner had called the Argentine athletes to avoid demonstrations over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty during the Olympic Games of London 2012.

  • 01/02/2012 | Arts and Media

    Meryl Streep's fabulous Malvinas scene from 'The Iron Lady'

    The Iron Lady is a surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the UK. The film will be released this week at local theatres and has already triggered comments of all kinds around one of the 20th century's most famous and influential women. Watch here the scene when Thatcher (Meryl Streep) decides to engage in war with Argentina.

  • 05/03/2012 | Arts and Media

    Roger Waters denies saying Malvinas belong to Argentina

    A few days after the local media ran a story in which Roger Waters stated that the Malvinas Islands belonged to Argentina, the former Pink Floyd lead singer published a note on his Facebook page explaining that a local journalist had “misunderstood” his statement.

  • 02/05/2012 | Multimedia

    Ambassador Castro tackles UK's Foreign Secretary over Malvinas

    Argentina's new ambassador to London put UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague in an awkward situation over the Malvinas Islands after asking him at a public meeting whether he was ready to “give peace a chance” by opening talks on the islands' future.

  • 25/03/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas islanders dig deep in self-sufficiency drive

    Competition was fierce at the Malvinas horticultural show this year as islanders turned flowerbeds over to cabbages and chicken coops to beat food shortages and high prices that many blame on Argentina.

  • 10/03/2013 | Argentina

    Malvinas: first day of sovereignty referendum concludes

    Residents of the Malvinas Islands voted in the first of a two-day sovereignty referendum that seeks to counter Argentina's increasingly assertive claim over the British-ruled territory.


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