Argentina

Argentina's Claim Over the Falkland Islands Is Legitimate

John Wight | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

In her letter, the Argentinian president accuses Britain of having taken possession of the islands - known in Argentina as Las Malvinas - in a "blatant exercise of 19th century colonialism." Any objective rendering of the history of the Falklands reveals that she is right.

Argentinians React To Provocative Advert Placed By The Sun Newspaper

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.01.2013 | UK

Argentinians have reacted angrily to advert placed in an Argentine newspaper by The Sun, telling Buenos Aires to keep its “hands off” the disputed...

Britain and Argentina Are Both Wrong to Lay Claim to the Moral High Ground

Dr Matthew Ashton | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Matthew Ashton

What really astonishes isn't the continuing political theatre between these two nations, but the hypocrisy of both of them.

LOOK: Falkland Islands Row - Apple Maps Gets Involved

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK Comedy

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The Sun Publishes 'Hands Off Falklands' Advert In Argentine Newspaper

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK

The Sun has placed an advert in a Buenos Aires newspaper telling Argentina to keep its "hands off" the Falkland Islands. The move comes a day after...

Return to Sender?

Professor Klaus Dodds | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Klaus Dodds

President Kirchner might, in 2013, have to confront some unwelcome home truths. Many Argentines care more about corruption, crime, inflation and a decline in living standards than they do about a group of Islands that the vast majority will never visit.

'The Future Of The Falklands Should Be Determined By The People Who Live There'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

The future of the Falkland Islands is in the hands of the people who live there, not Argentina, the prime minister has insisted. David Cameron rebu...

Guardian Slammed For Publishing Kirchner's Falklands Letter As Advert

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

The Guardian has been slammed as "money grabbing" and "disrespectful" on social media sites after publishing in one of its adverts a letter from the A...

'19th Century Colonialism'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has reignited the row over the future of the Falkland Islands in an open letter to David Cameron ca...

The Thatcher Files: New Documents Reveal Falklands Fears

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

Newly released secret documents have given key insights into decision-making of Margaret Thatcher's government, over the Falklands War, Libya, the Col...

Argentina Fury Over Antarctic Renamed Queen Elizabeth Land

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

Argentina have lodged a complaint over the renaming of some British Antarctic Territory as "Queen Elizabeth Land" in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jub...

2015 Rugby World Cup Draw

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Sport

England will have to get past Australia and Wales if they are to have any chance of winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The hosts avoided being drawn...

The Vultures vs Argentina: The Debt Case of the Century

Nick Dearden | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK
Nick Dearden

If Argentina decides to carry out its promise not to repay vulture funds, it will come under huge international pressure and economic destabilisation. If we believe that the state's first duty to its citizens' welfare rather than international markets, we must support Argentina in spite of the propaganda.

British Academic Jailed For Drug Smuggling In 'Honeytrap Sting'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

An Oxford-educated academic has been jailed for almost five years after being caught with two kilograms of cocaine at an Argentinian airport in a hone...

Argie Bargie

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK

Tens thousands of Argentinians took to the streets on Friday in frustration at the state of the country under President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner...

WATCH: Linesman Requests Picture With Messi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi couldn't help but look baffled when linesman Nicolas Yegros requested a picture with the world player of the year during Argentina's Worl...

British Ambassador's Twitter Own Goal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

Britain's ambassador to Chile has apologised after comments he made on Twitter mocked Argentinian soldier's bravery, questioned their sexuality and hi...

Isabel Sarli, Former Soft Porn Actress's Career In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK

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Meet Argentina's Ambassador For Pop Culture (NSFW PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Politics

A former soft-porn actress who was the first to perform full-frontal nudity on Argentinian screens has been appointed the nation's ambassador for pop ...

Breast Cancer in My 20s: The Big Scary 'C' Word

Laura Price | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Price

Call me naïve, but at no point did it even occur to me that they might be doing these tests because they thought I had cancer. On Friday 22 June, I skipped out of work and to my appointment. "Did you bring anyone with you today?" the nurse asked. And that was the moment I knew.

'She Just Wants To Ruffle A Few Feathers'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

Argentinian President, Cristina Kirchner, has been accused of deliberately stoking international tensions over the Falkland Islands in an attempt to m...

'Less Than A Third' Of Falkland Islanders Consider Themselves British

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

A national census has shown less than a third of the inhabitants of the Falkland Islands consider themselves British, with almost two thirds of the is...

Why Are British Ships Banned From Buenos Aires?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

Lawmakers in Buenos Aires have passed legislation that prohibits vessels sailing under the British flag from “mooring, loading or carrying out logis...

No Politics But Plenty Of Goals

The Huffington Post UK | Luke McGee | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Sport

After poor attendances and empty seats at some of the early events, how reassuring for the Olympic organisers to see a nearly full house at one of Oly...

Argentina's President In Olympic Snub

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, will not attend any event at the London 2012 Olympics, a move interpreted as a "diplomatic snub...