Las Malvinas

Top Gear Number Plate Row Just Shifted Gear

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

Argentina's ambassador to Britain on Tuesday demanded an apology from the BBC over an ill-fated trip by car show "Top Gear" to the South American coun...

Argentina Rejects British Protest Over Threats To Imprison Oil Companies Working Near To Falkland Islands

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Yet another incident is threatening to push Britain’s already strained relationship with Argentina further into antipathy with the rejection of a co...

Argentina Threatens To Imprison Oil Executives On Falklands

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

Argentina has threatened fines, confiscations, and prison sentences for oil executives who operate from the Falkland Islands, claiming new exploration...

Land Of Pope And Glory?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

Argentina's president, Cristina Kirchner, has called on Pope Francis, with whom she is reported to have "frosty" relations , to intervene over the Fal...

'Go Kiss This Land Which Is Ours'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

The first Argentinian-born Pope is a stauch defender of his country's rights to the Falkland Islands, once telling followers at a Mass for veterans of...

Hands Off Our Islands! Debunking Argentine Claims to the Falklands

Mahmood Naji | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mahmood Naji

Argentine claims to the Falklands do not stand up to scrutiny when judged by the laws, rules and precedents set at the time.

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...

The Falklands: British Government Hides Behind Engineered Neutrality

Roslyn Fuller | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics
Roslyn Fuller

As the eldest child of someone born an Argentinian, but who has themselves neither clapped eyes on the place nor made any but the most cursory efforts to learn Spanish, I feel that it's my duty to wade into the fray on the English-speaking side of this debate.

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...

'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...

David Cameron Makes Argentina Trade Jibe At G20

PA | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

David Cameron took at a swipe at Argentina for undermining attempts to restore global growth through protectionist measures on trade. Relations bet...

Falklands Dead Remembered 30 Years On

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

Heroes of the Falklands Conflict have been honoured at the remote beach-head where they fought and died 30 years ago. Veterans of the 1982 Conflict...

The Shame of the G20

Raheem Kassam | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Politics
Raheem Kassam

Argentina's continued position around the G20 table is bringing the whole institution into disrepute.

'Insensitive And Disrespectful' Argentine Olympic Advert Stirs Falklands Row

PA | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

The Government has accused Argentina of being insensitive and disrespectful after it broadcast a television advert showing an Olympic hopeful training...

Hague 'Concerned' At Argentina Firm 'Grab'

PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

William Hague has hit out at Argentina after the government said it was seizing a Spanish-controlled energy firm. The foreign secretary warned that...

Obama's Falklands Gaffe: Argentina Isn't After The Maldives, Barack

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

US President Barack Obama is known for his rhetoric and well-spoken ways. However, during a speech at the Summit of the Americas in Colombia, Obama mi...

Falklands: Argentina President Cristina Kirchner Declassifies Rattenbach Report

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has finally declassified a scathing review of the mistakes made by Argentina's military junta in going to war...

The Falklands Dispute Must be Resolved With Diplomacy

Mark Hillary | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

What we need in this dispute is a healthy dose of pragmatism. Ultimately, the modern dispute over sovereignty is focused on mineral rights - who can earn from oil and gas discovered in the vicinity of the islands.

Only YouTube Can Save the Falklands Now

Will Porter | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Politics
Will Porter

During the international cock waggling competition between Britain and Argentina, the unfortunate Falkland islanders have sat quietly in the middle being ignored.