Malvinas Islands

Hague Accuses Argentina Of 'Bullying' Behaviour Over Falklands

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Politics

William Hague has accused Argentina of "bullying" behaviour over the Falklands and insisted the islands would remain British for centuries. The For...

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 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...

'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...

Can Britain Defend the Falklands?

Mark Bell | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK
Mark Bell

It is certainly true that cuts to the British military would make retaking the Falklands more difficult should the islands be lost. It is also true that the discovery of significant hydrocarbon reserves in the waters around the Falklands has increased their strategic value, and that Argentine rhetoric on the Falklands has become increasingly bellicose. But does Argentina have the capability to seize the Falklands?