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South Atlantic: Britain May Provoke New Conflict With Argentina

Posted by seumasach on March 1, 2010

Rick Rozoff


24th February, 2010

Since the 1982 war against the United Kingdom, Argentina has attempted to settle the Falkland/Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute through diplomatic channels. But news that a British company has launched oil exploration in the area has brought bi-lateral relations to a new low. The U.K. should be reminded that the balance of power has shifted, as Latin America has steadily moved towards higher regional integration and greater independence from Washington and its allies. As Hugo Chávez bluntly put it to H.M. Queen Elizabeth II: ’The time for empires is over!’ And Argentina no loger stands alone as it did in 1982.

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Mercosur tells Brits to leave Malvinas

Posted by seumasach on December 17, 2008


17th December, 2008

Members of the Mercosur bloc have rejected Britain’s claim to sovereignty over the Falkland archipelago as an overseas territory.
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Argentina reacts angrily to Falklands’ new constitution

Posted by seumasach on November 7, 2008


7th November, 2008

Argentina sharply criticised on Thursday Britain’s approval of a new constitution for the disputed Falkland Islands, saying it had lodged a formal complaint with London for which is had summoned UK’s Chargé d’Affairs in Buenos Aires.

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