Argentina »

The Gibraltar Problem

Backbencher August 12, 2013 8

By MJ Couts Over the past two weeks, the Gibraltarian government has managed to ramp up the public relations battle with Spain to highs, not seen since the collapse of the Franco regime and

Read More »
The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

Lee Jenkins June 27, 2013 1

Shrill voices from Argentina have been met with calm responses from Britain. This has been the correct response and has made the Falklands safer than ever Strange as it may seem now, Argentina was

Read More »
The Falklands vote was not directed at Buenos Aires but at London and Washington

The Falklands vote was not directed at Buenos Aires but at London and Washington

Backbencher March 16, 2013 1

A.P. Schrader says the Falklands referendum was a message to those in London considering negotiation with Argentina. A few days ago a referendum was held on the Falkland Islands on the question of whether or not the islanders

Read More »

The Falklands referendum and the so-called right to self-determination

Backbencher February 14, 2013 7

On 18 January 2013 the government of the Falkland Islands announced a date for the referendum on whether to retain the Islands’ status as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. It will take

Read More »
Good PR on The Falklands is crucial to Argentina’s failing Government.

Good PR on The Falklands is crucial to Argentina’s failing Government.

Tristan Kitchin February 11, 2013 1

An economy without growth, a labour market without jobs, and accusations of corrupt government figures; is there any wonder Argentina is so obsessed with the Falklands?   Last week, for the first time in

Read More »
Foreign Affairs News Round Up 7/1/13

Foreign Affairs News Round Up 7/1/13

Lee Jenkins February 7, 2013 0

The Egyptian Central Bank has reported that its foreign reserves are plummeting. In the last month they went from 4.5 billion to just 1.5 billion. The news will come as a blow to investors

Read More »
Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 50

Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 50

Lee Jenkins December 13, 2012 2

A state of disaster has been declared in northern Samoa as a Cyclone Evan batters the island. Two people have been confirmed dead so far. The pressure on the Assad Regime grew as Russia,

Read More »
The Falklanders: Masters of their own destiny

The Falklanders: Masters of their own destiny

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 2, 2012 15

Since 1982, the economy of the Falkland Islands has grown steadily. The unemployment rate is a mere 1% and there is a strong sense of community spirit and pride. Plans are underway for the

Read More »
Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 42

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 42

Lee Jenkins October 18, 2012 3

President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney squared off in the second of three televised debates. Obama needed a win after a lackluster performance at the first encounter. The Democrat certainly came out swinging

Read More »
twitter