UK Response to Argentina’s Claims Over the Falkand Islands

UK Response to Argentina’s Claims Over the Falkand Islands The UK Government remains in no doubt over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands, nor of the right of the islanders to determine their own future.
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Argentina responds with a shrug to Thatcher funeral snub

‘What do I care?’ says foreign minister after Thatcher family requests that Argentina’s president not be invitedThe Argentinian government has broken its official silence and shrugged off news that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will not be invited to the funeral of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher.”What do I care if I’m not invited […]
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Falkland islanders launch diplomatic offensive to counter Argentinians

Falkland Islands’ 99.8% ‘yes’ vote in sovereignty referendum is being rammed home on tour of Americas to drum up support Falkland islanders have launched a diplomatic offensive in the Americas to underline their overwhelming vote at the weekend to remain British. Amid euphoria after the 99.8% “yes” vote, some are also looking to increase the […]
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Jersey puts stop to vulture funds circling its courts

Creditors had used island to sue debt-ridden nations, with latest case involving Democratic Republic of the CongoPoliticians in Jersey have voted to ban so-called vulture funds from using the island’s courts to sue the world’s poorest countries for historic debts.Vulture funds, which buy up poor nations’ debts on the cheap before suing them for up […]
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Greece must choose least bad option | Larry Elliott

Greek MPs are reluctant to vote for latest austerity measures – but without them the government will be unable to pay its billsIt’s easy to see why many Greek MPs are reluctant to vote for the latest austerity measures demanded by the International Monetary Fund, the European Union and the European Central Bank. The economy […]
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Argentina orders crew to quit Libertad ship held in Ghana

Governments in tense talks over court ruling that would allow vulture fund to sell frigate unless Argentina settles $370m debtCrew members on the Argentinian naval ship ARA Libertad, which has been impounded in the port of Tema in Ghana, have been ordered to fly home as the diplomatic crisis over the vessel’s future looks set […]
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Borders and Southern shares soar after Falkland Islands well results

London-listed company carries out geological tests in the face of legal threats from ArgentinaThe possibility of an oil boom around the Falkland Islands which could further inflame tension between Britain and Argentina was raised on Thursday with “exciting” new well results and details on a separate £2bn production plan.Shares in Borders & Southern rocketed 59% […]
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