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, Span. Islas Malvinas, group of islands (2012 pop. 2,563), 4,618 sq mi (11,961 sq km), S Atlantic, c.300 mi (480 km) E of the Strait of Magellan. The islands are a British overseas territory; the capital is Stanley.
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Los Malvinas son Argentinos is a phrase known to all here, but cynical attempts to manipulate public opinion, as employed 21 years ago, are doomed to failure.
Timerman made the argument in letters sent to the UN, the Organization of American States (OAS), the Union de Naciones Suramericanas (UNASUR), the Group of 77 and China, and the countries that have accompanied Argentina's sovereignty claims over the Malvinas.
Resolution 2065 acknowledges that the question of Malvinas Islands is a case of colonialism.
Argentina's Foreign Ministry has found out that the British government plans to carry out new military exercises from April 15 to 26 in occupied Argentinean territory, including missile launches from the Malvinas Islands," an official statement said.
180 years ago on the same date, January 3rd, in a blatant exercise of 19th-century colonialism, Argentina was forcibly stripped of the Malvinas Islands, which are situated 14,000 kilometers (8,700 miles) away from London," she says in the letter, copied to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
The question of the Malvinas Islands is also a cause embraced by Latin America and by a vast majority of peoples and governments around the world that reject colonialism," Fernandez wrote.
The Argentine Government reasserts the imprescriptibly sovereignty rights of the Argentine Republic over the Malvinas, the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding maritime areas, which are an integral part of its national territory.
Le rendez-vous, pris au pied des Andes dans le stade Malvinas de Mendoza, etait historique: un premier match sur le sol national dans le cadre d'une competition majeure, une semaine apres le bapteme du feu face aux memes Springboks au Cap (defaite 27-6).
I would say that there are probably more Welsh speakers in South America than there are in South Wales, but that does not mean that we should call south Wales the Northern Malvinas.
Branch director Martin Mercado said in a statement: "The Malvinas ad originated as a message for Argentina and Argentinians, not for abroad.
The advert, reportedly bought by the government and broadcast after being rejected by various companies, calls the islands by their Argentinian name, the Malvinas, and carries the tagline: "To compete on British soil, we train on Argentinian soil.