Falkland Islands

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a group of over 100 islands in the southern Atlantic off the coast of Argentina

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El mismo ano, Polonia declaro la ley marcial, y en 1982 Argentina fue a la guerra con Inglaterra para retomar las Islas Malvinas (Falkland) mientras que la crisis irani del petroleo danaba a Mexico.
An oak nameplate carrying the name Islas Malvinas in brass letters went under the hammer for pounds 5,040 at an auction of military memorabilia by auctioneers Bonhams.
The heavy gauge brass letters, mounted on an oak board, were removed from the vessel, called Islas Malvinas, following the Argentine surrender in 1982.
The Falkland Islands are known to Argentines as the Islas Malvinas.
Argentina claimed to have inherited the Islas Malvinas from Spain in the early 19th century, but the UK argued that most of the British-descended islanders wanted to stay British.
It is perhaps symptomatic of traditional British reserve that, in reflecting on the Malvinas Conflict, the traditional bulldog spirit will simply reflect on Thatcher's 1982 folly (Gung Ho at its most odious) rather than on the British occupation of Islas Malvinas in 1833.
This blend of cultures should also be added with the rest of the countries and cultures of the whole American continent from Alaska down to the Islas Malvinas and Tierra del Fuego.
In addition to drugs and Cuba, another issue that failed to gain consensus in Cartagena was Argentina's call for a summit statement supporting its sovereignty over the Islas Malvinas, which the British call the Falkland Islands.
The islands, known as the Islas Malvinas in Spanish, have been under British control since 1833, but Buenos Aires considers them part of Argentine territory.
The French established a settlement on East Falkland in 1764 and began a fishery there with people from St Malo, who called the islands Iles Malouines, later adapted to Islas Malvinas by the Argentinians.
The Spaniards reached an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five series in front of a boisterous Argentine crowd at Islas Malvinas Stadium.