Argentina: nationalists ransack shipping offices of cruise line that serves the Falkland Islands

Posted on November 26, 2012 • Filed under: Argentina, Conflicts, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), TRAVEL

Britain has called on the European Union to intervene after hard-line nationalists in Argentina ransacked a shipping office that handles cruises to the Falkland Islands, pelting it with stones and paintballs. Foreign Office mandarins accused the Argentinian government of seeking to “strangle” the Falklands’ economy by failing to prevent last Monday’s raid in Buenos Aires, which saw terrified staff flee for their safety. Read Article

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