Skip to comments.Hugo Chavez Demands Queen returns Falkland Islands to Argentina
Posted on 02/22/2010 11:22:44 AM PST by nickcarraway
President Hugo Chavez delivered a bizarre attack on the Queen when the firebrand Venezuelan leader demanded Britain return the Falkland Islands to Argentina.
The outspoken Mr Chavez used his weekly television and radio show Alo Presidente to rally Latin America behind the cause of his Argentine counterpart Cristina Kirchner by making a direct appeal to Buckingham Palace.
"Look, England, how long are you going to be in Las Malvinas? Queen of England, I'm talking to you," said Mr Chavez.
"The time for empires are over, haven't you noticed? Return the Malvinas to the Argentine people." Still addressing the Queen, he went on: "The English are still threatening Argentina. Things have changed. We are no longer in 1982. If conflict breaks out, be sure Argentina will not be alone like it was back then."
He described British control of the islands in the South Atlantic as "anti-historic and irrational" and asked "why the English speak of democracy but still have a Queen". Mrs Kirchner later sought to win new allies in its claims to the islands when she made a direct appeal for support at a meeting in Mexico of the Rio Group of Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Argentine anger is likely to increase after Desire Petroleum, the British oil company that has towed a rig from Scotland to about 60 miles off the north of the Falklands, announced on Monday it had begun drilling. Argentina is attempting to hamper oil exploration, insisting last week that all vessels using its ports must now seek permission if they plan to enter or leave British-controlled waters.
Argentina wants other South American countries to impose its transport restrictions to the Falklands but it is unlikely to win support from those closest to the islands such as Chile and Uruguay.
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Hey @$$whipe, you aren’t in any position to demand anything.
They’ll give it up. The Brits are where our libs want to go. Spinless and without spirit.
And what is he going to do? Is he going to send an Army in support of Argentina to invade the Falklands. If that’s the case, I’m afraid it might draw us into this mess. I think it’s a lot of bluster.
OK, it’s a deal... then we’ll give Argentina back to Spain!!!
And then give back Spain to Islam!
And Venezuala back to the Mayans
Zapataro took care of that!
Alan King once did a command performance. He came out on stage and said “Hello Queen, I’m King.”
This is funnier.
Been takin’ Obama lessons. Just keep adding attacks on everybody cause nothing is my fault. If they are all trying to put out the brush fires, they won’t have time to see how I’m screwing them.
That's the muslms plan anyway.
Did the Falklands ever belong to Argentina?
Or is Argentina trying to take them from England?
and what are you going to do if she doesn't, you big socialist LOSER?
I’m trying to decide whether the Queen, on hearing about this, replied:
2) He demands? Bwahahahahaha!
I swear, barely a day goes by anymore where something doesn't remind me to curse the history of the Spanish Empire that they ever came to the New World and civilized the Indians who were perfectly content with their dried red mud hairstyles.
If they hadn't, Hugo Chavez would today instead be a harmless little aborigine running through the jungle firing poisoned blowgun darts at tree sloths.
I want the Danes to give up Greenland to Canada.
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