endobj What about the fact that more people were housed, that medical care was improved, that infant mortality plummeted, that life expectancy rose, that highly effective programmes against poverty were launched? I do not know when or how this tragedy will end. %PDF-1.4 Here are some facts about the Falklands War. Why is it, I wonder, that those queuing up to accuse Senator Pinochet of every grotesque abuse imaginable don't mention the positive legacy of his rule in Chile? /BaseFont /TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT November 1915 in Valparaíso; 10. Make no mistake revenge by the Left, not justice for the victim, is what the Pinochet case is all about. Today I break my self-denying ordinance. Without the help of Chile in the guise of Augusto Pinochet, there is no doubting that UK would probably have lost the Falklands to the Argentine. ��j��0I�?����C�O�>������*}������_�II���`��z�m�8��_�SO�-&���2MG��}_����_y�S_���׺WH5� �Nv��?�?�������W���b�(�>)�!N��P���}��j�='V�W]$m�o�M1 �� 0�3Ԛ�2l(]����ش��1LS� ��Z�&��� ̜!�F�KPd1[����L �aBi����!��DhDG�`P����+A�r�T�� �ZXA�0�jDP�2��G��DFҖ�e��$>:$���U�j�Y�ޚ��a0�Pi����Mva�TD���������������2�j?����Z�r֘�������������_���{V Our ties are very close and have been ever since Admiral Cochrane helped free Chile from oppressive Spanish rule. The British declared a formal end to military activity on June 20. Der 91-Jährige starb nach Angaben des Militärkrankenhauses in der Hauptstadt … I cannot reveal all the details. On President Pinochet's express instructions, and at great risk, Chile provided enormously valuable assistance. /FontBBox [-498 -307 1333 1023] For this is a government that grovels to collaborate with Spain, whose bullying of Gibraltar is a daily outrage, yet treats our Chilean allies with contempt. I know - I was Prime Minister at the time. /Type /Font 14 0 obj /Type /Font The Argentinians waited until the British ship guarding the islands had sailed away. /FontDescriptor 12 0 R >> Department of War Studies, King's College, University of LAWRENCE FREEDMAN London. The fighting ended on June 14, following the British liberation of the islands' capital, Port Stanley, and the surrender of Argentine forces in the Falklands. /Subtype /TrueType But what they couldn't and wouldn't abandon was the poisonous prejudices they harboured in their youth. With the outbreak of the Falklands War Pinochet saw many chances. But let me mention just one incident. /FontDescriptor 15 0 R The war was ‘a close run thing’ (as Wellington said at Waterloo) but, with the help of Reagan in the US and Pinochet in Chile, British forces re-took the Falklands/Malvinas on 14 June. ]�;��SJ�ݪ��� �0)���!�&3�4��P��B���a��qN���x���D�a�*.+�K�^�a�[�z��q�^��W����o���7�m��"�C��_Mu� }�o�����]�dw�I��n��m�W�� ��j��F뭍����뤵�~���x�:~�����t�_�F��A��v���(B������Rź��D�����%ϰ�D����z�H/��/���?O��k��O;��������_�k�9�P��k�g��M�� On President Pinochet's express instructions, and at great risk, Chile provided enormously valuable assistance. >> We know that the authorities knew it was unlawful because they hurriedly sent lawyers to Spain to draw up a new one. /Type /FontDescriptor >> Falkland Islands War, also called Falklands War, Malvinas War, or South Atlantic War, a brief undeclared war fought between Argentina and Great Britain in 1982 over control of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and associated island dependencies. >> /Descent 216 >> /CapHeight 0 /Type /FontDescriptor That he lost the vote (though gaining 44 per cent support)? We know that for the first time in its history the House of Lords had to set aside its ruling because a Law Lord failed to declare an interest - and that the judge in question was then publicly exonerated by Labour's Lord Chancellor. Apr10. Falkland Islands War, also called Falklands War, Malvinas War, or South Atlantic War, a brief undeclared war fought between Argentina and Great Britain in 1982 over control of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and associated island dependencies. My friends thank you for the fantastic welcome. The Royal Navy, RAF, and British Army benefited from the CIA's secret ownership of a code-making machine company during the Falklands' War, a new investigation has claimed. W.J. Due to intense U.S. Pressure at the last minute (while Pinochet's plane was halfway en route over the Pacific), Marcos cancelled the visit and denied Pinochet landing rights in the country. During the Falklands War, the … Pinochet earned Thatcher’s eternal gratitude by remaining officially neutral during the 1982 Falklands War that pitted the United Kingdom against Chile’s neighbor, Argentina. endobj /F10 7 0 R << Under the Extradition Treaty the case can only be heard in Spain. Hence Thatcher’s friendship with the old Fascist butcher, General Pinochet. September 2005 wurde die Aufhebung der Immunität von Pinochet durch das Oberste Gericht bestätigt. Augusto Pinochet, the former Chilean dictator, was in London for a back operation. /LastChar 255 endobj /FirstChar 0 I don't know a lot about the Falklands War, or how important the Falklands strategically are for Britain and Argentina respectively. /Flags 32 endobj Friday, March 26, 1999 Published at 19:49 GMT UK Thatcher stands by Pinochet Baroness Thatcher thanked Pinochet for his help in the Falklands Baroness Thatcher has visited General Pinochet at the home where he is staying under house arrest near London - and … The two former leaders have been comrades since the days of the Falklands war, when Chile gave the British significant help in their campaign to win the islands back from Argentina. endobj << 7 0 obj >> /Type /Font But we know a good deal about the catalogue of abuses which occurred. Pinochet was involved in Operation Condor, a cooperative effort by several South American governments to remove leftist opposition leaders, often by murder. /Font 2 0 R As Major-General John Jeremy Moore, commander of the British land forces in the war, put it, “It was a very close-run thing.” Augusto Pinochet, the former Chilean dictator, was in London for a back operation. /Subtype /TrueType /Im1 22 0 R /Height 3348 I imagine that if Britain wanted to fight a total war over it they could win it, but I also doubt they'd sacrifice that much over such a … [500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 722 238 500 500 500 500 500 500 278 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 333 500 500 500 500 500 500 722 722 722 722 500 611 500 500 278 500 722 611 500 722 778 667 500 500 667 611 722 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 556 611 556 500 556 500 500 611 278 500 556 278 889 611 611 611 500 389 556 333 500 556 500 500 556 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 350 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 556 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500] Der frühere chilenische Luftwaffenchef Fernando Matthei hat 23 Jahre nach dem Falklandkrieg bestätigt, dass das damalige Pinochet-Regime Großbritannien im … /Type /Font >> The conflict which started on 2nd of April 1982, lasted for 74 days and claimed the lives of 649 Argentinians military personnel, 255 British military personnel, and 3 Falklands civilians. /Flags 32 << Damit war das endgültige Ende der juristischen Verfolgung Pinochets wegen Menschenrechtsverletzungen beschlossen. /LastChar 255 Unter diesem Namen folterten und ermordeten in den 70er und 80er Jahren die Militärregierungen von Argentinien, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivien und Brasilien mit Billigung der USA tausende Lateinamerikaner, um Regimegegner und Marxisten auszuschalten. General Fernando Matthei told the Santiago newspaper La Tercera that then-dictator General Augusto Pinochet approved Chile's "strategic co-operation" with Britain in recovering the southern islands Argentina had occupied in April 1982. Several years after stepping down, he was charged with war crimes concerning his time as president but died in … On 2 April 1982, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, a remote British colony in the South Atlantic – sparking a short and decisive war that grabbed international headlines, created sizeable politicial drama, and involved great bravery and great tragedy. << The chance of Senator Pinochet's receiving anything resembling what we in Britain would recognise as 'justice' in a Spanish court as minimal - not least because key witnesses for his defence run the risk of immediate arrest if they set foot on Spanish soil. Falkland Islands War - Falkland Islands War - The course of the conflict: On April 25, while the British task force was steaming 8,000 miles (13,000 km) to the war zone via Ascension Island, a smaller British force retook South Georgia island, in the process capturing one of Argentina’s vintage U.S.-made diesel-electric submarines. We must pay heed to the implications of an international lynch-law which, under the guise of defending human rights, now threatens to subvert British justice and the rights of sovereign nations. /Ascent 891 Causes of the Falklands War. I will tell you - by collaborating in Senator Pinochet's judicial kidnap. /BaseFont /ArialMT /FontName /TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT For our Home Secretary, who visited Chile as a young left-wing activist, that must have been very distressing. What the left can't forgive is that Pinochet undoubtedly saved Chile and helped save South America. General Pinochet's government' hoped that a British victory in the Falklands would undermine Argentine determination to keep the islands. I know - I was Prime Minister at the time. Mount Pleasant Airfield opens. Chile is our oldest friend in South America. /FontName /TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT ... How Pinochet's economic model led to the current crisis engulfing Chile. The book, The Official History of the Falklands War, details the deal between the governments of Margaret Thatcher and General Augusto Pinochet, said the BBC's Chilean correspondent Clinton Porteous. He gave us early warning of Chilean air attacks which allowed the task force to take defensive action. /F00 4 0 R Perhaps his enemies will succeed. That same day - Tuesday 8th June, a date etched in my heart - Argentinean planes attacked and destroyed our ships the Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram. Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte [pinoˈʧet] (* 25. ; The war started when Argentina invaded the islands on April 2nd, 1982. It can hardly have been much pleasanter for our Prime Minister, who recently described Allende as his "hero". The Royal Navy, RAF, and British Army benefited from the CIA's secret ownership of a code-making machine company during the Falklands' War, a new investigation has claimed. My friends, the Left lost the Cold War in Chile, as they lost it everywhere else. The ranks of the armed forces on both sides paid a heavy price for the reckless militarism of their rulers: 258 British forces killed and 777 wounded; 649 Argentineans killed, 1,068 wounded. /K -1 /Ascent 891 But this war between Argentina and Britain could have gone either way. << Falklands War anniversary: Why did Britain enter armed conflict with Argentina over these windswept islands? /Length 33246 endobj 1985: New Falkland Islands constitution is adopted. /Subtype /TrueType Dezember 2006 in Santiago de Chile) war ein chilenischer General und von 1973 bis 1990 Diktator Chiles. /Widths 17 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 590 804] ”In other words, Air General Matthei, Pinochet and other members of the military dictatorship cabinet realized that is Argentina could keep the Falklands, and won the war, the following step would be for them to take over the Beagle channel islands“, according to Edwards. The Second Falklands War (French:Deuxième guerre des Malouines, Spanish: Segunda guerra de las Malvinas) was fought in 1985 between Canada and an Anglo-Argentine alliance over the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands in the South Atlantic.. endobj suffered enough. Then perhaps after millions more, people will wake up VerrijnStuart DEF.indd 35 19-10-2009 22:14:28 MICHAEL ARMITAGE MARSHAL OF THE GCB, CBE, DFC, AFC, DL, FRAeS, Chief of Air Staff /Rows 3348 We know that Senator Pinochet's guilt was publicly prejudiced by a Labour Cabinet Minister. As he himself admits there were abuses in the wake of the military coup. /Descent 216 We all owe him, and Chile, a great debt of gratitude. endobj 12 0 obj The year saw the occurrence of one of the strangest wars due to the desire by the two sides to own and control the Falkland Islands. On President Pinochet's express instructions, and at great risk, Chile provided enormously valuable assistance. /CapHeight 0 The Falklands War is looked back on by many as a foregone conclusion. Witnesses with their position during the war: AIR-CHIEF MARSHAL SIR KCB, KBE, Director of Service Intelligence. 4 0 obj Senator Pinochet is in truth on trial, not for anything contained in Judge Garzon's indictment, but for defeating communism. Itdid; by asubsequent peace treaty, the islands have been established asbelonging to Chile. /Filter /FlateDecode /LastChar 255 /ItalicAngle 0 /Flags 32 /Columns 2458 /FirstChar 0 Seinen tausenden Opfern war dies nicht vergönnt: Viele … /PageMode /UseOutlines /StemV 0 /BaseFont /TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT It was ten years after the Falklands War in 1982, and Thompson shared some of the lessons he had gleaned from fighting that war. But at least he will know, and the world will know that his friends did not abandon his cause and that those whom the Left would like to silence - but dare not - have proclaimed the truth about his treatment. The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) was a 10-week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982 over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands and its territorial dependency, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.The result of the war was a British victory. 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My friends, these are vial matters for our Party to ponder. x��SKn�0���(u� ���NN��ᴍr 5qQ���*n��9A.RRB7� ��yo�r��d͐gȸ���p Z�f�g << Lives were lost as a result of a catastrophic policy failure, lives that should never have been lost at all. It was however for his protection, since certain left-wing lawyers in Spain wanted to bring him to court there. 6 0 obj On the other side, the Argentinian public deemed the war unnecessary as well; it was forced upon them by the ruling military junta. /StemV 0 /FontBBox [-628 -376 2000 1018] /Type /XObject It's nine years since I spoke at a Conservative Party Conference. 11 0 obj /StemV 0 /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding endstream And for a very good reason, namely to express my outrage at the callous and unjust treatment of Senator Pinochet. There are implications my friends for Britain whose interests will be jeopardised, not just in the Falklands and South America, but in isolated enclaves round the world where friends will see how we reward past deeds of friendship. Falklandsøyene (engelsk: Falkland Islands, spansk: Islas Malvinas) er en øygruppe i Sør-Atlanteren, beliggende 480 km øst for det søramerikanske fastlandet, omkring 1 100 km nord for Antarktis og 1 350 km vest for Sør-Georgia.Øygruppen består av de to hovedøyene Vest-Falkland og Øst-Falkland, i tillegg til 776 mindre øyer.«Hovedstaden», Stanley, ligger helt øst på Øst-Falkland. That assistance had come on General Pinochet's express orders and saved the lives of many British troops, Lady Thatcher said. /ItalicAngle -164 And that he respected the result and handed over to an elected successor? ... communism in Latin America and who provided intelligence to Thatcher’s war room during the Falklands War. endobj /LastChar 255 The Falklands war memorial is dedicated on Liberation Day (June 14). /Flags 32 And this, of course, was the situation when a trusting, elderly, former Chilean ruler chose to pay one too many visits to his beloved Britain last autumn. /BaseFont /TimesNewRomanPSMT The island of South Georgia in the South Atlantic ocean, which was a base for an out of use whaling station, was owned by the British and therefore the Argentine action was illegal. /FirstChar 0 /Ascent 891 My friends, this is a government which dishonours and discredits Britain. /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding The UK and Argentina fought the Falklands War in 1982. The Spanish Socialist prosecuting magistrate has simply assembled any charge whatsoever that he thinks might fit the bill - even though there is no evidence of Senator Pinochet's involvement in, or even knowledge of, the cases concerned and even though not one concerns a Spaniard. They should understand the deep sense of shame and anger we feel at the way in which Chile - its honour, its dignity, its sovereignty and its former ruler - have been treated. >> /FirstChar 0 >> /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding The Fundación Presidente Pinochet has taken out full page advertisements in El Mercurio, Chile’s largest newspaper, expressing its condolences over the death of Margaret Thatcher, saying the former British … /StemV 0 /Descent 216 That he held a referendum to decide whether or not he should remain in power? Falkland Islands War. During the conflict, Pinochet installed a … /FontName /Arial-BoldMT Pinochets Regime war auch wesentlich an der "Operation Condor" beteiligt. 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