1. BLAST FROM THE PAST

    Falklands to Vote on British Status

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    Is this 1982 again? The Falkland Islands will go to the polls Sunday and Monday to vote on whether to remain part of Britain—and are expected to answer with an overwhelming yes. Argentina has long claimed it should control the tiny cluster of islands, 30 years after the 74-day conflict between Argentina and Britain for control. Even if the population votes to stay part of Britain as expected, Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has said the inhabitants’ wishes are irrelevant. Many Argentines believe the islands should be part of their country—and the recovery of them is in the national Constitution.

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