Standing on the Toes of Angry People

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This Bible was printed to be distributed in Ushuaia. They managed to distribute half of the Bibles that they had. There were thousands. The rest of the Bibles can not be distributed. They break a very important law.

You see, here in Ushuaia you cannot just talk about this city, or this province. We belong to a bigger vision than just here. This whole area is part of a living protest seeking to regain ownership of the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands.

As a result, any document, book or other propaganda must include the full name that belongs to this part of the world. That means that anything which mentions of Ushuaia or the province of Tierra del Fuego, must also include the Malvinas islands, and the Islands of the South Atlantic as well.

This Bible didn’t.

That is why it can no longer be distributed. Not having this full name is an insult to the ongoing protest. In the words of the city mayor, “It is treating the [Malvinas] islands as if they don’t exist, and as if we agree with the British occupation of them.”

It is like stepping on the toes of an angry man… something that you should never, ever attempt.

Where is Ushuaia?

Ushuaia Splash
Ushuaia – End of the World

Ushuaia is known as being the “End of the World” and the southernmost city in the world. So where is it?

This video gives you a look at not only where Ushuaia is in the world, but also what it is like during summer days.

Cata Turns Two

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Today my niece turns two. She may not yet appreciate all of the effort and trimmings of a birthday party just for her, but she does recognise the love and attention that she is getting today.

And that’s the whole point of the matter.

A Policeman in the Family

My sister-in-law

Today my sister-in-law graduated from the police school for the province of Tierra del Fuego. We all went in a full car to the city of Rio Grande to attend her graduation ceremony.