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This isn’t colonialism, says visiting congressman

If the governor of the Falkland Islands ever visits the United States of America, he should make it clear he is, ‘not a colonial Governor but a Governor of an Overseas Territory and there is a big difference between the two.’ So said Congressman F. Jim Sensenbrenner, a US republican, when he spoke to the islands’ Legislative Assembly on Thursday.

He also said rhetoric from Buenos Aires needed to be cooled, ‘otherwise mistakes might happen.’ Read the Penguin News report of his visit here.

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