"The Malvinas Islands are part of Argentina." Sign at Argentina's border.
The Brits don't agree. Some serious tensions are rising.
The old colonial power and the mainland South American nation can't even agree on what to call the islands. The population, seventy percent of whom are of U.K.-origin, were made British citizens after the last Falklands war. That episode brought down one set of dictatorial Argentinian generals -- and cemented the loathsome Margaret Thatcher's prestige as a war-fighting Prime Minister.
Finding oil is not always a happy prospect. This keeps happening in wild places where I've vacationed.