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Argentina bars two Bermuda-flagged cruise ships

One of the ships barred by Argentina While Dominica and its ALBA colleagues of the OECS have sought to keep away from a controversial decision of the Bolivarian Alliance (ALBA) to keep Falklands ships away from their ports in solidarity with Argentina over that Latin American country’s dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands, another Caribbean country has found itself unwittingly caught up in that dispute. The following article in Caribbean News Now explains why two Bermuda-flagged cruise ships were barred from Argentina : Argentina bars two Bermuda-flagged cruise ships BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Authorities in Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego province denied entry on Monday to two Bermuda-flagged cruise ships that were seeking to dock in the southern port of Ushuaia, in incidents linked to the political dispute over the Falkland Islands, CNN reported. One of the ships — the Star Princess — departed Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 18 on a 14-night South America cruise and, because the ship had previously called at Stanley in the Falkland Islands, it was denied entry to Ushuaia.

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