Return of Leftists in Argentina could mean renewed claims over Falkland Islands

The resurgence of Argentina’s firebrand Leftists has raised concern among Falklanders that Sunday’s election could return anti-British sentiment to the country. 

Cristina Kirchner, who made sabre-rattling over the Falklands a pillar of her 2007-2015 presidency, is poised to make a return to the frontlines as vice president to her successor Alberto Fernandez. 

“A generation of young islanders have been taught by the Kirchner regime not to trust Argentina,” said Roger Spink, a member of the Falkland Islands legislative assembly.

Polls have put Mr Fernandez comfortably ahead of the centre-right President Mauricio Macri, despite the prominence of Mrs Kirchner, who has faced 13 corruption cases since…

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