Silvia Fernández Barrio

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Silvia Fernández Barrio, born in 1952, is an Argentine journalist. She has retired from working in media because she is suffering from psoriasis since the age of 18. She manages the Civil Association of people.

She is well known for her broadcasting on channel 9 during the 1980s and ATC from 1990 to 1994. She lived in Salta where she presented the local news broadcasting.

Falkland War[edit]

Argentine Annie was the nickname given by British officials to Silvia Fernández Barrio,[1] an English-speaking female broadcaster of Argentine propaganda during the Falklands War. The programme was set up after the Argentines had seized the Falkland Islands radio broadcasting station and renamed it "Radio Liberty".[2]


  1. ^ Miriam Molero (7 April 2002). "La radio que nació para desalentar a los soldados ingleses". La Nacion. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Psyop of the Falkland Islands War". Psychological Operations (PSYOP) and Psychological Warfare (PSYWAR). Retrieved 29 November 2011. 

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