A labor judge from Tierra del Fuego in the extreme south of Argentina was unable to unlock a 25-day conflict between the provincial government and striking public employees since both sides stood by their position and rejected conciliation efforts.
The Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR), the body behind the Japanese government’s whaling program, announced the return of the Japanese whaling fleet from its Antarctic operations. It is the first time that the Japanese whalers have returned to the Southern Ocean to slaughter whales since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled its whaling program to be illegal in 2014.
Argentine ambassador to Beijing Diego Guelar confirmed a meeting between President Mauricio Macri and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping next April first on the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit that begins next week in Washington and anticipated an official visit to China by Macri in September.
The Argentine Catholic Church again exposed poverty asking that those who have should not to be overcome by greed and called for a new and different Argentina. There are “too many people” in Argentina living in poverty, Salta’s archbishop and second vice-president of the Argentine Synod Mario Cargnello said on Holy Friday, asking people “not to be overcome by greed.”