Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly elected member Mike Summers said the Argentine government has shown no willingness to discuss with the Falkland Islanders and went on to describe Argentina as resembling “a dictatorship with elections”.
The president of the United Nations General Assembly is “well informed” on the Malvinas Islands issue and is a “strong defender of Argentine rights (over the Falkland Islands) and very much personally interested in all the claim process which Argentina has been intensifying”, said Argentine Foreign Secretary Jorge Taiana in New York.
Tourists arriving in Argentina through the country’s main international airport, Ezeiza dropped 6% last April compared to the same month a year ago according to the Statistics and Census office, INDEC.
Argentine oil and gas company Pan American Energy will invest 80 million US dollars in the first phase of an offshore exploration program in the San Jorge Gulf in Patagonia, next to Comodoro Rivadavia, the company said Tuesday in a statement.
One day after reporting the first A/H1N1 flu fatality, Argentina announced three more deaths, bringing the total to four. Vice Minister of Health Carlos Soratti said two of the patients who died lived in Buenos Aires province and the third in the capital itself
Faced with daily headlines warning of the dire repercussions of global warming and the havoc in the planet’s polar regions, it may seem like something of an anomaly that Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier has continued to flourish in the face of such ostensible environmental calamity.
Argentina confirmed Monday evening the first death caused by the A/H1N1 influenza, a three months old baby which was in intense care. Public Health minister Graciela Ocaña also revealed that four more cases out of a total 733 remain in critical condition.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in the midst of a tough battle to retain power in Congress in this month’s mid term election took the political debate to Switzerland where she addressed the annual meeting of the International Labour Organization, (ILO).
The Falkland Islands government has accused Argentina of waging a campaign of economic warfare against it, according to an article in the Sunday edition of The Guardian by Robert Booth.
The Cuban neurosurgeon Hilda Molina arrived in Argentina on Sunday to visit relatives, 15 years after she broke ranks with former leader Fidel Castro over the healthcare system on the island.