Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 11:00 UTC

Argentina's inflation slowing but still comfortably on the two digits

City of Buenos Aires stats office admits prices are on a down-slide tendency, with eight months inflation at 15.95%, and 28.2% in the last twelve months.

According to Argentina's stats office Indec, consumer prices during the month of August climbed 1.2% over July, 9.4% in the eight months and 14.7% in the last twelve months. These numbers however are quite different from private consultants' estimates and the City of Buenos Aires stats office: 2.17% and 1.8% inflation for August, respectively.

Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 09:44 UTC

Seventh meeting of Cristina Fernandez and Francis, this time in Cuba

Last July the Argentine leader attended the mass that Francis gave in Paraguay that marked the end of his tour that also included Ecuador and Bolivia

Argentine president Cristina Fernández has formally accepted an invitation by her Cuban counterpart Raul Castro to attend a mass Pope Francis will deliver in the Plaza de La Revolucion in Havana on September 20.

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 09:33 UTC

Cristina Fernandez wants Argentina in BRICS and asks Lula da Silva to act as the lobbyist

“Lula, you have to be the ambassador for Argentina to join BRICS and for it to no longer be BRICS but rather BRICSA,” the Argentine president said

President Cristina Fernández called on Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva to become Argentina’s “ambassador” to help it join the group of emerging countries known as BRICS, acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Lula is currently campaigning in support of incumbent presidential candidate Daniel Scioli, and the so called 'Kirchner' model that 'transformed Argentina'.

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 06:45 UTC

UN Assembly overwhelmingly supports Argentina in the sovereign debt debate

“It is a fundamental step against attacks of the vulture funds, which Argentina is suffering right now and which other countries could suffer” said Kicillof

The United Nations General Assembly has approved a resolution put forward by Argentina regarding sovereign debt restructuring, which seeks to limit the movement of speculative funds in influencing such actions.

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 06:34 UTC

Commotion in Argentina over the death of an indigenous Qom child

“The boy who died in Chaco suffered from a 'congenital disorder' and a 'degenerative disease'”, said cabinet chief Anibal Fernandez

The death of a young boy from the Qom indigenous community in the Argentine province of Chaco, one of the poorest areas of the country, caused public opinion commotion and triggered a debate as to the cause of his death and the miserable living conditions of the indigenous peoples in Argentina.

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 06:23 UTC

Malvinas war declassified documents delivered to Argentine veterans

“The report is a significant contribution for the Malvinas cause, which is a cause sustained by all the Argentine people” said minister Rossi

Argentina's Defense minister Austin Rossi handed Malvinas veterans a report on the 1982 South Atlantic conflict compiled from recently declassified military documents. The report handed to Ernesto Alonso, head of the Malvinas former combatants national committee was drafted by the ministry's Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law desks.

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 08:33 UTC

Lula da Silva campaigns for Scioli and is full of praise for Cristina Fernandez and the 'K' model

Lula said Cristina Fernandez “is reaching the end of her presidency as a heroine and victor,” regretting Nestor Kirchner “was not here to see her with pride.”

Brazil's popular but scandal-weary former leader Lula da Silva endorsed Argentina's ruling party presidential candidate on Wednesday, identifying Daniel Scioli's credentials with the political left, and hoping the current project “that began in 2003 is re-elected”. The former president was also full of praise for president Cristina Fernandez.

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 06:32 UTC

Lula da Silva pictured with the Pope's Malvinas-dialogue poster

Hopeful Scioli, Lula da Silva and Cristina Fernandez holding the Pope's poster calling for Malvinas dialogue

Brazil's former president Lula da Silva was pictured holding Pope Francis' poster calling for dialogue in the 'Malvinas issue'.

Wednesday, September 9th 2015 - 07:00 UTC

New evidence questions claims that Argentine prosecutor Nisman committed suicide

Experts confirmed that three separate laboratory analyses performed on the weapon believed to have killed Nisman tested positive for traces of gunpowder

Another conflicting result has surfaced in the ongoing investigation into Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death, which remains an unsolved mystery of eight months with opinions divided as to whether he was killed or committed suicide.

Wednesday, September 9th 2015 - 06:31 UTC

Don't Be Fooled by Dialogue -- Argentina Only Wants One Answer to 'the Falklands Question'

'Falklands government has previously worked alongside the government of Argentina, with joint accords on a range of economic issues' said MLA Cheek (Pic NRK)

By Jan Cheek (*) (*) - On Friday 4th, Ms Cecilia Nahón, Argentina Ambassador to the United States, wrote an article for the Huffington Post, titled 'Malvinas: All Argentina Is Saying Is Give Dialogue A Chance.'


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