Argentine media is reporting that HMS Dragon, Type 45 destroyer and one of the most modern vessels in the Royal Navy is currently in Valparaiso, Chile attending the Exponaval 2014, one of the main naval and maritime exhibition events in the Southern hemisphere.
The slump in global oil prices will reduce Argentina's energy import bill by several billion dollars, a development that could ease pressure on the Central Bank’s strained foreign-currency reserves, according to Economy minister Axel Kicillof.
Argentine Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich denied that a bill to choose the members of Mercosur Parliament (Parlasur) through popular vote had a hidden agenda for granting immunity for President Cristina Fernandez after 2015, as was denounced by Buenos Aires Clarin newspaper.
Argentine opposition lawmakers expressed concern about alleged logistic support from Brazil and Chile to British warships and other auxiliary vessels in the South Atlantic and demanded the government of president Cristina Fernández report to Congress on the matter.
The United States Senate confirmed soap opera producer Colleen Bell to be the next U.S. ambassador to Hungary and political consultant Noah Mamet to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Argentina on Tuesday. Neither of the two newly-confirmed Ambassadors are career diplomats, but both raised millions for President Obama's Presidential campaigns.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica said that if Argentina wished to recover the Falklands/Malvinas Islands it should appeal to the “women” and an invasion of “mattresses and blankets”.
Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli who on Sunday travelled to Montevideo to congratulate elected president Tabare Vazquez, unknowingly was the first person to officially confirm the victory of Uruguay's next leader a few minutes after voting booths were closed.
Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli has reinforced his 2015 electoral platform promoting law-and-order and tackling crime after inspecting the 10,000 police cadets that graduated from the Juan Vucetich academy. The police officers will be joining the Buenos Aires provincial police and will be soon patrolling Greater Buenos Aires, rural areas and will be part of communal police forces.
US Federal judge Thomas Griesa has rejected a request by European investors seeking payment on Argentine titles currently blocked in New York, despite an ongoing parallel court battle over the issue in London.
British iconic rock band The Rolling Stones have been named Buenos Aires City “guests of honor”, after the city legislature passed an initiative proposed by ruling Victory Front (FpV) lawmaker Maria Rachid and “Seamos Libres” lawmaker Pablo Ferreyra.