The “belligerent” policy of Argentina towards the Falklands/Malvinas Islands has only harvested the antipathy of the young generations of the Islands born since the 1982 conflict said elected Member of the Legislative Assembly Roger Edwards
JBS the world’s leading meat producer and distributor said it “temporarily” regrets having invested in Argentina since the lack of sufficient prepared cattle has forced the closure of several plants and the redundancy of 480 workers.
The international football federation, FIFA, President Joseph Blatter confirmed that Uruguay has expressed interest in organizing jointly with Argentina, the 2030 World Soccer Cup, to celebrate the 100 years of the first Jules Rimet edition and Uruguay’s victory.
Argentina’s gold production will rise by about 21% in 2010 from a year earlier, Mining Secretary Jorge Mayoral announced in Buenos Aires.
As of next December Chinese flagged jigger vessels can enter Argentine ports, make use of services, unload shipments, carry out repairs and stock up on supplies. The Federal Fisheries Council, CFP will be responsible for determining which port terminals will be entitled to cater Chinese jiggers.
Contrary to what is happening in the rest of emerging markets Argentine government efforts to weaken the peso are working. In the past three months the peso has declined 0.8% against the dollar, while for Mercosur associates Brazil and Uruguay their currencies have strengthened in the range of 3 to 5%.
Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner criticized the British government for continuing to ignore Argentina's request for sovereignty talks over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands.
Renewed Falkland Islands claim, reformulation of international organisms, Iran and Palestine are among the issues that Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will be addressing in her speech before the UN 65th General Assembly on Friday, according to Argentine diplomatic sources.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica marked distance from Argentina’s Cristina Kirchner and said that denying clearance to a Falkland Islands bound British destroyer to call in Montevideo was based on previous decisions on the issue and “not in a defence of interests against the UK”, reports the local daily Ultima Noticias.
Argentines have lost their title as the world’s biggest beef eaters after the worst drought in 70 years and government export limits to contain domestic prices led ranchers to reduce the number of cattle on the Pampas. Exports have also fallen drastically.