President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced that the letter written by a teacher and voluntary soldier in the 1982 Malvinas War conflict and which he sent to his pupils is to be read in all Argentine schools beginning 2012.
Unasur (Union of South American Nations) leaders sent UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon a letter dated April 2 in support of Argentina’s sovereignty claim over the Falklands Islands.
Argentina will change its official protocol for visiting officials: besides the traditional flower wreath at the monument of General Jose de San Martin, visitors will also have to pay homage to the fallen in the Malvinas Islands at the cenotaph with their names at the Wall pages.
“The Malvinas are Argentine for ever” and this government “will never yield in our claim” promised President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner during the main commemoration of the Malvinas war Fallen and Veterans Day in Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz province.
Timerman recalls April 2 Falklands’ invasion saying Argentina is not alone in its Malvinas sovereignty claim
Argentina has the support of numerous international organizations and regional forums in its sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands, writes Foreign Affairs minister Hector Timerman in an article under the heading of “Argentina is not alone in its Malvinas claim”
Argentina’s powerful organized Labour Confederation leader Hugo Moyano celebrated Friday as a victory for the “workers movement” that the government of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner decided to raise by 20% the minimum income tax floor.
Encouraging expectations for the Illex argentinus squid season appear to be fading in Argentina. Following a start with good catches and high expectations, the average daily output of squid is now only around five tons in the area between parallels 44º and 46º South Atlantic.
Argentina’s powerful organized labour leader Hugo Moyano has sent another strong message thanking workers for “being loyal to him” at the same time his teamsters were granted a 24% rise in wages.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said at a political rally that she’s not the leader of a government but the head of a political project with an agenda and a vision of Argentina, and anticipated she’s “going for more”.
Latin American oil and gas company GeoPark Holdings which operates in Argentina and Chile, will sell a 10% stake in GeoPark Chile Ltd for 70 million US dollars to a unit of Korea's LG Corp. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2011, GeoPark said.