Argentina’s main private media association, ADEPA, launched a devastating report on freedom of expression in Argentina and warns of the existence of “a mechanism geared to divulge official reports and aggrieve those who think differently”.
Buenos Aires pollster Poliarquía which in recent years has better anticipated electoral results in Argentina, forecasts a comfortable victory for President Cristina Fernandez (CFK) re-election bid next Sunday 23, confirming a third consecutive mandate for the Kirchner couple.
Argentina has the ability to sustain its economic growth amid a slowdown in the global economy, thanks to domestic demand and trade with other South American nations, said Deputy Economy Minister Roberto Feletti.
The Chilean government ordered the immediate expulsion of international fugitive and human rights violator Alejandro Duret on Tuesday. The order was given just hours after his arrest was confirmed in Talca, located in central Chile’s Maule Region.
In the framework of the so called Plan Maior, Brazil adopted measures to stimulate its industry with the purpose of increasing productivity and containing competition from Chinese produce in its domestic market.
Julio Grondona, Argentina's FIFA vice-president has apologised for his “unacceptable” insults about England, David Bernstein the chairman of the English Football Association said. The controversy at the time also involved bribery allegations and the Falklands/Malvinas Islands dispute.
DBRS rating agency from Canada upgraded on Wednesday its ratings on Argentina's long-term foreign and local currency securities to B from B (low). The trends have been revised to Stable.
The head of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA), José Ignacio de Mendiguren, warned on Wednesday that Argentina “is starting to be affected” by the global financial crisis, furthering that the country “is not protected” against the situation.
Britain will protect the people of the disputed Falkland Islands for as long as they want to remain British citizens, Defence Secretary Liam Fox said on Wednesday speaking at the annual conference of the ruling Conservative Party.
Juan B Yoffre, an Argentine journalist, businessman and politician (he was Intelligence chief for two years with former President Carlos Menem) has written a book “1982” on the Falklands/Malvinas conflict where he reveals how the idea of the military invasion was secretly elaborated and implemented.