Friday, October 1st 2010 - 02:14 UTC

Post-82 Falklands generations ever more distant from Argentina

MLA Roger Edwards attended the Labour party conference in Manchester

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

Friday, October 1st 2010 - 01:58 UTC

JBS meat group regrets investing in Argentina because of lack of sufficient cattle

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.

Friday, October 1st 2010 - 00:14 UTC

Uruguay presented pre-candidacy, with Argentina, for the 2030 World Cup

In 1930 Uruguay organized and won the first Jules Rimet cup

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.

Wednesday, September 29th 2010 - 01:14 UTC

Argentina gold production up 21% this year estimated to reach 2.05 million ounces

In times of uncertainty investors seek refuge in the precious metal

Argentina’s gold production will rise by about 21% in 2010 from a year earlier, Mining Secretary Jorge Mayoral announced in Buenos Aires.

Tuesday, September 28th 2010 - 21:45 UTC

Chinese jiggers allowed into Argentine ports as of next December

Yauhar: only refuel and repairs

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.

Monday, September 27th 2010 - 15:31 UTC

Argentina retains a “competitive peso” in spite of global inflows of US dollars

Argentine central bank President Mercedes Marco del Pont: paying sovereign debts with reserves

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%.

Friday, September 24th 2010 - 23:40 UTC

Cristina blasts UK and UN Security Council for lack of progress in Falklands/Malvinas

The Argentine president displayed her speaker’s talent and wardrobe at the UN

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.

Friday, September 24th 2010 - 05:49 UTC

Falklands, Iran, Palestine, issues of Mrs Kirchner address to UN assembly

The Argentine president will also try and convince investors and businessmen

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.

Friday, September 24th 2010 - 05:12 UTC

Uruguay marks distance from Argentina: UK does not come to plunder resources

Falklands’ bound HMS Gloucester remains at the heart of the controversy

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.

Friday, September 24th 2010 - 02:49 UTC

In two years Argentina’s cattle herd lost 15% and is down to 49 million

Uruguay has replaced Argentina as top per capita beef consumers and sixth world exporter

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.


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