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Thursday, October 20th 2011 - 06:42 UTC

Argentina poised to become a poultry power over the coming years

Broiler meat production is expected to reach 1.7 million tons in 2011

The Dutch-based agro-investment bank Rabobank believes that Argentina is primed for significant and very competitive growth, where poultry production is concerned over the coming years.

Thursday, October 20th 2011 - 04:13 UTC

Mexican group organizing round of conferences on the Falklands/Malvinas war

  Dean of the Mexican Autonomous University (UNAM) Dr Jose Narro Robles

The Solidarity with Malvinas Islands Group in Mexico is organizing a round of conferences next April/June in coincidence with the 30th anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas war to which will be invited academics both from Argentina and the UK.

Thursday, October 20th 2011 - 00:10 UTC

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico attempt to harmonize positions ahead of G20

Timerman said Argentina would support the French and German proposal to tax global financial operations

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico meeting in Uruguay ahead of the G-20 summit in France next November, agreed to demand a greater role for the region in global affairs and in helping to resolve the global economic crisis.

Thursday, October 20th 2011 - 00:03 UTC

European leader shocked by Argentine arrogance and satisfaction over EU crisis

Former Spanish president Felipe González

Spain’s former president Felipe Gonzalez said that Latin American countries which in the eighties suffered financial problems because of the debt crisis are now looking on the European economic situation with “some joy”.

Wednesday, October 19th 2011 - 21:06 UTC

Who’s the best player ever: Pelé, Maradona, Romario or Messi?

Congress member Romario said Messi is good but still has some way to go

Former Barcelona (1993/95) striker Romario and 1994 World Cup champion came on stage to say that Argentine star Lionel Messi still has some way to go before he can call himself the best player ever.

Wednesday, October 19th 2011 - 16:51 UTC

EC report claims Argentina and Brazil are increasing trade barriers

The report specifically mentions the local-content rules are specifically mentioned

Major trading nations led by Argentina, Brazil and Russia are raising barriers to international and threatening the global economic recovery, the European Union's executive arm said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 19th 2011 - 15:56 UTC

New book claims ‘overwhelming evidence’ shows Hitler ended his days in Argentina

Williams and co-author Simon Dunstan of 'Grey Wolf: The Escape Of Adolf Hitler'

A new book has claimed that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler did not kill himself in Berlin in 1945 but ended his days in Argentina

Wednesday, October 19th 2011 - 07:23 UTC

After the Falklands war, Brazil helped repatriate Argentine repressor jailed in the UK

“Death angel” Captain Astiz provided the Task Force with its first victory in South Georgia

The Brazilian dictatorship mediated before London in 1982 to have Navy Captain and notorious repressor Alfredo Astiz, repatriated to Argentina from Britain, where he had been flown after he surrendered the South Georgia garrison to the British Task Force.

Wednesday, October 19th 2011 - 07:11 UTC

Argentina’s economy still roaring at full speed, say official stats

Foreign trade was the most dynamic sector during August

Argentina’s monthly economic activity index (EMAE) climbed 8.6% in August, compared to the same month of 2010 and 0.6% over July, Indec the national statistics bureau reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, October 19th 2011 - 07:07 UTC

Argentine football ‘dictator’ “Don Julio” elected for an ninth time running

Blatter’s right hand man Grondona in 2015 will have been at the helm of Argentine football for 36 years

FIFA senior vice-president Julio Grondona, key right-hand man to Sepp Blatter, won a record ninth four-year term as Argentine Football Association (AFA) chief on Tuesday which will keep him in office until 2015.

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