In spite of the recurrent economic cycles Argentina remains a magnet for people from neighboring countries. Over 700.000 foreigners applied for Argentina residence between 2003 and September this year, according to official figures from Argentina's Migration Office.
In the third day of her highly publicized visit to Germany, first lady Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met Chancellor Angela Merkel without any special reference to the bilateral problems regarding the renegotiation of the external debt and irate German bond owners.
Argentine Agriculture Secretary Javier de Urquiza and the governor of Chubút province, Mario das Neves, signed an agreement whereby the PRODERPA Patagonian Rural Development Project will start to be implemented.
The fisheries industry in the Patagonia region is going through a critical moment attributed to a combination of factors that include tax measures, operation costs significantly rising, a slump in international prices, and prolonged biological bans, stated the sector's chamber.
Argentine Patagonia province Chubut will launch a satellite control programme for artisanal fishing vessels operating along its coasts similar to that used for land transport. The initiative is part of a certification process so that produce can be marked by origin and classified according to zones.
Three million and a half foreign tourists will be visiting Argentina by the end of 2007 totaling 3.2 billion US dollars, according to the country's Tourism Under Secretary Daniel Aguilera.
Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Argentina's First Lady, will face two major opposition contenders among the 14 candidates who registered by Sunday's deadline for October 28th presidential election.
A judge has ordered that 112 million dollars of former Argentine president Carlos Menem's assets be frozen as he investigates the allegations of illegal weapons deals during Menem's term of office.
Presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner admitted to the German press that some of Argentina's economic, social and institutional issues must be corrected, and in the event she leads the next government, changes will be gradual.
Hundreds flocked this week to a museum in the north of Argentina to admire a well-preserved mummy of an Inca maiden that is on display for the first time and who five hundred years ago was sacrificed and froze to death in the Andes.