US President Barack Obama will meet Tuesday with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit being held in Washington. According to the White House, Obama will gather for roughly a half hour with the Argentine Head of State at 4:00 pm local time.
In an attempt to take advantage of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's visit to the US (CFK is attending the Nuclear Security Summit), Greenpeace has posted a paid announcement on The Washington Post newspaper as a way to protest against the construction of a coal-fuelled power plant in Río Turbio, Santa Cruz province.
Argentina has been forced to buy Euros in the local market to control the exchange rate of the US dollar relative to the Peso in a complicated move but necessary to avoid the risk of having additional Central Bank funds seized in New York.
Argentine and Spanish researchers have shown that indigenous societies in Patagonia, the southernmost region of the Earth inhabited by humans over the past 13,000 years, were not static and marginal as had always been thought, but in fact had high levels of social organisation.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, CFK, speaking before the United States Chamber of Commerce confirmed that the debt-swap is to be launched between Wednesday and Thursday of next week and strongly praised Argentina’s conditions “for making business and investing”.
Two women that were exiled during the last Argentine military dictatorship (1976/1983) got married Friday in Buenos Aires, the first wedding among lesbians in the country, reported the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Federation of Argentina, or FALGBT.
Chile and Argentina pledged Thursday to deepen bilateral relations with visiting president Sebastian Piñera saying that “the best of our relationship is yet to come” and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner anticipating that “ideological differences” won’t be an impediment to keep advancing in cooperation and joint projects.
Several oil companies operating in Argentina have teamed up to begin hydrocarbons explorations close to Falklands’ waters. The companies have programmed to spend 140 million US dollars in two exploratory wells for which they have contracted a special drilling vessel, according to reports in the Buenos Aires press.
Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister, Li Jinzhang, assured that China is highly enthusiastic about reaching an agreement to unlock the trade soybean oil conflict between Argentina and the Asian giant, according to Chinese media.
The Joint Technical Commission for the Argentine-Uruguay Maritime Front (CTMFM) established an autumn ban for the common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) fishery in the Common Fishing Zone (ZCP), shared by Argentina and Uruguay. The measure became effective 7 April to 30 June 2010.