The number of tourists that arrived in Argentina during June increased 29.7% compared to the same month last year, according to a government report.
The Argentine foundation for the endowment of art and culture OSDE has opened an exhibition in Buenos Aires which recalls the Soviet invasion of Prague in 1968. The remarkable photographs were taken during one week in August of 1968, which capture the Soviet-led invasion of Prague.
The Argentina/UK relation must go beyond the Falklands/Malvinas conflict, said British ambassador Shan Morgan during a recent visit to Salta, one of Argentina’s most northern provinces famous for its landscape and agro-industry potential. She also praised Argentine labour and talent and was hopeful a trade agreement could soon be reached with the European Union.
Argentina’s annual inflation rate in July rose to the highest level since May 2006, led by higher costs for leisure goods and clothing. Consumer prices increased 11.2% from a year earlier and 0.8% from June the national statistics institute Indec, said.
Argentina is in the process of developing a satellite launcher which could become operational in three years time, making it the sixth country in the world with that capacity, according to a Sunday edition report in La Nacion.
Argentine Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández said Sunday that either Néstor Kirchner or Cristina Fernández de Kirchner would be the candidates for the 2011 presidential elections from the ruling party.
As China is gaining ever wider economic influence, Argentina runs the risk of losing the opportunity to benefit from the trend by keeping discriminatory measures against Chinese products, an Argentine expert warned.
British newspaper The Financial Times has run a story focusing on Argentina's wheat production, explaining that due to export limits and taxes, farmers have slashed the land sown with wheat to a 111-year low and cereal exports have been halved over the past five years.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman and US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, met at the US Department of State Wednesday on what was the second and final day of the minister's diplomatic trip to Washington, DC
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman is travelling to Washington for a series of meetings with several of US President Barack Obama's advisors in relation to regional, economic and nuclear issues in Latin America.