Tuesday, September 20th 2011 - 21:22 UTC

Good grades for Latam in IMF report; Uruguay’s forecasted growth: 6% in 2011

This year Argentina is expected to expand 8% and Brazil 3.8%

The IMF forecasts Uruguay’s economy will expand 6% in 2011 and 4.2% the following year. Estimates are in line with targets made public by Uruguay’s central bank.

Tuesday, September 20th 2011 - 08:53 UTC

Best Angus bull at Uruguay’s Prado Show sold for 45.000 dollars to Argentina

The breeders celebrating with the best Angus bull

Sales in Uruguay’s main livestock show, --the 2011 edition of Expo-Prado--, totalled 765.000 dollars and 245.5 animals which is a significant improvement over the previous year (in numbers and dollars) but also because Uruguayan genetics was exported to Mercosur neighbours.

Monday, September 19th 2011 - 23:14 UTC

Argentina and China agree on tax transparency and exchange information

Ricardo Echegaray and Xiano Jie at the signing ceremony in Buenos Aires

Argentina and China launched an agreement to exchange tax information involving physical persons, business associations, trust funds, foundations and any entity liable of fiscal responsibility.

Monday, September 19th 2011 - 20:52 UTC

Chile and Argentine armies complete survival and SAR exercise in Antarctica

The command post was at Chile’s Bernardo O’Higgins base

Following on eleven days of activities including search and rescue operations and survival in Antarctic territory, Chilean and Argentine army patrols ended on Sunday the “SAR Land 2011” exercise in the framework of the Argentine-Chilean combined Antarctic rescue patrol program, Paracach.

Monday, September 19th 2011 - 16:49 UTC

Close ally of CFK re-elected by a landslide: “Cristina this triumph is also yours”

Capitanich governor of a small province but his name sounds for 2015

Jorge Capitanich, governor of the northern province of Chaco and a close ally of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was re-elected Sunday by a landslide difference of 30 points over his runner up.

Monday, September 19th 2011 - 06:43 UTC

Argentina is back in the international arena “with participation and leadership”

Argentine Argüello says there is great expectation surrounding CFK’s speech

United Nations Argentine ambassador Jorge Argüello said that the isolation chapter is over, “Argentina is back in the international arena displaying participation and leadership”, something that will be clearly exposed by President Cristina Fernandez when she addresses the UN assembly this week.

Monday, September 19th 2011 - 06:41 UTC

CFK will demand Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty negotiations before UN assembly

The Argentine president is scheduled to address the assembly on Wednesday

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will be addressing the United Nations General Assembly next Wednesday when she is expected to renew sovereignty claims on the Falklands/Malvinas Islands and make strong statements regarding the dispute with Iran.

Monday, September 19th 2011 - 06:24 UTC

Flights to Bariloche in Argentine Patagonia back to normal after 4 months of ashes

The Puyehue volcano in Chile covered the area with ashes and dust

After months of inconveniences and troubles caused by the Chilean Puyehue volcano eruption, an airplane finally touched down Saturday at the airport tarmac of the Argentine Patagonia sky resort of Bariloche.

Saturday, September 17th 2011 - 05:03 UTC

Argentina’s economy expanded 9.1% in the second quarter, according to Indec

Deputy Economy Minister Feletti said the government expects the economy to expand about 5% in 2012

Argentina's economy grew 9.1% in the second quarter from a year earlier, the national statistics agency, Indec, reported Friday.

Saturday, September 17th 2011 - 02:58 UTC

Argentina will defend domestic market from flood of “Asian textile imports”

Minister Giorgi said the textile industry created half a million jobs since 2003

Argentina will reinforce the defence of its domestic market from ‘the danger of an invasion of Asian countries’ imports, as a consequence of the world crisis, promised this week Industry Minister Debora Giorgi.


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