The DNA results on tests run on the two French tourists murdered in the Argentine province of Salta indicated that prosecuted suspects Santos Clement Vera, and Gustavo Lasi sexually abused the victims. Likewise, the exam did not test positive on third suspect Daniel Vilte Laxi.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner travelled on Sunday to France and is scheduled to meet with her peer Nicholas Sarkozy on Wednesday midday at the Palais de l'Élysée, according to French government sources.
Argentina’s government will monitor ownership changes at Spain’s Repsol and it reserves the right to wield its golden share in YPF, the Spanish concern’s local unit, YPF, said in a statement after a board meeting that included a state-appointed director.
Argentina expressed gratitude to China for its permanent support of the Malvinas Islands sovereignty claim in the longstanding dispute with Britain.
China and Argentina have agreed to further enhance mutual trust and their strategic partnership as the two emerging economies are playing an increasingly important role in the world arena.
Argentina is considering a temporary increase of tariffs on some imports, following on Brazil’s steps, but is also thinking of a formal proposal to its Mercosur partners.
An Argentine Lieutenant colonel and an Army captain will become the first gay military couple to marry since Argentina legalized such unions last year.
Experts from South America, US, Europe, India and China will be discussing next week in Rosario, Argentina the possibility of an Asia-Mercosur grains and oilseeds market in which soybeans will be playing the leading trade role.
Argentina's international reserves have been declining for weeks as the central bank tries to stem the peso's slide against the US dollar, but policymakers have signaled that they intend to keep dipping into reserves to prevent an even swifter depreciation.
Argentina “is neither untouchable nor invulnerable” to the complicated global financial situation said on Wednesday President Cristina Fernandez who highlighted that had the crisis hit in a different time it would have obliterated Argentina.