Argentine and Brazilian presidents Cristina Fernandez and Dilma Rousseff agreed in Caracas the creation of a Productive Integration Mechanism, MIP, to deepen bilateral relations.
Argentine Economy Minister Amado Boudou and Planning Minister Julio De Vido announced on Friday further subsidy eliminations for utility services particularly in the City of Buenos Aires, which follows on previous subsidy cuts to several sectors implemented last month by the government of Cristina Fernandez.
The Argentine diplomat Jorge Argüello (grossly misinformed on the Falkland Islands) has received official approval from President Barack Obama’s administration for his bid to become the Argentine Ambassador in Washington DC, the Foreign Ministry announced this week in Buenos Aires.
Chile and Uruguay are the least corrupt countries in Latinamerica, while Paraguay and Venezuela are at the other extreme, according to the latest ‘Corruption Perceptions’ Index’ from Transparency International released this week.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez watered down any hopes of a limitless re-election during her visit to Venezuela stating that “four years more are more than enough”.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández signed on Thursday nineteen cooperation agreements in different fields with her Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas.
Capital flight from Argentina during the third quarter of this year totalled 8.443 billion dollars, almost four times during the same period a year ago, according to the latest report from the country’s central bank.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) avoided replying to an inquiry required by Argentine Judge Alejandro Catania, who handles the case of the lawsuit filed by the Domestic Trade Secretariat against private consulting agencies.
Malvinas war veterans are demanding DNA tests to identify the unknown soldiers buried at the Argentine cemetery in Darwin as part of the remembrance events of the 30th anniversary of the Falkland Islands conflict in 2012.
Emirates Airlines will fly on a daily basis between Dubai and Buenos Aires, with a call at Rio do Janeiro, as of next January 3, it was announced in the Argentine capital by Richard Vaughan Senior Vice-president for Commercial Operations.