Wednesday, November 24th 2010 - 21:21 UTC

Falklands/Malvinas: Brazil joins Argentina in criticizing UK’s “unilateral actions”

Brazilian Defence minister Nelson Jobim

The Brazilian government questioned UK’s “unilateral actions” regarding the (Falklands) Malvinas Islands and called for the sovereignty “long standing dispute” to reach “as soon as possible a solution”.

Wednesday, November 24th 2010 - 20:21 UTC

IMF mission arrives in Buenos Aires first week of December

Nicolas Eyzaguirre, IMF Director of the Western Hemisphere Department

The International Monetary Fund confirmed Argentina’s request for technical assistance on the elaboration of a Consumer Price Index (CPI). In a statement release by Nicolas Eyzaguirre, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department added “we are currently in contact with the authorities on planning the missions”.

Wednesday, November 24th 2010 - 05:11 UTC

Brazilian ambassador “mistreated” by Argentine official on trade issues

Guillermo Moreno is known to appeal to thug tactics to intimidate and impose his criteria

The Brazilian financial newspaper Valor Economico claims Argentine Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno “mistreated” Brazilian ambassador in Buenos Aires Enio Cordeiro following a discussion on alleged “informal” obstacles that the Cristina Fernández government is planning to apply on Brazilian imports.

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010 - 19:16 UTC

Argentina requests IMF technical aid to help with a new prices index

Economy minister Amado Boudou made the announcement

Argentina’s Economy minister Amado Boudou announced Tuesday that the President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's administration is to request aid from the International Monetary Fund to help with a new price index.

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010 - 02:50 UTC

Argentina purchases 43 turbines for wind farms in Patagonia’s Rawson

Delivery of the turbines should be completed in 2012

Denmark’s Vesta Wind Systems has received an order from Argentina for 43 V90-1.8 MW wind turbines (totalling 77 MW) to be mounted in the Rawson I wind farm and Rawson II wind farm both located in the outskirts of Rawson, Chubut province, Argentine Patagonia.

Sunday, November 21st 2010 - 21:09 UTC

Garré claims Malvinas sovereignty during ceremony at South African vessel

SAS Drakensberg docked in Buenos Aires

Argentina claimed sovereignty over the Malvinas and South Atlantic Islands and criticized UK’s unilateral actions in fisheries and hydrocarbons during the signing on Saturday of a defence cooperation and development agreement with South Africa.

Sunday, November 21st 2010 - 21:08 UTC

Argentina/South Africa sign wide ranging defense development agreement

South African Defense Minister Lindiwe Sisulu

Argentina and South Africa signed on Saturday on board a South African navy vessel docked in Buenos Aires a wide ranging agreement on defense development and military co-operation.

Sunday, November 21st 2010 - 21:03 UTC

Brazil recognizes Argentine sovereignty over South Georgia and South Sandwich islands

Ambassador Alberto D’Alotto, head of the Foreign Affairs Desk

Brazil has always recognized Argentine sovereignty over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands but was reluctant to include South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands however that is over, according to a top official from the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Saturday, November 20th 2010 - 21:01 UTC

Mujica praises Argentina/Uruguay common past; calls for an end to ‘ports’ war’

President Mujica received the diplomatic credentials from the new Argentine ambassador Miguel Dante Dovena,

Uruguayan president Jose Mujica underlined the strong common links going back to the birth of Argentina and Uruguay and called for an end to the “ports’ war” (Montevideo vs Buenos Aires) a rivalry born when the two countries were provinces of the colonial Spanish empire.

Saturday, November 20th 2010 - 03:15 UTC

Argentine economic activity expands strongly in September but at slower pace

All numbers seemed tuned to the 2011 re-election project

Argentina's economy activity expanded strongly in September but at a slower pace than in previous months, according to a Friday release from the country’s Statistics Office, Indec.


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