Monday, September 7th 2015 - 09:51 UTC

Chevening scholarships for 27 Argentines: farewell party at the embassy

Ambassador Dr. Freeman pointed out that the scholarship was “not all about studying, but also about taking the opportunity to travel and meet new people”.

The British embassy in Buenos Aires offered a farewell reception for 27 Argentines who will be studying in UK universities under the Chevening Scholarships program. Ambassador Dr. John Freeman pointed out at the occasion that the scholarship was “not all about studying, but also about taking the opportunity to travel and meet new people”.

Monday, September 7th 2015 - 09:12 UTC

Malvinas: All Argentina Is Saying Is Give Dialogue a Chance

Argentina is determined to recover the full exercise of sovereignty over the islands peacefully, in accordance with international law, said ambassador Nahón

By Cecilia Nahón (*) (**) - Over the last few months the United States has reached two historic agreements that have dominated media headlines and the local political debate: the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba after more than 50 years and, more recently, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed by the US, China, Russia, France, United Kingdom and Germany, along with the European Union, with the Islamic Republic of Iran about the latter's nuclear program

Friday, September 4th 2015 - 08:12 UTC

Falklands unaware of Argentina's scholarships program geared to Islanders

Director of Education Tom Hill confirmed no approach has been made to the Falkland Islands Education Department regarding the free scholarship scheme

Falklands' Director of Education Tom Hill has confirmed that no approach has been made to the Falkland Islands Education Department regarding a free scholarship scheme with a Patagonian university in Argentina.

Thursday, September 3rd 2015 - 21:37 UTC

Malvinas 1981: Argentina threatens to withdraw air link and fuel if there are no 'realistic' negotiations

UK ambassador in Argentina receives a note implying LADE air service and YPF fuel to Falklands could be threatened if there's no progress in negotiations.

Penguin News in its latest edition in a special section, “A stroll down memory lane”, remembers events of 34 years ago, that is August 1981. And in effect then as now, Argentina calls for more talks, yet again, over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands and emphasizes impatience at the lack of actual progress made.

Thursday, September 3rd 2015 - 07:44 UTC

Argentina's central bank and foreign private banks clash over removal of HSBC directors

HSBC president Gabriel Martino and deputy Miguel Angel Estevez were forced to resign by the central bank in relation to money laundering and Swiss accounts

Argentina's Central Bank and the Argentine Banking Association (ABA) exchanged fierce criticism on Wednesday after the decision of the monetary authority to remove the licenses of two senior HSBC directors, who will be forced to leave their posts.

Thursday, September 3rd 2015 - 06:53 UTC

Malvinas chapter of “Back to the Future”, script by Argentine pope Francis

Daniel Filmus during the announcement at Argentina's Patagonia’s National University of San Juan Bosco (UNPSJB)

Argentina's Patagonia’s National University of San Juan Bosco (UNPSJB), based in Chubut province, officially introduced on Tuesday an academic scholarship program geared toward Falklands/Malvinas residents, and during a panel presided by Malvinas Affairs Secretary Daniel Filmus, Argentina's Under-Secretary of University Policies Laura Alonso and the university’s chief Alberto Ayape.

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015 - 06:39 UTC

Argentina revokes license of HSBC president for not preventing tax evasion

“Mr. Gabriel Diego Martino did not direct the necessary actions to mitigate and address suitably the risk of prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism

Argentina's Central Bank (BCRA) has revoked the license of Gabriel Martino as president of the HSBC, forcing him to step down from his post. The entity commanded by Alejandro Vanoli considered Martino responsible for failing to establish “necessary” control mechanisms to prevent clients from evading taxes and moving capital abroad.

Tuesday, September 1st 2015 - 06:59 UTC

US Appeals Court backs Argentina: sovereign immunity for Central bank funds

Griesa had opened the door for the hedge funds to seize assets of the central bank held in US banks in lieu of payment.

A US appeals court supported Argentina's appeal Monday against an earlier ruling that could have permitted a group of creditors to seize assets of Argentina's central bank.

Tuesday, September 1st 2015 - 03:58 UTC

Malvinas Argentine veterans demand justice of abuse suffered at the hands of their officers

Led by CECIM president, Ernesto Alonso, the ongoing case was submitted to the Inter American Human Rights Commission earlier this year

Argentine Veterans from the 1982 Malvinas war will continue to voice their condemnation of abuse suffered at the hands of their superior officers as a legal team reiterate their demands for recognition and justice before federal courts in Río Grande on Monday.

Monday, August 31st 2015 - 07:34 UTC

Argentine opposition agree on reform but not on an electoral alliance

Sergio Massa ruled out the possibility of establishing a broader alliance ahead of October’s elections with Buenos Aires City mayor Mauricio Macri.

Argentine opposition presidential candidates despite the encouraging mathematics which emerged from early August primaries, and despite having sat at the same table to call for electoral reform, insisted that any ongoing cooperation between the two rival candidates on electoral matters should not be confused with an electoral alliance.


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