Argentina will cull 100,000 beavers which are devastating southern woodlands by gnawing down huge trees, officials said this week. The plague of big-toothed rodents has struck in the Tierra del Fuego province, a far southern region known as the End of the World.
Viacom Inc, the owner of Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV, said on Tuesday it had bought Argentine broadcaster Television Federal SA (Telefe) from telecom carrier Telefonica SAfor US$345 million in cash. The deal to buy the Spanish-language network and content producer is part of Viacom's plan to boost its presence in Argentina and Latin America.
Brazil and Argentina production estimates are going up, but hailstorms ruined soybean and corn crops in Argentina’s Santa Fe Province. However, La Niña is forecast to be relatively mild this year, according to NOAA forecasters.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri spoke with US President-elect Donald Trump, who invited him to visit him in Washington next year. Argentina is a great country, and we will have the closest relationship between our countries in history, Trump reportedly said.
Ofelia Wilhelm, mother of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, is under judicial investigation for alleged irregularities worth millions of pesos to a firm of which she was a partner.
Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday, that Donald Trump's election may increase the intrusiveness of domestic intelligence gathering and warned that the democratic checks and balances were losing ground to authoritarianism.
Losses increase from US $ 9 million by mid year to US $ 14 million in September due to contraction of domestic demand, the fall in international prices and the percentage of ethanol cut in gasolines.Carboclor, ANCAP's subsidiary in Argentina, shows no sign of recovery in its most recent balancesheet as production fell below normal levels caused by financial shortcomings which in turn led to a decrease in the inflow of raw materials to the refinery in Campana in the province of Buenos Aires. Shutting down the plant for 25 days is being considered as a partial solution.
Argentina is a great country and Argentina and the US will have the closest relation in history, according to the official version from the administration of president Mauricio Macri who on Monday was on the phone with president elect Donald Trump to congratulate him on his presidential victory.
Argentine ex president Cristina Fernandez has desisted from appealing her prosecution on charges of fraudulent administration in detriment of the Argentine state in the so called “dollar futures” case involving the Central bank sale of US currency and demands an immediate oral trial.
The move is seen as a token of exchange following the Argentine government's open decision to support Hillary Clinton. Martín Losteau, who was also economy minister under Cristina Fernandez, ran for Mayor of Buenos Aires last year and lost to the Macrist candidate Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, wants to race again in 2019.