Russia and Argentina have approved a draft agreement on fisheries cooperation. The agreement will make seafood exports from Argentina to Russia significantly easier and boost trade volumes. Russia will also obtain a right to fish in Argentine waters, the agreement stipulates.
Argentina, Costa Rica, Japan and the European Union are supporting a U.S. drive to enforce greater transparency and discipline at the World Trade Organization, an updated proposal published by the WTO showed on Friday.
The World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank are providing Argentina with three loans totaling more than US$1.8 billion, aiming to help the country cope with financial difficulties and support citizens most at risk.
Latin American stocks soared on Thursday with Brazil shares touching an all-time high and Argentina's Merval stock index jumping 6,2%, as global risk appetite recovered on strong corporate earnings and signs that the Sino-U.S. trade war could be contained.
Argentina could be a late candidate to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the country's Olympic Committee said on Wednesday, as the three current bidders face major obstacles ahead of next year's decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Argentina's Human Rights Secretariat announced on Tuesday that the remains of another Argentine unknown combatant, buried in the Falkland Islands have been identified making him the 102nd successful case. Corporal Mateo Antonio Sbert, was born in the province of Buenos Aires in 1949, and fell on 31 May 1982, during the South Atlantic conflict, in combat against British commandos at Top Malo House. He belonged to the Engineers Corps and was a Geographic Service graduate.
Three seismic tremors were felt in Ushuaia, extreme south of Argentina, on Monday, with epicenter in the Drake Passage, according to Argentina and Chile seismology services. The incidents had no major impact in the capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego or in nearby Puerto Williams in Chile.
The man accused of being the front-man for Argentina's former presidents Néstor and Cristina Kirchner in alleged widespread corruption schemes appeared in court on Tuesday to face charges of money laundering. Lázaro Báez is accused of participating in a money-laundering scheme known as the K-money route. It involves some US$60 million in alleged dirty cash.
Argentina has begun exporting natural gas to Chile after a 12 year interlude, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said on Tuesday, as the two neighboring countries seek to increasingly integrate their energy supply and electricity grids.
Britain's foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt told Parliament that the Falkland Islands will remain part of the UK for years to come despite Argentina's plans, after Brexit, to enhance dialogue with the Islanders and hopefully with a positive result for its claim over the Malvinas.