International Monetary Fund announced it was holding constructive talks with Argentina about addressing flawed economic data that led to an unprecedented IMF censure of a member country.
The Mercosur summit scheduled for December in Venezuela has been suspended and will most probably take place sometime in late January announced Uruguayan president Jose Mujica who on Friday cancelled a trip to Brasilia to meet with his peer Dilma Rousseff.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica is fed up with problems with Argentina but must abandon the 'presidential diplomacy' and turn to 'professional diplomacy' because President Cristina Fernandez will not modify her conduct, warned one of Argentina's most respected political analysts, Rosendo Fraga.
Neatly kept and organized documents dating to the start of Argentina’s last dictatorship, 1976/1983, shows the names of activists who went missing and citizens blacklisted under the regime, officials announced in Buenos Aires. The documents also show that the military junta had planned to hold onto power until 2000.
The oldest Jewish congregation in Argentina will mark its 150th year with a series of celebrations, including the launching of a rabbi’s book about Pope Francis. The first minyan of the Congregación Israelita de la República Argentina met in 1862 on the occasion of the High Holidays. The foundation stone for its synagogue building was laid on Sept. 27, 1867.
Argentina's ambassador to South Africa, Carlos Sersale di Cerisano, has criticized South African Airways’ (SAA’s) move to end its service to Buenos Aires as a political decision not based on commercial criteria. SAA spokesman Tlali Tlali said the airline was cutting long-haul routes from its network as part of a turnaround strategy to restore profitability. Cutting the route between Argentina and South Africa had to be seen in that context.
Argentina admitted that it stepped down at last minute from participating in South America's largest military air exercise in Brazil, Cruzex 2013 to avoid any possible injunction situations as that experienced by the Navy's three mast frigate that ended retained in a port of Ghana.
Cristina Fernandez could be discharged this week, but with what intensity will she return to the presidency?
On Thursday 7 it will be a month since Argentine President Cristina Fernández was forced to undergo surgery to have a blood clot removed with latest medical reports indicating time for the head of state to return to office might be coming soon. Human rights leader Estela de Carlotto, acting as an improvised spokesperson said that time could be on “November 9 or 10.”
The seven members of Argentina's Supreme Court came out in full support of the body's president Ricardo Lorenzetti who was accused of holding meetings with members of President Cristina Fernandez government and opposition lawmakers demanded he be impeached.
Argentina’s call for dialogue with UK rings hollow, Romford MP Andrew Rosindell argued in a letter published in The Times in which he said that Argentine claims that the UK is increasing its military presence in the Falklands are false. Instead he argued that the presence there is the minimum necessary to defend the Islands.