According to the Big Mac index from The Economist which measures purchasing power parity, Argentina continues to climb and is rapidly becoming one of the most expensive countries in the world.
Spain's Vice president Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega called on Argentina for a stable framework of economic relations, essential to generate confidence among investors. Virtually the same words presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faced from Spain's main businessmen during her late July visit to Madrid.
Visiting Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez confirmed Monday in Buenos Aires the joint issuing with Argentina of a new sovereign South Bond and proclaimed that Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is already the president of the Argentines.
Argentina successfully tested at the beginning of July the Tronador I (Thunderer) rocket, the first step of a project to join the space race having as a target a rocket capable of sending a satellite into orbit.
The port of Mar del Plata, in the Province of Buenos Aires, began to recover its normal momentum after a 10-day blockade. Once the workers accepted the entrepreneurs' proposal on a guaranteed minimum wage and their legalised situation within a 100-day period, the fish skinning workers finally lifted their strike, and the sector's activity has resumed.
Representatives from the Argentine Jewish community expressed their rejection and shame over this Monday's visit of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez who has strong political ties with Iran that has forecasted the destruction of Israel and is allegedly linked to a deadly attack on a 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center.
With less than three months for next October presidential election the Nestor Kirchner administration is going through one of its worst moments since he first took office in May 2003, according to the Confidence Index from the Torcuato Di Tella University.
Uruguay rejected an Argentine proposal for a truce in the pulp mills conflict during the recent two days technical meeting held earlier this week in New York under the dialogue facilitating efforts of the Spanish Crown.
Argentine Senator and presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said that in Argentina change is just beginning because the current President Kirchner administration has managed to reinstate the constitutional democratic system.
Argentina' cabinet chief Alberto Fernandez confirmed Thursday that the coming week Venezuela will again purchase Argentine sovereign bonds for which we Argentines should, and must be fully acknowledged to President Hugo Chavez for the financial help extended.