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Argentina

  • Friday, March 23rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Strong Argentine reactions to US criticisms

    Burns unhappy with Argentina

    Argentina reacted strongly to United States criticisms for having allowed Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez to hold a political rally in Buenos Aires while George Bush was on a tour of the region early March.

  • Thursday, March 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Petrobras backs from criticism of Argentina's energy policy

    The Argentine government rejected this week calls from the head of Brazil's government owned oil company, Petrobras, for changes in energy pricing in Argentina, where gasoline and diesel prices have been virtually frozen for more than four years.

  • Thursday, March 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner will lead main Falklands' war commemorations

    Argentine Memorial in Ushuaia

    President Nestor Kirchner will reaffirm Argentine “legitimate and imprescriptible” sovereignty over the Falkland Islands next April 2 in Ushuaia when he leads the main commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Argentina's 1982 military landing in the Islands, reports the Buenos Aires press.

  • Tuesday, March 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina's grain crop forecasted to reach 120 million tons

    Argentina could increase its annual grain production to 120 million tons by 2010 from about 90 million tons currently according to a top executive of one of the country's leading soy producers.

  • Monday, March 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Mrs. Kirchner on the international campaign trail

    Argentina's First Lady, Senator Cristina Fernandez

    Argentina's First Lady, Senator Cristina Fernandez and a serious candidate to succeed her husband if President Nestor Kirchner finally does not run for reelection next October, is back on the international trail on a high exposure tour.

  • Monday, March 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Crucial labor negotiations week begins in Argentina

    A rough week of salaries negotiations begins this Monday in Argentina involving such key sectors as metal workers, bank employees and railway personnel who have already announced demands starting at a 20% floor. Employers have offered 10%.

  • Monday, March 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Provincial election confirms support for Kirchner's project

    The elected governor of the Argentine province that has speared the dispute with Uruguay over the construction of a pulp mill on a shared border river, ratified he will follow instructions from Buenos Aires and keep to the trail of the current governor.

  • Friday, March 16th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner: “we will always support those who helped us”

    Pte. Kirchner and Pte. Chávez

    “With the brothers from the Latinamerican republics that have helped us we are always going to be supportive. The doors of Argentina will remain completely open and we're doing so with no drawbacks”, said Argentina's president Nestor Kirchner during a political rally in the outskirts of Buenos Aires.

  • Friday, March 16th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Interpol warrants for Iranian officials linked to Bs As bombing

    Jewish community center in Buenos Aires on July 18, 1994.

    Interpol plans to issue international requests as of March 31 for the arrest of five prominent Iranians and a Lebanese militant in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural centre in Argentina, the international police agency announced this week

  • Thursday, March 15th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine governor rousted from offices

    Police clashed with protesters and ousted a provincial governor from his offices Wednesday, after he refused to leave despite his suspension over corruption allegations, according to meida reports.