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Montevideo, November 18th 2017 - 15:52 UTC


  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina received 17.4% more tourists in half year

    The number of foreign tourists arriving in Argentina during the first half of 2007 increased 17.4% reaching 1.037.226, reported the Argentine Tourism Secretariat.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Santa Cruz fishing conflict dead locked; Spain concerned

    The fishing industry conflict in Patagonia's Puerto Deseado where striking workers torched six processing plants and has ceased all activities in the sector for almost a month is far from a solution and could further escalate, warn local authorities.

  • Sunday, July 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    K Governors complete Kirchner's presidential ticket

    Argentine dissident opposition members proclaimed this Saturday governor Julio Cobos as Cristina Kirchner's ticket companion for the coming October presidential election which according to opinion polls favor the incumbent candidate.

  • Sunday, July 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Opinion polls show Cristina K comfortably winning in October

    Public opinion polls as smiling for the First Lady

    Argentina's First Lady Cristiana Kirchner is set to win the coming October presidential election in the first round with no need of a run off, according to public opinion polls published in Buenos Aires daily Sunday editions.

  • Saturday, July 28th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner claims there's a plot to hike inflation indexes

    Argentine prosecutors have requested that Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno and the newly-appointed Beatriz Paglieri, the official in charge of calculating inflation, be summoned to testify.

  • Friday, July 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    US calls on Argentina to honor repudiated sovereign debt

    The American Task Force Argentina (ATFA) applauded Wednesday the US Government for formally stating for the first time that the government of Argentina must honor the repudiated sovereign debts owed to international creditors, “including over 20 billion US dollars in default claims by international bondholders” and that these lingering issues “adversely impact Argentina's investment climate”.

  • Thursday, July 26th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine peso looses ground for third day in a row

    The Argentine peso slid for the third day in a row, hitting four-year lows against the US dollar in the range of 3.15/3.20 while the stock market recovered at the end of the day after having lost ground earlier.

  • Wednesday, July 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina charters Russian icebreaker for Antarctic season

    Icebreaker  MV “Vasiliy Golovnin”

    Argentina decided to charter a Russian icebreaker to supply its Antarctic bases this coming summer replacing its own “Almirante Irizar” which caught fire in the high seas last April and is currently on a long process of repairs and recovery, reported Wednesday the Buenos Aires press.

  • Wednesday, July 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine half year fisheries exports drop 17% in volume

    Argentina exported 270,558 tons of fish and shellfish equivalents to 517.5 million US dollars during the first half of 2007. This represents a 17% drop in volume and 8% in value, compared to the same period last year, reported the National Food Safety and Quality Service (SENASA).

  • Wednesday, July 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine farmers flock to Buenos Aires for Palermo show

    The Argentine Rural Society kicks off Thursday its 121st show at the grounds in Palermo, Buenos Aires City, at a time when the farming sector is undergoing a bonanza with high international commodity prices, but also a number of domestic issues that have caused numerous protests over the last year.