An Argentine dissident opposition governor but aligned with the current administration will complete the presidential ticket for next October which as announced over the weekend will be headed by the First Lady, Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Argentine President Néstor Kirchner will not run for reelection in October, but his wife, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, will run in his place, according to Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernandez.
Electric energy cuts required by the national government affected operation levels for most of the country's fishery companies.
Twenty five years alter the end of the Falklands War Argentine Air Force Comodoro Pablo Carballo still defines himself as a combatant, as opposed to being a former or ex combatant of the 1982 war. Ex-combatant would mean that I no longer fight on he explains.
In a message to incoming British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Argentine president Nestor Kirchner renewed his administration's indeclinable willingness to resume the delayed Falklands/Malvinas Islands negotiations process
Almost 5.000 manufacturing plants have suffered from the latest electricity and gas restrictions, warned Argentina's Industrial Union, UIA, with blackouts equivalent to 40% of energy demand in a six to eight hours daily band.
The Patagonian province of Santa Cruz and Petrobras signed an agreement for the exploration of two gas basins in the extreme south of Argentina, plus the possibility of further concessions to another foreign company.
In all Argentine cities with a local index measuring the evolution of retail prices, inflation last May was double that registered in the capital Buenos Aires, reported Monday the National Statistics and Census Office, Indec.
Economic activity in Argentina is forecasted to moderate in the second half of this year and in 2008 as investment decelerates in spite of strong domestic demand and overseas favorable conditions, according to the International Institute of Finance, (IIF) the lobby representing the world?s largest banks.
During the first five months of 2007, Argentina exported 214,373 tonnes of fish and shellfish worth 411.3 million US dollars which represents a 20% drop in export volume compared to the same period of 2006, according to statistics from the National Service of Health and Agro-Foods, Senasa.