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Argentina

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Lavagna criticizes Kirchner's meddling with the economy

    Dr. Roberto Lavagna

    Argentina's current administration has no foreign policy, government meddling is threatening the economy and concentration of power in the Executive is not healthy for democratic institutions points out Roberto Lavagna former Economy Minister and the leading opposition candidate for next October presidential election.

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Floods in Argentina leave 11 dead and 55.000 evacuees

    Three million hectares estimated under the water

    Persistent rainfall and floods in central and east Argentina have killed eleven people and forced the evacuation of at least 50.000 according to the latest Saturday official reports from the affected provinces.

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mills protestors begin eight days blocakes

    Easter pickets for Uruguayan and Argentine vacationers

    Residents from the Argentine province of Entre Rios and environmentalists begun Saturday an eight days coordinated blockade of all three accesses to neighboring Uruguay in protest for the construction of a pulp mill which they claim will cause irreparable damage to the environment.

  • Friday, March 30th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina to blacklist oil companies operating in Falklands

    Planning Minister Julio De Vido

    Argentina took a step further Thursday in its diplomatic rift with the United Kingdom by announcing the creation of a register of oil companies which will not be allowed to operate on the mainland if engaged in exploration or any kind of production on the Falkland Islands.

  • Friday, March 30th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina not interested in “Malvinizing” relations with UK

    We were involved in an absurd war, said Former Gen. M. Balza

    Argentina is not interested in “Malvinizing” relations with the United Kingdom, but bilateral links have fallen “hostage” of London's no negotiations policy over the Falkland Islands' sovereignty, claims one of Argentina's top diplomats.

  • Thursday, March 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Comodoro Rivadavia port tempted by Asian jiggers

    The Port of Comodoro Rivadavia could receive a considerable amount of activity with the arrival of Asian squid jiggers.

    Asian jiggers operating in South Atlantic international waters could end unloading and exporting short-fin squid from the Patagonian port of Comodoro Rivadavia, according to local port authorities.

  • Wednesday, March 28th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    High speed train in Argentina?

    A French consortium headed by Alstom was the only candidate left in the race for the ambitious project of President Nestor Kirchner's administration of a high speed train linking the capital Buenos Aires with the country's main two cities, Rosario and Cordoba.

  • Wednesday, March 28th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Scioli and Taiana to lead main Malvinas conflict commemoration

    Malvinas Memorial at Ushuaia

    Argentina's vice president Daniel Scioli and Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana will lead next Monday April 2 in Ushuaia the main commemorations of the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict which in Argentina is remembered as Malvinas Veteran's Day.

  • Tuesday, March 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Squid catch normal according to fishery authorities

    Squid jiggers are fishing well, and report normal performances for fisheries.

    Argentina - The 2007 squid (Illex argentinus) season shows a “normal” development, affirmed the substitute President of the Federal Fisheries Council (CFP), Marcelo Santos.

  • Tuesday, March 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    UK “regrets” Argentine decision to cancel oil cooperation

    Malvinas veterans will visit Darwin cemetery

    “We regret the Argentine decision” to end the South Atlantic joint hydrocarbons understanding with the United Kingdom; “it sends a political signal in a sensitive year”, said late Tuesday a spokesperson from the British embassy in Buenos Aires.