Argentine Patagonia province Chubut will launch a satellite control programme for artisanal fishing vessels operating along its coasts similar to that used for land transport. The initiative is part of a certification process so that produce can be marked by origin and classified according to zones.
Three million and a half foreign tourists will be visiting Argentina by the end of 2007 totaling 3.2 billion US dollars, according to the country's Tourism Under Secretary Daniel Aguilera.
Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Argentina's First Lady, will face two major opposition contenders among the 14 candidates who registered by Sunday's deadline for October 28th presidential election.
A judge has ordered that 112 million dollars of former Argentine president Carlos Menem's assets be frozen as he investigates the allegations of illegal weapons deals during Menem's term of office.
Presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner admitted to the German press that some of Argentina's economic, social and institutional issues must be corrected, and in the event she leads the next government, changes will be gradual.
Hundreds flocked this week to a museum in the north of Argentina to admire a well-preserved mummy of an Inca maiden that is on display for the first time and who five hundred years ago was sacrificed and froze to death in the Andes.
The disputed results of a controversial and tight governor election in the Argentine province of Cordoba, one of the country's main electoral districts, is rapidly becoming another volatile and unpredictable hot issue for President Nestor Kirchner's administration.
Hake (Merluccius hubbsi) landings in Argentina totaled 189.756 tons to August 31, which is 13% less than the same period of 2006, according to figures released by the National Fisheries Sub-Secretariat, a branch of the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Foods, SAGP&A.
August tax revenue in Argentina was a higher-than-expected 17.87 billion pesos, (almost 6 billion US dollars) rising 37.4% from the same month last year, partly due to big jumps in sales and income tax revenues, reported Economy Ministry.
The charter of a Russian icebreaker to replace Argentina's navy Almirante Irizar severely damaged by fire, for the coming Antarctic season remains undecided according to Foreign Affairs ministry sources quoted in the Buenos Aires press.