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Argentina

  • Sunday, June 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Air travel scary in South America

    “controllers have to be more sufficiently trained” said Baumgartner, President of Controllers' Associations

    Flying through South America's busiest airports has become frightening and time-consuming for passengers and pilots alike as a surge in travelers overwhelms under funded air traffic control systems.

  • Sunday, June 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Double setback for President Kirchner electoral machine

    The time has come to talk less do more” said Mauricio Macri

    Double setback for Argentine president Nestor Kirchner: in Buenos Aires City his hand picked mayor candidate was defeated by a landslide in the run off and in the extreme south province of Tierra del Fuego a woman belonging to the most fierce opposition group in Congress was elected governor.

  • Saturday, June 23rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Buenos Aires set for mayoral poll

    Mayor candidates Mauricio Macri and Daniel Filmus

    Buenos Aires goes to the polls Sunday to elect its mayor in a runoff election, which the Argentine right- wing appears set to win and which could take wind out of the sails of the government ahead of the October 28 presidential election.

  • Thursday, June 21st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina accuses UK of “taking possession” of Malvinas

    Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana

    Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana reiterated on Thursday Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands and said the United Kingdom was involved in a “trespassing and abusive” behaviour and “has taken possession of what belongs to somebody else”.

  • Wednesday, June 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana in New York ready for UN G24 Falklands' debate

    Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana arrived Wednesday morning in New York where tomorrow he will be addressing the United Nations Decolonisation Committee claiming sovereignty over the disputed Falkland Islands and other South Atlantic islands.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South Atlantic Cooperation Zone calls for Malvinas “negotiations”

    The ministerial summit of the South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone (SAPCZ) meeting in Angola specifically supported Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Islas Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich islands.

  • Monday, June 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Tierra del Fuego voters defy Kirchner's political strategy

    Independent candidate Fabiana Rios.

    Tierra del Fuego voters in the extreme south of Argentina have given President Nestor Kirchner another political surprise in Sunday's governor election, where until a couple of weeks ago all was running smoothly for the administration and its October presidential election strategy.

  • Monday, June 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Andes tunnel cleared of snow and stranded trucks begin moving

    The key mountain highway connecting Argentina with Chile was partially opened for vehicles, as weather conditions improved following days of heavy snow and wind that left thousands of tucks idle on both sides of the border.

  • Monday, June 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine industry with no energy for fourth day running

    Argentina's main natural gas and electricity distributors interrupted this Monday for the fourth day running their provision to industry and big consumers to ensure supply to homes following a consumption peak attributed to the polar weather spell covering most of central and south Argentina.

  • Sunday, June 17th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Homage to Malvinas war Argentine dead in London on July 9

    The Argentine Embassy in London announced it would hold a commemorative act for the Argentine Malvinas war casualties to which no British authorities have been invited.