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  • Friday, April 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    One injured in protest against Botnia plant

    The environmentalist demonstrators chained themselves to the ferry company fences

    One person was injured yesterday amid scuffles between police and a group of demonstrators who attempted to block the port terminal of the Buquebus ferry company in the Buenos Aires city neighbourhood of Puerto Madero. The protest is against the Finnish Botnia pulp plant being built in Uruguay.

  • Thursday, April 5th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine protest sparks clashes

    Police in the Argentine province of Neuquen have used tear gas for a second day against teachers protesting over pay and working conditions.

  • Wednesday, April 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine teachers clash with police

    Argentina's main teachers' union called for a one-day national strike next week after protesting colleagues seeking higher pay clashed with riot police in two provinces Wednesday

  • Monday, April 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Vice president Scioli heads Malvinas war commemoration

    On the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict Argentina called Monday on the United Kingdom to resume Falkland Islands sovereignty negotiations as indicated by resolutions from United Nations.

  • Monday, April 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Majority of Malvinas veterans tormented by war memories

    Malvinas war veterans

    Almost 40% of former Malvinas war combatants have attempted committing suicide according to a report and survey among veterans complied by Argentina's health services experts and released in coincidence with the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict.

  • Sunday, April 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana accuses UK of “arrogance gestures” and not complying with UN

    Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana

    On the 25th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict Argentina accused Great Britain of “arrogance gestures” and of “repeatedly denying international mandates” to dialogue over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

  • 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.