Business leaders in India and Argentina work the longest hours, clocking up to 57 hours a week, according to a survey published this week, while Italians work the shortest week at 47 hours.
Private car owners and taxi drivers waited patiently in long queues early Wednesday morning in Buenos Aires, hoping to load their fuel tanks although most compressed natural gas CNG stations remained closed or working with an only pump.
The government of Argentina are monumental hypocrites regarding their own environmental record and continue to fuel the discord by feeding misinformation about the Botnia pulp mill under construction near the Uruguayan city of Fray Bentos, claims a Canadian environmental scientist in a letter addressed to MercoPress.
Next Sunday Argentina's capital will be voting for a new mayor (governor) and given the political significance of Buenos Aires City June 3 will be signaling the beginning of five long months of electoral battling culminating October 28 with the election, most probably, of another Kirchner (Mr. or Mrs.)
Abundance in offer added to the lack of new markets and storage space for squid (Illex argentinus) landings, is driving vessels belonging to companies of Galician capital operating in Argentine waters away from the fishery grounds once their cargo space is filled.
Argentine President Néstor Kirchner marked on Friday his four years in office reaffirming his call for a concertation ÃÂ¢€ or alliance of different political forces ÃÂ¢€ ahead of the October's presidential election. However, he remained tight-lipped on who will be the ruling Peronist party's candidate.
The filming and live broadcasting to the world of the annual coming of the whales to Peninsula Valdes in Patagonia begun this Friday and will extend until next Sunday courtesy of the Chubut province government site Whales Alive plus Google and Messenger.
US State Department travel advice to Argentina-bound citizens has caused outrage among Argentine authorities and resulted in the summons of the US Ambassador Earl Wayne to the Foreign Ministry last night so that Argentina could communicate its displeasure over the report.
Argentine president Nestor Kirchner admitted that it's possible that other officials of his administration could be involved in the Skanska-Gate scandal involving alleged bribes in public works contracts, but insisted it was basically a corruption case in the private sector.
Argentina's international reserves reached this week a record 40 billion US dollars according to the latest release from the Central Bank underlining that the strong position effectively helps to reduce financial vulnerability, grants certitude to investors and reduces the country risk.