Damages suffered by the Argentine icebreaker Almirante Irizar when fire broke out on board, are far more serious than originally announced and full repairs could take more than the estimated two years revealed this week the Buenos Aires press.
Argentina formally announced this week that elections for president and Congress would be held on October 28. A presidential run off between the two most voted candidates, if needed, is scheduled for November 25.
Argentina is hosting the two days Third Preparatory Seminar for the VI South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone ministerial meeting with the participation of officials from 24 country members of the organization.
Two aircrafts almost crashed in mid air in the area of control of Buenos Aires main airport Ezeiza, claimed on Monday the Argentine commercial pilots association. The accident was avoided appealing to an alarm system directly operated from the aircrafts.
A Ghana flagged jigger with Chinese crew was captured Sunday afternoon by the Argentine Coast Guard allegedly fishing inside the Argentine economic exclusive zone 370 kilometers south east of the city of Necochea.
The International Federation of Airlines Pilots Associations, with over 100.000 members globally has warned that pilots operating in Argentine airspace must exercise extreme vigilance and awareness because of the lack of radars in the Buenos Aires area.
Hundreds of Argentine troops are headed back to class for a different sort of basic training ÃÂ¢€” in human rights.
Defence Minister Nilda Garré, speaking after an air force pilot died on Tuesday as his plane crashed, said that Argentina's air military material is old due to more than 20 years of disinvestment.
Argentina was ready to announce withdrawal of its troops from the Falklands Islands on May 2nd exactly 25 years ago but President Galtieri reversed his decision when the British Vulcan bomber and Harrier aircraft launched their raid on Stanley Airport the previous day.
The market for squid is collapsing because of over supply and free fall prices, according to one of Argentina's main squid operators, Guillermo De los Santos, reports the Mar del Plata press.