Argentine Defence minister Nilda Garré announced on Monday that the funds to begin repairs on the Navy's ice breaker Almirante Irizar, ravaged by fire last April, have been made available following the completion of a survey on the extent of the damages suffered.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner called on all Latinamerican countries to ratify their commitment to peace in the eve of her long planned Wednesday trip to Venezuela, which together with Ecuador have militarized their borders following an incursion by Colombian forces in Ecuadorian territory to kill a FARC rebel leader.
A farm worker has become the first person diagnosed in Argentina with yellow fever in forty years since the recent outbreak of the mosquito-transmitted disease in neighboring Paraguay, Brazil and Bolivia, confirmed Argentine Health ministry authorities.
Argentina's squid season has had a poor start threatened by a weak demand and low prices, reports the newspaper El Chubut, from Puerto Madryn in the Patagonian province of Chubut.
An Argentine prosecutor has requested former president Nestor Kirchner be summoned to declare on alleged irregular handling of funds belonging to the provincial government of Santa Cruz, which he ruled during eleven years
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner vowed on Saturday to sustain the current economic model which has spurred the greatest growth in a century and if this year confirms the current expansion rate, in Argentina's history.
Argentina's natural gas reserves have dropped dramatically from a 25 years horizon to just 9 years between 2001 and 2005, according to a report from the Nation's General Auditing Office, AGN, covering 1993 to 2006.
Argentina is planning to import, by sea, liquid gas, LNG, in the coming months in an effort to anticipate and contain a repeat of past winters shortages, reports the Friday edition of the Buenos Aires press.
Wildfires raging at a national park in Argentina's Patagonia region since last Sunday are threatening to destroy trees up to thousands of years old and the government has called for residents in the area to evacuate homes and farms.
Buenos Aires health centres have begun to vaccinate against yellow fever in support of a national campaign to prevent the spread of the viral mosquito transmitted disease following serious outbreaks in Brazil and Paraguay, both neighboring countries with Argentina reported Buenos Aires City authorities.