Cristina Kirchner, wife of the current President of Argentina and herself senator and presidential candidate, has cancelled a previous scheduled trip to Santiago.
He was given for dead and honoured in multiple ceremonies as one of the 649 Argentine combatants who lost their lives 25 years ago in the Malvinas war. However just a few days ago with the help of internet his sister discovered Efrain Renato Salcedo was alive, but imprisoned in Brazil, reports the Argentine press.
The Buenos Aires Financial Times office wrote a scathing article about the Argentine First Lady and presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner saying she devotes so much time to foreign travel during her election campaign that it almost looks as though she is running for a job at the United Nations, not the presidency of Argentina.
Argentina is considering submitting a report on its economic program to the International Monetary Fund to help unblock negotiations on its 6.3 billion US dollars debt with the Paris Club, a government official said yesterday.
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, D.C., has awarded Sempra Energy approximately 172 million US dollars, including interest, to settle a 2002 dispute involving the company's 43% ownership in two Argentine natural gas holding companies, Sodigas Pampeana and Sodigas Sur.
Argentina announced a formal protest before the United Kingdom for having extended hydrocarbons exploration and production licences to the east and south of the Falkland Islands. The Foreign Affairs Ministry also anticipated discouragement letters to the companies involved reported the Buenos Aires press Tuesday evening.
ArcelorMittal the world's largest steel group announced plans to offer 542 million US dollars to take over Argentina's Acindar and increase its presence in Latinamerica.
Prices in Buenos Aires supermarkets and groceries jumped 1.6% in August totaling 14.1% in the first eight months of the year according to reports from the controversial Argentine Statistics and Census Office, Indec.
With only 28 days to Argentina's presidential election incumbent candidate Cristina Kirchner comfortably leads vote intention with 39.8%, and 28 points ahead of runner up Elisa Carrió, 11.7%, but there's still 22.7% undecided.
Francis Ford Coppola, five-time Oscar-winning director of The Godfather trilogy and other films, knows how that feels. Yesterday he lamented the fact that he had lost computer data including his writings and family photographs going back 15 years in a robbery on his Argentine studios.