The Argentine government rejected this week calls from the head of Brazil's government owned oil company, Petrobras, for changes in energy pricing in Argentina, where gasoline and diesel prices have been virtually frozen for more than four years.
President Nestor Kirchner will reaffirm Argentine legitimate and imprescriptible sovereignty over the Falkland Islands next April 2 in Ushuaia when he leads the main commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Argentina's 1982 military landing in the Islands, reports the Buenos Aires press.
Argentina could increase its annual grain production to 120 million tons by 2010 from about 90 million tons currently according to a top executive of one of the country's leading soy producers.
Argentina's First Lady, Senator Cristina Fernandez and a serious candidate to succeed her husband if President Nestor Kirchner finally does not run for reelection next October, is back on the international trail on a high exposure tour.
A rough week of salaries negotiations begins this Monday in Argentina involving such key sectors as metal workers, bank employees and railway personnel who have already announced demands starting at a 20% floor. Employers have offered 10%.
The elected governor of the Argentine province that has speared the dispute with Uruguay over the construction of a pulp mill on a shared border river, ratified he will follow instructions from Buenos Aires and keep to the trail of the current governor.
With the brothers from the Latinamerican republics that have helped us we are always going to be supportive. The doors of Argentina will remain completely open and we're doing so with no drawbacks, said Argentina's president Nestor Kirchner during a political rally in the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
Interpol plans to issue international requests as of March 31 for the arrest of five prominent Iranians and a Lebanese militant in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural centre in Argentina, the international police agency announced this week
Police clashed with protesters and ousted a provincial governor from his offices Wednesday, after he refused to leave despite his suspension over corruption allegations, according to meida reports.
Argentina's GDP expanded 8.5% in 2006 completing four full years of recovery following the default and melting of the economy in 2002, according to official statistics released in Buenos Aires.