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Montevideo, October 22nd 2018 - 10:08 UTC


  • Tuesday, March 25th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina's foreign debt stands at 123 billion US dollars

    Argentina's foreign debt stood at the end of 2007 at 123.197 billion US dollars, a 13.3% hike over the 108.762 billion of 2006, according to the latest report from the country's Statistics and Census Institute, Indec.

  • Monday, March 24th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Farmers' conflict in Argentina seems out of control

    Argentine industrialists and teamsters called on Sunday for dialogue to end the farmers' massive, crippling strike which threatens to leave the main cities short of meat, dairy produce and other food staples. The protest begun ten days ago and there's no solution on sight.

  • Monday, March 24th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine Armed Forces running out of officers

    Argentina is preparing a package of benefits to retain military officers, who are abandoning the services attracted by higher salaries and better working conditions in the civilian sector, reports the Buenos Aires press.

  • Thursday, March 20th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Aircraft remains trawled in S. Atlantic date back to 1961

    ARA Texan SNJ-5C

    Remains of a military aircraft trawled by an Argentine fishing vessel 159 kilometers off Santa Cruz belong to an Argentine Navy North American SNJ-5C Texan that went down in 1961 and not to aircrafts involved in the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict as originally believed.

  • Thursday, March 20th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Lack of Argentine gas forces Methanex redundancies

    Methanex Punta Arenas

    Methanex in the extreme south of Chile announced this week it will have to cut its work force in approximately 15% because of the insufficient supply of Argentine natural gas.

  • Thursday, March 20th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Controversy over public image support for Cristina Kirchner

    How many Argentines really like me???

    A controversy over the support for Argentine president Cristina Kirchner has been triggered by the publication in the Buenos Aires press of a public opinion poll which shows her rating falling six points to 47%.

  • Wednesday, March 19th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Horsemeat: Argentina main exporter of promising market

    Horse meat is big in Russia, Holland and France

    Argentina became in 2007 the world's leading exporter of horse meta, totaling 35.755 tons equivalent to 87.5 million US dollars, according to the latest report from the Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Secretary.

  • Tuesday, March 18th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine farmers sixth day of protest, and more next week

    The stand off between the Argentine government and striking farmers who are protesting against export taxes on grains, beef and dairy produce has yet to see effective signals of a cooling of the situation or the possibility of a dialogue.

  • Monday, March 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    US vessel to survey Argentine waters

    US ice breaker vessel the <i>Nathaniel Palmer</i>. <br>(Photo: US Government)

    The Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) unanimously decided to authorise the US-flagged Nathaniel Palmer for “[the undertaking of] marine scientific research activities in maritime areas subject to sovereign or national jurisdiction.”

  • Monday, March 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: CFK popular inspite of inflation

    CFK: First 100 days

    Supporters claim that economic growth has strengthened, more is being done to combat the energy crisis and to ensure road safety, and Argentina has played a significant role in bringing about an end to the recent border conflict between Colombia and Ecuador.