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Montevideo, April 21st 2018 - 04:05 UTC


  • Thursday, June 21st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina accuses UK of “taking possession” of Malvinas

    Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana

    Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana reiterated on Thursday Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands and said the United Kingdom was involved in a “trespassing and abusive” behaviour and “has taken possession of what belongs to somebody else”.

  • Wednesday, June 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana in New York ready for UN G24 Falklands' debate

    Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana arrived Wednesday morning in New York where tomorrow he will be addressing the United Nations Decolonisation Committee claiming sovereignty over the disputed Falkland Islands and other South Atlantic islands.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South Atlantic Cooperation Zone calls for Malvinas “negotiations”

    The ministerial summit of the South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone (SAPCZ) meeting in Angola specifically supported Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Islas Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich islands.

  • Monday, June 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Tierra del Fuego voters defy Kirchner's political strategy

    Independent candidate Fabiana Rios.

    Tierra del Fuego voters in the extreme south of Argentina have given President Nestor Kirchner another political surprise in Sunday's governor election, where until a couple of weeks ago all was running smoothly for the administration and its October presidential election strategy.

  • Monday, June 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Andes tunnel cleared of snow and stranded trucks begin moving

    The key mountain highway connecting Argentina with Chile was partially opened for vehicles, as weather conditions improved following days of heavy snow and wind that left thousands of tucks idle on both sides of the border.

  • Monday, June 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine industry with no energy for fourth day running

    Argentina's main natural gas and electricity distributors interrupted this Monday for the fourth day running their provision to industry and big consumers to ensure supply to homes following a consumption peak attributed to the polar weather spell covering most of central and south Argentina.

  • Sunday, June 17th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Homage to Malvinas war Argentine dead in London on July 9

    The Argentine Embassy in London announced it would hold a commemorative act for the Argentine Malvinas war casualties to which no British authorities have been invited.

  • Sunday, June 17th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina's energy crisis: Chile to the rescue by 2009

    Growing natural gas supply cuts to Chile because of the Argentine energy crisis have caused the Chilean economy a half point GDP loss in 2006 and so far this year losses equivalent to 307 million US dollars to the manufacturing industry.

  • Saturday, June 16th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Sex, lies and video in Tierra del Fuego governor's race

    All seemed to be rolling smoothly for Argentine president Nestor Kirchner and his new political scheme in this Sunday's Tierra del Fuego governor race, until this last week.
    The two leading candidates, the incumbent and his runner up in the polls are closely aligned to Kirchner's “horizontal wide ranging” political project which promised to ensure an easy victory. The third, and very distant, was a dissident lady Deputy who belongs to the most anti-Kirchner group in Argentina.

  • Friday, June 15th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine “eternal gratitude” to Peru for Malvinas support

    Argentina officially expressed “eternal gratitude” to Peru for its support during the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas conflict and its permanent solidarity in the sovereignty claim over the Islands