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  • Thursday, October 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Alleged Malvinas war dead discovered in Brazilian prison

    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.

  • Thursday, October 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    FT mocks Mrs. K devotion to foreign travel

    Forced to delegate if she wants to keep travelling

    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”.

  • Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina closer to an agreement on Paris Club debt

    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.

  • Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Setback for Argentina in international energy dispute

    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.

  • Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina announces “discouragement letter” to Billinton

    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.

  • Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    India's Mittal takes leading control of Argentine steel industry

    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.

  • Monday, October 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Inflationary debate rages in Argentina; food CPI ranges 15%

    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.

  • Monday, October 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Comfortable lead for Cristina K but 29% of voters undefined

    Cristina Kirchner comfortably leads vote intention

    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.

  • Saturday, September 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: Coppola robbed of 15 years of computer work

    Coppola plans to shoot a feature film: <i>“Argentine people are very nice.”

    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.

  • Thursday, September 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Iran rejects Kirchner claims and points to Judiciary “corruption”

    Iran strongly rejected on Thursday Argentine President Nestor Kirchner's claim that the country failed to cooperate in a probe of a 1994 terror bombing in Buenos Aires which left hundreds dead and maimed.