The Argentine government emphatically denied a publication in the Italian daily Corriere Della Sera, which with manifest malice reported about some alleged extravagant shopping of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner during her recent visit to Rome for the summit on hunger emergency.
London based Barclays Capital lowered its 2008 and 2009 growth forecast for Argentina following on increasing concerns about accelerating inflation, striking farmers blocking exports and slowing investment.
Argentina will have a record production of wine for the Southern hemisphere in 2008, totaling 15.25 million hectoliters, compared to the 15.046 of last year according to the latest report from the Paris seated International Organization of Vines and Wine, OIV.
Two Venezuelan citizens linked to the frustrated attempt to illegally introduce a suitcase with 800.000 US dollars to Argentina have an international Interpol arrest warrant following on a request from the Argentine judge who has the case.
Brazilian soybean exports reached a record 4.44 million tons in May, up from the 3.34 million in April and 3.15 million in May 2007, as farmer protests cut shipments from Argentina, according to grain and oilseed traders.
The Permanent Commission of the Argentine Episcopal Conference called on Thursday for a gesture of greatness from the government and the farmers to help put an end to the three month long conflict which is rapidly becoming into a serious confrontation and threatens social peace.
Argentina' ombudsman promised on Tuesday following a meeting with farmers that he would do his best to channel camp's claims before the government and help find a solution to the conflict because of the current social situation in the country.
The expansion of the main building of the Ushuaia airport terminal, in Tierra del Fuego, is scheduled to be finished early next year helping to further promote what is rapidly becoming the main industry of Argentina's most southern province.
Port authorities in the extreme south Patagonian province of Santa Cruz signed an agreement with a Puerto Deseado dry dock for the building of a floating dock for the Argentine Navy.
The Argentine Navy oceanographic research vessel Puerto Deseado has successfully completed the scientific data collection cruise to the northeast and southeast of the Islas Malvinas (Falkland Islands), the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially announced in its web site.