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Montevideo, December 14th 2018 - 00:43 UTC

Argentina

  • Friday, June 6th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine president denies shopping spree in Rome

    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.

  • Friday, June 6th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina's growth rate lowered to 5,5% and 2% in 08 and 09

    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.

  • Thursday, June 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina has largest wine production in Southern hemisphere

    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.

  • Thursday, June 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: suitcase stashed with money case resurfaces

    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.

  • Thursday, June 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    With Argentina blocked, Brazil has record soy exports

    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.

  • Thursday, June 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Church calls for “greatness gesture” in farmers' conflict

    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”.

  • Wednesday, June 4th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Ombudsman to mediate in Argentine farmers' conflict

    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.

  • Wednesday, June 4th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Ushuaia doubling air terminal tourist capacity

    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.

  • Wednesday, June 4th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Floating dock for Argentine frigates in Puerto Deseado

    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.

  • Tuesday, June 3rd 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina completes seabed data gathering round Falklands

    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.