Britain has offered Argentina support for its Antarctic operations following the recent fire that broke out in icebreaker Almirante Irizar and which could force the vessel out of action for almost two years.
Visiting Argentine First Lady Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner promised full support for Mexico's incorporation bid to the South American customs union group, Mercosur during a meeting this week with leaders in the Mexican Senate.
Spain's current ambassador in Argentina Rafael Estrella who is identified as the driving force in the Spanish Government's decision to pursue the Cordoba tripartite dialogue process (*), is urging the Argentine Government to take a similar approach to the Falkland Islands as Spain has to the Rock.
Argentina's Under Secretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture announced toothfish quotas for the 2007 season of 1.750 tons, according to Resolution 132/2007, according to La Prensa de Santa Cruz.
Argentina's next ambassador before the United Nations Jorge ArgÃÃ‚Â¼ello has as his main instruction to move the sovereignty claim over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands to the UN General Assembly as part of a more political approach to the issue by President Nestor Kirchner's administration, according to Buenos Aires press.
Argentine icebreaker Almirante Irizar arrived Friday night to Puerto Belgrano naval base ten days after a fire ravaged the generator room forcing the evacuation in mid South Atlantic of 300 people, including crew members and scientists on their return from Antarctica.
A second Argentine officer allegedly involved in the abuse of conscripts, including the death of several of them, during the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict has been identified by one of the victims, reports this week the Argentine press.
Argentina has guaranteed the supply of natural gas for residential consumption in the coming winter announced Chile's Energy Minister Marcelo Tokman following a meeting in Venezuela with Argentina's energy czar Julio De Vido.
The decrease in common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) landings in the port of Mar del Plata, Argentina, is generating unease and concern among the owners of various processing plants because of the lack of sufficient fish.
There's a close relation between the fate of the Islands claimed by Argentina and the future of the developing world. The British will only yield when Argentina's international power is greater than theirs.
By Cesar Mayoral, Argentine ambassador before United Nations.