The grain truckers strike in Argentina who are blocking major roads in the country and on Thursday evening confirmed the industrial action are causing major food and fuel shortages in cities forcing cuts on public transport and higher prices in stores.
London's prestigious Financial Times has published a scathing report on Argentina's financial situation and the loss of confidence in the current government which it argues has brought the specter of a new default closer.
Argentina is unlikely to fulfill its contract to supply the European Union with 28,000 tonnes of boneless top prime cuts of beef, also known as Hilton cuts, according to government and meat industry sources.
Argentina's claim over the Malvinas and other South Atlantic islands under British sovereignty was the main purpose of the meeting held on Wednesday between United Nations Secretary General Van Ki-Moon and Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Taiana.
Argentina's main international air terminal Ezeiza is to undergo a remodeling program involving 400 million US dollars announced this week the concessionary company which also manages most of the country's main airports
Argentina was included in a list of Latinamerican key countries for the US State Department and with whom the US is intent in having closer relations. The description belongs to US Deputy Secretary of State for hemispheric relations Thomas Shannon, during a speech at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.
Britain's refusal to negotiate Argentine sovereignty over the Malvinas islands is inadmissible said Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana addressing on Thursday in New York the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization or C24.
Under the title of Hocus-pocus the June 12th edition of The Economist refers to the latest cooking the books decision by the current administration of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Argentina's Supreme Court accepted competence on the sliding export taxes on grains and oilseeds question, which triggered the farmers' conflict, and will consider a demand presented by an Argentine province which argues they undermine federal taxes co-participation, according to Justice sources quoted in Buenos Aires La Nacion.
Public opinion perception and expectations about the Argentine economy are currently going through the most serious declination since the Kirchner couple first reached government in 2003.