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  • Tuesday, August 7th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina successfully tests rocket for space research

    Argentina successfully tested at the beginning of July the Tronador I (Thunderer) rocket, the first step of a project to join the space race having as a target a rocket capable of sending a satellite into orbit.

  • Monday, August 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine: Port of Mar del Plata returns to normal

    The standstill in the sector caused by the union conflict has caused an estimated USD 8 million in losses

    The port of Mar del Plata, in the Province of Buenos Aires, began to recover its normal momentum after a 10-day blockade. Once the workers accepted the entrepreneurs' proposal on a guaranteed minimum wage and their legalised situation within a 100-day period, the fish skinning workers finally lifted their strike, and the sector's activity has resumed.

  • Monday, August 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine Jewish community rejects Chavez visit

    Representatives from the Argentine Jewish community expressed their “rejection and shame” over this Monday's visit of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez who has strong political ties with Iran that has forecasted the destruction of Israel and is allegedly linked to a deadly attack on a 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center.

  • Monday, August 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    President Kirchner's confidence index keeps eroding

    With less than three months for next October presidential election the Nestor Kirchner administration is going through one of its worst moments since he first took office in May 2003, according to the Confidence Index from the Torcuato Di Tella University.

  • Friday, August 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina offered end of pickets for delay in opening pulp mill

    Uruguay rejected an Argentine proposal for a truce in the pulp mills conflict during the recent two days technical meeting held earlier this week in New York under the “dialogue facilitating efforts” of the Spanish Crown.

  • Friday, August 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Change is just beginning says candidate Cristina Kirchner

    Argentine Senator and presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said that in Argentina “change is just beginning” because the current President Kirchner administration has managed to reinstate the constitutional democratic system.

  • Friday, August 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chavez again to the rescue of Argentina's financial woes

    Argentina' cabinet chief Alberto Fernandez confirmed Thursday that the coming week Venezuela will again purchase Argentine sovereign bonds for which “we Argentines should, and must be fully acknowledged to President Hugo Chavez” for the financial help extended.

  • Friday, August 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    “Fiscal orthodoxy”, once Cristina K becomes president

    Faced with the growing turbulence of global financial markets and Senator Cristina Fernandez October 28 presidential bid Argentine President Nestor Kirchner has instructed his advisors to promote domestic consumption and ensure economic expansion, but as of next November “fiscal revenue must be higher than expenditure” according to reliable political sources in Buenos Aires.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina received 17.4% more tourists in half year

    The number of foreign tourists arriving in Argentina during the first half of 2007 increased 17.4% reaching 1.037.226, reported the Argentine Tourism Secretariat.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Santa Cruz fishing conflict dead locked; Spain concerned

    The fishing industry conflict in Patagonia's Puerto Deseado where striking workers torched six processing plants and has ceased all activities in the sector for almost a month is far from a solution and could further escalate, warn local authorities.