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Argentina

  • Wednesday, March 19th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Horsemeat: Argentina main exporter of promising market

    Horse meat is big in Russia, Holland and France

    Argentina became in 2007 the world's leading exporter of horse meta, totaling 35.755 tons equivalent to 87.5 million US dollars, according to the latest report from the Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Secretary.

  • Tuesday, March 18th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine farmers sixth day of protest, and more next week

    The stand off between the Argentine government and striking farmers who are protesting against export taxes on grains, beef and dairy produce has yet to see effective signals of a cooling of the situation or the possibility of a dialogue.

  • Monday, March 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    US vessel to survey Argentine waters

    US ice breaker vessel the <i>Nathaniel Palmer</i>. <br>(Photo: US Government)

    The Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) unanimously decided to authorise the US-flagged Nathaniel Palmer for “[the undertaking of] marine scientific research activities in maritime areas subject to sovereign or national jurisdiction.”

  • Monday, March 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: CFK popular inspite of inflation

    CFK: First 100 days

    Supporters claim that economic growth has strengthened, more is being done to combat the energy crisis and to ensure road safety, and Argentina has played a significant role in bringing about an end to the recent border conflict between Colombia and Ecuador.

  • Saturday, March 15th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina to survey seabed from “North Malvinas to Georgia”

    Argentina will begin in April, to the north of the “Malvinas islands all the way to South Georgia”, the last leg of its seabed survey to comply with the United Nations Law of the Sea May 2009 timetable, reports the Buenos Aires Saturday press.

  • Friday, March 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine grain, beef farmers extend protest; diary joins

    Argentine farmers protesting higher grain and oilseeds export taxes have decided to extend their two days strike until next Wednesday because there has been “no signals or reply from the government” to their request to meeting authorities. Dairy farmers announced they were joining the strike.

  • Thursday, March 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Fifth year running Argentine economy grows above 8%

    Argentina's GDP expanded 8.7% in 2007, after having grown 9.1% in the fourth quarter, up 1.9% from the previous quarter announced Thursday in Buenos Aires the country's Statistics and Census Office, Indec.

  • Thursday, March 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana's number two resigns over illegal car imports scandal

    Ambassador Victorio Taccetti

    Argentina's ambassador in Italy Victorio Taccetti has been named Deputy Foreign Affairs minister to replace Roberto Garcia Moritán who resigned amid a growing scandal over illegal car imports. Minister Jorge Taiana's number two insisted his resignation was for “personal reasons”.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: grain and oilseeds export levies become permanent

    Argentina hiked export taxes on soy and sunflower seed products by between seven and nine percentage points and decreased levies on corn and wheat exports by one point to expand supplies of key food staples in the domestic market.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina insists Malvinas next of kin fly to the Falklands

    The monument in the Argentine Cemetery is waiting to be inaugurated

    Argentina promised on Tuesday to insist before the United Kingdom so that the (1982) Malvinas conflict families can travel to the Falklands by air for the opening of the Argentine monument at the Darwin cemetery.