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Montevideo, September 26th 2018 - 03:06 UTC


  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Malvinas recovery, “a long term issue if to be solved peacefully”

    Ambassador Fernando E. Petrella

    “Recovery of Argentine sovereignty over the Falkland/Malvinas islands will not be defined in the short term or near future” admitted an advisor from the Argentine Foreign Affairs ministry who warned that “such a negotiation needs patience”.

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Satellite tracking of penguins' migration in South Atlantic

    Penguins carrying satellite transmitters

    This week Professor Dee Boersma and student Elizabeth Skewgar, selected six adult male penguins from rehabilitation centres at two coastal towns in Southern Argentina--San Clemente del Tuyú and Mar del Plata--to carry satellite transmitters during their migration back to their breeding colonies reports

  • Friday, August 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Energy shortages punish Argentine July industrial production

    Argentina's July industrial production grew 2.7% over the same month a year ago and actually declined 2.1% compared to June 2007 because of the energy crisis which forced many factories to reduce production, according to the latest release from the country's Statistics and Census Office, Indec.

  • Friday, August 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner official says no “transparent” inflation index until November

    Argentina's cabinet chief Alberto Fernandez promised union leaders on Friday that the controversial Consumer Prices Index, CPI, will be “transparent” as of next October because the government is intent on ensuring the chances of presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, reports La Nacion.

  • Thursday, August 23rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Interpol arrest warrant for the cash-filled suitcase man

    The  suitcase men on the run

    Interpol Argentina Office said Wednesday an international arrest warrant has been issued for a Venezuelan-US businessman wanted in Argentina on fraud charges stemming from the seizure of a cash-filled suitcase in a Buenos Aires airport.

  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Unrelenting upheaval in President Kirchner's home province

    Argentine president Nestor Kirchner faced on Tuesday another political challenge in his own turf, the province of Santa Cruz he ruled for years and where unions and other social groups marched along the capital Rio Gallegos to reject violence and bullying by former local allies of the president, one in particular who last Friday with his vehicle run over seventeen protestors.

  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Suitcase scandal in limelight in spite of Kirchner and Chavez

    Your suitcase? my suitcase? nobody suitcase...

    Argentina's renowned anti-corruption crusader, lawyer Ricardo Monner Sans, urged the prosecution in the so-called suitcase scandal to investigate whether controls that led to the discovery of 800,000 dollars in possession of Venezuelan-US citizen Guido Antonini Wilson in Buenos Aires, also applied to other officials who arrived on the same plane.

  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chubut joins Oceanic Bio-geographic Information System

    Onboard observers off the coast of Chubut.

    The Onboard Observers Programme of the Argentine province of Chubut Fisheries Secretariat (POBCH) will participate in the Oceanic Bio-geographic Information System (OBIS) by supplying periodic marine biodiversity data acquired from fishing results on specific species.

  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Menem on Mrs. K: “she's s arrogant, full of hatred and rancor”

    Defeated Menem has no mercy for candidate Cristina

    President Nestor Kirchner administration is “the most corrupt ever in Argentina” claimed former president Carlos Menem in an interview with Chile's El Mercurio.

  • Monday, August 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina's Menem loses governor's race

    Former Pte. Carlos Menem

    Former President Carlos Menem was easily defeated by an incumbent governor of a western province on Sunday, ending a comeback bid by the 77-year-old who governed the country from 1989 to 1999.