Argentina's economic activity in February expanded 7.9% over the same month a year ago, and 0.6% over January 2007, according to the latest release from the National Statistics and Census Office, Indec.
More than twenty Malvinas war veterans from the Argentine northern province of Corrientes with the support from the local Human Rights Office have gone to court claiming human rights abuses and even killings by their own officers during the armed 1982 conflict between Argentina and Great Britain.
Argentine icebreaker Almirante Irizar which caught fire last Tuesday in the South Atlantic remained on Monday anchored 140 miles off Puerto Madryn waiting for an improvement in weather conditions so she can be towed to Puerto Belgrano.
Argentine president Nestor Kirchner on Thursday again criticized the International Monetary Fund, IMF, and ironically said that the IMF no longer can indicate what we should do, we well know what happened when we did so.
After some modifications were applied, the House of Representatives approved on Wednesday, 11 April, a draft law consisting of tougher sanctions on fishing companies that have interests in Argentine waters and operate in the Falkland waters.
Argentina's First Lady Senator Cristina Fernandez called for dialogue and perseverance in the struggle to recover the Malvinas/Falklands sovereignty and asked for honor and respect for those who fought in the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.
The Argentine government renewed on Tuesday its call to the United Kingdom for a resumption of dialogue on the Falkland Islands sovereignty. The occasion was the official launching of the web site of the Malvinas Parliamentary Observatory which functions in the Argentine Congress Lower House.
The beleaguered governor of the Patagonian province of Neuquén Jorge Sobisch reshuffled on Tuesday his cabinet and decapitated the provincial police force following last week's death of a teacher during street protests which on Monday forced Argentina to an almost standstill.
Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez currently visiting Chile said that the pulp mills conflict with Argentina remains unchanged as far as Uruguay is concerned because we won't negotiate until the bridges blockades are definitively lifted.
Argentine icebreaker Almirante Irizar is ablaze in the South Atlantic and all the crew has abandoned ship in an orderly way, with no loss of life or injured, reported the Argentine Navy Wednesday in a press conference in Buenos Aires.