Argentina's GDP expanded 8.5% in 2006 completing four full years of recovery following the default and melting of the economy in 2002, according to official statistics released in Buenos Aires.
An Argentine federal judge ordered former de facto president Reynaldo Bignone arrested in connection with human rights abuses stemming from Argentina's 1976-83 dictatorship, reported Thursday the Buenos Aires press.
In an effort to ensure domestic supply and contain inflation Argentina announced Thursday the temporarily suspension of wheat and flour exports.
Argentina and Bolivia signed an agreement for the construction of the Northeast Argentina Gas Pipeline, a project that will require an investment of 1.1 billion US dollars
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez cancelled his daily radio program to concentrate on several cooperation agreements to be signed with Argentina Friday and Saturday announced the country's Ministry of Communications.
Argentina recovered this week its status of free from foot and mouth disease, FAM, with vaccination according to the country's Agro-food sanitary office, Senasa. Argentina suffered a limited FAM outbreak a year ago in the northern province of Corrientes.
With the summer season almost over Argentina had a record year in the number of tourists and money spent according to the Tourism Secretary in Buenos Aires.
Environmentalists in Entre Ríos who are opposing the construction of the Finnish Botnia pulp plant in Fray Bentos yesterday said they could go for a total closure of the three road crossings to Uruguay during Easter week.
President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela will lead a rally in a stadium in Buenos Aires on Friday, when US President George W. Bush arrives to the San Juan presidential residence estancia in Uruguay, only 60 kilometers away from the Argentine capital.
An unknown British sailor has been buried with an Argentine Honour Guard breaking the gloom of British-Argentine relations for just a moment. The funeral took place last Friday in the British Cemetery, Buenos Aires.