One of the three week long blockades by environmentalists and activists along the Argentine-Uruguayan fluvial border was lifted Sunday mid day, a second is expected to follow mid night and the third could continue for an indefinite period, according to the latest news from the area.
Argentina's two main unionized labor organizations have declared a strike for Monday following the death of a teacher who was hit by a tear gas canister during a teachers' protest march last Wednesday in the Patagonian province of Neuquén.
One person was injured yesterday amid scuffles between police and a group of demonstrators who attempted to block the port terminal of the Buquebus ferry company in the Buenos Aires city neighbourhood of Puerto Madero. The protest is against the Finnish Botnia pulp plant being built in Uruguay.
Police in the Argentine province of Neuquen have used tear gas for a second day against teachers protesting over pay and working conditions.
Argentina's main teachers' union called for a one-day national strike next week after protesting colleagues seeking higher pay clashed with riot police in two provinces Wednesday
On the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict Argentina called Monday on the United Kingdom to resume Falkland Islands sovereignty negotiations as indicated by resolutions from United Nations.
Almost 40% of former Malvinas war combatants have attempted committing suicide according to a report and survey among veterans complied by Argentina's health services experts and released in coincidence with the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict.
On the 25th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict Argentina accused Great Britain of arrogance gestures and of repeatedly denying international mandates to dialogue over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).
Argentina's current administration has no foreign policy, government meddling is threatening the economy and concentration of power in the Executive is not healthy for democratic institutions points out Roberto Lavagna former Economy Minister and the leading opposition candidate for next October presidential election.
Persistent rainfall and floods in central and east Argentina have killed eleven people and forced the evacuation of at least 50.000 according to the latest Saturday official reports from the affected provinces.