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Montevideo, September 20th 2018 - 10:58 UTC


  • Sunday, April 8th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute: picketers preparing new timetable

    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.

  • Sunday, April 8th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine provinces teachers' dispute spills nationwide

    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.

  • Friday, April 6th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    One injured in protest against Botnia plant

    The environmentalist demonstrators chained themselves to the ferry company fences

    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.

  • Thursday, April 5th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine protest sparks clashes

    Police in the Argentine province of Neuquen have used tear gas for a second day against teachers protesting over pay and working conditions.

  • Wednesday, April 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine teachers clash with police

    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

  • Monday, April 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Vice president Scioli heads Malvinas war commemoration

    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.

  • Monday, April 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Majority of Malvinas veterans tormented by war memories

    Malvinas war veterans

    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.

  • Sunday, April 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana accuses UK of “arrogance gestures” and not complying with UN

    Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana

    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).

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Lavagna criticizes Kirchner's meddling with the economy

    Dr. Roberto Lavagna

    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.

  • Saturday, March 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Floods in Argentina leave 11 dead and 55.000 evacuees

    Three million hectares estimated under the water

    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.