Residents from the Argentine province of Entre Rios and environmentalists begun Saturday an eight days coordinated blockade of all three accesses to neighboring Uruguay in protest for the construction of a pulp mill which they claim will cause irreparable damage to the environment.
Argentina took a step further Thursday in its diplomatic rift with the United Kingdom by announcing the creation of a register of oil companies which will not be allowed to operate on the mainland if engaged in exploration or any kind of production on the Falkland Islands.
Argentina is not interested in Malvinizing relations with the United Kingdom, but bilateral links have fallen hostage of London's no negotiations policy over the Falkland Islands' sovereignty, claims one of Argentina's top diplomats.
Asian jiggers operating in South Atlantic international waters could end unloading and exporting short-fin squid from the Patagonian port of Comodoro Rivadavia, according to local port authorities.
A French consortium headed by Alstom was the only candidate left in the race for the ambitious project of President Nestor Kirchner's administration of a high speed train linking the capital Buenos Aires with the country's main two cities, Rosario and Cordoba.
Argentina's vice president Daniel Scioli and Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana will lead next Monday April 2 in Ushuaia the main commemorations of the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict which in Argentina is remembered as Malvinas Veteran's Day.
Argentina - The 2007 squid (Illex argentinus) season shows a normal development, affirmed the substitute President of the Federal Fisheries Council (CFP), Marcelo Santos.
We regret the Argentine decision to end the South Atlantic joint hydrocarbons understanding with the United Kingdom; it sends a political signal in a sensitive year, said late Tuesday a spokesperson from the British embassy in Buenos Aires.
After having rejected Britain's offer for a sober commemoration of the 25 years of the Falkland Islands conflict, Argentina is preparing a diplomatic barrage before international forums demanding UK resumes sovereignty negotiations, according to Buenos Aires Sunday press.
United Kingdom considered the possibility of invading Argentine territory during the Falkland Islands conflict in 1982, according to Lawrence Freedman interviewed by Chile's newspaper La Tercera and published Sunday in Santiago.