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Montevideo, January 22nd 2019 - 02:13 UTC


  • Wednesday, August 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine company strikes gas in Magallanes Region

    Argentine oil corporation Geopark Holdings Ltd announced Tuesday it had discovered gas in one of the several exploratory wells drilled in Chile's extreme south region of Magallanes.

  • Wednesday, August 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina trusts China will not adopt trade counter measures

    Argentina trusts China will not adopt reprisals following the latest trade restrictions on imports recently decided by President Nestor Kirchner's administration and which affect many Chinese goods, Argentine Secretary of Commerce Alfredo Chiaradía said on Wednesday.

  • Monday, August 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentines Win World Tango Championships

    Close to 500 couples from 154 cities in the contest

    Argentina's tango pair Natalia Tonelli Attori and Fernando Gracia won the fifth edition of the Tango World Championship on Sunday in Buenos Aires.

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Malvinas recovery, “a long term issue if to be solved peacefully”

    Ambassador Fernando E. Petrella

    “Recovery of Argentine sovereignty over the Falkland/Malvinas islands will not be defined in the short term or near future” admitted an advisor from the Argentine Foreign Affairs ministry who warned that “such a negotiation needs patience”.

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Satellite tracking of penguins' migration in South Atlantic

    Penguins carrying satellite transmitters

    This week Professor Dee Boersma and student Elizabeth Skewgar, selected six adult male penguins from rehabilitation centres at two coastal towns in Southern Argentina--San Clemente del Tuyú and Mar del Plata--to carry satellite transmitters during their migration back to their breeding colonies reports

  • Friday, August 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Energy shortages punish Argentine July industrial production

    Argentina's July industrial production grew 2.7% over the same month a year ago and actually declined 2.1% compared to June 2007 because of the energy crisis which forced many factories to reduce production, according to the latest release from the country's Statistics and Census Office, Indec.

  • Friday, August 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner official says no “transparent” inflation index until November

    Argentina's cabinet chief Alberto Fernandez promised union leaders on Friday that the controversial Consumer Prices Index, CPI, will be “transparent” as of next October because the government is intent on ensuring the chances of presidential candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, reports La Nacion.

  • Thursday, August 23rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Interpol arrest warrant for the cash-filled suitcase man

    The  suitcase men on the run

    Interpol Argentina Office said Wednesday an international arrest warrant has been issued for a Venezuelan-US businessman wanted in Argentina on fraud charges stemming from the seizure of a cash-filled suitcase in a Buenos Aires airport.

  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Unrelenting upheaval in President Kirchner's home province

    Argentine president Nestor Kirchner faced on Tuesday another political challenge in his own turf, the province of Santa Cruz he ruled for years and where unions and other social groups marched along the capital Rio Gallegos to reject violence and bullying by former local allies of the president, one in particular who last Friday with his vehicle run over seventeen protestors.

  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Suitcase scandal in limelight in spite of Kirchner and Chavez

    Your suitcase? my suitcase? nobody suitcase...

    Argentina's renowned anti-corruption crusader, lawyer Ricardo Monner Sans, urged the prosecution in the so-called suitcase scandal to investigate whether controls that led to the discovery of 800,000 dollars in possession of Venezuelan-US citizen Guido Antonini Wilson in Buenos Aires, also applied to other officials who arrived on the same plane.