Uruguay’s First Lady Lucia Topolansky described statements from former president Tabare Vazquez referred to a possible ‘war hypotheses’ with Argentina over the paper mill conflict as ‘absurd’ and recommended those words shouldn’t be considered more than a simple kids’ anecdote.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner showed “improvement” after suffering from a bout of hypotension Tuesday and will resume presidential activities as of Thursday, said doctors from the Government House.
The father of one of the two French tourists who were murdered in the northern Argentine province of Salta in July, Jean Michel Bouvier, spoke on French radio saying that his daughter Cassandre and Houria Moumni “lived through true martyrdom,” but that “Argentina is not to blame, my daughter knew that the country has a lower crime rate than most”.
For Argentina, Brazil is a “decisive partner” in addressing the negative effects of the world economic crisis which has hit the United States and the European Union, said on Monday Argentina’s Deputy Economy minister Roberto Feletti.
Members of the Paris Club group of creditors want Argentina to repay an estimated 9 billion dollars in defaulted debt within three years and to make a big initial payment, Buenos Aires newspaper La Nacion reported over the weekend.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez, CFK, is poised for an easy win with over 50% of vote intention for the October 23 election, according to several public opinion polls published over the weekend in the Buenos Aires press.
At least two of the three suspects currently under arrest in connection to the murder of two French tourists in the Argentine northern province of Salta last July, show signs of “psychotic, fabulist” behaviour, police authorities indicated.
Over half a million families live in 864 slums and irregular settlements in metropolitan Buenos Aires surrounding Argentina’s capital. Of this number 66% have over fifteen years since founded and in 65% of them expansion either horizontally or vertically continues.
Argentina’s main private media association, ADEPA, launched a devastating report on freedom of expression in Argentina and warns of the existence of “a mechanism geared to divulge official reports and aggrieve those who think differently”.
Argentina has the ability to sustain its economic growth amid a slowdown in the global economy, thanks to domestic demand and trade with other South American nations, said Deputy Economy Minister Roberto Feletti.