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Stories for April 9th 2010

  • Friday, April 9th 2010 - 03:01 UTC

    Piñera and Cristina committed to boost bilateral relations and integration

    The presidents meet and exchange gifts at Casa Rosada

    Chile and Argentina pledged Thursday to deepen bilateral relations with visiting president Sebastian Piñera saying that “the best of our relationship is yet to come” and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner anticipating that “ideological differences” won’t be an impediment to keep advancing in cooperation and joint projects.

  • Friday, April 9th 2010 - 02:57 UTC

    Argentina to drill two wells next to Falklands’ waters in last quarter

    Stena DrillMax considered a state of the art vessel-rig currently is operating in Brazilian waters

    Several oil companies operating in Argentina have teamed up to begin hydrocarbons explorations close to Falklands’ waters. The companies have programmed to spend 140 million US dollars in two exploratory wells for which they have contracted a special drilling vessel, according to reports in the Buenos Aires press.

  • Friday, April 9th 2010 - 02:51 UTC

    China enthusiastic about reaching agreement over Argentine soybean oil

    Argentina expects one of the largest crops of soybeans this year

    Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister, Li Jinzhang, assured that China is “highly enthusiastic” about reaching an agreement to unlock the trade soybean oil conflict between Argentina and the Asian giant, according to Chinese media.

  • Friday, April 9th 2010 - 02:49 UTC

    Gibraltar and Foreign Office disagree on waters’ “sovereignty” or “control”

    Chief Minister Peter Caruana revealed the different approaches

    Britain and Gibraltar will use different legal arguments in challenging the European Commission’s decision to twice approve a Spanish nature site with British Gibraltar waters. While Gibraltar is focusing on British sovereignty of the waters, Britain itself has centred its case on the issue of control, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.

  • Friday, April 9th 2010 - 00:52 UTC

    The Uruguayan 2003 controlled default model, a way out for Greece?

    The Uruguayan default model of 2003, under the auspices of the IMF, is a possible way out for the Greek situation according to Professor Reinhart (*), a world authority in sovereign defaults. The idea surfaced in an interview with the Telegraph.co.uk, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard who has covered world politics and economics for 25 years, based in Europe, the US, and Latin America.