Spain could vote jointly with Argentina resolutions on Gibraltar and the Malvinas Islands in international forums, although with some reserves, admitted Spanish Foreign minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo during his visit to Uruguay.
Amid high social and political expectations over the Argentine Supreme Court’s ruling to determine whether the controversial Broadcast Media Law is constitutional or not, a top judge said the decision is not expected to come before October’s mid term legislative elections.
Air Canada said that it has successfully completed the transfer of all 15 of its Embraer 175 aircraft, the smallest jet aircraft in Air Canada's fleet, to Sky Regional to operate the aircraft on behalf of Air Canada under the capacity purchase agreement between the parties. Sky Regional now operates 20 aircraft on behalf of Air Canada, under this agreement.
The Alliance of the Pacific, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico, has again given evidence of its potential in Latinamerica: total exports in 2012 reached 556 billion dollars and imports 551 billion, which means the four countries consolidated concentrate 50% of the continent’s foreign trade.
Uruguay’ President Jose Mujica said the decision authorizing a possible expansion, or not, of the UPM/Botnia pulp mill is closely linked to Argentina and the construction of a third plant along an inside Uruguayan river and not a shared one as is the case now.
Spain’s Repsol inaugurated on Thursday, a month before schedule, a new module of its gas processing plant in Margarita in the south of Bolivia which will allow the company in three weeks, to significantly increase its production and delivery to Argentina, its main client.
Debt-struck Madrid is betting its penny-pinching bid to host the Olympics in 2020 will reap rich economic dividends for recession-hit Spain. The Spanish capital is banking on a low-cost 5 billion dollars Olympic bid that relies heavily on existing stadiums to surprise Tokyo and Istanbul when Olympic chiefs make their decision in Buenos Aires on Saturday.
President Cristina Fernández spoke out against the US refusal to discuss Argentina’s dispute with the so-called ‘vulture funds’, (and its inclusion in the final declaration) during the G-20 meeting in Moscow, Russia.
With a busy agenda prior to her G20 Summit address, Argentine President Cristina Fernández renewed her criticism of so called world powers’ protectionism and warned about a “crisis of the multilateral system” both in the economic and political arenas.
FAO Food Price Index dropped for the fourth month in a row in August reaching its lowest level since June 2012. The index, which measures the monthly change in the international prices of a basket of food commodities, averaged 201.8 points in August 2013, nearly 4 points (1.9%) below its July value and 11 points (5.1% less than in August 2012.