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Stories for April 22nd 2015

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 15:37 UTC

    Spain to invest 421m Euros to promote and develop aquaculture

    Spain's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel Garcia Tejerina, made the announcement to implement between 2014/2020.

    Spain's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, MAGRAM, Isabel Garcia Tejerina, announced that 421 million Euros will be allocated to the Multiannual Aquaculture Strategic Plan 2014/2020. The plan outlines how aquaculture will be conducted in coming years in the framework of the new EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 15:31 UTC

    South Georgia completes third phase of rodent eradication project

    Filling the bait bucket for the helicopter. Despite several weeks of frustrating strong winds' weather  the third phase has been completed

    The Falkland Islands government will be holding this week a reception for the team involved in the world's largest attempted rodent eradication project, in windy South Georgia, which completed the current baiting phase at the end of March.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 06:35 UTC

    Petrobras receives financial support from China and local banks

    The deals announced include a 1.48bn export-credit note with Banco do Brasil, where current Petrobras CEO Aldemir Bendine worked before

    Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras approved a series of financial agreements with local and international banks that will meet its financing needs in 2015, the company announced. In a filing with local stock regulators, Petrobras said that the deals will provide the company with access to about 6.2 billion dollars, including a 3.5bn financing contract reached with China Development Bank on April 1.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 06:25 UTC

    Nisman's successor calls prosecutor who dismissed the case “a grave digger”

    “It was already decided that De Luca was going to put the final nail in the coffin. He was the grave-digger”, blasted prosecutor Moldes

    Argentine prosecutor German Moldes has blasted the decision of colleague Javier de Luca to dismiss in the Court of Cassation (Appeals) the cover-up accusation filed by late AMIA lead investigator Alberto Nisman, accusing the official of trying to bury the investigation against President Cristina Fernandez.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 06:03 UTC

    Understanding the drivers of prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean

    “This study will help policymakers do a better job of building on the last decade's progress, promoting growth and incomes”, said Jorge Familiar

    A new World Bank Group report, “Shared Prosperity and Poverty Eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean”, explores the performance of eight countries to understand what has driven progress, and what it will take to sustain it.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 05:55 UTC

    Gazprom and YPF will sign agreement to develop Argentina shale oil and gas deposits

    YPF CEO Galuccio in Moscow to sign a contract on joint exploitation of the rich Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas fields

    Argentine energy company YPF CEO Miguel Galuccio is scheduled to sign on Wednesday in Moscow a contract on joint exploitation of shale oil and gas in the rich Vaca Muerta fields of Patagonian province Neuquén. The contract is part of the bilateral agenda to be addressed by visiting Argentine president Cristina Fernandez on Thursday, when she meets with Vladimir Putin.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 03:18 UTC

    Falklands' Argentine cemetery remains' identification turns into controversy

    According to a piece in La Nación, Argentina claims the UK is deliberately delaying the process of identifying the NN graves at the Darwin cemetery

    The United Kingdom regretted that Argentina was 'making politics out of a humanitarian issue”, following the claim from the administration of President Cristina Fernandez that UK was delaying the identification process of 123 Argentine soldiers, who died during the 1982 Falklands War and were buried as the Unknown Warriors on the Islands Argentine cemetery.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 01:58 UTC

    Argentina sues Falklands' oil and support companies involved in hydrocarbons drilling

     “Argentina will defend its natural resources,” said Filmus, arguing that the companies are performing illegal acts by drilling near the Islands

    The Argentine government on Tuesday sued several energy and support companies that are drilling for oil near the Falkland Islands, the latest chapter of a longstanding dispute over the South Atlantic archipelago, though analysts say it will have little practical effect. The criminal case was filed in Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego province which according to the Argentine constitution includes the Falklands and Antarctica.