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US and Argentina are “regional leaders and long time friends”, says Kerry

Friday, July 8th 2016 - 06:41 UTC
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Secretary of State John Kerry sent best US wishes to the Argentine people on the 200 years of its declaration of independence on July 9, and underlined that both countries “are regional leaders and long time friends”. Read full article


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  • Alejo


    Jul 08th, 2016 - 07:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    Kerry is usually brimming full of shite. This time was no exception.

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 01:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Man.....MP really has become extremely boring since cunt lips left office. But all in all, the usual suspects remain, after all, what else have they to do?

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 02:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CapiTrollism_is_back!!

    I kinda predicted in 2013 or 2014 that 2016 would be a year where shit hits the fan in ANGLO nations, but I didn't think it would be this swift and quick, their big spiral down the toilet.

    Sheez, it's really getting ugly in those he!!holes of NorthAMOland and United Kungdom of Little England and some broken off Pieces that want to secede.

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 02:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    Which news sources do you read? I am totally unable to find any source that indicates anything you aver.

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 04:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @4 Some perspective. Still nowhere near the level of poverty and insecurity of Argentina.

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 04:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    #4 as I said....boring and a boring post for a rustic, little European as you. Been to Argentina yet toby?

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 04:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    Kepi Troll: “ ....a year where shit hits the fan in ANGLO nations.....”

    So how is that recession with 43 percent annual inflation and 30 percent poverty rate doing for you in Argenzuela? Robbery rates still the highest in the entire Western Hemisphere? Leftist officials still throwing bags of stolen money into convents? Sounds like a splendid baseline from which to contrast the successful, developed, advanced nations.

    Oh, and looking into the lies that CFK's INDEC produced, and correcting the numbers, it seems that Argentina hasn't been doing nearly as well as Los KK tried to make the gullible believe. Revised GNP per capita earnings for 2014 was less than US$7400, making Argentina's economy even worse than suspected. (Compare that to US$19,887 GNP per capita for Chile in 2014).

    Meanwhile, the UK remains the second largest economy in the EU.

    Argenzuela: it provides such entertainment

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 06:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    What planet do you live on ? What script do your paymasters give you and what is your fee per article. You are robbing them whatever it is.

    By the way, what is it like down the toilet as you obviously live there.

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 06:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    A cold wet damp smelly place if they don't clean it,

    they never learn do they.

    Jul 08th, 2016 - 07:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CapiTrollism_is_back!!

    Chile a GDP of 20,000??? Argentina most unsafe nation in the western hemisphere? You are so insanely out of touch I don't even need to refute your hallucinations. You are a liar, period.

    Argentina is now safer than the USA and UK, ask anyone whose skin is a shade above bleached paper.

    Jul 09th, 2016 - 04:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    OK, we are asking you. Provide us with statistics of assaults and murders.
    I looked up the charts :-
    UK 1.0 murders per 100,000 people
    Argentina 7.4 murders per 100,000 people.
    This was for the most current statistics taken in 2014.
    So, Argentina is safer than the UK ?
    Anyway didn't you kill off all the blacks decades ago so you could not find anyone to ask !

    You are self deluded.

    Jul 09th, 2016 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    Nostrils, next time you are released and get back to your country just take a walk through Villa 51 carrying your handbag and see how far you get.

    As a Troll, you are an abject failure because you come up with fantasies and everyone is laughing at you.

    Jul 09th, 2016 - 02:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    @11 Kepi Troll: “ Chile a GDP of 20,000??? Argentina most unsafe nation in the western hemisphere?”

    As usual, the Kepi Troll doesn't respond correctly to the material.

    First issue: “ Robbery rates still the highest in the entire Western Hemisphere?” (Someone please explain to the Kepi Troll that the issue is “robbery.” ) Here is some news for poor Kepi:

    “ Argentina y Brasil, los países de América Latina en los que más gente reporta robos y asesinatos”

    Argentina leads not only Letrine America but all of the Western Hemisphere in robbery.According the UN study (Argentina likes to quote the UN on everything) the country even out-robs Mexico, if such a thing is imaginable:

    ” Argentina quedó al tope del ranking de robos por habitante que realizó la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) como parte de su informe sobre la inseguridad en América Latina. De acuerdo con el relevo que realizaron, el país registra una tasa de 973,3 asaltos cada 100.000 habitantes. Segundo quedó México, con una tasa de 688 robos, y Brasil, con 572,7.“

    Kepi Troll's usual cluelessness in matters of economics is again reflected in the news that for 2015...

    ” El ingreso o PIB per cápita de Chile, medido por paridad de compra, alcanzará este año a US$ 23.564 de acuerdo a la actualización estadística del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI), cifra prácticamente similar a la estimada en abril pasado que fue de US$ 23.556.“

    Perhaps the Kepi Troll believes the Kirchner INDEC lies, but nobody else does. When re-examined, those INDEC falsifications give way to the news that Argentines are poorer now than in 1998:

    ” Sin el maquillaje K, los argentinos hoy son más pobres que en 1998”

    INDEC lies keep crumbling. Argentines are now poorer than Mexicans and Turks, in GDP per capita:

    Jul 09th, 2016 - 06:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    Oh yeah. From Marti's above link:
    “From 2007 the statistics officials, especially on inflation and GDP, were politically manipulated: new government's consultant.”
    The Macri government, which in the past criticized the INDEC numbers, has now come up with its own--and those numbers are equally suspected of distortions.
    “When re-examined, those INDEC falsifications give way to the news that Argentines are poorer now than in 1998.”
    Well: no, they aren't. However, the Macri government is working hard to make the above statement come to reality.
    As Macri has said again, in sync with Marti: “We need to lower the costs, and wages are part of the costs.”

    Jul 12th, 2016 - 12:53 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    @15 Reekie:

    “Argentines are poorer now than in 1998.” ....'Well: no, they aren't. ”

    Actually it was not just the Macri government did the investigations into the lies and distortions of the CFK INDEC. Various international organisations came up with similar conclusions. Even Harvard University helped unravel the INDEC fabrications. The IMF famously humiliated and excoriated Argentina over CFK's blatant INDEC lies. The Economist ran a now classic piece entitled “Don't Lie to Me, Argentina.”

    Now read the article that explains how the INDEC lied and why Argentines are poorer than in 1998. If necessary we'll help you with the big words, like “marcadamente inferior. ”

    Don't want to reduce your excessive labour rates? Then do something to increase competitiveness and productivity to merit those bloated salaries. (I won't hold my breath over that one) . You do understand the meaning of “competitiveness” and “productivity” - don't you? No, wait....

    Jul 12th, 2016 - 03:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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