Argentine President Mauricio Macri Friday held a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in what turned out to be the first one-on-one encounter between heads of government of the two countries after the 1982 Falklands War.
After the controversy generated by a resolution in which the Ministry of Security of Argentina allows the police to use lethal weapons against a person who flees in the framework of the summit of the Group of 20 in Buenos Aires, the minister Patricia Bullrich went to clarify that this disposition “has nothing to do with the mobilization” against the G20 crowded by social organizations this Friday.
Argentina's National Institute of Seismic Prevention (INPRES) recorded an earthquake rated at 3.8 on the Richter scale at 10.27 am Friday in the city of Buenos Aires and its surroundings, it was reported.
Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, Queen Elizabeth's only daughter, was in Santiago Thursday to attend the unveiling of a monument honoring local Navy hero Lord Thomas Alexander Cochrane.
A few minutes before midnight Friday, Buenos Aires time, a Royal Air Force transport with Prime Minister Theresa May landed at Ezeiza airport. Mrs May is the first serving UK prime minister to visit the capital Buenos Aires, and the second to travel to Argentina, after Tony Blair in 2001.
The famous Air Force One, a veritable Flying White House, landed in Ezeiza at 10.10 pm amid tight security measures right on time for US President Donald Trump to rest and get ready for Friday's breakfast meeting with his Argentine colleague Mauricio Macri.
His presidential plane landed at Buenos Aires' international Ezeiza airport for the G-20 Summit Wednesday night. After parking, France's Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte went down the stairs to greet .... a tarmac worker or two, after which the pair kept walking to their car. Right before getting inside, they were told to go back on their steps and meet Argentine Vicepresident Gabriela Michetti for the official welcome that almost did not happen.
The proposed second airline service between the Falklands and South America with a once a month stopover in Argentina, drew both strongly voiced concerns and praise at a public meeting held on Wednesday evening in Stanley. Worried citizens suggested Argentina might manipulate Islanders by threatening to interrupt the link to Sao Paulo, Brazil in the longer term.
The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol)'s disciplinary board Thursday turned down Boca Juniors' request and thus cleared the way for the second leg of the Libertadores Cup final to be played at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu on December 9, it was announced.