Mighty Economy Minister Sergio Massa will be a presidential candidate in Argentina's upcoming mandatory, open, and simultaneous primary (PASO) elections on behalf of the ruling Unión por la Patria (UP) front, with Cabinet Chief Agustín Rossi as his running mate, it was announced Friday in Buenos Aires.
Brazil, Uruguay, and Bolivia Friday supported Paraguay's stance regarding Argentina's decision to charge tolls to barges sailing through the Port of Santa Fe-Confluencia section of the Parana River, it was reported in Buenos Aires after a new meeting of the Commission of the Paraguay-Parana Waterway Agreement.
The British-built Shorts Skyvan PA-51 used by Argentina's military dictatorship to throw three Mothers of Plaza de Mayo and two French nuns alive into the sea in one of the so-called death flights in 1977 landed Friday at Tucumán and is expected in Buenos Aires by Monday to be added to a museum.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Friday insisted in Paris on the advantages of using a common currency for foreign trade operations and underlined once again that the European Union's demands for the Mercosur agreement were a “threat.”
The Organization of American States (OAS) asked its 35 members to do their utmost to keep bridges open with the Nicaraguan government to have all political prisoners released and reach an end to human rights violations while allowing international organizations to enter its territory, it was reported in Washington DC.
Argentina has completed the overhauling of the ARA Patagonia logistics ship after five months' work at the Arsenal Naval Puerto Belgrano (ARPB) docks, Zona Militar reported.