Argentina's Foreign Affaire minister Jorge Taiana is scheduled to meet Monday with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon when he will reiterate Argentina's firm interest in advancing a solution to the Falklands/Malvinas dispute with Great Britain.
Five years ago in the middle of political and economic chaos Argentina defaulted and devalued the currency putting an end to a decade of a fixed exchange rate of one peso equivalent to one US dollar.
The environmental assembly from Gualeguaychu whose pickets are blocking access to an international bridge leading to Uruguay in protest over the building of an allegedly highly contaminating pulp mill, have anticipated that they will no lift the pickets if an international court ruling favors Uruguay.
Argentina formally called on United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon good offices with the purpose of resuming talks with the United Kingdom to help find a peaceful solution to the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute.
The southern stocks of Argentine hake (Mercluccius hubbsi) are in fragile biological balance which will have a negative impact on catches this year and even more in 2008.
Argentina's industrial production grew 8.3 percent last year mainly fuelled by a good performance in the car, construction and food sectors, achieving 50 straight months of growth, according to the state-run INDEC statistics and censuses agency.
A cruise vessel with 1.612 passengers, mostly from Brazil, finally managed Thursday early afternoon to pull off from a River Plate sand bank where she was grounded for over twenty hours.
Argentina in the first eleven months of last year exported to its partners in the Mercosur trade bloc 7.9 million tonnes of products of animal and vegetal origin for 1.9 billion dollars, an increase of 23% in volume and of 26% in revenue regarding the 6.4 million tonnes and 1.5 billion dollars of the same period of 2005, the Senasa phytosanitary watchdog reported Tuesday in Buenos Aires.
Ecuadorian new authorities are in contact with the team that successfully negotiated the restructuring of Argentina's foreign debt with the purpose of undertaking a similar process and significantly reduce the burden of the country's financial commitments.
Former Argentine president Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, 75, will undergo psychiatric tests to determine whether the absences and mental fragility exposed before a Spanish judge were real or simulated to avoid extradition.