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  • Thursday, January 4th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Maradona upset with Boca over Bush daughters

    Diego Maradona

    Argentina's top football star Diego Maradona said he's feeling a “bit distant” from his heart team Boca Juniors and criticized the club's president Mauricio Macri for having presented the visiting daughters of US President George Bush with the team's colors.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Soaring temperatures put heat on Argentina's powergrid

    Summer has come to Argentina with a vengeance, bringing temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius this week and almost unbearable loads on the power system.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Real-time positions of fishing vessels available on-line

    The Undersecretariat of Fishing and Development Activities of the Delta Area is now publishing on its web site maps that show the real-time positions of fishing vessels equipped with satellite monitoring devices, the Ministry of Agrarian Affairs (MAA) reported.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina reaffirms sovereignty rights over Falklands

    Argentina reaffirmed Wednesday its “imprescriptible sovereignty rights” over the Malvinas/Falkland Islands and questioned the United Kingdom's reluctance to address the issue.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Buenos Aires port security reinforced

    Strong security at  Buenos Aires ferry Terminal

    Argentina's Coast Guard on Wednesday reinforced security in Buenos Aires ferry Terminal following the decision by picketers who are blocking access to neighboring Uruguay in protest over the building of a pulp mill, to impede daily river shuttles to Montevideo.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina takes Chile to WTO on Chilean safeguards on dairy products

    Argentina has filed a dispute complaint against Chile before the World Trade Organization (WTO) after Chile in mid December imposed a 23-percent additional safeguard on some dairy products imported from Argentina.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina establishes hake TAC of 340.000 tons

    Argentina's Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Secretariat, SAGP y A, established a total 2007 allowable catch, TAC, of 340.000 tons of common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) which is 10.5% lower than last year's TAC of 380.000 tons.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine Coast Guard arrest Taiwanese jigger

    A Taiwanese flagged vessel was arrested by the Argentine Coast Guard accused of fishing inside Argentina's EEZ and is currently en route to Comodoro Rivadavia.

  • Tuesday, January 2nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine stock market among top ten in 2006

    Argentina's stock market ended 2006 with an unprecedented yearly average increase of 35 percent which placed it among the world's top ten performers, the Argentine Institute for Capital Markets (IAMC, in its Spanish acronym), said in a report. Several other world markets also reached record highs.

  • Tuesday, January 2nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Summer hake ban in common fishing zone

    The ban is aimed at protecting hake juveniles and allow them to reach maturity

    The Maritime Front Joint Technical Commission (CTMFM) has set the summer ban for common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) in the common fishing zone (CFZ) shared by Argentina and Uruguay, between 1 January and 31 march 2007.