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.
Argentina will formally present Monday before the International Court of The Hague the full background of its case against Uruguay for having unilaterally authorized the location of pulp mills along the river Uruguay which is regulated by a joint statute dating back to 1975.
Spanish police arrested Friday former Argentine president Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, 75, in her home in Madrid over the disappearance of a leftist activist in 1976.
Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras's Argentine unit Petrobras Energía SA plans to invest more than two billion dollars over the next five years in Argentina and start this year exploring oil on Argentina's territorial sea, Petrobras Energía new Director General Carlos Fontes said.
With the purpose of ensuring in 2007 an inflation of one digit, the Argentine government announced subsidies for items making up the basic food basket to be partially financed with additional taxing on soybean exports.