Illex squid catches and landings in Argentine ports are considerably less than last season claims the Argentine industry, which is corroborated by official statistics from the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishery, and Food (SAGP&A).
Argentina's economy grew 2.3 percent in January from a year earlier, the lowest monthly rate in more than six years as the global crisis hits home, according to the latest release from the government.
Argentina’s ruling couple succeed in obtaining the necessary majority in Senate to advance mid term elections from October to June, arguing that in the current global downturn the government needs to focus on fighting economic problems and less on politics.
Argentina officially admitted that the mosquito transmitted dengue disease which has ravaged neighbouring Bolivia and Paraguay has epidemic characteristics in several Northern provinces with 2.270 cases reported and confirmed.
Argentina’s Federal Fisheries Council (FFC) has advised opening the 4160 North statistical quadrant of the common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) fishery, while closing the 4764 South quadrant, on the basis of findings from the last commercial hake survey
Brazil has agreed to lend 700 million US dollars to state-owned airline Aerolineas Argentinas to fund its purchase of 20 planes from Embraer in an effort to save jobs at the aircraft maker.
Argentina’s influential Catholic Church warned that a year long conflict between the government of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and farmers over export duties has “altered social peace”.
Water and air surrounding the Botnia pulp mill along the river Uruguay, next to the city of Fray Bentos, has not suffered any quality modifications and the plant complies with the environmental standards demanded by Uruguay, Argentina and the European Union, according to the latest international report
Relatives from the lost crew of the Argentine Air Force British built Avro Lincoln MK II which crashed in Chilean Tierra del Fuego in 1950, and were only found recently are requesting Presidents Michelle Bachelet and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to authorize the repatriation of the remains.
The coming Friday meeting in Chile of Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner with Prime Minister Gordon Brown allegedly to address the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute has had headlines’ impact in Britain.