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.
Argentina's Central Bank said yesterday that bills that have been stamped the legend Oust Botnia amid a dispute between Argentina and Uruguay over a Uruguayan pulp mill ÃÂ¢€ and that in hundreds of cases have been retained by cashiers as false ÃÂ¢€ are fully valid and cannot be rejected by anyone or retained by banks.
Argentina in the first 11 months of last year exported 550,000 tonnes of fresh and processed sea and river fish and seafood for 1.15 billion dollars, more than in the 12 months of 2005, when it sold abroad 445,000 tonnes for 799 million dollars, the SENASA phytosanitary watchdog said in a report yesterday.
The Argentine stock market is expected to continue growing this year but not to match the 35 percent rise that placed it among the world's ten top performers last year, among other reasons,
because that increase was mainly based on a 110-percent rise in steel company Tenaris, something that is unlikely to be duplicated, brokers told MercoPress
An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of former President Isabel Peron over the disappearance of a leftist activist while she ruled between 1974 and 1976.
Hundreds of bank clients in the Argentine city of Gualeguaychú suffered the effects of the ongoing battle of this city against the construction of pulp mills in neighboring Uruguay when bills with the inscription Oust Botnia were retained by cashiers.