Snowstorms and frosts in the high areas of the Argentine Patagonia Rio Negro province could cause the death of 70% of the flock, according to estimates from the provincial Livestock Secretariat, Tabaré Bassi.
Argentina's wheat crop continued to remain under pressure amid growing unfavorable weather conditions, which are casting doubts of further crop loss. Wheat planting in Argentina was 100% completed in the week to Aug. 19, but recent frost conditions, with variable intensity, have hit most parts of its key wheat regions, rendering current growth conditions unfavorable for the crop, the Buenos Aires Grain Exchange said in its report released on Aug. 20.
The Argentine government decision to impede a return humanitarian flight from Montevideo to Mount Pleasant Complex in the Falkland Islands received ample coverage in the Uruguayan and Argentine media.
Argentine bonds extended a recent dip after the government formalized its US$ 65 billion debt restructuring offer, underscoring investor concern about the country’s shaky economy despite creditors’ rallying behind a deal.
By Steve Hank (*) – On August 4, Argentina, the world’s biggest deadbeat, announced that it had reached a deal with its creditors on its US$ 65 billion worth of defaulted debt. The next day, the United Nations Decolonization Committee — the C24 — unanimously passed a resolution urging the United Kingdom and Argentina to resolve their differences over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. Or, are they the Malvinas?
Thousands of demonstrators across Argentina's main cities defied social distancing rules to answer calls to protest against a government announcement last Friday to extend containment measures in the Buenos Aires region until Aug 30 and to condemn a controversial reform of the judicial branch.
The Argentine government formalized its amended bond restructuring offer on Saturday night, confirming in a presidential decree that it would submit the new deal to the US Securities and Exchange Commission this Monday.
Mexico will need up to 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses, according to a senior government official, and inoculation of its 120 million inhabitants could start as early as April if clinical trials and regulatory approvals for pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca go as planned.
Argentina extended until Aug 30 restrictions taken against the coronavirus, President Alberto Fernandez said on Friday, underlining that the country's lockdown would continue in its current form in and around capital city Buenos Aires.
Chinese importers have started to practice “wash out” with Argentine soy oil contracts, which is having an impact on the local industry.