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Montevideo, March 23rd 2019 - 18:46 UTC


  • Monday, March 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: CFK popular inspite of inflation

    CFK: First 100 days

    Supporters claim that economic growth has strengthened, more is being done to combat the energy crisis and to ensure road safety, and Argentina has played a significant role in bringing about an end to the recent border conflict between Colombia and Ecuador.

  • Saturday, March 15th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina to survey seabed from “North Malvinas to Georgia”

    Argentina will begin in April, to the north of the “Malvinas islands all the way to South Georgia”, the last leg of its seabed survey to comply with the United Nations Law of the Sea May 2009 timetable, reports the Buenos Aires Saturday press.

  • Friday, March 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine grain, beef farmers extend protest; diary joins

    Argentine farmers protesting higher grain and oilseeds export taxes have decided to extend their two days strike until next Wednesday because there has been “no signals or reply from the government” to their request to meeting authorities. Dairy farmers announced they were joining the strike.

  • Thursday, March 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Fifth year running Argentine economy grows above 8%

    Argentina's GDP expanded 8.7% in 2007, after having grown 9.1% in the fourth quarter, up 1.9% from the previous quarter announced Thursday in Buenos Aires the country's Statistics and Census Office, Indec.

  • Thursday, March 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Taiana's number two resigns over illegal car imports scandal

    Ambassador Victorio Taccetti

    Argentina's ambassador in Italy Victorio Taccetti has been named Deputy Foreign Affairs minister to replace Roberto Garcia Moritán who resigned amid a growing scandal over illegal car imports. Minister Jorge Taiana's number two insisted his resignation was for “personal reasons”.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: grain and oilseeds export levies become permanent

    Argentina hiked export taxes on soy and sunflower seed products by between seven and nine percentage points and decreased levies on corn and wheat exports by one point to expand supplies of key food staples in the domestic market.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina insists Malvinas next of kin fly to the Falklands

    The monument in the Argentine Cemetery is waiting to be inaugurated

    Argentina promised on Tuesday to insist before the United Kingdom so that the (1982) Malvinas conflict families can travel to the Falklands by air for the opening of the Argentine monument at the Darwin cemetery.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina camp fury: no grain or beef trading for 48 hours

    Argentina's four main farmers' organizations have called for two days of non activity with no trading of agricultural products to protest the latest increase in cereals and oilseeds export levies. This means urban Argentina on Thursday and Friday will be exposed to limited supplies of beef and other produce.

  • Wednesday, March 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Yellow fever: first possible death reported in Argentina

    Mosquito Aedes aegypti

    A logger is suspected to be the first fatal case of yellow fever in Argentina since the 2007 outbreak in neighboring Paraguay. The man, 39, together with a crew was logging in the northern province of Misiones and according to local sanitary officials had all the symptoms of the mosquito transmitted viral disease.

  • Tuesday, March 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Exxon has no intention of selling assets in Argentina

    Exxon Mobil Corp. said Monday it has no intention of selling its Esso unit refinery, service stations or other assets in Argentina, ending months of speculation about unsolicited purchase offers. Esso has operated in Argentina for more than ninety years.