We regret the Argentine decision to end the South Atlantic joint hydrocarbons understanding with the United Kingdom; it sends a political signal in a sensitive year, said late Tuesday a spokesperson from the British embassy in Buenos Aires.
After having rejected Britain's offer for a sober commemoration of the 25 years of the Falkland Islands conflict, Argentina is preparing a diplomatic barrage before international forums demanding UK resumes sovereignty negotiations, according to Buenos Aires Sunday press.
United Kingdom considered the possibility of invading Argentine territory during the Falkland Islands conflict in 1982, according to Lawrence Freedman interviewed by Chile's newspaper La Tercera and published Sunday in Santiago.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Argentina during the month of February had an inter-annual increase of 22% and accumulated a 20.6% expansion in the first two months of 2007, according to official sources.
Argentina reacted strongly to United States criticisms for having allowed Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez to hold a political rally in Buenos Aires while George Bush was on a tour of the region early March.
The Argentine government rejected this week calls from the head of Brazil's government owned oil company, Petrobras, for changes in energy pricing in Argentina, where gasoline and diesel prices have been virtually frozen for more than four years.
President Nestor Kirchner will reaffirm Argentine legitimate and imprescriptible sovereignty over the Falkland Islands next April 2 in Ushuaia when he leads the main commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Argentina's 1982 military landing in the Islands, reports the Buenos Aires press.
Argentina could increase its annual grain production to 120 million tons by 2010 from about 90 million tons currently according to a top executive of one of the country's leading soy producers.
Argentina's First Lady, Senator Cristina Fernandez and a serious candidate to succeed her husband if President Nestor Kirchner finally does not run for reelection next October, is back on the international trail on a high exposure tour.
A rough week of salaries negotiations begins this Monday in Argentina involving such key sectors as metal workers, bank employees and railway personnel who have already announced demands starting at a 20% floor. Employers have offered 10%.