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Tag: Guillermo Montenegro

  • Friday, January 27th 2023 - 18:27 UTC

    Federal Court of Appeals okays Mar del Plata offshore oil exploration

    “We celebrate this great news for the country,” Royon said

    The Federal Court of Appeals of Mar del Plata turned down an appeal filed by Mayor Guillermo Montenegro and various environmental organizations to cancel the offshore oil exploration project involving YPF, Equinor, and Shell. The undertaking is expected to yield some US$ 20 billion in exports annually.

  • Monday, January 3rd 2022 - 09:27 UTC

    Mar del Plata fears offshore oil wells may end up damaging the city's economy

    The Atlantic coast off Mar del Plata: Fishing, tourism or oil. Can you win them all?

    Argentina's government has issued an environmental impact declaration for offshore oil drilling off the coast of Mar del Plata which has prompted voiceful objections from local residents, particularly Mayor Guillermo Montenegro of the opposition Juntos por el Cambio (JxC), while Federal Energy Secretary Darío Martínez welcomed the decision.

  • Thursday, January 7th 2016 - 07:43 UTC

    Vazquez receives Macri: “good relations with Argentina, top priority for Uruguay”

    Vazquez will receive Macri, minister Malcorra and ambassador Montenegro at the presidential Anchorean farm, which is closer to Buenos Aires than to Montevideo

    Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez will host on Thursday his Argentine peer Mauricio Macri to address several controversial issues from the bilateral agenda which are pending from the twelve years of the Kirchner couple. According to Uruguayan sources they include trade, River Plate channels and navigation, ports and pulp mills among other issues.

  • Thursday, December 3rd 2015 - 08:11 UTC

    Macri names ambassadors to Washington and Montevideo

    The appointment was decided after a meeting Lousteau held with the new cabinet chief Marcos Peña and future Foreign Affairs Minister Susana Malcorra

    President-elect Mauricio Macri named ambassador to Washington and Montevideo. Lawmaker Martín Lousteau will be Argentina's next ambassador in the US. He will replace Cecilia Nahón, who submitted her resignation on Monday. The appointment was decided after a meeting Lousteau held with the new cabinet chief Marcos Peña and the future Foreign Affairs Minister Susana Malcorra, a Let’s Change statement affirmed.