The just over a million registered voters in the Argentine northern province of Salta, next to Bolivia, went to the polls on Sunday to choose candidates for the coming provincial election of governor, lawmakers and city councillors, to be held on 10 November.
Argentine province governors of the opposition Justicialist (Peronist) Party now embodied in the Kirchnerite Victory Front (FpV) Thursday instructed their representatives on the national Senate to vote against President Mauricio Macri's proposal for an reform that would include electronic voting tickets.
As of this week it is official in the Argentine province of Salta: after playing the Argentine national anthem, the Malvinas March is compulsory in all school, civilian and military events in that provincial territory. The bill approved by the provincial Senate was signed and put into effect last 30 June by governor Juan Manuel Uturbey.
As was anticipated yet another Argentine province, Salta, announced Sunday its decision to revoke a concession from Spanish held oil company YPF. The governor from the north-west province of Salta, Juan Manuel Uturbey, and a close ally of President Cristina Fernandez, announced his decision to revoke oil company YPF concession of the Tartagal Oeste area and his intention to include it in a list of areas that will be put out to tender.