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  • Wednesday, June 8th 2022 - 09:34 UTC

    Cuba and Argentina deepen agricultural assistance

    National entrepreneurs will be able to develop their business in Cuban territory, the Office of the Argentine Cabinet Chief explained

    Cuban and Argentina have agreed on mutual agricultural cooperation to boost the livestock of the Caribbean country with the support of the National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) and Argentine companies, it was announced Tuesday.

  • Thursday, March 17th 2022 - 09:36 UTC

    Those who disregard Argentina's market will be banned from exporting beef

    Exporters should have supplied 6,000 tons of beef to the local market in February, but instead only 2,500 tons were delivered

    Argentina's Agriculture and Livestock Minister Julián Domínguez has warned beef exporters that those who fail to supply the local market in accordance with the Government's plan will be banned from selling their products abroad.

  • Monday, September 27th 2021 - 09:29 UTC

    Argentina's revamped cabinet needs to lift cap on meat exports asap

    Minister Domínguez is to meet this week with rural business leaders

    Argentina's new Cabinet Chief Juan Manzur is said to be speeding up the path towards the lifting of caps on meat exports in an attempt to bring in hard currency as the government of President Alberto Fernández desperately tries to recover from defeat at Sept. 12's Mandatory, Simultaneous and Open Primary (PASO) elections.

  • Thursday, August 6th 2015 - 08:59 UTC

    Sunday's vote, Argentina's first step to October's presidential election

    Macri is the undisputed leader of PRO and he proved it with eight years running as head of the Argentine capital

    Argentines will be going to the polls this Sunday to vote in the open, simultaneous, mandatory primaries (PASO) when the different parties will be choosing their one-candidate for the big prize on 25 October when the successor of Cristina Fernandez will be elected together with half of the Lower House (129 seats), a third of the Senate (24 seats) and 43 members for the Mercosur parliament.

  • Monday, August 3rd 2015 - 09:29 UTC

    Argentine farmers at Palermo show opening: “please don't vote for 'populist adventures'”

    “In a few days, democracy will be putting into the hands of all Argentines a powerful tool, a weapon loaded with future,” said Etchevehere next to Macri

    Argentine farmers have taken sides decisively ahead of events leading to the presidential election in October and the primaries next weekend. At the opening of the country's major Palermo agriculture show in Buenos Aires, the head of the Argentine Rural Society Luis Etchevehere called on his fellow citizens to avoid supporting “democratically elected leaders but intoxicated with authoritarianism” and “populist adventures”.

  • Monday, June 22nd 2015 - 07:35 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez ensuring continuity for Kirchner's 'development 'project'

    The Argentine president will not run for any office in the coming elections, but son Maximo Kirchner will most probably become lawmaker for Santa Cruz

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will not run for any office in this year's general elections, but she has set up supporters in key candidacies for the primaries in which 13 presidential hopefuls are participating. These include her two closest advisors since the death of her husband Nestor Kirchner and they are, son Maximo Kirchner, and Carlos Zannini, the Legal and Technical Secretary of the Executive.

  • Monday, June 15th 2015 - 06:44 UTC

    Catholic Church points out that 25% of Argentines are below the poverty line

    “The Catholic University Social Debt Observatory findings of 2013 are correct, poverty in Argentina is in the range of 25%”, said Monsignor Jose Arancedo

    The Argentine Catholic Church has stood out strongly on the controversy that has followed President Cristina Fernandez statement before the FAO assembly in Rome arguing that poverty in Argentina is below 5%, which was later made superlative by her spokesperson and cabinet chief Anibal Fernandez arguing that poverty in Argentina was less than in Germany or Denmark.

  • Tuesday, June 9th 2015 - 07:49 UTC

    Argentina is paradise: poverty below 5% rate Cristina Fernandez tells the world

    The president attended the FAO conference where Argentina was given an award for being one of the countries in which malnutrition levels are below 5%

    Argentine President Cristina Fernández sparked controversy on Sunday when in a speech before the FAO conference in Rome, she endorsed widely disputed government figures on poverty, saying the rate was “below five percent,” adding that destitution in the country stood at 1.27%. If this was correct Argentina's poverty rate is below that of OECD rich league members.

  • Monday, November 10th 2014 - 08:37 UTC

    Argentine president begins ten-day resting period in Olivos

    Cristina Fernandez was discharged given “the good evolution of the sigmoiditis event” she has shown over the past week

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was discharged on Sunday from Otamendi hospital where she had been admitted a week ago to be treated for sigmoiditis, an infection of the colon.

  • Tuesday, September 2nd 2014 - 07:43 UTC

    Falklands/Malvinas issue to be addressed by Mercosur parliament 11 November

    The Parlasur delegation with their host Julian Dominguez, president of the Lower House, during the visit to the Argentine congress

    The Mercosur Parliament, Parlasur will be holding a special session next 11 November in Montevideo dedicated to the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty issue, it was announced this Monday in Buenos Aires during a visit of a delegation from the regional legislative to the Argentine congress.