Public schools and kindergartens in the Argentine beach resort and port of Mar del Plata will be named after local combatants fallen in the 1982 Malvinas War, it was announced Monday. The initiative was approved unanimously by the City Council.
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.
The Mar del Plata branch of Argentina's General Labor Confederation Union sent a note to the Courts requesting all precautionary measures stopping offshore oil exploration be lifted so that the companies can start working in the North Argentina Basin.
Fishermen of Mar del Plata's deep-sea Monday launched a 48-hour strike in demand of wage increases of up to 100% to cope with Argentina's inflation and after negotiations with the Business Chambers Caabpa and Caipa yielded no results.
Sexual workers in the Argentine beach resort of Mar del Plata do not agree to abide by the new red-light zone created earlier this month, causing an uproar among locals who do not want them around their residential areas.
Aerolíneas Argentinas has announced the resumption of the so-called “Atlantic Corridor” starting in July.
Visitors from everywhere are welcome since Friday to visit Latin America's most important tall ships gathered at the port of Mar del Plata in Argentina, ahead of the 2022 edition of a now traditional race featuring them.
The Mar del Plata-based National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development (Inidep), began the campaign aimed at establishing the migrations of shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri) in the Argentine Sea.
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.
A group of physicians from the Argentine beach resort of Mar del Plata have been trying a new therapy against COVID-19 of their own concoction which has so far yielded very encouraging results, according to press reports.