Authorities in the Argentine province of Salta have issued a recommendation not to bathe, fish, or drink water from the Pilcomayo river pending studies undertaken by the Secretariat of Water Resources after the collapse of a dam in Bolivia.
Despite economic shortages stemming from sanitary restrictions in force during most of 2020 and 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, gold has managed to become the second most exported product in the Argentine province of Salta, a study showed.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Monday met with the Governor of the Argentine Province of Salta Gustavo Sáenz to further discuss an improvement in bilateral ties which would eventually lead to the reopening of the borders.
Argentine health authorities have detected the first case of the coronavirus Mu variant in the country, it was announced Friday.
The Argentine province of Salta Sunday held local elections of provincial and municipal lawmakers through an electronic ballot system and amid special covid-19 protection measures.
A local subsidiary of China's Ganfeng Lithium has purchased a 23-hectare property in the General Güemes Industrial Park in the northwestern Argentine province of Salta, it was announced.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández was jeered as he was driven from the Salta airport to the provincial capital downtown for the ceremonies marking the 200th anniversary of the death of national and local hero General Martín Miguel de Güemes.
Argentine businessman Jorge Horacio Brito, one of the richest people in the country, has died, according to a statement from Banco Macro, the bank he founded. Brito, 68, died Friday afternoon following a helicopter crash in the northern province of Salta, the newspapers Clarin and La Nacion reported earlier.
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.
Three men were charged in Argentina with murder and aggravated sexual abuse in the case of two French tourists who were found shot to death in a nature preserve to the north of the country nearly three months ago.