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.
The Argentine Catholic Church again exposed poverty asking that those who have should not to be overcome by greed and called for a new and different Argentina. There are “too many people” in Argentina living in poverty, Salta’s archbishop and second vice-president of the Argentine Synod Mario Cargnello said on Holy Friday, asking people “not to be overcome by greed.”
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.
The Argentine province of Salta has passed a law forcing people to sing a song at every public event declaring that the Falkland Islands belong to Argentina. The law will also require every state school in the province to sing the song, known as ”Lilian Guitián, alongside the national anthem.
Two new deaths of minors by malnutrition were uncovered in Argentina's northern province of Salta while the provincial health minister has acknowledged that 1.800 to 1.900 children are suffering from nutritional problems, suggesting the scourge may be more widespread than first thought, according to a report in the Buenos Aires Herald.