Category Archives: ARGENTINA

Argentinean President Calls fo Unity

Buenos Aires, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Argentina’sPresident Cristina Fernandez Friday urged the whole population to join efforts for the development of the country.

“There is no individual or local project for anyone unless there is a national project for the whole country, the nation. It is good that we understand this,” said Fernandez during the opening of a new train-bus terminal in Mar del Plata. Continue reading

Uruguay, Argentina Raise Expectations in Copa America Tourney

Montevideo, July 16 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayans will be closely following the quarterfinal match of their national soccer team against Argentina on Saturday night, in what is considered to be an early final in the 43rd Copa America tournament. Continue reading

Buenos Aires Police Seizes1.5 Ton of Marijuana

Buenos Aires, July 7 (Prensa Latina) As part of an intensifying anti-drug campaign, a team of the Illicit Drugs Corp of the Buenos Aires police has seized at least a ton and a half of marijuana and arrested 11 people allegedly involved in drug trafficking. Continue reading

Argentina is leading the way in the fight against glyphosate

Researchers in Argentina are leading the way in the fight against glyphosate, based on the country’s horrible experience with the herbicide.  In the 90′s, the Argentine government promoted the production of genetically modified soy.  According to HuffPo, “Several years after the first big harvests residents near where the soy cop grew began reporting health problems, including high rates of birth defects and cancers, as well as the losses of crops and livestock as the herbicide spray drifted across the countryside.” Continue reading

22 People Die in Argentina Plane Crash

Buenos Aires, May 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 22 people were killed when a plane belonging to the Argentine airline Sol Lineas crashed in the Patagonian province of Rio Negro, the media reported Thursday.

The turboprop, en route to Neuquen-Comodoro Rivadavia, crashed covered in flames Wednesday night in a field about 400 km (249 miles) east of Bariloche, and debris was scattered over a large area around the site, the Telam news agency reported. Continue reading

Argentina, Saudi Arabia Praise Progress in Join Projects

Buenos Aires, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Argentina and Saudi Arabia praises the progress in joint projects in agriculture, energy and culture, said Wednesday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship. Continue reading

Argentina: Cardinal to Testify on Theft of Babies during Dictatorshi

Buenos Aires, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio will testify as a witness in a trial involving the alleged systematic theft of babies during the last military dictatorship, it was reported Monday. Continue reading

Argentine Labor Federation Supports Fernandez Re-Election

Buenos Aires, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The CGT labor federation on Friday asked Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to run for president again in October to ensure the deepening of the economic model introduced in 2003. Continue reading

Horrifying Magnitude of Death Flights in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Argentina on Thursday is marking the National Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice moved by recent revelations about the magnitude of so-called death flights during the last military dictatorship. Continue reading

Argentina Probe of U.S. Military Plane Continues

Buenos Aires, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine Justice Department investigation of an attempt by U.S. troops to bring a non-declared load of weapons, intelligence devices and drugs will continue today with witnesses” testimonies. Continue reading

Argentina Investigates Seized U.S. Military Cargo

Buenos Aires, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) More than 20 customs and airport police agents will begin testifying on Thursday about a seized shipment that a U.S. military plane illegally tried to bring into Argentina. Continue reading

Argentina: Clarin Media Group Executive Investigated

Buenos Aires, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) the Federal Court of Buenos Aires ordered today to lift the fiscal secret on one of the main shareholders of the media group Clarin, Lucio Pagliaro, for alleged “suspicious operations”.

The request was made by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and responds to a report by the Central Bank of Argentina on a “suspicious operation” under investigation. Continue reading