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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:25:00 GMT
Sweeping victory for Macri consolidating his reform plans and 2019 reelection bid
Candidates allied with Argentine President Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in Sunday’s mid-term election, strengthening his position in Congress while dimming prospects for a political comeback by his predecessor Cr...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Autopsy shows body found is missing Santiago Maldonado and has no signs of violence
The corpse found in Chubut River, in Argentine Patagonia, is Santiago Maldonado, it was confirmed late Friday by family members who recognized his body tattoos. Santiago lived in El Bolsón, a paradise for hippies in middle of ...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 07:05:00 GMT
Family confirm body recovered in Argentine Patagonia is that of missing activist
The body recovered from a river bed in southern Argentina is that of a missing activist who disappeared two months ago during a police operation, his brother confirmed on Friday. Santiago Maldonado, a 28-year-old tattoo artist,...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:03:00 GMT
A Rose for Peace presented the Falklands by Argentine students
The large number of Argentine visitors to the Falkland Islands this week included pupils of the Don Bosco College in Ensenada. Having spent the first full day of their stay visiting the military cemeteries at Darwin and San Car...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:52:00 GMT
Election campaign suspended in Argentina following discovery of a body presumed to be missing protestor
Major parties running in Sunday’s mid-term congressional election in Argentina suspended their campaigns on Wednesday after a body, thought to be that of a young protester who went missing more than two months ago, was found ...

Argentina Independent

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:23:58 +0000
Guilty Verdicts in Historic Human Trafficking Trial in Tierra del Fuego
Judges in Tierra del Fuego province have condemned three people for human trafficking and forced prostitution in the first trial in Argentina in which one of the victims acted as plaintiff.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:08:19 +0000
Senate Approves New Rental Law
The Senate has unanimously approved a bill to regulate rental contracts and control abuses by landlords and estate agents by limiting commissions and restricting price increases.

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:41:07 +0000
Government Confirms Enhanced Payment Plan ‘Ahora 18’
The Ministry of Production confirmed this week its plan to boost consumer spending with an expanded interest free commodity purchase program entitled “Ahora 18”.

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:33:01 +0000
First Stage of Tax Amnesty Brings in US$7bn
The first phase of the 2016-17 blanqueo closed yesterday, and Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay has said that US$7bn was brought back into the country.

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:10:12 +0000
Senate Approves ‘Social Emergency Law’, Raises Prospect of Presidential Veto
Opposition parties in the Senate yesterday overwhelming voted in favour of a law to declare a "social and food emergency" in the country for a period of one year, raising the prospect of a presidential veto.

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