Argentina Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:20:00 GMTThe 97th Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands has been identified
The 97th Argentine combatant, whose remains are buried as an unknown soldier at the Argentine military cemetery, Falkland Islands, has been identified, according to the official announcement, on Friday, from the Argentine Human...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMTMacri anticipates more Argentines will fall into poverty this year
More Argentines are likely living in poverty now compared with last year, President Mauricio Macri said on Friday, as the country's economy slides toward recession following a currency crisis and a severe drought that harmed fa...Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:01:00 GMTArgentina offering reward for the recovery of assets from corruption scheme
Argentina is offering a reward for information leading to the recovery of money from a case in which former President Cristina Fernandez is accused of leading a corruption scheme involving officials and business leaders.Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:58:00 GMTArgentina struggling to tame markets and inflation; talks for a currency swap with China
Argentina’s central bank said on Thursday it hiked reserve requirements by 3 percentage points for the country’s largest banks, as it tries to keep its plan for reducing short-term debt from adding to already high inflation...Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:36:00 GMTUS Defense secretary pledges closer ties with Argentina; condemns China's “predatory economics”
United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday pledged closer defense cooperation with Argentina. Standing beside his Argentine counterpart, Oscar Aguad, Mattis said the military partnership can be strengthened and all...
Argentina Independent Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:23:58 +0000Guilty 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 +0000Senate 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 +0000Government 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 +0000First 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 +0000Senate 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.