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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 07:17:00 GMT
Argentina pays homage to UK military officer for helping identify soldiers fallen in 1982
Families of Argentine soldiers killed in the 1982 South Atlantic conflict with Britain have paid homage to a former British army officer who helped recover and rebury with dignity and precision their loved ones in a Falkland Is...

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:06:00 GMT
Argentina expanded 2.9% last year; 2018 challenging given the persistent drought effect on crops
Argentina's economy expanded 2.9% in 2017 from the prior year and 3.9% in the fourth quarter versus the same period in 2016, the Indec statistics agency said this week. The year-over-year figure was slightly above the 2.8% annu...

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:43:00 GMT
“Malouines to Malvinas” exhibition in Ushuaia Museum
Next Thursday the Ushuaia museum in Tierra del Fuego will open an exhibition titled “From Malouines to Malvinas”, depicting history since the French occupation of the Falklands in the XVIIIth century to the first Argentine ...

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:07:00 GMT
Falklands second flight: Minister Faurie confirms the interest of seven airlines
Argentine foreign minister Jorge Faurie this week revealed to the Senate foreign affairs committee that seven airlines have stated their interest in servicing a second commercial flight between the Falkland Islands and the cont...

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 22:04:00 GMT
Falklands ready for the Argentine next of kin visit
The Falkland Islands government has announced details of next Monday's visit of relatives of the Argentine fallen soldiers whose remains, at the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin, were recently identified by a special team ...

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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