Argentina’s president calls Falklands vote ‘parody’

March 13, 2013 9:55 am0 comments
Argentina’s president calls Falklands vote ‘parody’

Source: CNN (CNN) – An overwhelming vote by residents of the Falkland Islands to remain under British rule didn’t quell claims from Argentina on Tuesday. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner called this week’s two-day referendum a “parody” and maintained that the territory, which Argentina calls Las Malvinas, rightfully belongs to her […]

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Falklands referendum: David Cameron calls on Argentina to respect the wishes of islanders after 99.8 per cent vote to stay British

March 12, 2013 3:38 pm0 comments
Falklands referendum: David Cameron calls on Argentina to respect the wishes of islanders after 99.8 per cent vote to stay British

Source: The Independent David Cameron today called on Argentina to respect the wishes of Falkland Islanders, who have overwhelmingly voted to stay British. After two days of voting the inhabitants of the South Atlantic archipelago decided by 99.8 per cent in favour of retaining their status as a United Kingdom […]

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Chávez financió con fondos chinos proyectos argentinos e iraníes

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Chávez financió con fondos chinos proyectos argentinos e iraníes

Fuente: Clarin  El gobierno de Hugo Chávez financió con modos diversos a varios proyectos económicos de la Argentina. Uno de los menos conocidosunió en Caracas a Buenos Aires con Teherán y generó sospechas en el Congreso de los Estados Unidos. Otro dato curioso es que Chávez ordenó financiar esos proyectos por […]

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Argentina goes down a dangerous path

March 11, 2013 2:29 pm0 comments
Argentina goes down a dangerous path

Source: Miami Herald  In 2001, Argentina underwent a catastrophic economic meltdown, the result of brutal and incompetent military dictatorships, ill-conceived economic policies, and massive corruption. The result: default on $100 billion in sovereign bonds and international pariah status. In recent years South America’s second largest country had begun to rebound […]

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Argentina: Congress Supports Deal With Iran to Investigate 1994 Blast

March 1, 2013 2:34 pm0 comments
Argentina: Congress Supports Deal With Iran to Investigate 1994 Blast

Source: NYT Congress on Thursday approved an accord with Iran to create a fact-finding commission of foreign legal experts to investigate the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center in 1994. The agreement was approved over the protests of Jewish leaders and some of the victims’ relatives. Nearly 19 years ago, a […]

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Argentina Tell U.S. It Won’t Comply With Bond Ruling

February 27, 2013 4:28 pm0 comments
Argentina Tell U.S. It Won’t Comply With Bond Ruling

Source: Bloomberg Argentina told a U.S. appeals court in New York that it won’t voluntarily comply with rulings that might force it to pay holders of its defaulted debt and trigger a financial crisis. Lawyers for the South American nation went before the appeals panel today to challenge a lower-court order […]

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Argentina: Acuerdo con Irán en Diputados: debate y dudas por el quórum

February 25, 2013 5:17 pm0 comments
Argentina: Acuerdo con Irán en Diputados: debate y dudas por el quórum

Fuente: Clarin El tratamiento del Memorándum con Irán en la Cámara de Diputados será veloz, con un plenario de comisiones este martes y la sesión en el recinto al día siguiente, aunque no estará exento de fuertes polémicas. El canciller Héctor Timerman estará presente en la reunión conjunta de Relaciones Exteriores, […]

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Argentine Senate approves deal with Iran to probe 1994 bombing

February 22, 2013 3:39 pm0 comments
Argentine Senate approves deal with Iran to probe 1994 bombing

Source: Reuters (Reuters) – Argentina’s Senate approved on Thursday an agreement with Iran to set up an international “truth commission” to investigate the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. The two governments reached the agreement last month on how to deal with the attack in […]

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Argentina: Senado aprobó polémico acuerdo con Irán

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Argentina: Senado aprobó polémico acuerdo con Irán

Fuente: Infobae  Después de diez horas de debate y 38 oradores (más de la mitad del Senado), el oficialismo impuso su mayoría para sancionar el proyecto enviado por el Ejecutivo y girarlo a la Cámara de Diputados. La única excepción fue el legislador del Frente Renovador de Salta, Agustín Pérez Alsina, aliado del kirchnerismo, quien […]

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Argentina: Opositores piden juicio político a presidenta argentina por acuerdo con Irán

February 15, 2013 2:42 pm0 comments
Argentina: Opositores piden juicio político a presidenta argentina por acuerdo con Irán

Fuente: Nuevo Herald Buenos Aires- – Tres diputados opositores argentinos presentaron hoy una pedido de juicio político a la presidenta Cristina Fernández y al canciller Héctor Timerman, por el acuerdo suscrito con Irán para esclarecer un atentado antijudío perpetrado en 1994 en Buenos Aires. La petición fue realizada por los diputados […]

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