El Gobierno presentó el pedido de “per saltum” ante la Corte Suprema | Clarin

December 7, 2012 12:13 pm0 comments
El Gobierno presentó el pedido de “per saltum” ante la Corte Suprema | Clarin

El Gobierno presentó esta mañana el pedido de “per saltum” ante la Corte Suprema de Justicia por la llamada “Ley de Medios”. El Poder Ejecutivo lo hizo a través de los abogados de la Jefatura de Gabinete de Ministros. Según la agencia oficial Télam, la Jefatura de Gabinete de Ministros […]

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Argentina’s Pearl Harbor Day, by Otto J. Reich & Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger

December 6, 2012 7:26 pm0 comments
Argentina’s Pearl Harbor Day, by Otto J. Reich & Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger

Source: Foreign Policy Online By Otto J. Reich and Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger Seventy-one years ago this week, on December 7, 1941, the United States changed forever. What began as a tranquil day in a country that thought it could avoid the violence wracking the rest of the world ended with a […]

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Fuerte reacción de Washington a la denuncia comercial argentina | La Nacion

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Fuerte reacción de Washington a la denuncia comercial argentina | La Nacion

Las diferencias del gobierno de Cristina Kirchner con el de Barack Obama por cuestiones comerciales se agudizan. La administración estadounidense acaba de denunciar las “barreras comerciales” de la Argentina ante la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) y pide la consideración del expediente. El gobierno argentino “está restringiendo las importaciones en […]

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WSJ: Argentina Files WTO Complaint

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WSJ: Argentina Files WTO Complaint

BUENOS AIRES—Argentina lodged a formal complaint at the World Trade Organization against the U.S., European Union and Spain over trade barriers in an escalating row over protectionism. Argentina initiated proceedings at the global trade body against the U.S. for barriers to the importation of Argentine beef and lemons, Foreign Minister […]

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CSM: Showdown looms between Argentina’s Kirchner and her biggest media critic

December 5, 2012 3:59 pm0 comments
CSM: Showdown looms between Argentina’s Kirchner and her biggest media critic

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s battle with the press is set to intensify this week asArgentina implements a polemic media law that her administration says encourages a plurality of voices and that opponents call an assault on free speech and democracy. The country’s biggest media conglomerate, Grupo Clarín, has until Friday to […]

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Sacramento Bee: AJC Slams Ecuador President’s Insensitive Remarks on AMIA Bombing

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Sacramento Bee: AJC Slams Ecuador President’s Insensitive Remarks on AMIA Bombing

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 – NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The president of Ecuador’s remarks on the 1994 AMIA bombing are a “disgraceful assault on the memory of the 85 who perished,” said AJC Executive Director David Harris. President Rafael Correo, while visiting Argentina today, stated in a media interview […]

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“El Gobierno argentino debe reclamar una disculpa pública de Correa”, dice director de Centro Wiesenthal | El Comercio

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“El Gobierno argentino debe reclamar una disculpa pública de Correa”, dice director de Centro Wiesenthal | El Comercio

Las entidades judías Centro Simon Wiesenthal, AMIA y DAIA criticaron al presidente ecuatoriano, Rafael Correa, por defender a Irán y comparar el atentado de 1994 contra la mutual judía en Argentina (AMIA), que causó 85 muertos en 1994, con los muertos de bombardeos de la OTAN en Libia. “El desprecio de […]

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Guest post: Time to ratchet up the pressure on Argentina | Financial Times

December 4, 2012 11:35 am0 comments
Guest post: Time to ratchet up the pressure on Argentina | Financial Times

By James K. Glassman As the global economy continues its sputtering recovery, policymakers have an opportunity to take a strong stand on principles that may help mitigate further long-term damage. In particular, as regards Argentina, a relatively small country with a potentially large impact on the international financial system. For a […]

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Reuters: UPDATE 1-Repsol files ICSID complaint against Argentina-source

December 3, 2012 12:58 pm0 comments
Reuters: UPDATE 1-Repsol files ICSID complaint against Argentina-source

Dec 3 (Reuters) – Spain’s Repsol SA filed a complaint against Argentinabefore the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on Monday over its nationalization of energy company YPF SA, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. In May the government of Argentina seized 51 percent of the country’s biggest oil […]

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Chairman Mack Advances Bipartisan Bill to Hold Argentina Accountable

November 29, 2012 5:07 pm0 comments
Chairman Mack Advances Bipartisan Bill to Hold Argentina Accountable

Press Release Thursday, November 29, 2012 Chairman Mack Advances Bipartisan Bill to Hold Argentina Accountable Demands Respect for U.S. Legal Proceedings WASHINGTON- Congressman Connie Mack (FL-14), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, held a Subcommittee Markup today on H.R. 1798, the Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act. […]

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