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Jul 17, 2009
Thursday, 08 January 2015

"Don’t Call" Website Launches Successfully[The Argentina Independent]
The new national No Llame (Dont Call) database launched on Tuesday, allowing Argentines to opt out of receiving calls and text messages regarding sales and other offers. Telemarketers have 30 days to remove the numbers from their databases and are prohibited from calling those who have registered.

Ha Ha! You Thought Argentina Would Negotiate[Business Insider]
For Argentina and its hedge-fund creditors, 2015 could've meant a new era of cooperation and negotiation, and maybe even an end to their battle over more than $1.3 billion in defaulted debt. But after some hopeful headlines and tons of conjectures, it ...

Road Tripping through Mendoza and San Juan: A Tale of Two Provincias[The Real Argentina]
Just as this spring’s torrential downpours descended upon Buenos Aires, I decided to escape the quilombo and head for higher ground to Mendoza and San Juan, two dry, sunny provinces hugging the Andes in the west of Argentina.

Argentina stages massive raid of HSBC[The Local.ch]
Argentina stages massive raid of HSBCThe Local.chAuthorities raided the Buenos Aires offices of British bank HSBC on Wednesday investigating alleged tax evasion involving more than 4,000 influential locals' Swiss accounts, a court source said. Argentina charges HSBC for tax evasion 'scheme' (28 Nov ...and more

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

Summer 2015: Program of Free cultural activities in Buenos Aires[BA Travel Guide]
The government of the City of Buenos Aires presents a summer program of cultural activities that starts next Sunday, January 11th, 2015, consisting on over 100 free events, including: musical shows, drive-in movies, theater plays, activities for children, tango shows, lessons and "milongas", and numerous musical events, every day during January and until February 11th, 2015.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

12 Sukhoi Su-24 Supersonic Aircrafts To Patrol Port Stanley[International Business Times AU]
The United Kingdom and Argentina is at brink of war over disputed Falklands with Argentina reportedly agreeing to an exchange deal involving its wheat, beef and other produce with Russia's leasing of 12 Sukhoi Su-24 supersonic aircraft.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

Get Out of Here! Mar del Plata by Train[The Bubble]
Looking to escape the Capital on a shoestring? Mar del Plata, just an easy 400km south down the coastline, is the second largest city in the province, a major fishing hub and the biggest seaside resort in Argentina (despite the bravado Punta del Este is still in fact Uruguayan). Until recently, getting there involved a five and half hour bus ride ...

Monday, 05 January 2015

Running a Gubernatorial Campaign on Someone’s Ass? Never a Good Idea[The Bubble]
So election year has finally come around and what better way to kick it off than with scantily-dressed female promoters and some classic dirty politics? National Radical (UCR) congressman and Santa Fe gubernatorial hopeful, Mario Barletta, has accused his rivals from PRO and the Socialist Party of attempting to smear his campaign. It all begun with the circulation of a series of supposedly promotional? photos on social media, featuring several provocatively-clad women sporting the slogan ...

New Year Won't End Argentina Bond Mess[Bloomberg View]
Argentina would love to forget 2014; the new year now gives the country some reason to celebrate. At the stroke of midnight, Dec. 31, a vexing pay-one, pay-all clause that has kept the South American debtor at knife point with aggressive bond holders ...

Sunday, 04 January 2015

Argentine pundits sound alarm over economic accord with China[Buenos Aires Herald]
Among the main criticism, the framework agreement establishes that contracts involving Chinese companies and Chinese financing will be awarded directly, without due tender, and also will allow China to bring in its own manpower, a clause that sparked the outrage of Argentina"s building workers union.
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