Friday
April 10, 2015

Amid increasing tensions between Buenos Aires and London over the soverignty of the Malvinas Islands – a dispute that this week escalated as well following reports that the United Kingdom had spied on Argentina -, ambassador Alicia Castro harshly questioned UK’s position.

• Malvinas dispute sparks fresh row • 'Drilling area is as Argentine as the Obelisk'

On the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas currently taking place in Panama, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said he hoped justice to condemn that “usurping and stealing” what is part of Argentina’s natural resources, thus ratifying the country’s decision to start legal actions against British oil companies “illegally” operating in the disputed Malvinas Islands.

Prosecutor Viviana Fein, in charge of the investigation into the death of Alberto Nisman, has requested to lift the banking secrecy on an alleged banking account shared by the late investigator and his employee, Diego Lagomarsino.

By Federico Poore

 

US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro will share the same stage today in an encounter rich with symbolism as their countries set aside decades of mistrust and attempt to restore diplomatic relations. View photo gallery.

US president Barack Obama held a telephone conversation with his Cuban counterpart Raúl Castro on Wednesday night before flying to Panamá, where a historic Summit of the Americas is to take place.

Economy Minister Axel Kicillof blasted the consumption index that opposition MPs release every month, warning against "adjustment" plans that anti-kirchnerite sectors and media are planning if they win this year’s elections.

Brazil's federal police said it had issued seven arrest warrants in another phase of a corruption probe focused on Petrobras, as the investigation continues to move further into the political realm.

Hillary Clinton is expected on Sunday to announce her intention to seek the Democratic presidential nomination through video and social media, a party official told reporters today.

The so called “blue” dollar was falling one cent to 12.38 pesos. On Thursday, greenbacks in the parallel market dropped six cents following Wednesday’s mark in which greenbacks in the parallel market traded up for the first time in 11 sessions.

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The City Appeals Court received today the report requested from federal judge Julián Ercolini over the Papel Prensa case, and now has five days to decide on the future of the summons issued to directors of the Clarín and La Nación newspapers.

• Randazzo aims at military-civil complicity

West Africa's Ebola epidemic still poses a threat to other countries but the risk of international spread appears to be diminishing, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

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IOC satisfied, Rio ready


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