March 31, 2015

The national government has filed a complaint to several international organizations on the "excessive military spending on Malvinas Islands" by the United Kingdom.

Foreign minister Héctor Timerman has presented a petition before the courts calling for prosecutor general of the Appeals Courts to be removed from the AMIA cover-up accusation filed by Alberto Nisman against him and President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.


Sbatella to file new evidence over Iron Mountain fire

Financial Information Unit (UIF) head José Sbatella criticized the delay of the courts to investigate economic crimes linked to the last dictatorship and anticipated he will file new evidence this week regarding the Iron Mountain warehouse fire, which he said was intentional.


Nisman case: board of coroners suspended

Transport workers and allies from both pro- and anti-government umbrella unions are holding a national strike that is set to affect travel nationwide, especially in Buenos Aires City and its suburbs.

The trade unionist movement aligned with the Socialist Workers' Party (PTS) will carry out a host of roadblocks and demonstrations in the City of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas, as part of a general strike planned across Argentina.

At the beginning of a short week ahead of Holy Week and a general strike called for Tuesday, the US dollar which trades in the illegal market or "blue" dollar as it is popularly known, dropped 16 cents to 12.62 pesos after ending one cent lower last Friday.

The PRO party’s proposal to eliminate the restrictions on the dollar trade in Argentina on the first day of its hypothetical presidency created an almost immediate clash with economists from across the political spectre.

Parliament dissolved ahead of May 7

UK election campaign underway

Public transport services, banks and rubbish collection are among the key services that will be halted, due to workers adhering to a 24-hour general strike called by transport and other trade unions.

A Turkish Airlines flight heading to Buenos Aires, with a connection in Brazil, was forced by a bomb threat to land in Morocco, the airline’s second scare in two days, but was cleared to fly on when no explosives were found.


Dollar (Official price) DOLLAR (Official price) $ 8,780 $ 8,830
Dollar Blue price) DOLLAR ("Blue" price) $ 12,52 $ 12,62
Euro EURO $ 9,650 $ 10,300
Pound POUND $ 12,994 $ 13,077
Merval MERVAL $ 10.955,730 $ 2,74
Dow Jones DOW JONES $ 17.976,310 $ 1,49
Bovespa BOVESPA $ 51.243,450 $ 2,29
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