Tuesday
August 4, 2015

Real estate company Sanfelice has strongly refuted the allegations made by a Canal 13 show that "bags of money" were taken during a raid linked to the Hotesur investigation, while also announcing its intention to start legal actions against the "quasi-mafioso" Metropolitan Police.

Victory Front presidential candidate Daniel Scioli has expressed his wish for greater unity in Argentina following the elections, as he continued his campaign in the provinces of Córdoba and Jujuy.

Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández today rejected accusations about his alleged links to the General Rodríguez triple crime which occurred back in 2008.

Federal Public Incomes Administration (AFIP) head Ricardo Echegaray has announced that tax revenues for July reached record levels, bringing in 145.99 billion pesos in an increase of 36.3 percent on the same month last year.

Máximo Kirchner, lawmaker candidate for the Victory Front and son of president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, offered an interview to ElPatagónico.com.

Greece's stock market closed with heavy losses today after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.

President Barack Obama challenged America and the world to step up efforts to fight global warming at the formal unveiling of his administration's controversial, ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from US power plants.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised US President Barack Obama's plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, saying such "visionary leadership" is needed ahead of negotiations on a global climate change deal.

• Obama to unveil climate change plan • White House’s biggest move on global warming yet

The “blue” dollar rate closed five cents lower in underground houses, at 14.89 pesos, according to ámbito.com, halting weeks of steep hikes.

Brazilian police have arrested former government minister Jose Dirceu, one of the most senior members of the ruling Workers' Party to be detained so far in a corruption scandal engulfing state-run oil company Petrobras.

Police in Sicily have arrested 11 suspected mobsters they believe were helping Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro evade capture and spread his orders to the rest of the criminal organisation.

Soccer — Domestic league

Leader Boca suffers stunning loss

By Dan Edwards






The City neighbourhood of Puerto Madero was greeted by a suprise visitor today, when a whale appeared in the Wharf 4 section and caused many people to flock to witness the event.



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World experts to debate inland waterway navigation & technology in Argentina

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