The new president of oil and gas company YPF, Miguel Galuccio, said today that he feels “hugely proud” for being appointed his new position, while assuring that the petrol giant “will push through.”
Hundreds of people across Buenos Aires and main provincial cities participated today in the ‘Global Marihuana March,’ demanding the decriminalization of the drug, which also took place in 200 cities around the world.
An ironic remake of the disputed government-bought television advert featuring male hockey team captain Fernando Zylberberg training on the Malvinas islands for the Olympic Games, was sent around websites and social networks today.
Argentine ambassador to London, Alicia Castro, assured that the Malvinas Olympic games ad bought by the Government ‘is not a provocation’ and did not mean to offend the memory of First World War British soldiers.
Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) head José Ignacio de Mendiguren assured “profits have been redistributed and invested,” following President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s claims for businessmen to increase their investments. Regarding YPF’s newly appointed CEO Miguel Galuccio, De Mendiguren said he approves the Head of State’s choice.
Ten people were injured after a bus crashed against two parked cars in the City neighbourhood of Almagro. The driver of a bus of line 168 lost control of the vehicle and collided with two parked cars at the intersection of Corrientes and Pringles streets.
Banfield’s reserve football team player Lautaro Bugatto (20) was shot dead at his house’s front door in Southern Greater Buenos Aires district of Almirante Brown during a shootout between a Buenos Aires province police officer and robbers. The officer was detained and remains in custody.
The leader of Argentina’s Broad Progressive Front (FAP), Hermes Binner, said in France that Francois Hollande’s victory in the French presidential elections on Sunday “brings hopes of global change.”
A policeman was detained today in connection to the shooting of a nineteen-year-old man, after he was killed during a police confrontation with a group of teenagers, at a party in the area of Godoy Cruz in Mendoza.
Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman replied to recent demands of an apology made by English Defence Minister Phillip Hammond over a controversial Olympic ad shot in the Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to engage in negotiations.