President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today insisted on the need of saving in pesos instead of dollars and announced that she would "pesify" her dollar fixed-term bank deposit.
In a press conference offered at the Government House today, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said the government received this morning a letter from Interpol stressing that the memorandum of understanding signed between the Argentinean and Iranian governments last month meant a “positive progress” for the investigation of the AMIA bombing.
Economy Minister Amado Boudou and Planning Minister Julio De Vido announced further subsidy cuts on utility services will be implemented, following a subsidy cut scheme announced this month by the government on several sectors.
Vicepresident Amado Boudou, affirmed today that the bill -which declares newspaper manufacturing, production and distribution be of national interest- to be debated today in the Senate, “will better the quality of information in Argentina.”
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe was able to give a leadership conference following Tuesday’s discovery of a small explosive device hidden in the Gran Rex theatre. Security was amped as Police officers and private security personnell patroled the nearby areas.
Russia and the United States agreed to seek new peace talks with both sides to end Syria's civil war, but opposition leaders were sceptical of an initiative they fear might let President Bashar al-Assad hang on to power.
President Barack Obama, speaking after the release of a gloomy US jobs report for June, cited the debt limit dispute, along with the crisis in Greece, as among factors making companies more hesitant to hire and invest.
A second "Friends of Libya" conference will be held in New York on September 20 to help with reconstruction after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said today.
Obama, at a news conference, said the US economy was poised for a good year as long as Washington politics did not interfere.
Lionel Messi preferred to focus on winning trophies rather than attempting to better the 73 goals he scored for Barcelona last season, when he spoke at a news conference.
Josep Guardiola's decision to step down as Barcelona coach at the end of the season will change nothing for Real Madrid, Guardiola's Real counterpart and bitter rival Jose Mourinho said today.
The Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 3-2 today to tie their best-of-seven National Hockey League Eastern Conference semi-finals series at 2-2.