According to the Automotive Chamber of Commerce’s (CCA) yearly report, the used car sales activity had a 4.03 percent decrease in 2012 in comparison with 2011, implying the first decrease after five years of consecutive growth.
Despite previous assurances of the contrary, the Penal Legislation Committee failed to clear the Legal Abortion Bill for debate after it being strongly criticized by several sectors in the Lower House.
Economist and former vice-presidential candidate Javier González Fraga praised the Government’s decision to end utility subsidies on corporations. “Subsidies today benefit those who have the most and are in a condition to pay full fares,” Alfonsin’s former running mate explained.
While speaking as a guest on the Ambito de Debate TV show, economic analyst Ricardo Delgado assured that “manufacturing in Argentina is slowing down,” although he said he was certain its impact would not be felt before March.
Merval benchmark stock index rose 0.7 percent, to 3,326.57 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk decreased 0.8 percent to 623 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.
Federal Judge María Servini de Cubría threatened to resign from office today, as she continues to struggle with the National Government over the alleged lack of necessary funds to conduct the primary and national elections.
Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo and City electoral Federal Judge María Romilda Servini de Cubría agreed to “apply all necessary measures” so the August 14th. open primaries “can be held without any inconveniences” in the City of Buenos Aires.
Alfredo Sáenz, chief executive of the euro zone's biggest bank, Santander, stepped down ahead of a decision that could have banned him from banking because of a criminal conviction.
The Brooklyn Bridge reopened on evening after being closed for almost two hours at the end of a holiday weekend while New York City police investigated an unattended vehicle.
By Adrian BonoIn an exclusive telephone interview with the BuenosAiresHerald.com, controversial US pastor Terry Jones said he stands by his decision to support and promote the film about prophet Mohammed that has ignited protests across the Middle East.
The Mars rover Curiosity has had a second computer glitch, extending an unplanned work break for the NASA robot that discovered the first life-friendly chemistry beyond Earth, scientists said.
Two bombs ripped through the crowd at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people, causing several amputations and injuring more than 100 in what a White House official said would be handled as an "act of terror."
Britain's chief of armed forces David Richards denied that the recent announcement of the deployment of Prince William to the Malvinas Islands was a “provocative act” towards Argentina.
Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Scott Thompson is stepping down after a controversy over a fake computer science college degree on his biography, the third CEO to leave the company in three years, according to a source familiar with the situation.
A Syrian military helicopter came down under fire and in flames in Damascus as President Bashar al-Assad's air force strafed and bombarded rebel-held districts in the capital and in Aleppo.
Iran has shot down two unmanned western reconnaissance drone aircraft in the Gulf, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted as saying by the semi-official Fars news agency.
US State Department spokesman PJ Crowley resigned after reports that he labeled as "stupid" and "ridiculous" the Pentagon's treatment of a US soldier accused of leaking secret documents that appeared on the WikiLeaks website.
Several tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma afternoon, the largest one striking El Reno, west of Oklahoma City, and continuing to the northeast, the National Weather Service said.
The new trade barriers enforced by the local Government are “insignificant, nothing to worry about,” Uruguayan president José Mujíca said to a Montevideo newspaper.
Cranes tower over new apartment blocks in Venezuela's capital where President Hugo Chavez's government plans to house 20,000 poor families as part of a populist pre-election spending push.