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The AFP news agency published the statements of interim director of the port of Tema, Jacob Kwabla Adorkor, who said “they pointed guns at us and threatened to shoot if we dared to raise the boat. They pulled the gangplank, preventing us from boarding the ship.”
Lucia Topolansky, senator and wife of Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, expressed the concern of her country for a decline in tourism of Argentines. As she said, against restrictions on dollar purchases in Argentina “the Uruguayan government will try to make it easy for Argentines to stay” and added “there have been tricks to come, because that is our biggest concern.”
The journalist Jorge Lanata speaks from Venezuela, in an election day, when it will be defined who will be the next president of the country. The host of the PPT said today’s results are directly related to the future of Argentina.
Israel expressed deep concern Friday about Argentina’s efforts to work with Iran to solve the South American country’s worst terrorist attack.
Starting today, according to a law of the Legislature of Buenos Aires: ‘The rule amends part of an article of the Code of Traffic and Transportation of the City and imposes punishment to terminate the license to whoever crosses a red light’.
Former Economy Minister Roberto Lavagna said the debt coupon payment 2013 that stipulates the government should not be paid. Urged to recognize a decline in growth in the Budget 2013.
On the long weekend, the expectation fulfilled the objectives of tourism of entrepreneurs in this industry. Starting today, the main destinations exceeded 90% of capacity. Some business chambers ensure that revenue will exceed 124 million pesos.
With goals scored by Ferreyra (2), Velez won an important match against San Lorenzo led by Caruso Lombardi. The goal for the locals was scored by Stracqualursi after several rebounds in the area. With the result, Gareca’s team climbed to the top with Boca, which has a hard game pending against Lanus. Meanwhile, San Lorenzo loses points and opportunities to get away from the relegation zone.
On this day, Argentines commemorate 36 years of Night of the Pencils, when ten high school students who had claimed for a free student ticket were abducted by the military disctatorship.
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After the defeat of Berlocq and Schwank in doubles, the picture is complicated for Argentina. While the series is 2-1 with two matches remaining, Juan Martin Del Potro won’t face Berdych because of an injury on his left wrist.
Argentine tennis player defeated 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 Radek Stepanek in the first game of the semifinals of the Davis Cup World Group.
The head of Government of Buenos Aires, Mauricio Macri, talked about the protests against Cristina Kirchner yesterday and said the trigger “is not the economic situation.”
Some holders and foreign media comments on the massive march that was organized last night in most major cities in Argentina:
The International Monetary Fund will conduct a mission in Argentina to discuss INDEC statistics, said Gerry Rice, spokesman for the entity
The president, Cristina Kirchner, announced an increase to the universal child allowance of almost 26% and expanded the scope of family allowances for people with incomes of between 5,200 and 7,000 pesos. She also announced the creation of four new universities.
The opposition revealed the inflation index made by private consultants and indicated that, in August, prices increased by an average of 1.9%.
Today ended the London Paralympic Games, with a closure equivalent to the level of the Olympics held a month ago. Argentina’s delegation finished in the 62nd position, winning one silver and four bronze medals. At the top finished China, Russia and Britain.
Daniel Scioli, governor of Buenos Aires Province, said that “each case will be attended as unique” in connection with the claims of farmers affected by floodings in the most populous province of Argentina.
At the Paralympics of London, Argentina won a new medal. The judoka Jorge Lencina from Cordoba won this Saturday the bronze medal which is the third for the delegation of Argentina.