July 30, 2015

Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has sent two letters, one to US Secretary of State John Kerry and the other one to EU Foreign Affairs representative Federica Mogherini, asking them to confirm whether sanctions against Iranian former Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi will be lifted, following the agreements with Iran.

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has again questioned the way media outlets changed their views of Iran after the nuclear agreement signed between the Asiatic nation, the United States and the EU.

Buenos Aires governor and Victory Front presidential candidate Daniel Scioli used a rally to hit out against opponents of the government, whom he accused of using both the judicial system and the economy to try and discredit the current administration.

Economy Minister and lawmaker candidate for the Victory Front Axel Kicillof today blasted what he called the “devaluation club” and urged businessmen, bankers and industry leaders to “avoid talking about a foreign exchange market slowdown because it disturbs people.”

Russia has vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.

The economy of regional powerhouse Brazil will likely contract 1.5 percent, while Mexico is seen growing 2.4 percent, the Santiago-based Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean said. ECLAC estimates Argentina will grow 0.7 percent in 2015.

The US dollar today edged up half a cent to 9.195 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the so called "blue" dollar was down one cent at 14.94 pesos in underground houses, after climbing 30 cents yesterday, according to á

According to the INDEC statistics bureau, shopping center sales have increased 12.7 percent in June compared to the same month of 2014, while supermarket sales have grown 6.6%.

Afghanistan has assured that Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.

Workers of the 60 bus line and representatives of Monsa SA company are set to continue negotiations today to solve a 32-day labour conflict which yesterday prompted incidents.

Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández discussed with the press the labour conflict affecting the 60 Bus Line service, saying he hoped the situation to be resolved “politically, without an injured and without deaths.”

• Border Guards violently evict protesters


Dollar (Official price) DOLLAR (Official price) $ 9,145 $ 9,195
Dollar Blue price) DOLLAR ("Blue" price) $ 14,79 $ 14,94
Euro EURO $ 10,160 $ 10,700
Pound POUND $ 14,266 $ 14,344
Merval MERVAL $ 11.313,700 $ 3,42
Dow Jones DOW JONES $ 17.751,390 $ 0,69
Bovespa BOVESPA $ 50.245,150 $ 1,30
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