Argentina

Argentina Reports First Single-Digit Inflation Rate in Six Months

Argentina reports its first single-digit inflation rate in six months, surprising analysts and economists. The shift towards lower inflation is seen as a positive sign for the country’s economy, impacting costs for its citizens. Market reactions are mixed, with some investors optimistic about potential economic stability. Lower inflation rates provide relief to the population, addressing concerns about the cost of living and purchasing power.

Paraguay Pursuing $1.5 Billion Gas Pipeline Project with Argentina and Brazil

Paraguay is in discussions with energy firms from Argentina and Brazil for a $1.5 billion gas pipeline project, aiming to rival Bolivia’s proposal. The initiative could reshape regional energy dynamics, with plans for a route spanning 110 kilometers from northern Argentina to the Paraguayan border. Brazilian Mines and Energy Minister, Alexandre Silveira, supports the project but calls for further feasibility studies.

Megatitanosaur ‘Shiva the Destroyer’ Discovered in Argentina

Discover the newly found megatitanosaur ‘Shiva the destroyer’ in Argentina, one of the largest sauropods measuring 98 feet in length and weighing about 74 tonnes. Named after the Hindu deity Shiva, this colossal creature adds to the family of ‘megatitanosaurs’ that roamed Argentina over 90 million years ago. Learn more about this incredible discovery and the unique characteristics of B. shiva that set it apart from other known sauropods.

Rising Risk of Dengue Epidemic in Argentina

Argentina is at risk of a dengue epidemic as rising temperatures drive the spread of the virus. With a significant increase in cases and mosquitoes hatching earlier, the country is facing its worst outbreak of dengue fever. The situation has strained hospitals, caused shortages of insect repellent, and raised concerns about the potential for more frequent epidemics. Scientists warn that if the current trend continues, dengue epidemics could occur annually.

Surge in Dengue Infections Raises Concerns in Argentina

A surge in dengue infections in Argentina has caused a significant increase in the number of cases, raising concerns among citizens. The shortage of mosquito repellents has led to discontent and frustration, with citizens questioning the availability of repellents and criticizing the government for the lack of action. Authorities attribute the cause of the dengue epidemic to the explosive increase in the number of aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the carriers of dengue infection, believed to be a result of torrential rains and high temperatures caused by El Niño.

Threat to Argentina’s Film Industry Sparks International Protest

Argentina’s film industry is facing a major threat as newly elected president Javier Milei aims to fulfill his promise of cutting state spending by proposing to eliminate the country’s national film institute (INCAA) and its film schools (ENERC). This move…