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  Argentina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Argentine climate is predominantly temperate with extremes ranging from subtropical in the north to arid/sub-Antarctic in far south.
Argentines are a mixture of diverse national and ethnic groups, with descendants of Italian and Spanish immigrants predominating; some 88% of Argentina's total population claim direct or mixed descent of these two ancestries.
As of 2001, 2.8% of Argentine households host a person that claim to belong to, or to descend from, the indigenous population, concentrated in the provinces of the northeast, northwest, and south (2001 national Census).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Argentina   (3832 words)

  
 Argentina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Argentine Republic (Rep├║blica Argentina) is a Spanish-speaking country in southern South America, in between the Andes in the West and the South Atlantic Ocean in the East.
The Argentine constitution of 1853, as revised in 1994, mandates a separation of powers into executive, legislative, and judicial brancheses at the national and provincial level.
Argentines are a fusion of diverse national and ethnic groups, with descendants of Italian and Spanish immigrants predominant.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/argentina   (1415 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Argentina
Argentina or Argentine Republic, officially Argentine Republic, federal republic in southern South America, bordered on the north by Bolivia and Paraguay ; on the east by Brazil, Uruguay, and the Atlantic Ocean ; on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and Chile ; and on the west by Chile.
The country occupies most of the southern portion of the continent of South America and is somewhat triangular in shape, with the base in the north and the apex at Punta Dungeness, the south-eastern extremity of the continental mainland.
In the north, the Argentine plains consist of the southern portion of the South American region known as the Chaco.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761556250/Argentina.html   (873 words)

  
 The Argentine Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
We have the most land, but the Argentine has a territory which is almost all good for something, and in area it is at least one-third the size of our country, without Alaska and our new island possessions.
The inhabitants of the Argentines are not like the South Americans of the west coast; they have no great strain of Indian blood in their veins; they are of almost pure European extraction.
There are many women teachers in the Argentine Republic, some of whom came out from the United States years since to inaugurate the normal schools.
www.oldandsold.com /articles29/south-america-31.shtml   (2882 words)

  
 How The Argentine Republic Is Governed
Some of the greatest scandals of the Argentine Republic have been in connection with the misuse of the public funds by government officials, and this especially as to the national banks and stocks.
Prominent Argentines are awarded the preference in the courts where the matter of right is not at all equally balanced; as a rule, the man who sees" the judge first has the best chance of a decision in his favor.
If Argentines, of a given age, they had to ex-plain why they were not in the national guard or accompany the officer to be enrolled.
www.oldandsold.com /articles29/south-america-38.shtml   (2532 words)

  
 Embassy of Argentina
RIOTING inmates at an Argentine prison freed all their hostages last night, ending a day-long siege that left eight people dead.
THOUSANDS of Argentines took to the streets for the third consecutive day, demanding the resignation of city officials they blame for corrupt and slipshod fire safety inspections that paved the way for a nightclub fire that killed 183 people.
FORMER Argentine president Carlos Menem's political career may be washed up, but don't tell him that.
www.embassyofargentina-usa.org   (166 words)

  
 Argentina 9635
The guilty verdict rendered by the supreme Council of the Armed Forces was therefore not affirmed and the case submitted to the compulsory appeal procedure before the civil courts, established by law 23,049 for all causes that, after the reform introduced therein, remained within the competence of military justice.
The Argentine Government expresses its surprise at the type of information requested by the Commission after a copy of the decision and its grounds were sent, since those documents answer the questions posed by the Executive Secretariat on April 7.
The Argentine Government regrets that the Honorable Commission was not present at the public hearings in which the Federal Court produced the evidence introduced during the process of review of the case.
www.cidh.org /annualrep/87.88eng/Argentina9635.htm   (4647 words)

  
 ARGENTINA NTDB OVERSEAS BUSINESS REPORTS access provided by UM-St. Louis Libraries
With regard to the schedules of exceptions submitted by the Republic of paraguay and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, the period for their elimination shall extend to 31 December 1995, on the terms of article 7 of this annex.
Argentine corporations are not granted any relief from Argentine income tax based on the payments of foreign taxes, but the "source" principle keeps them from being taxed on income earned abroad.
Under Argentine law, patents of invention may be granted for a term of 5, 10, or 15 years by the Patent Office, according to merit of the invention and the wish of the applicant.
www.umsl.edu /services/govdocs/obr/obr_0011.htm   (18408 words)

  
 Argentine Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Although Argentina remained neutral in both world wars, the Argentine Navy was a force to be reckoned with.
Despite the regional power of the Argentine navy, it was proved wholly ineffective against the Royal Navy during the Falklands War.
Despite leading the invasion of the Falkland Islands, the Argentine navy played a small part in the subsequent conflict with the Royal Navy.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/argentine_navy   (289 words)

  
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Those financial institutions which start operating in the ARGENTINE REPUBLIC may join the trust fund referred to in Article 2 of this Decree; those which cease to operate shall not be eligible to be part of such fund, and shall assign the rights thereof to the par value of SEDESA shares.
The CENTRAL BANK OF THE ARGENTINE REPUBLIC may adapt the total amount that the DGF has to reach, whenever, in its opinion, the amount accrued is sound in relation to the situation in the financial market and the role of the DGF.
Such Committee shall be formed by a representative of the CENTRAL BANK OF THE ARGENTINE REPUBLIC and a number of members to be determined in the Trust Agreement, which may range from a minimum of four and a maximum of seven representatives of financial institutions which contribute to the DGF.
www.gbld.org /xml/Argentina/Argentina_BDIS.doc   (1897 words)

  
 Argentina
An inter-ministry commission, in wich the [Argentine History] Academy participated by way of one of its members, ellaborated in the years (?) 1989 a law draft that was presented to the Congress [the argentine parlament], but wasn’t considered for voting after all.
The Argentine standard was conceived by General Belgrano, at the place where today is located the city of Rosario.
Article 2 of these instruments ablishes portions of earlier decrees (25 April 1884, 19 June 1943, and 24 April 1944) that restriced the use of the sun-bearing flag to the military and government agencies and derogated the legal status of the plain flag.
flagspot.net /flags/ar.html   (1426 words)

  
 Equipo Nizkor - SIDERMAN de BLAKE v. REPUBLIC OF ARGENTINA
On March 24, 1976, the Argentine military overthrew the government of President Maria Estela Peron and seized the reins of power for itself, installing military leaders of the central government and the provincial governments of Argentina.
The Argentine Embassy subsequently sought assistance from the U.S. State Department, which informed Argentina that it would have to appear and present any defenses it wished to assert to the district court, including the defense of sovereign immunity, or risk a default judgment.
Republic of Cuba, 425 U.S. 682, 711, 96 S.Ct. 1854, 1869, 48 L.Ed.2d 301 (1976) (Appendix 2).
www.derechos.org /nizkor/arg/ley/siderman.html   (12673 words)

  
 Food Processing Equipment in Argentina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Argentine exports are also directed to Chile, Bolivia and to a lesser degree, to Paraguay.
In contrast, if an Argentine or foreign subsidiary is used, the foreign corporation's liability would generally be limited to the assets owned by that subsidiary.
Argentine customs are generally more formal compared to those in the U.S. Business dress, appearance and general approach and demeanor should be conservative.
www.corporateinformation.com /data/statusa/argentinafoodprocequip.html   (9518 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - AGRICULTURAL COLONIES IN THE ARGENTINE REPUBLIC (ARGENTINA):   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In August, 1891, by the direction of Baron de Hirsch, some 3,000 square leagues of land were purchased in various parts of the Argentine Republic, for $1,300,000 (£260,000).
At first the project of settling Russian refugees on a large scale in Argentina met with a protest from the government, but the matter was amicably arranged.
Its success is attributable (1) to the fact that the colonists had time to gain the experience they needed, and (2) to the aid accorded them by the Jewish Colonization Association by the creation of lucerne fields.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=905&letter=A   (1586 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Argentina
The territory of the Argentine republic was originally inhabited by Indians tribes of fierce disposition who were "reduced" to civilization through the Catholic religion.
The Argentine hierarchy consists of the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and the Bishops of Córdoba, La Plata, Paraná;, San Juan de Cuyo, Santa Fé, Salta, and Tucumán.
Until lately the representative of the Argentine Republic at the Pontifical Court was entrusted to the Argentine representative in Paris.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01702d.htm   (2699 words)

  
 Position Paper of the Argentine Republic (Unofficial Translation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Argentine Republic has actively participated in the negotiation of the treaty to completely ban nuclear testing, because it firmly believes that the compliance with such a treaty will not only contribute to prevent proliferation, but will also accelerate the process of the nuclear disarmament.
The Argentine Republic actively supports the adoption by the 50º General Assembly of the UN of the treaty to completely ban nuclear testing.
In this context, the Argentine Republic has decided to co-sponsor the draft resolution on this matter presented by Australia, and urges all states that have not yet done so, to join this initiative as soon as possible.
emb-eeuu.mrecic.gov.ar /position.htm   (191 words)

  
 Education Template
The majority of the Argentine population have European origin, principally Italian and Spanish, with an indigenous minority that represents only 0.5% of the population.
Politically, Argentina is a federal republic, divided in 23 provinces and a federal district, that corresponds to the Federal Capital or the center of Buenos Aries.
This system recognizes three governments; executive (practiced by the president of the republic), Legislative (Congress of the nation) and Judicial (supreme court justice).
www.consulateargentina-chicago.org   (399 words)

  
 Argentina. In: Amnesty International Report 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In September, Jorge Olivera, a former member of the Argentine armed forces was released and allowed to return to Argentina after the Rome Appeal Court applied the statute of limitations to the crimes of which he was accused.
In August, Ricardo Miguel Cavallo, a former Argentine Navy officer was arrested in Cancun.
A Spanish judge subsequently requested his extradition to Spain in connection with accusations of torture in the context of investigations initiated in 1996 by the Spanish National Court into human rights violations committed by the military government in Argentina.
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2001.nsf/webamrcountries/ARGENTINA?OpenDocument   (1162 words)

  
 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Argentine Republic on Visa ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Argentine Republic, hereinafter referred to as “the Parties”, desirous to further contribute to the strengthening of the friendly relations between both States and to the development of reciprocal cooperation, have agreed as follows:
Nationals of the Argentine Republic holders of valid diplomatic, official or service passports may enter the Republic of Latvia and stay for a maximum of ninety (90) days without a visa.
At the request of the Mission of the Republic of Latvia in the Argentine Republic or the Mission of the Argentine Republic in the Republic of Latvia or their concurrent missions, such period may be automatically extended up to the end of their respective duties.
www.likumi.lv /doc.php?id=82887   (484 words)

  
 ARGENTINE
At the moment of the signature of the Convention for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income between the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Argentine Republic, the undersigned, duly authorized thereto, have agreed upon the following provisions which constitute an integral part of the Convention.
It is understood that exemptions and deductions from the Argentine tax on profits, whether total or partial, shall not apply as far as those exemptions or deductions can result in a transfer of revenue to the Brazilian treasury.
Article 24, paragraph 2, is not deemed to cover the provisions of Argentine law regarding the taxation of a permanent establishment that an enterprise of Brazil has in Argentina.
www.receita.fazenda.gov.br /principal/Ingles/Acordo/Argentine/Argentine17051980.htm   (4573 words)

  
 SICE - BITS - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / ARGENTINA
The Government of the Argentine Republic shall exert best efforts to eliminate all such requirements within the shortest possible period, and shall ensure their elimination within eight years of the date of the entry into force of this Treaty.
The Government of the Argentine Republic shall further ensure that such performance requirements are applied in a manner which does not place existing investments at a competitive disadvantage against new entrants in this industry.
The Parties note that the Argentine Republic has had and may have in the future a debt-equity conversion program under which nationals or companies of the United States may choose to invest in the Argentine Republic through the purchase of debt at a discount.
www.sice.oas.org /bits/usaarge4.asp   (585 words)

  
 General Information
Between the Paraná; and Uruguay rivers, the Argentine Mesopotamia (provinces of Entre Ríos, Corrientes and Misiones) is formed by low hills, where pools and marshlands evidence the ancient courses of these great rivers.
Spanish is the official language of the Argentine Republic.
The Argentine flag has three horizontal stripes: the one in the middle is white and bears the golden sun, and the two outside stripes are light blue.
www.turismo.gov.ar /eng/Information/minformation.htm   (1711 words)

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