2014 Brazil World Cup
Argenitina's national football team heads the Group F of the 2014 Brazil World Cup and will play the three games of the first round in Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Porto Alegre, according to the results of the draw carried out on Friday in Costa Sauipe.
President Cristina Fernandez receives, at the Olivos residence, the head of AFIP (Federal Administration of Public Incomes), Ricardo Echegaray and Deputy Foreign Minister Eduardo Zuain.
Interior and Transport Ministry
Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo announced the agreement reached with the Chinese company Machinery Engineering Corporation (Cmec), to purchase infrastructure and equipment for the Belgrano Cargas line, for an amount of US$ 2.4 million.
La Rioja province’s police reached a wage agreement with the provincial Government, according to the lawyer who represents the members of that security force.
Planning Minister Julio De Vido said he is convinced that the quest of investments he carrying out in Russia will be successful, when presenting 15 infrastructure energy works before a group of 100 entrepreneurs in Moscow.
Tourism Minister Enrique Meyer informed that the upward trend of incoming tourism was consolidated in October, and he highlighted the increase in foreign tourists' expenditure.
According to the evolution of the GINI Coefficient, in the last ten years Argentina has been constantly reducing social inequality, while during the same period the gap in the United States has grown; according to the U.S. Bureau of Census and the World Bank.
According to ECLAC
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) reported that Argentina is the second country with less poverty in the region, after Uruguay.
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President Cristina Fernández regretted the passing away of former South African President Nelson Mandela, and defined him as “a world example in the struggle against racism and in favor of the human rights”.