President Cristina Fernández is closing on Thursday a Congress organized by young members of the Association of Metallurgical Entrepreneurs (Adimra), to be held at Parque Norte’s Golden Center.
ARGENTINA DIGITAL BILL
Communication Secretary, Norberto Berner, remarked that with the “Digital Argentina” bill, which regulates the telecommunications sector, " Telefónica and Telecom networks will be declared as public use and they will be compelled to allow small companies and cooperatives to reach homes through a single cable".
Energy, Politics and Society Studies Center
The new law of hydrocarbons law, sanctioned this Thursday, adapts the in-force legislation to the needs of the country, in order to obtain the necessary investments to develop the non conventional resources and the off shore exploitation.
The National Registry of Weapons, Renar and the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF are carrying out this week the campaign "Armas de F/Juego" aimed at discouraging the possession of firearms in homes, due to the risk they bear for children and teenagers.
COMMUNICATION SECRETARY NORBERTO BERNER
“The Argentine Digital Bill is clearly against monopolies and favorable to small companies and cooperatives”
Communications Secretary Norberto Berner provided details of the Argentina Digital bill, which declares as a public, essential and strategic service the technologies of information and communication.
AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION LAW
President Cristina Fernández has rejected the court challenge presented by Grupo Clarín against Martín Sabbatella and other members of the Board of AFSCA (Federal Administration of Audiovisual Communication Services).
AFIP HEAD RICARDO ECHEGARAY
On behalf of Argentina, the head of the Federal tax agency AFIP, Ricardo Echegaray signed in Berlin the Agreement between Competent Authorities for the Automatic Exchange of Information of Financial Accounts between fiscal authorities, sponsored by OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).
Through a decree published in the Official Gazette, the Government confirmed the appointment of Ana María Corradi as new Argentine Ambassador to Paraguay.
Through a decree published today in the Official Gazette, the Government appointed Norberto Itzcovich as Director of the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC).
The reform to the Hydrocarbons Legislation became a law early Thursday, when the Lower House approved it. It already had been passed by the Senate.