Why Argentine orthodoxy has worked no better than Turkish iconoclasm

WHEN an emerging market loses favour with its creditors, how should its government respond? The policy prescriptions do not typically include intimidating the central bank, railing against the “interest-rate lobby”, falling out with allies, eschewing the IMF’s help, pouring scorn on the dollar or appointing the president’s son-in-law as finance minister. Turkey has done all […]

Juan Martin del Potro: HUGE challenge laid down to Argentine after stunning recent form

That’s the opinion of Sky Sports tennis pundit and former British female No 1 Annabel Croft. Del Potro’s 15-match winning streak saw him claim titles in Acapulco and Indian Wells – his first Masters 1000 success. But the world No 6 fell short of claiming the ‘Sunshine Double’ by triumphing in the Miami Open as […]

Trident subs suffer same faults as missing Argentine vessel, warns Royal Navy whistleblower

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 18:01 British submarines could face the same fate as Argentina’s lost ARA ‘San Juan’. In his damning 2015 expose on failures aboard Trident, Royal Navy whistleblower William McNeilly warned UK subs share the same faults as the missing vessel. According to Argentinian media, the final message from the missing submarine […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: WATCH Debbie McGee's astonishing Argentine Tango

The 59-year-old former magician’s assistant displayed her amazing ability in the complex Latin routine which was choreographed by ex-Strictly Come Dancing professional and king of the Argentine Tango, Vincent Simone, 38. Debbie McGee and her partner Giovanni Pernice 27, took to the dance floor to perform the smouldering number, set to traditional music, as she […]

A ‘short, violent’ explosion was heard, and it could have been the end of the missing Argentine submarine

It seems like Argentina’s missing submarine may have exploded. The navy heard a “short, violent” explosion that would make some sense as the fate of the missing submarine. The sub had 44 on board and has been missing since last week. BAHIA BLANCA, Argentina (Reuters) – An abnormal sound detected in the South Atlantic ocean […]

Satellite signals couldn't track missing sub’s location – Argentine navy

Published time: 19 Nov, 2017 22:58 The seven satellite calls recently detected by Argentine officials searching for the missing submarine, the ARA San Juan, have not helped determine the vessel’s location. The signals were “intermittent and weak,” naval commander Gabriel Galeazzi said, as cited by Reuters, and “could not help determine a point on the […]

Failed distress calls detected, likely from missing Argentine sub – Defense Ministry

Published time: 19 Nov, 2017 00:50 Edited time: 19 Nov, 2017 00:53 The Argentinian Defense Ministry says it has detected seven failed “satellite calls,” likely originating from the missing submarine the ARA San Juan. The submarine, with 44 crew members on board, has been lost since Wednesday, with an extensive search operation under way. The […]

NASA joins search for missing Argentine sub with 44 crew onboard

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 10:39 A NASA research aircraft has reportedly joined the rescue operation to find an Argentine military submarine with 44 crew members on board not heard from since Wednesday. The NASA P-3 Orion is hunting for the German-built submarine, the diesel-electric attack boat ARA ‘San Juan,’ a defense official told USNI […]

Argentine Navy diesel sub disappears, NASA plane joins in search

NASA The US Navy and NASA have joined the search for an Argentine Armada (navy) diesel-electric attack submarine—the ARA San Juan (S-42)—and its crew of 44 sailors missing in the Southern Argentine Sea. The last contact with the TR-1700 class sub, built in 1983 by the German shipbuilder Thyssen Nordseewerke, was on November 15. NASA has […]