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2009-06-24 23:44:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Argentina has begun an extensive effort to modernize the national airline Aerolineas Argentinas and domestic carrier Austral. President Cristina Kirchner unveiled a new Boeing 737/700 last week, the first new airplane bought for Aerolineas Argentinas in 16 years. The airline and its sister airline Austral were nationalized in December 2008 to maintain the airline to high standards. The fleet, one of the oldest in the...

2005-10-24 00:42:27

By Kevin Gray BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentine President Nestor Kirchner strengthened his support in Congress during legislative elections on Sunday, while his wife scored a resounding victory in an important Senate race. Cristina Kirchner defeated her opponent by some 25 points, exit polls showed, helping to expand the left-of-center president's political base in the country's largest province, Buenos Aires. "These people supported a model for the country that is...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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