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Argentina Claims U.S. Is Accountable for Judge’s “Illegal” Acts in Debt Case

Argentina Claims U.S. Is Accountable for Judge’s “Illegal” Acts in Debt Case

The United States "should assume its responsibility for the illegal acts" of the federal judge who has found in favor of hedge funds demanding 100 cents on the dollar for Argentine bonds bought in the wake of Buenos Aires' 2001 default, the South American nation's government said Tuesday. continue reading »

Survey: LatAm Business Climate at Lowest Level in 5 Years

Survey: LatAm Business Climate at Lowest Level in 5 Years

The business climate in Latin America last month fell to its worst level since July 2009, Brazil's Getulio Vargas Foundation, or FGV, said Wednesday. continue reading »

Argentina Cozies Up to Russia During their Feud with U.S.

Argentina Cozies Up to Russia During their Feud with U.S.

The Argentine government said Monday that it will expand exports to Russia by taking advantage of "the opportunity" created by Vladimir Putin's ban on importing food and raw materials from the United States and the European Union in retaliation for sanctions imposed on Moscow by Washington and Brussels. continue reading »

Stolen Grandson of Argentine’s ‘Plazo de Mayo’ Leader is Found

Stolen Grandson of Argentine’s ‘Plazo de Mayo’ Leader is Found

Doubts about his real identity led a 36-year-old Argentine man to submit to a DNA test that showed him to be the grandson of the president of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo human rights group, the family said Tuesday. continue reading »

Argentina Denies Economy is in Default

Argentina Denies Economy is in Default

A day after rating agency Standard & Poor's declared Argentina to be in selective default for failing to make interest payments to holders of restructured debt, the Argentine government dismissed talk of default as "an absurd fable." continue reading »

Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Mexico City Universities Sign Accord

Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Mexico City Universities Sign Accord

The presidents of the University of Buenos Aires, or UBA, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, and the University of Sao Paulo, or USP, on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement governing the recognition of titles, student exchanges and cooperation in finding financing sources. continue reading »

Argentina Pays $642 Million on Foreign Debt

Argentina Pays $642 Million on Foreign Debt

Argentina on Monday made an initial payment of $642 million to the wealthy nations of the Paris Club, as per the debt refinancing agreement with that entity signed last May, authorities said. continue reading »

National Government, Provinces at Odds Over New Energy Legislation in Argentina

National Government, Provinces at Odds Over New Energy Legislation in Argentina

The Argentine government's decision to push for a new Hydrocarbons Law to spur investment in this sector has sparked a hidden fight with the provinces, the true owners of the underground oil and gas. continue reading »

Brazil’s Petrobras Looking to Sell Argentine Assets

Brazil’s Petrobras Looking to Sell Argentine Assets

Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras is once again looking to divest assets in Argentina, including oil fields in that country's southern region that yield 20,000 barrels of crude per day, Argentine media outlets said Friday. continue reading »

Court Urges Argentina and Its Creditors to Reach Debt Agreement

Court Urges Argentina and Its Creditors to Reach Debt Agreement

A U.S. federal judge said here Tuesday that Argentina and creditors who boycotted Buenos Aires' debt restructurings must negotiate "continuously until a settlement is reached" to avoid another default. continue reading »

Chinese President Hails Strong Relations with Argentina

Chinese President Hails Strong Relations with Argentina

Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed his country's strong bilateral relations with Argentina a day after signing currency-swap and power- and rail-financing deals with counterpart Cristina Fernandez. continue reading »

Argentina Names Presidential Jet After Bishop Killed by Military

Argentina Names Presidential Jet After Bishop Killed by Military

The Argentine President's Office added a new jet to its official fleet and bestowed the name of Monsignor Enrique Angelelli upon it, paying tribute to the bishop assassinated during the country's most recent military dictatorship, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Argentina’s Sabella to Step Down Following World Cup Final

Argentina’s Sabella to Step Down Following World Cup Final

Alejandro Sabella plans to step down as coach of the Argentine national team following the squad's World Cup final against Germany, his agent said Friday. continue reading »

Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero was the hero for Argentina in São Paulo Wednesday in the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands, stopping the Dutch twice in a 4-2 penalty shootout to give his team a shot at winning its third championship. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Argentina on Your 198th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Argentina on Your 198th Year of Independence

Today, all of Argentina is celebrating and rejoicing its 198-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500’s and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the region with disease. continue reading »