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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 »

Argentina Advances to Semis After Defeating Belgium

Argentina Advances to Semis After Defeating Belgium

Gonzalo Higuain's first goal of the 2014 World Cup was the margin of victory here Saturday as Argentina beat Belgium 1-0 in their quarterfinal match. continue reading »

Argentina Blasts U.S. Judge for Blocking Debt Repayment

Argentina Blasts U.S. Judge for Blocking Debt Repayment

Argentina's government slammed a U.S. federal judge's decision to block a scheduled debt repayment to holders of restructured bonds, calling the move an "abuse of authority." continue reading »

Argentine V.P. Faces Corruption Charges

Argentine V.P. Faces Corruption Charges

An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou with bribery and business dealings incompatible with public office in a corruption case related to a currency-printing company, judicial sources said. continue reading »

U.S. Federal Judge Says Argentine Debt Repayment “Illegal”

U.S. Federal Judge Says Argentine Debt Repayment “Illegal”

A U.S. federal judge said Friday that Argentina's attempt this week to make a debt repayment to holders of restructured bonds without simultaneously paying holdout creditors was "illegal". continue reading »

Argentine Marine Biologists Investigate Dead Sperm Whale

Argentine Marine Biologists Investigate Dead Sperm Whale

A 16-meter (52-foot) sperm whale weighing between 30 and 40 tons was found dead on a beach in El Condor, a city in the Patagonian province of Rio Negro, Argentine environmental officials told Efe. continue reading »

Messi Leads Argentina to 1-0 Victory Over Iran

Messi Leads Argentina to 1-0 Victory Over Iran

Lionel Messi curled a long-distance shot into the top-left corner of the goal in stoppage time to give Argentina a 1-0 victory here Saturday over Iran in Group F action and send the South American squad into the World Cup's knockout stage. continue reading »

Argentine Conductor Barenboim Celebrates 50 Years With Berlin Philharmonic

Argentine Conductor Barenboim Celebrates 50 Years With Berlin Philharmonic

Argentine-Israeli conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim on Wednesday celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first appearance with the Berlin Philharmonic. continue reading »

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Argentina’s Appeal on Bond Debt

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Argentina’s Appeal on Bond Debt

The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear the Argentine government's challenge to lower court rulings ordering Buenos Aires to pay $1.3 billion to a group of hedge funds led by New York-based Elliott Management Corp.'s NML Capital Ltd unit. continue reading »