VIDEO: Argentina’s coast guard sinks Chinese fishing boat in South Atlantic
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VIDEO: Argentina’s coast guard sinks Chinese fishing boat in South Atlantic

AFP - March 15, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina's coast guard sank a Chinese fishing boat that attacked when authorities tried to stop it for illegal fishing in the South Atlantic, officials said Tuesday.…

Argentina, ‘vulture’ funds end 15-year debt battle
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Argentina, ‘vulture’ funds end 15-year debt battle

Mariano Andrade | AFP - February 29, 2016

NEW YORK -- Argentina's new market-friendly government has ended a bitter, 15-year battle with U.S. creditors, parties to the dispute announced Monday, opening the door for the South…

Argentina to borrow $15 billion to pay creditors
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Argentina to borrow $15 billion to pay creditors

AFP - February 23, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina aims to borrow $15 billion when it returns to debt markets so it can pay off international creditors who have sued it in a…

Argentina starts talks with ‘vulture’ creditors
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Argentina starts talks with ‘vulture’ creditors

AFP - February 1, 2016

NEW YORK -- Argentina's new government began negotiations with hedge fund creditors Monday, amid reports it wants them to write off up to a quarter of their bonds…

El Niño-related flooding causes snake invasion, beach closures in Argentina
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El Niño-related flooding causes snake invasion, beach closures in Argentina

AFP - January 18, 2016

ROSARIO, Argentina -- An invasion of poisonous snakes washed downriver in recent floods forced authorities to close beaches to summer holidaymakers in northern Argentina, officials said Monday. Floodwaters…

Argentina eyes debt deal with US investors
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Argentina eyes debt deal with US investors

AFP - January 12, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina's President Mauricio Macri said he hoped for a "reasonable agreement" with the country's foreign creditors when he re-launches negotiations over billions of dollars of…

The tides of Latin American populism
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The tides of Latin American populism

Jorge G. Castañeda - December 23, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Demagogues and populists like U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and French National Front leader Marine Le Pen are setting Western politics alight. But in…

Argentina’s Macri spars with Venezuela in first trip abroad
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Argentina’s Macri spars with Venezuela in first trip abroad

Charlie Devereux | Bloomberg - December 21, 2015

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay – Argentine President Mauricio Macri, in his first trip abroad since assuming office, inserted himself into an international dispute by calling for the release of prisoners…

Argentine peso loses 30 percent of value after controls lifted
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Argentine peso loses 30 percent of value after controls lifted

AFP - December 17, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Argentine peso lost 30 percent of its value on Thursday after the new pro-business government scrapped the foreign exchange restrictions introduced by its…

Argentina announces end of forex restrictions
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Argentina announces end of forex restrictions

Paula Bustamante | AFP - December 16, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina said Wednesday it will eliminate the foreign exchange restrictions that have propped up the official value of the peso since 2011, setting up a…