Category: Argentina

Court Decision Allows Argentina to End Years-Long Battle With Hedge Funds

Top Story — The United States Court of Appeals has cleared Argentina to begin raising money to pay off its debts to holdout international creditors, ending a 15-year saga over […] Read More >

Panama Papers: Trove of Leaked Documents Names Argentine President, Latin American Officials

Top Story —Argentine President Mauricio Macri, soccer star Lionel Messi and at least 57 people investigated over their alleged involvement in a multi-billion dollar corruption scheme at Brazilian oil giant […] Read More >

Argentine Prosecutor Says Nisman Death Was Murder, Urges Probe

Top Story — An Argentine prosecutor has said he does not believe that his late colleague Alberto Nisman committed suicide, according to an opinion he submitted to an appellate court […] Read More >

Agricultural Export Taxes Slashed in Argentina

Top Story — Export taxes for Argentina’s major agricultural products will be eliminated beginning on Tuesday, President Mauricio Macri announced during a meeting with the Argentine Industrial Union on Monday. Export taxes […] Read More >

For Argentine Environmentalists, New President Macri Elicits Hope — and Skepticism

Argentine President-elect Mauricio Macri entered the “Casa Rosada” today, bringing an end to 12 years of leftist “kirchnerismo” rule and ushering in, supporters hope, an era of economic liberalization and […] Read More >

Macri Assumes Argentine Presidency Amid Feud with Predecessor

Hello subscribers, sorry for the delay this morning in sending you Today in Latin America. We have been having technical difficulties with our website, but they should now be solved. […] Read More >

Rejecting Peronism, Argentina Elects Mauricio Macri

Center-right candidate Mauricio Macri won Argentina’s runoff presidential election on Sunday, The Associated Press reported, defeating the ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli and marking the end of 12 years of […] Read More >

Defeated Argentine Presidential Hopeful Expected to Support Center-Right Macri in Runoff

Top Story — Argentina’s November presidential election is headed to a runoff with no clear favorite. Reuters reported on Monday, however, that unnamed officials from the camp of defeated presidential hopeful Sergio […] Read More >

In Upset, Argentina’s Election Will Head to Second Round

Top Story — In Argentina’s presidential election on Sunday, Argentina’s Daniel Scioli failed to avoid a runoff in a major upset, while comedian Jimmy Morales won second-round polls in Guatemala […] Read More >

Three Presidential Elections Planned on Sunday in the Americas

Top Story — Argentina, Guatemala and Haiti will hold presidential elections this weekend. In Argentina, Daniel Scioli is favored, but he is not guaranteed to avoid a runoff at the […] Read More >