Category: Argentina

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 >

Prosecutor’s Mystery Death a Litmus Test for Argentina

BUENOS AIRES — The mysterious circumstances under which Argentine Special Prosecutor Alberto Nisman died in January of an allegedly self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head has spawned a number of […] Read More >

Argentina Inspects Citibank in Latest Chapter of Legal Battle Over Debt

Top Story — The legal battle between Argentina and a group of U.S. creditors flared up again on Monday, when regulators from Argentina’s central bank inspected Citibank’s Buenos Aires headquarters […] Read More >

Strikes Suspend Transportation Across Argentina

Top Story — A 24-hour strike on Tuesday by transportation unions in Argentina caused a domino effect that led to the cancellation of domestic and international flights, school and bank […] Read More >