Fear, uncertainty, doubt
14-05-2022 00:01 A paradigm shift for Argentina, global geopolitics, and cryptocurrencies.
14-05-2022 00:01 A paradigm shift for Argentina, global geopolitics, and cryptocurrencies.
15-04-2022 12:03 Some in Juntos por el Cambio want the former president to step aside, though all the coalition’s key leaders recognise they will need him for the 2023 election. The former president has reached a peace accord with Horacio Rodríguez Larreta but it’s daggers drawn with Gerardo Morales – what is Mauricio Macri’s place in the grand scheme of things?
15-04-2022 01:36 Former presidents meets with members of the opposition Juntos por el Cambio coalition as speculation over another run at the Casa Rosada picks up.
07-04-2022 17:55 Former presidents of Argentina and the United States meet at ex-reality TV star's Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Florida.
01-04-2022 18:37 Strategic Affairs Secretary Gustavo Beliz outlines a project to put an end to “social hatred" on social media platforms, promoting swift pushback from opposition.
28-03-2022 22:02 Ruling coalition senators propose new bill that would tax the undeclared assets of citizens held overseas and use them to pay off IMF debt.
10-03-2022 15:50 Economist Federico Sturzenegger on his time leading the Central Bank, Economy Minister Martín Guzmán and Argentina’s IMF debt deals in 2018 and 2022.
04-03-2022 23:07 Opposition PRO party lawmakers walk out on speech to Congress after president once again attacks Macri for agreeing an “unpayable foreign debt” with IMF.
18-02-2022 18:34 Politicians play the blame game as provincial governor calls for urgent assistance; More than 600,000 hectares of land consumed by flames so far.
17-02-2022 16:37 Argentina’s government says it will investigate claims Macri administration deployed Armed Forces for 2019 military exercises that “contemplated” a potential “invasion” of Venezuela.
12-02-2022 09:32 Alberto’s willingness to kowtow to Xi and heap praise on the Chinese Communist regime was by no means as ridiculous as some seem to think, but he could hardly have chosen a worse time in which to cold-shoulder the United States.
10-02-2022 15:25 IMF staff are working closely with officials in Argentina to secure an agreement on a new financing deal "as quickly as possible," says spokesperson.
04-02-2022 23:10 The strong show of political support for Guzmán’s negotiating techniques from one of the world’s most renowned economists is the mirror image of what he’s suffered internally, particularly within the ranks of Frente de Todos.
04-02-2022 01:08 Miguel Ángel Pesce, head of Argentina’s Central Bank, on the IMF deal, the currency swap with China and President Alberto Fernández’s chances of re-election.
28-01-2022 22:10 President Fernández announces ‘reasonable’ deal with multilateral lender; Government commits to progressive reduction of fiscal deficit; Guzmán says Central Bank financing of the Treasury will be trimmed; Argentina won’t make any repayments to Fund for next four years.
28-01-2022 22:05 Argentina, which has been battling a deep economic crisis since 2018, has unveiled a new debt repayment deal with the International Monetary Fund.
28-01-2022 14:15 Under the new deal, Argentina has committed to progressively reducing its fiscal deficit from 3% in 2021 to just 0.9% in 2024.
28-01-2022 13:55 IMF confirms it has reached a deal with Argentina on massive loan repayment, though the Washington-based crisis lender stresses further approvals are needed before agreement has been saved.
28-01-2022 10:53 "I want to announce that the government of Argentina has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund," announces President Alberto Fernández.
27-01-2022 16:56 Argentina’s looming deadline to make an interest payment of over US$700 million to the International Monetary Fund on Friday is exposing a growing divide within the ruling coalition.
27-01-2022 16:37 Government spokesperson refuses to confirm if country will make US$730-million payment to the IMF this Friday, saying decision depends on the progress of talks.
27-01-2022 16:15 With US$730 million due to the International Monetary Fund this Friday, Argentina starts a schedule of payments totalling US$19 billion for 2022.
25-01-2022 15:32 Senior IMF official hopeful progress will be made in talks over new debt deal for Argentina in the coming days, but warns programme must be "sound and credible."
21-01-2022 23:14 With IMF talks entering crucial stage, vice-president’s latest letter declares controversially that “Macri’s pandemic cost more than Covid-19."
21-01-2022 22:03 The government keeps looking for back doors to an agreement with the IMF, while the veep constantly writes oblique letters conditioning the president – why cannot the government stick to negotiating directly with the IMF while the president and vice-president simply speak to each other?
15-01-2022 03:00 The heatwave that hit the Southern Hemisphere and Argentina with particular virulence this week seems to have fried the circuits of more than just the systems controlling the energy grid in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires
07-01-2022 22:56 Cristina and her acolytes abused the Judiciary to rid themselves of problems during their tenure. Unfortunately, Macri’s Cambiemos coalition followed in their exact same footsteps, despite having won elections on an anti-corruption platform.
24-12-2021 08:35 While it is easy for opposition leaders to criticise the Kirchnerites for their handling of the economy and a great many other things, coming clean about what they themselves would do is far more difficult.
23-12-2021 11:22 Former economy minister Nicolás Dujovne defends 2018 IMF loan in wake of new IMF report and renewed criticism from government.
22-12-2021 22:10 IMF concludes record US$56-billion 2018 programme for Argentina didn’t succeed “in improving confidence” and was “fragile from its inception” despite the size of the loan.
22-12-2021 17:18 Central Bank reserves fall after Argentina made a US$1.9-billion payment to the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday; Talks over new financing programme set to resume in January.
03-12-2021 21:56 IMF’s board set to discuss report reviewing the record stand-by programme worth US$57 billion granted to the Mauricio Macri government.
01-12-2021 17:11 Former president Mauricio Macri accused of ordering illegal surveillance on the families of the 44 dead crew-members of the ARA San Juan submarine tragedy.
26-11-2021 22:46 City mayor wishes to avoid entering into any arguments over the presidential race for now – there is still a long time to go and he prefers avoiding the wear and tear.
15-11-2021 00:22 Frente de Todos coalition set to drop from 41 to 35 seats in the 72-member Senate, based on projections with more than 98% of votes counted.
15-11-2021 00:00 “The result confirms that it is the end of one era and the beginning of another," declares former president Mauricio Macri.
14-11-2021 08:14 President Alberto Fernández faces a crunch 24 hours as Argentina heads to the polls for crucial midterm legislative elections. Frente de Todos could lose control of Congress, in a vote already looking ahead to 2023.
12-11-2021 06:00 Voters will pick half of the lower house seats and a third of the senate, in an election that will act as a crucial test for the government’s fragile unity.
12-11-2021 05:59 Country heads to the ballot box for crucial legislative elections that could determine President Alberto Fernández's ability to govern effectively for the next two years.
05-11-2021 01:24 "I did not spy on anyone," declares former president in written statement presented before judge investigating illegal espionage claims related to the relatives of the late crew of the ARA San Juan submarine.
29-10-2021 23:49 Media scrum set to descend on Dolores once again; Former president must attend hearing on November 3, rules judge; President lifts secrecy rules.
28-10-2021 18:44 Former president briefly appears before a judge in a probe investigating claims his government illegally spied on relatives of 44 sailors who died in the tragic sinking of the ARA San Juan Navy submarine.
25-10-2021 11:02 Argentina’s economy minister plays down rumours of an upcoming devaluation, declares that record US$57-billion IMF credit-line was “a political loan” that helped finance Mauricio Macri’s re-election campaign.
22-10-2021 21:58 The real question isn’t about macroeconomics or philosophy, but rather about whether Team Mauricio and Team Cristina can actually leave aside their differences and work together.
21-10-2021 10:31 Judge Martín Bava orders Mauricio Macri to appear before him on October 28 to answer questions regarding ARA San Juan illegal espionage probe, after former president skips initial summons.
20-10-2021 11:28 Former president returns to Argentina – but says he will not give a statement in a probe about alleged spying on relatives of 44 crew-members who died in the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine.
07-10-2021 23:15 Former president Mauricio Macri skips court hearing related to alleged spying on relatives of 44 crew-members who died in the ARA San Juan submarine tragedy.
06-10-2021 22:03 Former president will miss Thursday's hearing about alleged spying on relatives of the 44 crew-members who died in the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine.
01-10-2021 17:16 Dolores Judge Martín Bava summons Macri to October 7 hearing under framework of case probing alleged espionage of relatives of deceased crew of ARA San Juan submarine. Former president barred from leaving the country.