Kirchnerites find the race card tempting
27-02-2021 08:36 For the Kirchnerites, “identity politics” has many attractions.
27-02-2021 08:36 For the Kirchnerites, “identity politics” has many attractions.
27-02-2021 08:28 Iconic Kirchnerite businessman sentenced to more than a decade behind bars for money-laundering an estimated US$55 million between 2010 and 2013.
24-02-2021 17:49 Businessman Lázaro Báez, at the centre of a corruption probe involving ex-presidents Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Néstor Kirchner, was sentenced to 12 years in jail Wednesday on money-laundering charges
30-01-2021 08:00 New survey reveals consumers expect prices to soar over next year; International Monetary Fund cuts Argentina’s growth forecast for 2021, predicting 4.5% rise in GDP this year.
30-01-2021 07:18 In order to imagine an avant garde agenda worthy of the 21st century, Argentina needs to fix its 20th-century problems.
09-01-2021 09:21 Millions of people who are neither that well-off nor desperately poor think the current economic arrangements are not working for them.
04-11-2020 16:40 Prosecutors charge eldest son of President Jair Bolsonaro with money-laundering and embezzlement.
22-10-2020 22:22 Argentina Exchange Bondholders group and the Argentina Creditor Committee rip government for mismanaging the economy, saying country is headed for disaster just seven weeks after restructuring US$65 billion in debt.
15-10-2020 19:38 A Brazilian lawmaker has stepped down from his position representing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government and been suspended from the Senate, after police searched his house and found allegedly illegally obtained cash hidden in his underwear.
08-10-2020 17:10 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday that he has ended the country's biggest-ever corruption probe as there is "no more corruption in the government."
03-10-2020 08:40 The largest threat for Google and Facebook, and Big Tech in general, is regulation.
15-09-2020 14:36 Argentine superstar's career earnings of over US$1 billion places the six-time Ballon d'Or winner in a group of mega-wealthy sports figures containing just Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather and his great rival on the pitch, Cristiano Ronaldo.
15-09-2020 08:24 Prosecutors in sprawling 'Lava Jato' corruption investigation charge former president with money-laundering, less than a year after the country's top court ordered him freed from jail while he appealed his conviction in another case.
12-09-2020 10:36 It’s only two years since the IMF broke its own credit records by offering Argentina US$57 billion. Now, talks over a new financing programme are beginning anew.
01-09-2020 09:45 With little aptitude for reforms and even less for leadership, Bolsonaro has addressed the ravages of the pandemic by turning to the oldest Latin American expedient: government cash.
29-07-2020 15:55 Latin America is already confronting a public health calamity, an unprecedented economic collapse and incipient social unrest. The last thing it needs is a refugee crisis, as well.
24-07-2020 02:15 The government is rushing to import bank notes as the national mint struggles to keep pace with soaring Central Bank issuance and inflation of more than 40%.
10-07-2020 16:32 Alleged Kirchnerite frontman, who stands accused of raft of corruption offences, granted house arrest by court, prompting angry reaction from his future neighbours. Release will not be until next week at earliest, with row over high bail set as part of condition.
01-06-2020 15:40 Tennis superstar Roger Federer tops Forbes list after earning US$106.3 million before tax in 2019. Argentina skipper Lionel Messi comes in at third with US$104 million, just behind Cristiano Ronaldo.
23-05-2020 09:39 It is still well worth asking why it has come to this. The government’s debt strategy of pressing for a settlement in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic baffles any conventional wisdom.
20-05-2020 08:23 In troubled times, people have been known to hoard currency. But in the coronavirus crisis, things are different. Cash, so often a source of reassurance, is now a source of suspicion.
19-05-2020 01:11 54-year-old woman stopped by police in San Telmo found with 80 street-ready doses of cocaine. Asked to explain why she was out during the lockdown, she told officers she was carrying "sweets for my grandchildren."
16-05-2020 09:09 Stories that caught our eye in the last seven days.
09-05-2020 11:01 There are few places in which the habit of assuming that economic policy should be left to would-be ethicists is more firmly entrenched than it is in Argentina.
08-05-2020 09:25 Along with Covid-19, a fever of wonkery has broken out over how to reverse the collective economic contraction and to carry on once the health emergency has passed. As the worst of the pandemic is yet to come.
21-04-2020 14:27 Money supply is increasing as Argentina grapples with the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, stoking inflation fears and increasing the likelihood of a default next month.
16-04-2020 15:32 Saving the global economy from the coronavirus pandemic is going to cost a lot of money. The sums involved are so large that they no longer have any meaning; they are simply abstractions.
11-04-2020 10:07 Central Bank chief Miguel Ángel Pesce on the economy, printing money, the coronavirus pandemic and the problems that lie ahead.
18-03-2020 10:18 Fund says request can't be considered because there was no clarity among its 189 member states on who it recognises as Venezuela's rightful leader: Nicolás Maduro or Juan Guaidó.
01-03-2020 20:15 Hit it by decades of inflation, recessions and cyclical devaluations, many Argentines prefer to take refuge in the dollar as a way of saving and hide their money "under the mattress."
28-02-2020 08:00 Former Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto and star forward Carlos Tevez contributed nearly US$18 million to Macri’s family business, Sideco Americana, which in 2016 acquired six wind farms – purchases that are now being investigated by the courts.
27-02-2020 17:14 Time's up for Mr San Martín: 5 peso bill goes out of circulation this Sunday, February 29, Central Bank confirms.
06-01-2020 09:12 “I’m not going to be so stupid as to take even one dollar back to Argentina,” says Sordi, after winning Professional Fighters League’s light heavyweight title at Madison Square Garden.
19-12-2019 07:42 Speaking at event at the American Club, new Central Bank chief says government wants to continue making debt payments while it renegotiates with creditors in the coming months.
20-11-2019 15:03 Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of Cartes as part of an investigation into kickbacks and money-laundering. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that former president is among 20 suspects being sought by Brazilian police.
30-10-2019 14:05 In majority ruling, judges agree time served under pre-trial arrest in a related case should be counted towards near- six-year sentence handed down in Ciccone Calcographic case.
25-10-2019 15:09 Central Bank’s reserves have sunk US$2.2 billion this week alone, and while part of that is to pay government debt and comes from large corporations, retail transactions have surged.
09-10-2019 11:35 Argentina among countries that have yet to pay their 2019 dues, says UN Secretary General António Guterres, as he warns of a cash crisis.
01-10-2019 09:18 Peru lurches into new period of political uncertainty after Martín Vizcarra dissolves opposition-controlled congress and calls new elections in anti-corruption row.
13-09-2019 15:55 Real-estate firm IRSA has the cash to cover a bond payment to foreign and local creditors. But then capital controls arrived – and everything got a lot more complicated...
26-07-2019 09:30 Leandro Báez, the youngest son of disgraced businessman Lázaro Báez, is accused of not declaring the multi-million dollar sale of 250,000 kilos of sheep wool.
08-07-2019 10:04 El Retorno is located near Lago Gutiérrez, 12 kilometres from the centre of Bariloche. Margarita Stolbizer's complaint against the former president will allege she and her associates used dirty money to purchase the property in 2013.
11-06-2019 16:11 Barcelona and Argentina star Messi dethroned retired boxer Floyd Mayweather as the sports world's highest earner on magazine's annual rich list, raking in US$127 million via salary and endorsement deals.
10-06-2019 09:09 Worried about possible noise caused by the discussion, Brazil’s Central Bank issued a statement late at night on Thursday denying there are ongoing plans or even studies for a monetary union with Argentina.
23-05-2019 14:50 Online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens designated as significant foreign narcotics-traffickers by US officials for allegedly selling illicit opioids to customers located in the United States. Local authorities arrest five people, including three who were requested by the United States.