Argentina will pay holders of its restructured sovereign debt, thanks to a bill passed by its Congress last week despite a US court ruling, the country's economy minister told a local radio show on Sunday.
Argentina's YPF oil and gas state corporation CEO Miguel Galuccio pointed out that the increase in gas prices is needed in order to sustain “strong investment levels” for the company and revealed that the cost of drilling a well in the country's massive oil field in Vaca Muerta has fallen below 7 million dollars.
The negative image of Argentine president Cristina Fernandez climbed this month to 43.8%, the highest since last May, according to the latest release of the Management & Fit public opinion polls, published in the Buenos Aires media.
In Europe's eastern half, the disintegration of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia created many new countries. In Western Europe, however, borders of the old nation states seemed to be carved in stone and although there have been secessionist tendencies, some of them militant, they never seemed to have a shot in reality, according to a Deutsche Welle report from Berlin.
Queen Elizabeth II has broken her silence over the Scottish independence vote, saying she hopes Scots will think very carefully about the future when voting in a referendum that could break up the United Kingdom.
Former Spanish Judge and Human Rights activist Baltasar Garzon praised the Sovereign Payment law approved by Argentina’s Congress last week and described the United Nation’s resolution for the creation of a multilateral legal framework for sovereign debt restructuring process as “essential.”
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron chaired a meeting of the government's emergency response committee on Sunday under growing pressure to sanction air strikes after an Islamic State video showed the beheading of a British hostage.