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Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - 04:46 UTC

Brazil expects to bolster growth with fiscal discipline starting 2016

Levy said the government will roll back countercyclical measures, in a bid to improve Brazil's public finances, despite fears of a contraction this year.

Brazil needs to act quickly to stabilize its finances and get rid of measures used to stimulate growth during the global downturn in order to bolster expansion in 2016, Finance Minister Joaquim Levy said on Monday.

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - 04:39 UTC

Argentine magistrates lash back at Cristina Fernandez accusations

“We reaffirm our institutional role” was the title of the letter released by judges and prosecutors responding to CFK’s position

Argentina's Association of Magistrates and Officials of the National Justice (AMFJN) has responded to recent statements by President Cristina Fernández who described the February 18 rally organized by prosecutors the “baptism of fire” of what she called the “Judicial Party.”

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - 04:03 UTC

Argentine 50-Peso bill in March dedicated to “Malvinas Islands. A sovereign love.”

The note presents in the obverse the image of the map of the South Atlantic territories and another map of Latin America and the Caribbean

Argentina's Central bank will make available next March the new 50-peso bill paying tribute to Argentina’s sovereignty over the resource-rich archipelago, under the slogan “Malvinas Islands. A sovereign love.”

Monday, February 23rd 2015 - 06:44 UTC

US Justice will release confidential information on a Kirchner´s family business associate

Public works tycoon Lazaro Baez, a close business associate of the Kirchner family is suspected of laundering US$65 million of funds for the Argentine government.

United States Justice authorized the release of confidential information on the investigation of 123 companies allegedly linked to Argentine public works tycoon Lázaro Baez, a close business associate of the Kirchner family and which holdout funds that are suing Argentina in New York court suspect were used to launder US$65 million of funds for the federal government.

Monday, February 23rd 2015 - 06:33 UTC

Falklands governor says road to independence possible, rejects dialogue with Argentina

Governor Colin Roberts ruled out any dialogue with the Argentine government blaming Argentina for what he calls a “diplomatic bullying.”

Falkland Islands Governor, Colin Roberts, came on stage to suggest that the future of the disputed British Overseas Territory will depend on its people bluntly rejecting any dialogue with the Argentine government.

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