President Cristina Fernandez fiercely criticized the trade union leaders behind Tuesday's 24-hour general strike, which brought Argentina to a halt, arguing that adhesion to the measure would have been far lower if public transport had functioned as normal.
Following the CNV securities regulator’s decision to suspend Citibank Argentina from its custody business in the country, Clearstream said in a press release it stopped settlement on all Argentine bonds, and will re-open for non-exchange bonds if it gets clarification.
Argentine prosecutor German Moldes has appealed a second court ruling rejecting the report by Alberto Nisman who, a week before he was found dead in his BA City apartment under mysterious circumstances in January, accused President Cristina Fernández and top government officials of seeking to cover up Iran’s alleged involvement in the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center back in 1994.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez will be the main speaker at the commemoration of the 33rd anniversary of the start of the Falklands/Malvinas war, to be held April second in the city of Ushuaia and which will also include a political-religious ceremony.
Peru's prime minister was ousted by Congress in a vote of no confidence late on Monday following allegations of spying on her opponents, delivering a blow to President Ollanta Humala who will now have to form another new government. The new PM will be Humala's seventh in less than four years.
Most Latin American and Caribbean countries need to make budget adjustments in the face of rising fiscal imbalances and higher financial risks, according to the Inter-American Development Bank’s annual macroeconomic report issued this week.