Argentina and most of its top creditors are moving closer to an agreement to restructure US$ 65 billion of bonds, according to government sources in the Buenos Aires media. Likewise, the prospects of an agreement triggered a bonds rally, and the Merval stock index gained 6,6% the most in a month.Add your comment!
The Argentine government announced on Friday the extension of the quarantine, which has been in force since March 20, to Aug. 16 in an attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.Add your comment!
Argentina’s government on Wednesday launched a bid to reform the judiciary by increasing the number of federal courts, diluting the power of those that already exist, in what the opposition has labelled as an attempt to manipulate the court system.Add your comment!
Argentina has started clinical trials on treating COVID-19 using hyperimmune serum developed with antibodies from horses, authorities from the laboratory involved said on Wednesday.Add your comment!
She born and raised in the Falklands in a family long established in the Islands, and belongs to the first generations of Islanders who went to university, helping to transform a lethargic sheep-farming colony into a vibrant, proud community with a vigorous sense of self-sufficiency and country spirit.7 comments
Argentina will seek a new program with the International Monetary Fund whatever the outcome of talks with holders of its US$ 65 billion of defaulted overseas bonds, Economy minister Martin Guzman said.6 comments
Argentina is rushing to import banknotes as its national mint struggles to keep pace with soaring central bank issuance and inflation of more than 45%. The mint is importing printed bills for the first time in five years and is also boosting its purchases of the paper used to make banknotes, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter.3 comments
Argentina has reported its first cases of Covid-19 at port terminals that ship soy meal and oil to the world in a fresh blow to the global commodities trade already disrupted by the pandemic.Add your comment!
Coronavirus cases in Latin America for the first time have surpassed the combined infections in the United States and Canada, a tally showed on Sunday, amid a surge of infections in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Argentina.Add your comment!
Public sector jobs have soared in recent years in Argentina, and from a relation of 42 every 100 registered workers, white and blue-collar, back in 2012, it has jumped to 55 currently. This means that in the 2012/2017 period, the creation of government-paid jobs was larger than the overall employment in the Argentine economy.13 comments