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  • Monday, November 19th 2018 - 07:07 UTC

    HMS Protector with ensign at half mast in Buenos Aires to honor ARA San Juan and its crew

    HMS Protector docked in the port of Buenos Aires. The Ice Patrol was among the first to join the search for the lost ARA San Juan a year ago

    The Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector arrived on Sunday morning to Buenos Aires port with her ensign at half mast in recognition to the discovery of the lost Argentine submarine ARA San Juan and to honor the lives to its 44 crew. ARA San Juan went missing in the extreme South Atlantic of Argentina on 15 November 2017, while sailing from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego to its base in Mar del Plata.

  • Thursday, July 27th 2017 - 10:13 UTC

    ARA Libertad docks in Southampton: Open Day on Friday and Saturday

    The flagship of the Argentine navy with 61 midshipmen on board arrived in Southampton as part of a world tour

    Argentina´s navy frigate and tall ship ARA Libertad dropped anchor in Southampton on Wednesday as part of 46th midshipman promotion world tour which left Buenos Aires last March. Ambassador Carlos Sersale di Cerisano received the flagship of the Argentine Navy, while the whole operation was transmitted live from the embassy in London.

  • Thursday, July 20th 2017 - 16:13 UTC

    The Frigate “Libertad” arrives at Southampton next week

    Frigate ARA Libertad will be calling  Southampton, on July 26th.

    On 26th July the Frigate ARA Libertad will arrive at Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal, Eastern Docks, Berth 38, in Southampton, where the Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom R. Carlos Sersale di Cerisano will welcome the crew of 27 officers, 187 non-commissioned officers and 61 training officers. In her role as Ambassador of the seas, the vessel carries a message of peace, friendship and a will to build bridges with the world.

  • Monday, March 27th 2017 - 08:08 UTC

    Argentina's naval trainee tall ship “Libertad” scheduled to call at Portsmouth

    “Libertad” will be visiting thirteen ports in ten countries before returning to Argentina next October

    Argentina's Navy school vessel, tall ship Libertad left Buenos Aires on Saturday for its 46th training world tour, scheduled to last six months calling in thirteen different ports, including Portsmouth, announced the ministry of Defense.

  • Monday, July 25th 2016 - 10:03 UTC

    Argentina's tall ship frigate “Libertad” calls in Liverpool, first time in 24 years

    The majestic Libertad arrived in Liverpool in style to the sound of The Beatles, the crew band had been practicing Yellow Submarine since leaving Argentina.

    The Argentine Navy tall ship frigate Libertad docked in Liverpool on Saturday on its first visit to the Mersey River in 24 years. Arriving in style to the sound of The Beatles, the crew band had been practicing Yellow Submarine since they left Argentina. Docked at Liverpool's cruise terminal she was open to the public on Sunday.

  • Wednesday, April 20th 2016 - 07:10 UTC

    Macri pledges “no repeat of the 2012 situation” to Navy's training vessel 'Libertad'

    “With great capacity and dialogue” Argentina is back in the world and has managed to become a reliable trustworthy country, said Macri

    “You can set sail peacefully, because there will be no repeat of the 2012 situation”, president Mauricio Macri told officers, crew and cadets of the Navy's training tall ship Libertad that is ready to set off for the annual tour. Macri was referring to the incident in Ghana when the vessel was seized on an injunction request from one of the holdout funds litigating Argentina over defaulted bonds.

  • Saturday, April 2nd 2016 - 07:04 UTC

    How hedge funds held Argentina for ransom

    Companies involved include some of the best-known vulture funds, including NML Capital, subsidiary of Elliott Management, a hedge fund co-led by Paul Singer

    By Martin Guzman and Joseph E. Stiglitz (*) - Perhaps the most complex trial in history between a sovereign nation, Argentina, and its bondholders — including a group of United States-based hedge funds — officially came to an end yesterday (March 31) when the Argentine Senate ratified a settlement.

  • Friday, March 4th 2016 - 07:02 UTC

    Paul Singer will have made a $2.4bn profit with the Argentine defaulted bonds

    Paul Singer and Jay Newman, an Elliott portfolio manager, saw an opportunity when Argentina's government debt was trading at 20 cents on the dollar

    Elliott Management Corp., a New York-based hedge fund that invested in distressed Argentine government bonds well over a decade ago, will have made a $2.4 billion profit on its wager once this week's settlement is finalized, the Wall Street Journal said.

  • Thursday, November 6th 2014 - 07:22 UTC

    Argentina and hedge fund NML Capital ratify their commitment to keep fighting

    “If someone thinks that on January first Argentina will go on its knees to negotiate with vulture funds, he is getting it all wrong” said Vanoli, central bank chief

    Argentine Central bank chief Alejandro Vanoli, said the country will be not getting down on its knees in a negotiation with 'vulture funds' (hedge funds), once the January first date comes and the controversial RUFO clause, (preventing Argentina from voluntarily offering holdout creditors better terms than those of its 2005 and 2010 restructurings), falls.

  • Saturday, February 22nd 2014 - 05:48 UTC

    Tall ships parade in Punta del Este; Mujica invited to a reception in ARA Libertad

    ARA Libertad will host Mujica and Argentine ambassador Dovena

    Uruguayan president Jose Mujica is scheduled to attend a reception on Saturday at Argentina's tall ship Libertad, which together with several similar vessels is participating in the '2014 Latin American Sails' tour of thirteen Latin American and Caribbean ports, and on Friday arrived to Punta del Este.

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