Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) Monday was full of praise for US President's Joseph Biden's message before Congress, citing resounding Keynesian resemblances to her economic policies both in the current term since 2019 and also when she was President between 2007 and 2015.
The Juntos por el Cambio (Together for Change - JxC) opposition coalition Thursday agreed to reschedule this year's primary and general mid-term election to allow for a better anti-covid-19 campaign, it was announced.
The US State Department was particularly critical of Argentina in its annual report on the state of human rights in the world in 2020 released Tuesday.
Argentina's Foreign Ministry Wednesday denied an alleged scoop published by the Buenos Aires daily Infobae, according to which the administration of President Alberto Fernández was eyeing the termination of the bilateral agreements with the United Kingdom regarding the issue of the Falkland Islands.
The Argentine Supreme Court ruled in a 4 to 1 vote that two magistrates that had been relocated during the previous government of President Mauricio Macri must remain in their posts until a new qualification contest takes place to fill the posts.
An International Monetary Fund mission concluded a visit to Argentina on Sunday, after several days of preliminary talks aimed at repaying about US$ 44 billion owed by the cash-strapped government to the fund.
Prosecutors in Argentina have opened an investigation into allegations that former president Mauricio Macri spied on political opponents during his four years in office, judicial sources reported on Friday.
Argentina's Ministry of Agriculture suspended on Wednesday the registration of agricultural exports until further notice, it said in a statement, a move that traders said likely foreshadowed a steep increase in grains export tariffs.
Argentina is thought to be on the brink of falling into its ninth sovereign default, prompting some analysts to speculate whether the crisis-prone South American country might be tempted to accept funding from China.
Recession-hit Argentina's economy shrank by 2.1% in 2019, the state statistics institute said on Friday. The institute said the economy contracted by 0.3% in December compared to the same period in 2018.