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Why Macri’s win is bad news for Argentina – and the entire region

Why Macri’s win is bad news for Argentina – and the entire region

The election of right-wing candidate Mauricio Macri as Argentina’s president on Sunday, which was unexpected just a few months ago, is a setback for Argentina and for South America.

Warning signs on the road to ‘change’ in Argentina

Warning signs on the road to ‘change’ in Argentina

Mauricio Macri, a right-wing businessman from one of Argentina’s richest families, is running for president in elections this Sunday. His slogan is “Let’s Change.” The question then becomes: Change to what?

How Barack Obama could end the Argentina debt crisis

How Barack Obama could end the Argentina debt crisis

President Obama need only inform a federal judge that vulture fund billionaire Paul Singer is interfering with the president’s sole authority to conduct foreign policy. He hasn’t. But why not?

LatAm stands to profit from Russia’s food ban

LatAm stands to profit from Russia’s food ban

Vladimir Putin’s trip to Latin America last month is proving useful in the face of the economic sanctions that the West — led by the United States — has imposed on Russia.

Negotiation with vulture funds fails: Argentina forced to default

Negotiation with vulture funds fails: Argentina forced to default

Meanwhile, expectations soar over another meeting where holdouts were analysing an offer made by Argentine private bankers seeking to buy defaulted bonds from hedge funds suing the country.

Cuba sides with Argentina in ‘vulture funds’ case

Cuba sides with Argentina in ‘vulture funds’ case

Cuba is siding with Argentina in the case of that South American nation’s foreign debt and how it can best pay it off. “By defending Argentina, we defend the right of the nations in the south to a sustainable development,” said a statement issued by Cuba’s Foreign Minister.

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