Fear, uncertainty, doubt
14-05-2022 00:01 A paradigm shift for Argentina, global geopolitics, and cryptocurrencies.
14-05-2022 00:01 A paradigm shift for Argentina, global geopolitics, and cryptocurrencies.
13-05-2022 12:21 Former senator and education minister Esteban Bullrich on being diagnosed with ALS, faith and why Argentina must overcome the ‘grieta’ rift that dominates the country’s politics.
11-05-2022 01:19 Argentina’s economy minister addresses coalition tensions and inflation at AmCham summit; Opposition leaders Horacio Rodríguez Larreta and Patricia Bullrich pitch their visions to business leaders.
07-05-2022 00:23 Blame lies not only with a self-destructive government whose two wings are more interested in flapping against each other than in taking flight but also with a distinct lack of clear, constructive and convincing alternatives from any other political sector.
06-05-2022 00:01 Rosario-born economist and national deputy Luciano Laspina on Javier Milei, the Mauricio Macri government and the reforms Argentina needs to undertake.
03-05-2022 15:46 Just under 29% of those who voted for Juntos por el Cambio in the 2021 midterm elections say they would back Javier Milei in 2023 presidential ballot, a new poll by Management & Fit finds.
26-04-2022 17:19 Targets in recently minted US$44-billion agreement will remain unchanged even as some assumptions of the programme may be revised, says IMF Western Hemisphere Director Ilan Goldfajn.
24-04-2022 09:47 Thousands of farmers and agricultural producers descended on Buenos Aires on Saturday to protest against the government's policies.
15-04-2022 15:10 Lawmaker, economist, former minister and ex-presidential candidate Ricardo López Murphy on Argentina’s struggles with inflation and the future of the opposition Juntos por el Cambio coalition.
15-04-2022 12:03 Some in Juntos por el Cambio want the former president to step aside, though all the coalition’s key leaders recognise they will need him for the 2023 election. The former president has reached a peace accord with Horacio Rodríguez Larreta but it’s daggers drawn with Gerardo Morales – what is Mauricio Macri’s place in the grand scheme of things?
15-04-2022 01:36 Former presidents meets with members of the opposition Juntos por el Cambio coalition as speculation over another run at the Casa Rosada picks up.
15-04-2022 01:10 Opposition critics let rip at government after damning INDEC data reveals extent of consumer price hikes.
01-04-2022 18:37 Strategic Affairs Secretary Gustavo Beliz outlines a project to put an end to “social hatred" on social media platforms, promoting swift pushback from opposition.
18-03-2022 21:00 In a country with a long history of uncontrollable price increases – including several bouts of hyperinflation – the last three administrations have failed miserably at controlling runaway price rises.
18-03-2022 08:08 President Alberto Fernández needs the votes of opposition legislators because he can no longer rely on those who obey the whims of Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
09-03-2022 21:42 Ruling coalition agrees to change the bill that underpins the government’s agreement with the IMF in exchange for the opposition to support it.
04-03-2022 23:07 Opposition PRO party lawmakers walk out on speech to Congress after president once again attacks Macri for agreeing an “unpayable foreign debt” with IMF.
04-03-2022 17:50 PRO party chair, opposition leader and former security minister Patricia Bullrich on Argentina and the IMF, upheaval in the ruling coalition and Mauricio Macri’s future role.
25-02-2022 13:55 Macri will probably turn out to be the last president who tried – and in some measure succeeded – to exercise absolute power. And Alberto Fernández will probably be the first president of a saga where nobody will again exercise power as in the past.
12-02-2022 21:26 President Alberto Fernández praises opposition coalition's support for new IMF financing programme. saying he considered it to be an "act of good sense."
10-02-2022 11:19 Jeanine Áñez stands trial Thursday, accused of orchestrating the ouster of her predecessor as Bolivia's leader, Evo Morales.
08-02-2022 17:41 Former national deputy and Coalición Cívica-ARI leader says Argentina must "honour its debt" and that the opposition has an "inexcusable duty" to support the government's deal with the IMF.
04-02-2022 23:07 The ill-tempered conflict between those who still hope Alberto will succeed in taming the Kirchnerites and their rivals who want him to remain under Cristina’s thumb confronts the opposition alliance with an awkward dilemma.
04-02-2022 16:02 Anti-government demonstrators protested in support of the Supreme Court on Thursday, responding to a government-backed rally demanding judicial reform two days earlier.
01-02-2022 22:07 Pro-government demonstrators marched in Buenos Aires on Tuesday to demand a reform of the judicial system and changes in the Supreme Court.
28-01-2022 20:49 Argentina's main opposition coalition vows to check “fine print” of IMF financing programme in Congress, while welcoming “first step” towards avoiding “a costly default”
21-01-2022 23:30 It’s a curious thing how Argentina manages to invite itself to the ‘big boys’ table’ just as things are about to get hairy.
21-01-2022 22:00 Buenos Aires City mayor and likely 2023 presidential candidate on the IMF, economic policy, Mauricio Macri and why he’s not seeking the “absolute leadership” of Juntos por el Cambio.
18-01-2022 16:57 Meeting between government and opposition to discuss talks to restructure multi-billion-dollar debt with the International Monetary Fund fall through, casting doubt over bipartisan support for deal.
11-01-2022 21:27 Argentina’s government comes under fierce criticism from the opposition after sending a diplomat to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s inauguration – an event that was also attended by Iranian official Moshen Rezai, the subject of an Interpol red alert related to the 1994 AMIA terrorist bombing.
07-01-2022 22:43 It is widely assumed that unless President Alberto Fernández’s government reaches an agreement with the International Monetary Fund very soon, Argentina will sink far deeper into the mire. We could be about to learn if the many who think this way have it right or if they are merely scare-mongering.
07-01-2022 02:26 Economy Minister Martín Guzmán’s presentation detailing the government’s proposal for debt negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) triggers strong criticism from the opposition.
04-01-2022 14:28 Leaders from Argentina’s top opposition bloc indicated that they won’t be attending the government’s meeting at the presidential palace on Wednesday to discuss the state of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.
24-12-2021 08:35 While it is easy for opposition leaders to criticise the Kirchnerites for their handling of the economy and a great many other things, coming clean about what they themselves would do is far more difficult.
15-12-2021 16:29 Thousands of people flood the streets of Argentina to underline their opposition to a new agreement with the International Monetary Fund.
10-12-2021 23:13 The 127 deputies elected last November 14 were sworn into their seats for the next four years; 24 new senators take benches in upper house.
10-12-2021 03:26 Argentina abstains in Organisation of American States vote against Daniel Ortega’s regime.
06-12-2021 23:15 Group of Radical leaders aligned with Senador Martín Lousteau decide to break up UCR's caucus in lower house, forming a new sector that will be headed by Córdoba’s Rodrigo De Loredo once he is sworn-in as a deputy. Breakaway lawmakers will remain within Juntos por el Cambio.
26-11-2021 23:29 Fresh off the back of a convincing victory in the recent midterms, former interior minister Rogelio Frigerio discusses provincial politics, broadening the opposition coalition’s leadership and why Peronism only united for the election.
26-11-2021 23:13 With the election behind us, time for a deal with the IMF is running out. Argentina must make an interest payment in December and faces a tough payment calendar in the first quarter of 2022 that it is unable to face.
26-11-2021 22:46 City mayor wishes to avoid entering into any arguments over the presidential race for now – there is still a long time to go and he prefers avoiding the wear and tear.
25-11-2021 15:23 Argentina's dollar bonds trade at an eight-month low. Slide comes just days after investors cheered outcome of midterm elections.
23-11-2021 14:11 An EU observer mission on Tuesday reported irregularities in Venezuelan elections for governors and mayors over the weekend, in which opposition parties participated for the first time since 2017.
23-11-2021 14:09 The disastrous results suffered by Venezuela's fractured opposition in Sunday's regional elections were largely self-inflicted, according to analysts.
20-11-2021 12:07 It would do the government a power of good to admit their defeat and read its message so that they can start addressing its causes.
20-11-2021 00:00 To my mind, last Sunday’s midterms have a historic significance for reasons other than those usually given – as heralding the end of Kirchnerism (although not necessarily Peronism) and that truly impressive Senate breakthrough, doubling opposition numbers in just six years.
19-11-2021 03:01 Little sign of post-election dialogue as Juntos por el Cambio refuses to support debate on 116 presidential decrees. Ruling coalition wants DNUs approved by Senate before new lawmakers are sworn-in.
17-11-2021 12:42 Chile's Senate declines to impeach President Sebastián Piñera over a business deal revealed in the Pandora Papers leaks, refusing to go along with the lower house of Congress in opening proceedings against him.
15-11-2021 13:12 President Alberto Fernández announced Sunday night that he will send a bill to Congress outlining a “multi-year economic programme” for Argentina – and he says it has the “full support” of his coalition, including Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.