Argentines have been complaining for a while now about the country's product shortages. And, until recently, the government has managed to brush aside such protests, which have centered around Argentina's import restrictions.
Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday $250 billion in investment in Latin America over the next 10 years as part of a drive to boost resource-hungry China's influence in a region long dominated by the United States.
Crunch time for Argentina fixing its debt default will almost certainly not be January, as many investors had hoped, but a year later once the country's next president takes office and tries to get the ailing economy moving again.
Argentina has taken all the required steps so far to revamp its economic data but must still meet one more deadline as it seeks to bring the quality of its statistics in line with global standards, the International Monetary Fund's board said on Monday.
Spanish oil firm Repsol (REP.MC) is set to accelerate a $10 billion acquisition drive to take advantage of lower U.S. shale valuations in the face of falling oil prices and eventually fill a gap left by the 2012 seizure of its Argentine business.
Brazil, Argentina and the United States have tightened port entry procedures for ships that have sailed from West Africa in a bid to control the potential spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Argentina's plan for making payments on its sovereign bonds via a local bank aims to protect the vast majority of creditors who participated in two debt restructurings, Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said on Wednesday.
Argentina defaulted for the second time in 12 years after last-ditch talks with what it called "vulture" creditors failed, though debt insurance prices on Thursday suggested investors believed a deal could eventually be reached.
Argentina faced a race against on time on Wednesday to avert its second default in 12 years, needing to either cut a deal by the end of the day with "holdout" investors suing it or win more time from a U.S. court to reach a settlement.
Argentina looks set to default on its debt for the second time in 12 years next Thursday as negotiations with "holdout" investors seemingly go nowhere and neither side shows signs of blinking first, though a last minute deal can't be discounted.
After gaining popularity last week for its easy-to-use movie streaming interface and being shut down shortly after that, Buenos Aires, Argentina-based app Popcorn is being revived by torrent site YTS.
The Argentine Republic’s government is imposing a restriction on online purchases, in a bid to reduce the amount of dollars leaving the country and help lift its economy.
Argentina-based investment group Corporacion America reached an agreement to buy the stake of entrepreneur Eike Batista in SIX Semicondutores, a Brazil-based billion-dollar semiconductor project, for an undisclosed sum.
Braskem will acquire Argentine-Brazilian plastics maker Solvay Indupa for $290 million. It will buy 70.59% of Solvay Indupa by assuming its debt and through cash. Braskem will also purchase the remaining 29.41% of the company floated on the Buenos Aires bourse.
Idea.me, a crowdfunding platform founded in Argentina, now allows people in seven Latin American countries to fund projects and startups using bitcoin in lieu of credit cards and PayPal.
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