Argentina's Peronists swept back into power on Sunday (October 27), ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin America's No. 3 economy firmly back toward the left after it was battered by economic crisis.
Unusually dry weather is making Argentine farmers nervous as they wait for October rains to revive parched corn crops, adding to uncertainty around next month’s presidential election that could see business-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri lose power.
Argentina's new finance minister made stabilizing the country's battered currency his top priority Tuesday, while still pledging to meet commitments made to the International Monetary Fund, which is sending a team to Buenos Aires.
Brazil will pull out of the Mercosur trade bloc, if the opposition party wins Argentina’s presidential elections later this year and closes the economy with protectionist policies, Brazil’s Economy Minister, Paulo Guedes, said on Thursday.
Cesar Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, died aged 92, state media and officials said, marking the passing of one of the contemporary architectural greats.
The Argentine National Bank stands in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 10, 2018. Argentine investors are shifting their focus to Tuesday's central bank auction of notes as a key test for President Mauricio Macri after the peso had its worst week since he came to power in 2015.
Thousands of Argentines took to the streets on Thursday (April 19) night to protest a sharp spike in gas and electricity rates imposed by the government, as President Mauricio Macri continued to cut subsidies that had ballooned under his predecessor.
Hopes diminished that the 44 crew members on an Argentine submarine missing for more than a week would be found alive after evidence pointed to the possibility that it had exploded and because it only had a seven-day supply of oxygen.