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New government, same claim over Falklands in Argentina
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New government, same claim over Falklands in Argentina

AFP - January 4, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina's new conservative government affirmed on Sunday that it will continue to press the country's claims to the Falkland Islands, which Britain insists that…

Dakar Rally opening stage cancelled due to weather
Argentina
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Argentina
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Dakar Rally opening stage cancelled due to weather

AFP - January 3, 2016

ROSARIO, Argentina -- , a day after 10 people were injured when a car crashed into spectators. Thunderstorms and heavy rain prompted organizers to scrap the scheduled 600-kilometer…

Argentina’s Macri spars with Venezuela in first trip abroad
Argentina
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Argentina
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Argentina’s Macri spars with Venezuela in first trip abroad

Charlie Devereux | Bloomberg - December 21, 2015

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay – Argentine President Mauricio Macri, in his first trip abroad since assuming office, inserted himself into an international dispute by calling for the release of prisoners…

Argentine peso loses 30 percent of value after controls lifted
Argentina
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Argentina
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Argentine peso loses 30 percent of value after controls lifted

AFP - December 17, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Argentine peso lost 30 percent of its value on Thursday after the new pro-business government scrapped the foreign exchange restrictions introduced by its…

Argentina announces end of forex restrictions
Argentina
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Argentina
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Argentina announces end of forex restrictions

Paula Bustamante | AFP - December 16, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina said Wednesday it will eliminate the foreign exchange restrictions that have propped up the official value of the peso since 2011, setting up a…

Mauricio Macri overcame privilege to become Argentina president
Argentina
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Argentina
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Mauricio Macri overcame privilege to become Argentina president

Liliana Samuel | AFP - December 10, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina's new President Mauricio Macri was dismissed by rivals as a spoiled elitist, but tapped frustration with the sinking economy to put an end…

Argentina central bank president quits under pressure from Macri
Argentina
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Argentina
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Argentina central bank president quits under pressure from Macri

Daniel Cancel and Charlie Devereux | Bloomberg - December 9, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina Central Bank President Alejandro Vanoli resigned Wednesday under pressure from President-elect Mauricio Macri, who plans to remove currency controls with reserves standing at…

US-trained bankers tapped for new Argentine Cabinet
Argentina
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Argentina
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US-trained bankers tapped for new Argentine Cabinet

AFP - November 25, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina's President-elect Mauricio Macri has named U.S.-educated bankers and executives to key posts in a Cabinet he vows will revive the economy, local news media reported Wednesday.…

Macri wins election in Argentina, vows market reforms
Argentina
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Argentina
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Macri wins election in Argentina, vows market reforms

Daniel Merolla | AFP - November 22, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- His rivals dismissed him as a spoiled elitist, but ex-football executive Mauricio Macri gathered allies from diverse political forces to persuade Argentines to vote…

Pro-market Macri likely new president of Argentina: exit polls
Argentina
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Argentina
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Pro-market Macri likely new president of Argentina: exit polls

Roland Lloyd Parry and Liliana Samuel | AFP - November 22, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Pro-market leader Mauricio Macri won Argentina's presidential runoff vote on Sunday, according to exit polls, heralding an end to 12 years of leftist government. Exit…