Argentina

Argentine workers strike over taxes; transport paralysed

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's public transport networks ground to a halt on Tuesday, while port workers at the grains export hub of Rosario downed tools and banks shut their doors as a one-day strike to back demands for changes to income-tax rates gripped the country.

Argentina to make debt coupon payment as normal - Economy Ministry 31 Mar 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina will make an interest payment on its restructured debt on Tuesday as planned, an economy ministry spokeswoman said, although payment will almost certainly not reach most bondholders.

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Argentina court throws out appeal of decision clearing Fernandez 26 Mar 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Last month's court decision that cleared Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez of charges that she tried to derail the investigation into a deadly 1994 bombing was upheld by an appeals court on Thursday.

British government using Falklands for election gains: Argentina 25 Mar 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Britain's remark that Argentina remains a threat to the disputed Falkland Islands is baseless and aimed at stirring nationalist sentiment ahead of a May general election in that country, a senior Argentine government official said on Wednesday.

Insight - Sovereign issuers seek to thwart Argentina-style attacks by funds 22 Mar 2015

NEW YORK - Government bond issuers are adopting new standards intended to thwart a strategy that's plagued Argentina for 13 years, in which buyers snap up distressed debt for pennies on the dollar and then hold out for full payment after other investors have agreed to restructure.

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Martino hits out at proximity of Champions League final with Copa America 20 Mar 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina coach Gerardo Martino complained about the scheduling of the European Champions League final which could involve a number of his players five days before the Copa America kicks off in Chile.

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French experts hunt for Argentina helicopter crash clues 13 Mar 2015

VILLA CASTELLI, Argentina - French and Argentine investigators scoured the charred wreckage of two helicopters in a rugged region of western Argentina on Thursday for clues to what caused an in-flight collision that killed 10 people, including three French sports stars. | Video

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French experts hunt for Argentina helicopter crash clues 12 Mar 2015

VILLA CASTELLI, Argentina - French and Argentine investigators scoured the charred wreckage of two helicopters in a rugged region of western Argentina on Thursday for clues to what caused an in-flight collision that killed 10 people, including three French sports stars. | Video

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French sport pays tribute to stars killed in Argentina 11 Mar 2015

PARIS - The French sporting world paid tribute on Wednesday to the three stars killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina during filming of a reality TV show earlier this week. | Video

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France mourns sports stars killed in Argentina helicopter crash 11 Mar 2015

BUENOS AIRES/PARIS - France mourned on Tuesday the deaths of three sports stars who were among 10 people killed when two helicopters collided in a remote region of Argentina during the filming of a reality TV show. | Video

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Iran talks stretch into another day; deal seen close but elusive

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Major powers and Iran stretched marathon talks on Tehran's nuclear programme into a second day past their deadline, with diplomats saying prospects for a preliminary agreement were finely balanced between success and collapse in the coming hours. | Video