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Exclusive: Bolivia's new lithium tsar says country should go it alone

15 Jan 2020

LA PAZ The new chief of Bolivia's state-owned lithium company YLB plans strict limits on foreign investment in extraction and processing of the white metal key to electric vehicle batteries, he told Reuters in his first interview with international media since taking the reins this month.

Bolivia's caretaker president seeks to unite opposition to Morales as election battle reignites

15 Jan 2020

LA PAZ Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez is pushing to unite a divided opposition to secure an election win in May and prevent the return to power of the socialist party of ousted leader Evo Morales. | Video

Argentine markets brace as new Peronist government readies economic plan

11 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine markets held steady on Wednesday, waiting for policy signals from the newly inaugurated government of center-left President Alberto Fernandez and his top economic team after conservative Mauricio Macri handed over power this week.

Trump envoy skips Argentina inauguration, fires warning over Venezuela

11 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES A senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump skipped the inauguration of Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and work meetings also planned for Wednesday, unhappy with the presence of officials from the government of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro.

Argentina's president-elect says cabinet 'chosen,' some names revealed

03 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's incoming cabinet has already been chosen and will be revealed on Friday, President-elect Alberto Fernandez said on Tuesday, while his team confirmed a few major picks, including the incoming foreign minister and chief of staff.

Argentina's Fernandez pledges to 'turn the page' as left wins power

28 Oct 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's president-elect Alberto Fernandez vowed on Monday to 'turn the page' on the IMF-backed policies of incumbent Mauricio Macri, after voters weary of rising poverty and inflation swept the left back to power in Latin America' No.3 economy.

Argentina's Peronists sweep back into power as Macri ousted

28 Oct 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Peronists swept back into power on Sunday, 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. | Video

Argentina's Fernandez pledges to 'turn the page' as left wins power

28 Oct 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's president-elect Alberto Fernandez vowed on Monday to 'turn the page' on the IMF-backed policies of incumbent Mauricio Macri, after voters weary of rising poverty and inflation swept the left back to power in Latin America' No.3 economy.

Argentina's Fernandez reassures creditors with 'no haircut' talk

27 Sep 2019

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK Argentina's presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez said that if elected next month, he would aim to avoid haircuts on bond payments and seek a moderate "Uruguay-style" debt restructuring, music to the ears of the country's creditors.

China approves seven Argentine soy crushers for meal exports

24 Sep 2019

BUENOS AIRES/BEIJING China has approved soymeal exports from seven soybean crushing plants in Argentina, the South American country's agriculture ministry said on Monday.

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