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'I'll be back' within a year, ousted Bolivian leader Morales vows

24 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES Ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales told Reuters he plans to return to his home country by next Christmas, after going into exile in neighbouring Argentina following a disputed election.

Argentine Senate gives final OK to progressive economic overhaul plan

21 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Senate gave final legislative approval on Saturday to an emergency economic reform package touted by new President Alberto Fernandez as the country's best chance at sparking growth, reducing poverty and taming inflation.

Argentina farmers switch to defense, cut investment, after tax hike bill

17 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 17 Argentine farmers said they are switching to defense after the government announced new export taxes on Tuesday, reducing purchase of inputs needed to maximize production even though more than half of this year's corn and soy is already planted.

Argentine farmers balk at new grains export taxes, say output will suffer

16 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES An increase in grains export taxes by the new Argentine government will weigh on exports as growers invest less to compensate for expected lower profits caused by the new levies, farmers told Reuters on Monday.

Argentina's new government hikes export taxes on disgruntled farmers

15 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's new government has hiked export levies on soy, wheat and corn, according to an official decree on Saturday, hitting farmers in the grains exporting nation to raise revenue needed to avoid default on a mountain of looming sovereign debt.

UPDATE 1-Argentina's new government hikes export taxes on disgruntled farmers

15 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 14 Argentina's new government has hiked export levies on soy, wheat and corn, according to an official decree on Saturday, hitting farmers in the grains exporting nation to raise revenue needed to avoid default on a mountai of looming sovereign debt.

Argentine soy giant Vicentin suspends crushing amid debt crisis: sources

13 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine soy crushing giant Vicentin has halted most of its operations as the company battles to restructure its debt after defaulting earlier this month, three industry sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Argentine soy giant Vicentin suspends crushing amid debt crisis -sources

13 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 13 Argentine soy crushing giant Vicentin has halted most of its operations as the company battles to restructure its debt after defaulting earlier this month, three industry sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

Argentine soy giant Vicentin suspends crushing amid debt crisis - sources

13 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 13 Argentine soy crushing giant Vicentin has halted its operations as the company battles to restructure its debts after defaulting earlier this month, two industry sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

Argentina's new government moves to guarantee access to abortion in rape cases

12 Dec 2019

BUENOS AIRES Women and girls in Argentina seeking to end pregnancies caused by rape will be guaranteed access to abortion under a protocol announced on Thursday aimed at reducing the latitude hospitals have in deciding whether or not to perform the procedure.

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Trump adds legal heavyweights Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team

President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz.