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  1. November 19, 2013

    Cristina Fernández demonstrates rude health with bold reshuffle

    President Cristina Fernández has made an emphatic return to active presidential duty, signalling that Argentina would...

  2. November 10, 2013

    Argentina’s Cristina Fernández picks new battle after recovery

    President Cristina Fernández’s doctors confirmed on Saturday that she was recovering well from brain surgery a month ago....

  1. October 29, 2013

    Argentina court approves controversial media law

    Argentina’s supreme court approved a controversial media law that will force the country’s largest media conglomerate,...

  2. October 29, 2013

    The Kirchners: Goodbye to all that?

    Amado Boudou, Argentina’s gaffe-prone vice-president, took the microphone at the government’s late-night post-election rally...

  3. October 28, 2013

    Peronists vie for power as Fernández’s third term hopes are crushed

    President Cristina Fernández’s re-election hopes were quashed once and for all following a limp performance by her ruling...

  4. October 28, 2013

    Argentine elections

    Cristina Fernández starts this week as she has rarely started a week before. Over the past decade – either as first lady or,...

  5. October 27, 2013

    No easy way out of Argentina’s dispute

    Few disputes in international finance are as intractable as that between Argentina and a group of dissident hedge funds...

  6. October 24, 2013

    Fernández contemplates a train wreck in Argentine elections

    After a train ploughed into Once station in Buenos Aires at high speed last weekend injuring 99 people – the third serious...

  7. beyondbrics

    October 17, 2013

    Argentina: it pays to cozy up to China

    China's VP Li Yuanchao and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in May Ask the governments of Ecuador or Venezuela: good relations...

  8. FT Alphaville

    October 16, 2013

    Stay, go, pay, pari passu

    In which, regardless of recent calls on Argentina to negotiate on an amount to pay its holdouts in the pari passu case (or...

  9. October 11, 2013

    Cristina Fernández, Argentina’s fading populist

    When Pope Francis held an audience with Cristina Fernández in March, his first with any head of state, the meeting of the...

  10. October 10, 2013

    Cristina Fernández health scare symbolises Argentina’s ills

    It was a small but telling sign that even as Amado Boudou, Argentina’s acting president, reassured the nation on Monday that...

  11. FT Photo Diary

    October 8, 2013

    Cristina Kirchner supporters celebrate

    Natacha Pisarenko/AP Supporters of Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez celebrate after hearing presidential spokesman...

  12. October 7, 2013

    Argentina’s Cristina Fernández to have surgery after head injury

    Argentine president Cristina Fernández will have surgery on Tuesday to remove an accumulation of blood in her skull, the...

  13. October 7, 2013

    It is high time Argentina talked to its creditors

    When a nation experiences a debt crisis, its leaders usually try to resolve matters as quickly as possible. Argentina is...

  14. October 6, 2013

    Argentina’s Fernández told to rest for a month after head injury

    Argentine president Cristina Fernández has been ordered by doctors to take a month off after suffering a head injury just...

  15. September 29, 2013

    Rising Peronist ready to challenge Fernández

    As he ducked stones and rotten eggs during a political rally in a downtrodden suburb of Buenos Aires last weekend, Sergio...

  16. FT Alphaville

    September 24, 2013

    Argentina, going ex-Frontier?

    The FTSE index people at the LSE on Tuesday published their annual review of country classifications. There were no actual...

  17. May 16, 2013

    Uruguay’s José Mujica lauds booming Brazil ties

    It is clear where José Mujica’s priorities lie. And they are not across the River Plate. After a spot of morning work on his...

  18. FT Alphaville

    March 4, 2013

    "Repent, Argentina!" said the ticktock judges (part two)

    Continuing our take on the arguments at last week’s big hearing in NML v Argentina… Last time we looked at what Argentina...

  19. FT Alphaville

    January 3, 2013

    Fragata Libertad, the movie

    Take one warship rescued from asset seizure by bond holdouts. Add swelling music, defiant rhetoric by President Cristina...

  20. January 3, 2013

    Cameron vows to protect Falklanders

    Downing Street has vowed to fight to protect the interests of the Falkland islanders, after Argentina urged the UK to give...

  21. November 23, 2012

    Argentina’s Fernández rages at NY ruling

    The lady is not for turning. Only this week, facing a general strike in Argentina, Cristina Fernández thundered: “Nobody...

  22. November 8, 2012

    Power cut and protests hit Fernández

    Argentines staged major protests across the country and in cities from Sydney to San Francisco against the government of...

  23. FT Alphaville

    August 22, 2012

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Globalisation and the income slowdown. - ‘Niall, babe, I got one word for you: census’. - Draghi...

  24. The World

    August 16, 2012

    Blocking Assange

    Julian Assange speaking in December 2011 (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images) William Hague, the UK foreign secretary, has said he...

  25. August 6, 2012

    Falkland oil – drilling for profit

    Every time the oil and gas industry conquers its last frontier, a new one hoves into view. The waters around the Falkland...

  26. July 12, 2012

    Premier Oil in tie-up with Rockhopper

    Premier Oil, the FTSE 250 oil and gas company, said it was paying $231m for a 60 per cent stake in Rockhopper Exploration’s...

  27. June 12, 2012

    Falkland islanders to vote on UK rule

    Inhabitants of the Falkland Islands will vote on whether it should remain a British territory in a referendum next year. The...

  28. May 31, 2012

    Repsol declares YPF partner in default

    Despite losing control of YPF when Argentina renationalised the oil company, Repsol of Spain has now, ironically,...

  29. May 2, 2012

    Bolivia’s leader makes a power point

    Evo Morales, Bolivia’s radical leftist president, had a clear domestic political incentive for nationalising Spanish power...

  30. May 2, 2012

    Red Eléctrica: power outage

    One swallow may not make a spring, but two Latin American nationalisation gulps in less than a month may give investors...

  31. April 24, 2012

    Argentine rules hinder oil exploration

    Argentina has the geological conditions to be the world’s next big frontier for exploration of shale oil and gas. But even...

  32. April 19, 2012

    YPF move puts Eskenazi clan in debt bind

    Plucked from obscurity and ushered into Argentina’s largest oil company as strategic partners, the Eskenazi business clan...

  33. April 17, 2012

    Move for YPF sets Argentina apart

    Argentina’s move to seize control of oil producer YPF has sent a shiver through a global oil industry fearful it might...

  34. April 17, 2012

    Fernández takes her revenge

    It has been 100 years since the Titanic sank. It has also been a century since Argentina counted itself among the world’s...

  35. April 17, 2012

    YPF / Repsol: everyone’s a loser

    What was Argentine president Cristina Fernández thinking? Her government’s renationalisation of 51 per cent of local oil...

  36. April 16, 2012

    Madrid measures reply to Argentina on YPF seizure

    Spain’s government convened an emergency meeting last night as prime minister Mariano Rajoy scrambled to respond to...

  37. April 2, 2012

    Argentine president attacks Falklands ‘injustice’

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina’s president, used the 30th anniversary of her country’s invasion of the Falkland...

  38. March 30, 2012

    Trade partners rebuke Argentina over restrictions

    A group of 14 World Trade Organisation members led by the US and the European Union have delivered a stinging rebuke to...

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