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  1. beyondbrics

    December 10, 2013

    Argentina & the IMF - friends again, one day?

    There are two ways to read the IMF’s call on Monday night for Argentina to sort out its dodgy inflation and economic...

  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 15, 2013

    A golden era fades as South America faces its crossroads

    South America’s golden years are over. The commodity boom has peaked and the region no longer enjoys the abundant capital it...

  2. 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...

  3. July 23, 2012

    Latin America dogged by former leaders

    Former brokers never die, runs the old City of London saw, they just trade away. But what of former presidents? Nowhere is...

  4. 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...

  5. April 17, 2012

    Argentinian deputy minister holds sway

    Meet the rising star in Argentine politics and the brains of the government’s new take-no-prisoners approach to energy...

  6. 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...

  7. April 4, 2012

    YPF and Argentina

    You Poor Fools. Argentina seems intent on bringing the national oil company YPF – 57 per cent owned by Repsol of Spain –...

  8. March 30, 2012

    Cristina Fernández picks a fight

    Argentina’s president never appears in public without a heavy layer of make-up. “I put it on like I am painting a door,” she...

  9. January 18, 2012

    Cameron warns Argentina over Falklands

    David Cameron accused Argentina of “colonialism” in its policy towards the Falkland Islands on Wednesday, warning the...

  10. The World

    October 24, 2011

    Perón is dead, long live Perón!

    Photo AFP “Bring out your dead,” intones a raggedy man as he pushes a wheelbarrow through London’s medieval streets. “I’m...

  11. August 15, 2011

    Argentina’s Fernandez wins primary election

    Cristina Fernández, Argentina’s president, has scored a landslide victory in a primary election in which opposition...

  12. July 1, 2011

    Venezuela: after Chávez

    For the second time in eight months, a Latin American leader’s health has sent his country’s bonds soaring. Though coldly...

  13. June 27, 2011

    Fernández looks set for poll victory

    With approval ratings of as much as 58 per cent, Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández looks on course for a comfortable...

  14. June 27, 2011

    Argentina’s president picks running-mate

    Rewarding one of her most loyal soldiers, Cristina Fernández, Argentina’s president, has picked her economy minister as...

  15. June 23, 2011

    Fernández casts doubt on re-election bid

    Will she or won’t she? Although opinion polls predict victory for Cristina Fernández, Argentina’s president, if she runs for...

  16. March 19, 2011

    Argentina transport unions call for strike

    Transport workers’ leaders in Argentina have called a strike for Monday that is expected to paralyse most services, after...

  17. December 1, 2010

    Latin Americans deem WikiLeaks ‘gringos’ opinions

    It is no secret that Latin American solidarity is more often honoured in the breach than in observance. Scratch the façade,...

  18. November 25, 2010

    Argentina boosts spending after budget fails

    After trading insults over several marathon sessions – one of which ended with a member of parliament punching another in...

  19. November 24, 2010

    IMF in Argentina

    “We don’t say there’s no inflation” said Néstor Kirchner three years ago. But Argentina’s ex-president, insisted the numbers...

  20. FT Alphaville

    November 4, 2010

    Argentina: Dangerous Precedent

    FT Tilt is an online service from the Financial Times focusing exclusively on the emerging world. As a prelude to its...

  21. November 2, 2010

    Fernández signals no policy changes

    Choking back tears, Cristina Fernández, Argentina’s president, thanked the country for the emotional farewell to her husband...

  22. October 28, 2010

    Life after Kirchner

    In death, as in life, Néstor Kirchner remains a divisive figure. The passing on Wednesday of Argentina’s former president...

  23. October 28, 2010

    Argentina enters new political era

    Thousands of Argentines began filing past the coffin of Néstor Kirchner, the powerful former president who handed power to...

  24. October 28, 2010

    Néstor Kirchner

    Financial markets can be efficient at valuing, say, corporate results. In larger matters, they often miss the point. Take...

  25. October 27, 2010

    Kirchner death sparks market rally

    The sudden death of Néstor Kirchner, Argentina’s pugnacious former president, sparked a rally on international financial...

  26. FT Alphaville

    October 27, 2010

    Don't cry for me, Argentina

    There’s no tasteful way to do this, so we’ll let the wires do the talking. Bloomberg: Argentina stocks rose the most in two...

  27. October 15, 2010

    Argentine president vetoes pension increase law

    BUENOS AIRES, Oct 14 - Argentina’s centre-left President Cristina Fernandez vetoed an opposition-led law to boost pension...

  28. June 24, 2010

    Argentina 'delighted' over debt swap success

    Argentina said yesterday it had turned the page on the "sad" chapter of its default, with a debt swap that secured the...

  29. April 21, 2010

    Last Argentine dictator jailed for 25 years

    Relatives hold pictures of people killed during Reynaldo Bignone’s dictatorship BUENOS AIRES, April 20 - The last leader of...

  30. FT Alphaville

    February 2, 2010

    Send for the task force

    From Bloomberg on Tuesday evening: Argentina’s Foreign Ministry summoned the U.K. ambassador over plans by Falkland Oil &...

  31. Money Supply

    February 1, 2010

    Argentine saga outlives Redrado

    Central bank governor Martin Redrado has gone, but the story continues. It transpires the Argentine President may seek...

  32. September 29, 2009

    Argentina to resume debt talks with Paris Club

    Argentina will restart informal negotiations with its creditor nations this week as part of a renewed drive to settle its...

  33. September 28, 2009

    Argentina to resume debt talks with Paris Club

    Argentina will restart informal negotiations with its creditor nations this week as part of a renewed drive to settle its...

  34. October 31, 2007

    Political animal in the Pink House

    Cristina Fernández’s triumph in Argentina’s elections puts her husband, President Néstor Kirchner – a man who has held...

  35. October 21, 2007

    October 22: Cristina closes her campaign

    Cristina Fernández, wife of Argentine President Nestor Kirchner, is virtually certain to end this week triumphing in an...

  36. October 16, 2007

    Spirit of Evita ignites Argentina's working class

    It's raining and cold, not a very inviting evening for a political rally. Hundreds of people are streaming off buses and...

  37. October 16, 2007

    Spirit of Evita ignites Argentina's working class

    It's raining and cold, not a very inviting evening for a political rally. Hundreds of people are streaming off buses and...

  38. September 26, 2007

    Argentina’s Central Bank limits foreigners’ purchases

    Argentina’s Central Bank is to stop foreign banks from buying instruments designed to regulate market liquidity in order to...

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