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18/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Eliana Raszewski

Argentina's honeymoon with IMF about to get a reality check

Argentina’s honeymoon with the International Monetary Fund is about to be tested as it looks to update a $57 billion agreement struck two years ago that failed to prevent a slide into recession and the country’s ninth sovereign default.
17/09/2020
Medio Ambiente Reuters Medio Ambiente

Thousands of firefighters battle U.S. West Coast blazes amid 'overwhelming' ruin

19:51 - With resources stretched to the limit, weary crews on Thursday fought from the air and on the ground against deadly wildfires sweeping the western United States, with a U.S. senator saying parts of Oregon now resemble the aftermath of World War Two firebombings.
15/09/2020
Cancillería Reuters Energía

Argentina pitches pipeline to Brazil for Vaca Muerta shale gas

Argentina is making a new push to pitch the building of a billion-dollar gas pipeline from its Vaca Muerta shale gas reserves to Brazil, and is seeking financing for the project, a source at the Argentine embassy said on Monday.
15/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Política Andrea Shalal

Incoming IDB chief aims to help Argentina negotiate new IMF program

14/09 - 20:09 - Mauricio Claver-Carone, the White House official elected to lead Latin America’s regional development bank, on Monday said he aims to play a constructive role in Argentina’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.
14/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Eliana Raszewski

Argentina's Guzman says seeking payment pause with IMF until 2024 - report

Argentina is seeking to avoid repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the period 2021-2024 as it negotiates a new deal with the lender, Economy Minister Martin Guzman told local newspaper La Nacion in a report published on Sunday.
10/09/2020
Sr. Canciller Reuters Política Cassandra Garrison

Trump pick for Latam bank poised for win after regional opposition fades

09/09 - 18:21 - U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to run Latin America’s main financing institution appears poised to win the top job in this weekend’s election amid faltering regional opposition to having a U.S. citizen run the Bank for first time in 61 years.
08/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía

S&P lifts Argentina rating out of default after debt revamp

Global ratings agency S&P upgraded Argentina’s long-term sovereign credit rating on Monday, pulling it out of default territory after the South American country successfully restructured over $100 billion in sovereign debt.
07/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Walter Bianchi y Marc Jones

Argentina's old bonds wave goodbye as focus turns to new debt

Argentina’s old sovereign bonds took their final bow on Friday after a near $65 billion restructuring, with new instruments set to be issued and start trading in earnest next week, drawing a line under the country’s ninth default.
03/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Cassandra Garrison

Argentina gains room to breathe with crucial debt deal - for now

Argentina has gained breathing room after restructuring almost the entirety of $65 billion in foreign bonds, though it now faces a huge challenge to revive growth and repair government finances before the oxygen runs out.
02/09/2020
Cancillería Reuters Política Internacional

Argentina delays China pork export deal amid environmental protests

Argentina has delayed until November the signing of a memorandum of understanding with China aimed at increasing investment in Argentine hog output, a government source said on Tuesday, citing environmental protests over the planned export deal.
01/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Medio Ambiente

Argentina delays China pork export deal amid environmental protests

17:26 - Argentina has delayed until November the signing of a memorandum of understanding with China aimed at increasing investment in Argentine hog output, a government source said on Tuesday, citing environmental protests over the planned export deal.
01/09/2020
Política Reuters Política Nelson Acosta

Cuba impone toque de queda y fuertes restricciones para frenar el COVID-19

15:17 - Cuba echó a andar el martes un paquete de medidas para frenar la propagación del coronavirus, principalmente en La Habana, las que incluyen un toque de queda, la prohibición de viajar entre provincias además limitaciones a los movimientos de personas y vehículos.
01/09/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía

Argentina defuses default crisis with 'massive' debt deal

Argentina has defused fears of a messy default after it gained backing from creditors, allowing it to exchange 99% of the bonds involved in a $65 billion restructuring, a deal that could set a precedent for future sovereign crises.
28/08/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía

New Argentine IMF deal 'solely' to repay $44 billion already owed to fund - country representative

Argentina is seeking a new deal with the International Monetary Fund solely to pay back around $44 billion that it had received under an ill-fated stand-by lending agreement in 2018, the country’s representative at the fund said on Thursday.
27/08/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía

Argentina steps toward next debt tango, with the IMF

Argentina, set to wrap up a $65 billion (49.19 billion pounds) debt deal with creditors this week, has formally initiated talks to negotiate a new deal to replace its record standby agreement with the International Monetary Fund as it looks to escape from recession and default.
26/08/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Eliana Raszewski

Argentina debt deal should limit need for more controls, reduce peso gap- cenbank chief

Argentina’s recent debt restructuring deal with creditors should tame the need for further currency controls and help reduce the wide gap between the official exchange rate and the black market peso, the central bank chief said on Tuesday.
25/08/2020
Política Reuters Organismos Internacionales

IAEA chief in Tehran, seeks access to Iranian nuclear sites

24/08 - 19:10 - The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s chief Rafael Grossi arrived in Iran on Monday, Iranian state TV reported, as he seeks access for inspectors to two suspected former atomic sites after a months-long standoff between Tehran and the body.
24/08/2020
Política Reuters Política

TikTok sues Trump administration over U.S. ban, calls it an election ploy

18:40 - TikTok and one of its employees on Monday separately sued U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration over his executive order banning transactions in the United States with the popular short-form video-sharing app, calling it a pretext to fuel anti-China rhetoric as he seeks re-election.
19/08/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía

Argentine bonds shrug off debt deal as gloomy economic outlook weighs

Argentine bonds extended a recent dip on Tuesday after the government formalized its $65 billion debt restructuring offer, underscoring investor concern about the South American country’s shaky economy despite creditors’ rallying behind a deal.
18/08/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía

Creditors support Argentina's amended bond restructuring filing to SEC

Argentina’s government filed its amended bond restructuring offer to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday and creditors, who now have until Aug. 28 to approve a deal, reaffirmed as expected their support for the offer.
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