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Update: Former Vice President Amado Boudou was sentenced to five years and ten months in prison after being found guilty of racketeering and incompatible negotiations for a public official in the so-called “Ciccone” case. The tribunal also determined he …

Armed with a US $7.5 billion tranche of the Stand-by Arrangement signed with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the news that Argentina will be listed as an emerging market once again, the government has announced daily dollar auctions …

The Argentine Peso is at an all-time low today as it nearly surpassed the 28 mark,  on a day of celebration in the country, and less than a week after Argentina reached a stand-by agreement with the International

The value of the Argentine peso in relation to the US dollar depreciated once again, surpassing the AR $16 mark yesterday. The peso hit AR $16.14 to the dollar yesterday, according to the Central Bank (BCRA). As for those who …

The global economy is going through something that has been dubbed by the international media as “turmoil”, consisting of plunging commodity prices, recession, and deflationary spirals. This is in sharp contract to the “crisis” we recently emerged from, marked by …

China appears to be taking the task of acceding to hegemonic, or at least semi-hegemonic, economic status quite seriously.

In July 2014, Argentina reached an agreement with China to request up to US $11 billion in Chinese yuan, swapped for …

As times are tough, all of us in Argentina are looking for a way to stretch our pesos just a little bit further.

Living in an interventionist economy, I personally like to take advantage of little ways subsidies and quirky …

Despite recent economic snafus, some politicians in Congress are pushing to keep our currency funky-fresh with a new initiative to get Pope Francisco on the 100 peso note.

The draft bill, launched by Frente Renovador party lawmakers Mirta Tundis, Adrián …

Amidst the confusing economic catastrophe that’s filling porteño airwaves with apocalyptic broadcasts, and, if reports are to be believed, devouring our streets into an American-sponsored financial holocaust, the “dolar blue” has gone into free-fall. Accelerating faster …

The fact that Argentina is the country with the highest rate of psychoanalysts per capita has never made better sense.

This country lives in state of constant identity crisis. One day, we are all proud descendants of European immigrants. The