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Inflation and currency instability at the Central Bank have made Economy Minister Martín Guzmán accelerate his efforts to show a path of fiscal austerity, which he sees as an alternative to the disorderly devaluation that he wants to avoid.…

Despite the little effect that the government’s constant economic tinkering is having on the run against the peso, President Alberto Fernández tried to convey a message against a massive devaluation this week, as the country’s highly-restricted official exchange rate continues …

President Alberto Fernández tightened the leash on telecommunication companies in Argentina by declaring the provision of internet, cell phone and subscription-based television as essential public services, giving the government scope to regulate prices and intervene more closely in the sector’s …

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Inflation has taken the backseat …

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The protests in Chile have continued for more than 100 days. What began with student demonstrations against a now-rescinded subway fare hike soon spread to encompass general discontent over high costs of living, privatization and inequality in the country led …