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After a week in which the country could hardly think of anything else than Maradona’s death and its aftermath, the latest economic figures serve as a reminder that Argentina is still navigating an almost three-year long economic crisis, of which …

Martín Guzmán has repeatedly said in his interviews and press conferences since swearing in as Alberto Fernández’s Economy minister that one of his main goals would be to “tranquilize” the economy.

After two years of constant runs against the peso …

The most ardent enemies and long-time critics of the Kirchnerite decade sometimes used to explain its endurance by citing two factors: “soybean and luck”. It was a reductionist view of why the Kirchnerite economy went 12 years without …

Taking on US dollar denominated debt in Argentina can always lead to big risks, especially when the peso is strong and the market looks happy to lend. But both the Argentine state and Argentine companies have continued to do …

Argentina finally secured an agreement with some of the world’s biggest asset managers to restructure the New York-based tranche of its defaulted debt, totaling USD 65 billion, with Economy Minister Martín Guzmán and Blackrock, Ashmore, Fidelity and other giants simultaneously …

This Friday, the 25th of May, marks the first of two national holidays that celebrate Argentina’s independence. For those of you who have studied history, you’ll know it was a slow, but steady process that started with the May Revolution …

Ah, chilly March mornings, giving us a taste of the autumn season that’s to come. Pretty soon we’ll all be able to get to work without looking like we’ve run an Olympic race. Won’t that be a relief?

With International …

As summer nights in Buenos Aires start to give the word ‘sticky’ a whole new meaning, we’re betting that the beach — or your neighbor’s rooftop pool — is looking more and more attractive by the minute. For those of …

After a tumultuous week in the city — and some torrential rain to go along with it — another weekend is finally upon us, providing a brief respite from the hectic, end of year madness (anyone try to navigate through …

As the holidays begin to creep closer, signs of Christmas are starting to pop up around the city. Artificial trees and colored lights abound — just take a stroll down any major avenue like Corrientes. Another three day weekend is …