Horacio Paone for The New York Times
News about Argentina, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Chronology of Coverage
Aug. 28, 2014Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s suggestion to consider making Santiago del Estero the nation’s capital reflects longstanding tension between Buenos Aires and Argentina’s provinces, where most of country's agricultural and mineral wealth is generated. MORE
Aug. 21, 2014A judge in New York said that Argentina’s attempt to skirt his ruling on bond payments was “lawless.” MORE
Jul. 31, 2014For a nation that went through a devastating default 13 years ago, the collective memory of what a real economic default feels like is still fresh. MORE
Jul. 30, 2014A court has ruled that unless Argentina settles a debt dispute with the hedge fund firm of the billionaire Paul E. Singer, it is barred from paying its main bondholders. MORE
Jul. 29, 2014Barring a last-minute deal, Argentina will default on billions of dollars of bonds on Wednesday. But the reaction will probably be muted because this default is not a surprise. MORE
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s suggestion to consider making Santiago del Estero the nation’s capital reflects longstanding tension between Buenos Aires and Argentina’s provinces.
August 28, 2014, Thursday
A judge in New York said that Argentina’s attempt to skirt his ruling on bond payments was “lawless.”
August 21, 2014, Thursday
A draft bill would allow foreign investors holding Argentine debt to swap their defaulted bonds for new ones subject to local law, a move intended to bypass a United States court.
August 20, 2014, Wednesday
Aurelius Capital Management said that a deal involving private banks was no longer on the table.
August 13, 2014, Wednesday
A judge told Argentina to cease making “false and misleading” statements that it did not default on July 30, even threatening to hold the nation in contempt of court if the assertions continued.
August 8, 2014, Friday
The head of a human rights organization that searches for hundreds of babies stolen by Argentina’s military dictatorship decades ago has located her grandson after 37 years.
August 6, 2014, Wednesday
A federal judge said talks would have to continue with a group of hedge funds that hold Argentina’s bonds. Otherwise, the judge said: “What is to happen? Another 10 years of irresolution?”
August 1, 2014, Friday
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association says Argentina’s failure to make a payment on its bonds earlier this week will activate credit default swaps on the country’s debt.
August 1, 2014, Friday
The stock market ended July with a dive but analysts were upbeat. | Argentina may be in default but also may be in denial. | A popular prepaid money card has opened a path to fraudulent schemes. | Trulia is at a competitive disadvantage while it...
August 1, 2014, Friday
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For a nation that went through a devastating default 13 years ago, the collective memory of what a real economic default feels like is still fresh.
July 31, 2014, Thursday
After debt talks collapsed, the economy minister of Argentina, Axel Kicillof, characterized the negotiations with an American hedge fund as extortion.
Soccer fans in Berlin and Buenos Aires during the final match of the World Cup.
Germany, just off a stunning victory against Brazil, faced off with Argentina, whose star player Lionel Messi faced the biggest test of his international career. Germany won in extra time.
Germany won the World Cup for the fourth time after Mario Götze scored in the 113th minute to give the Germans a 1-0 victory over Argentina.
Both Germany and Argentina had solid chances throughout the game, but Germany finally scored in the 113th minute, lifting the country to its fourth World Cup title.
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