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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Argentina- NY Times


Argentina

Horacio Paone for The New York Times
News about Argentina, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

Chronology of Coverage

  1. Aug. 28, 2014
    Argentinian 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
  2. Aug. 21, 2014
    A judge in New York said that Argentina’s attempt to skirt his ruling on bond payments was “lawless.” MORE
  3. Jul. 31, 2014
    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. MORE
  4. Jul. 30, 2014
    A 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
  5. Jul. 29, 2014
    Barring 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

Articles

Proposing New Capital Is Old Idea in Argentina

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

Frustrated Judge Scolds Argentina but Does Not Hold It in Contempt

A judge in New York said that Argentina’s attempt to skirt his ruling on bond payments was “lawless.”
August 21, 2014, Thursday
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Argentina Seeks to Sidestep U.S. Court in a Bond Dispute

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

Hedge Fund Holdouts Fail to Reach Private Deal Over Argentine Debt

Aurelius Capital Management said that a deal involving private banks was no longer on the table.
August 13, 2014, Wednesday

Judge Threatens Argentina With Contempt Over Its Statements

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

Argentina: Man Located After 37 Years

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

Argentina Ordered to Resume Talks With Hedge Fund

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

Argentina Default Is Ruled a Credit Event for Swaps

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

Morning Agenda: Markets Fall but Strategists Shrug

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

Argentina Is in Default, and Also Maybe in Denial

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

Multimedia

Argentina Official on Failed Debt Talks
After debt talks collapsed, the economy minister of Argentina, Axel Kicillof, characterized the negotiations with an American hedge fund as extortion.
After the World Cup, Glory and Heartache
Soccer fans in Berlin and Buenos Aires during the final match of the World Cup.
Battle for the 2014 World Cup Trophy
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.
World Cup 2014: Germany Defeats Argentina, 1-0, in Extra Time to Win Final
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.
Germany Outlasts Argentina for the World Cup
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.