Shares of Argentina's Despegar.com Corp rose as much as 12.3 percent in their stock market debut on Wednesday, giving the Expedia Inc-backed online travel agent a valuation of $1.96 billion.
VINA DEL MAR, Chile Chile expects to close an energy swap deal with Argentina in the days ahead, Chilean Energy Minister Andres Rebolledo said in an interview on Thursday, the latest example of increasing economic integration between the South American nations.
SAO PAULO Loma Negra Cia Industrial Argentina SA, the country's largest cement producer, has hired investment banks for an initial public offering that could be launched as early as this month, according to three sources with knowledge of the plan.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's former populist leader Cristina Fernandez criticized President Mauricio Macri's government at a rally on Wednesday, after it took more than two weeks to release final results in a Senate primary race that gave her a razor-thin win.
BUENOS AIRES Former Argentina President Cristina Fernandez narrowly won an Aug. 13 primary vote for a Senate seat in Buenos Aires province by 0.2 percentage points, National Electoral Director Fernando Alvarez said on local radio on Tuesday.
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BUENOS AIRES Argentina's main labor unions took to the streets of the capital on Tuesday demanding more jobs and protesting center-right President Mauricio Macri's economic policies.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's leftist ex-President Cristina Fernandez leads the candidate for President Mauricio Macri's coalition in the Senate race for politically-crucial Buenos Aires province, a poll showed on Thursday.
BRASILIA The top prosecutors of Brazil and Argentina are accusing their governments of interfering in the creation of a joint anti-corruption task force to investigate bribes by the Odebrecht engineering group so that politicians, many of whom are under investigation, can themselves control the exchange of evidence.
BRUSSELS The European Union postponed a vote on Thursday designed to set its response to Argentina's successful World Trade Organization challenge to EU anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports, sources familiar with the planned vote said.
SEOUL/NEW YORK North Korea has been boosting defenses on its east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday, after the North said U.S. President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down U.S. bombers flying near the Korean peninsula. | Video