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Agustin Geist

Analysis-Hopes for Argentina IMF deal grow; but at what cost?

Dec 06 2021

NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES Labor activist Alejandro Bodart marched down the Buenos Aires streets two decades ago to protest against the International Monetary Fund, which many then blamed for austerity measures that sharpened Argentina's worst ever economic crisis.

Argentine energy giant YPF sees Q4 profit jump on gas, crude output

Dec 01 2021

AZUL, Argentina Argentine state energy giant YPF expects robust profits in the fourth quarter of the year driven by rising gas production and crude output, the company's President Pablo González told Reuters on Wednesday.

Explainer: Argentina midterm vote is a power struggle for Congress

Nov 10 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentines will head to the polls on Sunday with the balance of power in Congress up for grabs and the ruling Peronist coalition fighting to avoid a bruising defeat that could erase its Senate majority and leading position in the lower house.

Argentina, Fortescue unveil $8.4 billion green hydrogen investment plan

Nov 01 2021

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is planning what could be up to an $8.4 billion "green hydrogen" investment in Argentina, the South American country's government said on Monday after a meeting between the businessman and President Alberto Fernandez.

Argentina, Fortescue unveil $8.4 bln green hydrogen investment plan

Nov 01 2021

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 1 Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is planning what could be up to an $8.4 billion "green hydrogen" investment in Argentina, the South American country's government said on Monday after a meeting between the businessman and President Alberto Fernandez.

In Argentina's north, a 'white gold' rush for EV metal lithium gathers pace

Sep 14 2021

SALTA, Argentina In Argentina's remote northern Salta province, the silence of the desert landscape is broken only by the hum of machinery pumping salt-water brine to extract lithium, a sign of accelerating efforts to ride the global electric vehicle boom. | Video

'A thousand ways to love': Argentina rolls out non-binary ID cards in Latam first

Jul 22 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina rolled out identification cards on Wednesday for non-binary citizens, who neither identify as male nor female‍, allowing them to use "x" in their important national ID document and passports in the field corresponding to gender. | Video

Argentina announces COVID-19 vaccine supply deal with Moderna

Jul 08 2021

Argentina on Thursday announced it will sign a COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement with Moderna, as the country attempts to speed up the inoculation of its population and sidestep a possible third wave of the coronavirus.

Argentina seeks sanctions against oil firms drilling near disputed Falklands

Jul 07 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government has launched a process to sanction a number of foreign firms it accuses of illegally drilling for oil in a disputed area near the British-run Falkland Islands, over which the South American country also claims sovereignty.

Argentina says AZ, Sputnik V single dose cuts mortality up to 80%

Jun 25 2021

BUENOS AIRES A single dose of Russia's Sputnik V or the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine reduces mortality from COVID-19 by between 70% and 80% in people aged 60-plus, real-world data from Argentina's national inoculation program show.

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