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UPDATE 1-Telecom Argentina says weak peso has delayed investment plans

Oct 05 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Oct 5 Argentina telecommunications provider Telecom Argentina said on Friday that plans to expand its networks and improve infrastructure would take longer than expected due to a sharp devaluation in the peso currency this year.

Uber's strongest growth comes in depressed Argentina -- minus commissions

Sep 25 2018

BUENOS AIRES/SAO PAULO Uber's fastest-growing market in the world is now Argentina, company executives say, attributing the expansion to the nation's sudden economic unraveling, which has boosted unemployment and sliced the purchasing power of Argentines. | Video

Argentina close to securing more IMF support, protests simmer

Sep 24 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Monday his country was close to a deal with the International Monetary Fund to bolster a $50 billion credit line, while a government source said $3-$5 billion in additional funds could be announced this week.

Argentina peso rises as IMF sees progress and Macri submits budget bill

Sep 17 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's battered peso currency inched higher and the risk of its bonds defaulting declined on Monday after the government unveiled its budget plan and the IMF said "important progress" had been made on revamping the country's standby loan agreement.

Argentina could shed 40,000 construction jobs amid crisis, executives warn

Sep 07 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina could shed some 40,000 jobs in its construction sector in coming months as high interest rates hurt financing and the government scales back projects to cut its budget deficit, according to industry executives and union leaders. | Video

Argentina could shed 40,000 construction jobs amid crisis, executives warn

Sep 07 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina could shed some 40,000 jobs in its construction sector in coming months as high interest rates hurt financing and the government scales back projects to cut its budget deficit, according to industry executives and union leaders. | Video

Argentina could shed 40,000 construction jobs amid crisis, executives warn

Sep 06 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 6 Argentina could shed some 40,000 jobs in its construction sector in coming months as high interest rates hurt financing and the government scales back projects to cut its budget deficit, according to industry executives and union leaders.

Argentina re-ignites labor deal to spur investment in Vaca Muerta

Aug 28 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina relaunched a one-year-old agreement between the government, companies and workers on Tuesday to drive competition and spur development in the Vaca Muerta shale play, the government said in a statement.

UPDATE 3-Argentina sees rebound in 2019, but economy to shrink 1 pct in 2018

Aug 27 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 27 Argentina's economy is expected to contract 1 percent in 2018, but grow by at least 1.5 percent next year, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne told reporters on Monday.

Argentina sees 2019 economic rebound after 1 percent 2018 contraction

Aug 27 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's gross domestic product is expected to contract 1 percent in 2018 but grow by at least 1.5 percent next year, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne told reporters on Monday.

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How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

He ran social media for Saudi Arabia's crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country's elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype.