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Hilary Burke

Argentine approach on YPF settlement sets floor for deal

Jun 28 2013

MADRID/BUENOS AIRES Argentina's $5 billion informal compensation offer for seizing Repsol's stake in energy firm YPF sets a floor for talks but the cash-strapped country may struggle to come up with a better offer.

Rating agencies alert to Argentina debt ruling, souring economy

May 24 2013

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's dismal credit ratings might get a boost if U.S. courts rule in the country's favor in a long-running dispute with creditors over a 2002 default, but rating agency analysts say weak economic conditions could hinder any positive outcome.

Argentina faces very different debt default if loses legal fight

May 13 2013

BUENOS AIRES When Argentina defaulted on its debt in 2002, the economy was collapsing and a bloody popular revolt had helped topple two presidents in a week. Now, the country could default again, but it would be over a matter of principle rather than necessity.

Argentina faces very different debt default if loses legal fight

May 13 2013

BUENOS AIRES When Argentina defaulted on its debt in 2002, the economy was collapsing and a bloody popular revolt had helped topple two presidents in a week. Now, the country could default again, but it would be over a matter of principle rather than necessity.

Argentina faces very different debt default if loses legal fight

May 13 2013

BUENOS AIRES When Argentina defaulted on its debt in 2002, the economy was collapsing and a bloody popular revolt had helped topple two presidents in a week. Now, the country could default again, but it would be over a matter of principle rather than necessity.

Analysis: Argentina plugs economic holes ahead of October vote

Apr 24 2013

BUENOS AIRES At a new market in a tough suburb of Buenos Aires, an Argentine flag emblazoned with a giant shopping cart advertises cheap prices for everything from sausages to detergent.

Analysis - Argentina plugs economic holes ahead of October vote

Apr 24 2013

BUENOS AIRES At a new market in a tough suburb of Buenos Aires, an Argentine flag emblazoned with a giant shopping cart advertises cheap prices for everything from sausages to detergent.

In Paraguay, a rich conservative must tackle poverty

Apr 22 2013

ASUNCION For Horacio Cartes, a millionaire cigarette and soft drink magnate who will be Paraguay's next president, the challenge now is to run a country where most people can only dream of having a sliver of the wealth he does.

In Paraguay, a rich conservative must tackle poverty

Apr 22 2013

ASUNCION For Horacio Cartes, a millionaire cigarette and soft drink magnate who will be Paraguay's next president, the challenge now is to run a country where most people can only dream of having a sliver of the wealth he does.

Paraguayan magnate wins back power for Colorado Party

Apr 21 2013

ASUNCION Business magnate Horacio Cartes won Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday, returning his powerful center-right Colorado Party to power after the left's brief spell ended in impeachment last year.

World News

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake

U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted.