Joan Manuel Santiago Lopez

Argentina's 'little trees' blossom as forex controls fuel black market

Feb 05 2020

BUENOS AIRES On the streets of Buenos Aires, money changers known as "arbolitos" or "little trees" are taking advantage of Argentina's capital controls to take a slice of a booming black market trade in U.S. dollars.

'Fix this disaster': Hope and fear as Argentina welcomes Peronists back to power

Dec 10 2019

BUENOS AIRES Roxana Gonzalez, a bookshop owner in Buenos Aires, has a plea for new Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, who takes over power on Tuesday amid the pressures of recession, heavy debt and inflation.

Factbox: The OAS election audit that triggered Morales' fall in Bolivia

Nov 11 2019

The domino effect that led to Bolivia's leader Evo Morales announcing his resignation on Sunday night started at dawn, when an audit was published saying there were major irregularities in his disputed Oct. 20 election win.

Protests, elections show LatAm tide turning against pro-market agenda

Oct 31 2019

By Jamie McGeever, Fabian Cambero and Joan Manuel Santiago Lopez

UPDATE 1-Argentines, in shadow of crisis, weigh vote for change ahead of Sunday ballot

Oct 26 2019

By Cassandra Garrison, Hugh Bronstein and Joan Manuel Santiago Lopez

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