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Missing Argentine submarine highlights years of military underfunding


BUENOS AIRES The search for an Argentine submarine missing in the South Atlantic for more than a week has highlighted the dwindling resources and lack of training faced by the armed forces since the end of a military dictatorship in the early 1980s.

Soros, Cohen among big name investors betting on Argentine startups

BUENOS AIRES The founder of mobile banking startup Uala, Pierpaolo Barbieri, says that just a few years ago big name investors would never have put their money in early stage companies like his in Argentina. | Video

Nov 17 2017

Argentina congress passes law to fight corporate corruption

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's congress on Wednesday passed a law aimed at punishing companies for corruption by fining or blacklisting them from public contracts, a measure that comes as the judiciary reviews high-profile graft cases.

World, Nov 08 2017

Argentina mourns death of five of its citizens in New York attack

ROSARIO, Argentina Argentina on Wednesday mourned the loss of five high-school buddies from the city of Rosario who were killed when a driver of a pickup truck plowed through a bike path in New York where they were celebrating the 30th anniversary of their graduation. | Video

U.S., Aerospace & Defense, Nov 01 2017

Shares in Argentine cement producer Loma Negra debut at $21.65 in New York

BUENOS AIRES Shares in Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina SA , Argentina's largest cement producer, debuted on the New York Stock Exchange at $21.65, 14 percent above the initial public offering price of $19 per American depositary share (ADS).

Nov 01 2017

Argentina's Macri vows to pursue tax, labor, pension reforms

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's President Mauricio Macri vowed to press ahead with reforms to the country's tax, labor and retirement systems in a speech on Monday, a week after his "Let's Change" coalition swept to victory at the polls in midterm elections.

World, Oct 30 2017

Argentina's head prosecutor resigns under government pressure

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's top prosecutor quit on Monday under pressure from the government over accusations that she hampered corruption investigations into officials from the previous administration of President Cristina Fernandez.

World, Oct 30 2017

U.S. sets antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department set preliminary antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, after an initial finding that the products used as motor fuel were being sold at prices below market value in the United States.

Oct 24 2017

Public works blitz helps Macri coalition in Argentina midterm vote

LANUS, Argentina Adriana Rodriguez, a 59-year-old vendor at an open-air market in an industrial city in Argentina's Buenos Aires province, never imagined her home would be connected to the sewage system.

World, Oct 23 2017

Missing Argentine protester's body identified days before election

BUENOS AIRES The family of a young protester who went missing in Argentina nearly three months ago identified his body on Friday, said a brother of the dead man to journalists after leaving the morgue.

World, Oct 21 2017

Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

BRUSSELS When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in December.