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U.S. to seek 'like-minded' G20 countries to counter China: Treasury official

WASHINGTON The Trump administration will seek to work with "like-minded" countries at the Group of 20 finance leaders meeting early next week in Argentina to push back against China's state subsidies and investment policies, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Thursday.

Argentina approves AB Inbev plan for post-merger beer divestments

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's production ministry said on Wednesday it had approved a proposal from brewer Anheuser Busch InBev NV to divest seven of its brands in the country as a condition for its 2016 takeover of SAB Miller.

Mar 14 2018

Oil majors' interest in Argentina tests free-market reforms

BUENOS AIRES Oil majors are evaluating bids for offshore exploration rights in Argentina, a major change in a country that sent Spanish energy giant Repsol packing six years ago and has seen little offshore exploration for decades.

Spain Mar 13 2018

Argentina to ask U.S. for exemption from steel, aluminum tariffs

BUENOS AIRES Argentina will seek to join Mexico and Canada in getting an exemption from U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, which President Donald Trump finalized in a proclamation on Thursday, the South American country's Foreign Ministry said.

Argentina calls for capture of five Chinese fishing boats

BUENOS AIRES Argentina has issued an international capture order for five Chinese boats it says were illegally fishing in its waters, the coast guard said in a statement on Thursday, following a failed attempt to detain one of the boats at sea.

World, Mar 08 2018

Argentina's last ex-dictator Bignone dies at age 90

BUENOS AIRES The last leader of Argentina's 1976 - 1983 "dirty war" military dictatorship, Reynaldo Bignone, died in a military hospital on Wednesday, Argentina's state-run news agency Telam said.

World, Mar 07 2018

YPF expects 35 percent shale output growth as Vaca Muerta costs fall

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's state-owned oil company YPF SA expects shale oil and gas production to grow 35 percent in 2018, as costs in the Vaca Muerta shale play continue to fall, Chief Financial Officer Daniel Gonzalez said on Monday.

Mar 05 2018

Special report: A journey on a caravan of misery

CARACAS Just after dawn, dozens of Venezuelans gathered at the dark bus station in Caracas. They lugged one big suitcase each, as well as blankets, toilet paper, cheap bread and jugs of water. Weeping wives, confused children and elderly parents hugged them over and over until it was time to check tickets and weigh bags, then hung back, waiting hours for the bus to leave. When it finally pulled out, the passengers looked down at their loved ones, pounding on the windows and blowing k | Video

Special Reports Mar 02 2018

Musical 'Evita' kicks off Asian tour in Singapore

SINGAPORE Forty years after opening in London's West End, the musical "Evita", about Argentina's legendary first lady, Eva Peron, made its Asian debut in Singapore this month. | Video

Entertainment, Music, Mar 01 2018

Bunge's coveted Argentina plants lure ADM takeover approach

(This story corrects references to Bunge losses in paragraphs 14 and 15 in Feb 28 story. The company has generally experienced declining profits, but not losses.) | Video

Mar 01 2018

Putin savors big victory after winning six more years at Russia's helm

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin basked in a landslide re-election victory on Monday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory. | Video