Three waves of agricultural strikes and surging inflation threaten to make a lame duck of Argentina's new president.
Cristina Kirchner has won Argentina’s presidency, but she will have to deal with her husband’s economic legacy and charges of a political dynasty.
Strange money stashes and questionable inflation numbers cloud the future for President Nestor Kirchner and his wife Cristina, Argentina’s political power couple.
Listen to Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, president of Argentina, discuss her country's economic growth since 2001 and the successes of multilateralism in Latin America.
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The death of an Argentine prosecutor reveals deeper problems in the country's political system, says expert Sergio Berensztein.
Celia Szusterman argues that the real Latin America story in 2006 is not of a revived, solidaristic left but of a resurgent, divisive populism that is corroding public life.
The economic history of Argentina from the mid-1940s, when Juan Domingo Peron came to power, to the end of the 1980s can be narrated without any significant reference to the role of the U.S. government. However, since 1989, when Carlos Saul Menem became the first Peronist to be elected president after Peron's death, the relationship between Argentina and the U.S government has been often mentioned as a key factor in the ups and downs of the Argentinian economy...
An external report commissioned by the IMF in response to criticsm of its reporting on Argentina finds an influential 2004 IEO report had toned down criticisms of IMF staff and focused on the mistakes of Argentine authorities.
Given manageable amounts of debt yet limited room for maneuvering, Argentina acted sensibly in defaulting on its debt, writes Shannon O'Neil.
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher gave this speech on July 3, 1982, about a month after Argentina surrended to Britain in the Falklands War.
A Conversation with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
Two former Latin American finance ministers discuss the lessons learned from the monetary crisis in Argentina.
Watch Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, president of Argentina, discuss her country's economic growth since 2001 and the successes of multilateralism in Latin America.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
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