May 25, 2016

The government is giving off more signs that debt-fuelled investment is its main bet to revive Argentina’s stagnant economy, both through state spending in public works and with private projects.

Yearly inflation could continue to rise well into the second half of the year, the latest economic reports seem to suggest.

Former Planning minister Julio De Vido picked up a fresh legal headache yesterday after federal prosecutor Patricio Evers requested an investigation be opened against the national lawmaker for allegations that a contract to build two offices in Santiago del Estero province included above-market prices.

Record-breaking takeover still possible

Monsanto says no to Bayer’s US$62B bid

Monsanto, the world’s largest seed company, turned down Bayer’s US$62 billion acquisition bid as “incomplete and financially inadequate” yesterday, but said it was open to engage further in negotiations.

Despite the dramatic fall of oil prices, the Vaca Muerta shale formation in Neuquén remains an attractive asset for international investors, many of which are looking to increase the amount they have invested so far, Energy Minister Juan José Aranguren said yesterday.

Consumer prices in the province of San Luis increased in Aprol reaching 3.4 percent and accumulating a year-on-year rise of 39.3 percent, the provincial Statistics and Census Direction reported this morning.

Official: Argentine minorities face ‘horrible’ situation

UN slams plight of indigenous

Orlando Jenkinson

CGT more reluctant about openly clashing with president

Unions plan general strike in June after ‘anti-layoff’ veto

Police, Army become regular sights on Acapulco’s famous beaches

Mexican tourist spot becomes violent nightmare

Brazil’s interim president announced a steep round of austerity measures yesterday aimed at pulling the region’s largest economy from its worst crisis in decades, warning that a failure to act would sentence future generations to “extraordinary hardship.”

Mauricio Macri and Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer have agreed to strengthen ties after the Argentine head of state held a highly symbolic meeting with Brasilia’s new Foreign Minister José Serra in Buenos Aires during the official’s first foreign visit.

Interview with Social Sciences Latin American Council (Clacso) head Pablo Gentili

‘Macri will miss Dilma Roussseff a lot ’

By Sebastián Lacunza
Key political support for Brazil’s interim government has made it clear that Brasilia’s priority in foreign trade is oriented toward the major powers, with the United States in a prominent first place.

Despite the clear harmony at a political level and what can be read as theoretical coincidences over the direction of foreign trade, the different needs of the Mauricio Macri and Michel Temer administrations came to light yesterday.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE — manchester united

Van Gaal sacked, Mourinho poised to step in

By Orlando Jenkinson

Appropriately enough, bearing in mind the weather of the two countries, it was a cold yet bright day in Buenos Aires as the Torre de los Ingleses (“British Residents’ Tower”), that iconic landmark of the Retiro neighbourhood, celebrated its centenary.

Still arguing over Super League

Eric Weil / Sportsworld

Still arguing over Super League

A world without work

James Neilson / As I See it

A world without work

Veto power

Martín Gambarotta - News Editor

Veto power

Seven days

Michael Soltys / Senior Editor

Seven days

A tale of two cities

Thomas Manning

A tale of two cities

Key human rights body warns of funding crisis

IAHCR in ‘catastrophic’ situation

By Liliana Palermo

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Mercosur pundits split over deal with EU

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End of An Era

Agustín Creevy, Pumas and Jaguares captain

‘I see the country changing’

By Frankie Deges

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