Argentina’s Stumble to Default Caps Brutal Four-Year Decline

Argentina is on the verge of officially being declared in default just four years after a wave of optimism lured billions of dollars in investment. The country’s ambassador to the U.S. said it wouldn’t make $500 million of overdue payments whose grace period expired today until it can reach a restructuring deal with creditors, likely […]

Argentina Extends Lockdown to April 26 as Virus Curve Flattens

Sign up here for our daily coronavirus newsletter on what you need to know, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis. Argentina has extended a nationwide lockdown to April 26 amid signs shelter-in-place measures imposed to curb the coronavirus outbreak have succeeded in flattening the rate of infections. The country […]

Booming South American Beef Trade Stumbles on Virus Upheaval

South American meat exporters, among the biggest beneficiaries of a pig-killing disease in China, are now seeing a sharp slowdown in trade with the Asian nation as the coronavirus disrupts shipments. Argentina’s beef exports to China have almost ground to a halt as the virus restricts cargo handling in ports, Miguel Schiariti, who heads the […]