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Argentina asks IMF for tougher fiscal goal as questions raised

16 Jul 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina has requested several modifications to its $57 billion International Monetary Fund financing deal, including that the lender support a tougher primary fiscal surplus target to help hammer home the country's commitment to trimming back its debt.

As Argentina election nears, are the economic stars aligning for Macri?

15 Jul 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri is making an election race comeback, bolstered by a stronger peso and glimmers of economic revival as the South American nation looks to escape from a biting recession.

Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez takes aim at IMF deal

28 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES Alberto Fernandez, the main challenger to incumbent President Mauricio Macri in October elections, said on Thursday that if elected he would seek to "rework" Argentina's huge financing deal with the International Monetary Fund, calling it "harmful."

Power mostly restored after massive blackout in Argentina, but questions remain

17 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday, but Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the cause of the "unprecedented" outage was still unclear. | Video

Argentine president says Vaca Muerta gas pipeline tender to be launched in July

13 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina will launch a tender process for a major pipeline servicing the emerging Vaca Muerta shale play in July, President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday, a move that will be key to establishing steady gas exports.

UPDATE 1-Argentine president says Vaca Muerta gas pipeline tender to be launched in July

13 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 12 Argentina will launch a tender process for a major pipeline servicing the emerging Vaca Muerta shale play in July, President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday, a move that will be key to establishing steady gas exports.

Shell hopes Argentina's hydrocarbon exports tax will expire next year

13 Jun 2019

NEUQUEN, Argentina Royal Dutch Shell PLC hopes a tax on hydrocarbon exports from Argentina will expire by the end of 2020 to help lower production costs in the nation's promising Vaca Muerta shale play, a company executive said on Wednesday.

Argentine province to grant six new exploration permits for Vaca Muerta -sources

07 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 7 Argentina's Neuquen province, site of Vaca Muerta shale play, will grant six new exploration concessions before the end of the year, a local government adviser told Reuters, bringing the country closer to becoming a world oil exporting power.

Cristina Fernandez surprises Argentina by running for vice president, not top job

19 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said Saturday she will run as vice president in elections later this year, a surprise move by the firebrand former leader who had been widely expected to be the main challenger to President Mauricio Macri.

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid

19 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself.

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