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News Argentina » Government: Argentina eases residency application for Venezuelan immigrants

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-venezuela-migrants/argentina-eases-residency-application-for-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKCN1G62QJ
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Like other South American countries, Argentina has experienced a surge in immigration from Venezuela, as hundreds of thousands flee the OPEC nation’s deepening economic crisis. Government data shows Argentina granted residency to 31,167 Venezuelans in ...

News Argentina » Government: Argentina truckers gridlock traffic to protest Macri reforms

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/21/argentina-truckers-gridlock-traffic-to-protest-macri-reforms.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Macri, a conservative, came into power in 2015 promising to cut government spending. He says the measures are necessary to attract foreign investment and boost Argentina's economy. But he has faced labor unrest. Bank workers recently staged a strike to ...

News Argentina » Government: Argentina: Government, Media try to Suppress Workers, Activists Protest Against Austerity

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Argentina-Government-Media-try-to-Suppress-Workers-Activists-Protest-Against-Austerity-20180221-0011.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Macri’s government and mainstream media outlets have attempted to discredit the march and prevent protesters from getting to Buenos Aires. The various groups, including the General Confederation of Labor (3 million members) and the Argentine Workers ...

News Argentina » Government: Argentina: Drug seizure at Russian embassy leads to arrests

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/02/argentina-arrests-after-cocaine-seized-at-russian-embassy/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A former Russian diplomatic official ... Buenos Aires that prompted a yearlong investigation into an international drug ring, the government said Thursday. Argentine Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said the 860 pounds ...

News Argentina » Government: A Changing Energy Environment Could Block Argentina’s Shale Revolution

News channel or source: http://www.americasquarterly.org/content/argentinas-shale-energy-plans-run-trouble-riposte
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The article frames the development of Argentina’s shale reserves as crucial to the government’s efforts to accelerate growth. Indeed, Argentina has the second-largest shale gas reserves in the world and the fourth-largest reserves of tight oil ...

News Argentina » Government: LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Argentina

News channel or source: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/latin-america-the-caribbean-a-legal-16174/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

1. What role does the government of Argentina play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? Argentina’s government has issued general regulations regarding foreign investment, and has, in general, allowed the market and investment ...

News Argentina » Government: Massive Mobilization In Argentina Against Government Policies

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24852&SEO=massive-mobilization-in-argentina-against-government-policies
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Buenos Aires, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) A crowd gathered today at the emblematic 9 de Julio Avenue, in this capital, where union leaders made strong speeches against the government policies and asked to stop the dismissals and the adjustment. From a tribune ...

News Argentina » Government: Is Argentina The New Darling Of Emerging Markets?

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2018/02/20/is-argentina-the-new-darling-of-emerging-markets/?ss=markets
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Some of its best stocks, like Mercado Libre, have extreme valuations. To some close watchers, Argentina today resembles that of the Carlos Menem Government of the 1990s. They are afraid history will repeat itself, with more boom and bust cycles.

News Argentina » Government: Argentina truckers block streets to protest austerity

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/argentina-truckers-block-streets-protest-austerity-180222071404956.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

According to local media, the organisers estimated that 400,000 attended Wednesday's rally, while the government of the city of Buenos Aires said about 140,000 were present. Argentina recorded an inflation rate of 24.8 percent in 2017, according to ...

News Argentina » Government: Commerce Department Affirms Argentina, Indonesia Biodiesel Dumping Claims

News channel or source: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/perspectives/blogs/ethanol-blog/blog-post/2018/02/22/commerce-department-affirms-dumping
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

In written comments to the International Trade Commission, the Argentine government said the NBB petition was based on "extremely limited" information and actually shows the U.S. industry was unharmed. Argentina made the case U.S. producers never claimed ...