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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

British officials tease Argentina and reject humanitarian aid

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… Once again, the tensions between Argentina and England are worsening in the region of the Falkland Islands (or “Malvinas”, as the Argentines call them). Since the beginning of 2020, the British are starting a series…

Argentina’s Overwhelmed Funeral Homes Not Given ‘Clear Information’ on Handling Coronavirus Remains

Funeral homes in Argentina have not been given clear instructions on how to handle corpses of those who have died from the Chinese coronavirus, according to a report from national outlet Infobae on Thursday. The Association of Funeral Service Companies in the Province of Buenos Aires (ASEF) reportedly sent a letter to Minister of Health Ginés González…

Brexit Could See the Return of the Falkland Islands to Argentina

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, Research Fellow at the Center for Syncretic Studies… The Islas Malvinas, or more commonly known as the Falkland Islands, archipelago was invaded by the United Kingdom in 1833 and its occupation has continued to date. Argentina’s claim for sovereignty through diplomatic means has been a state policy since…

Argentina’s New President Pushes Back Against IMF Nation-Stripping

Submitted by Matthew Ehret… When Christina Fernandez de Kirschner was ousted from power in 2015, many thought that Argentina was lost to the international financiers which her late husband Nestor Kirschner (2003-2007) fought so valiantly against. The Kirschners together made a powerful team, valiantly fending off the Wall Street/City of London “vulture funds” which act…

Compromise on the Falklands

Submitted by George Callaghan… The Falklands Islands lie close to Argentina but are ruled by the United Kingdom. The Falklands (Las Malvinas in Spanish) were fought over in 1982. More men died fighting for the islands than lived on the islands! An honorable compromise on this issue would redound to the credit of both sides.…

Argentina faces 9th default after LaGarde’s record $57 billion bailout (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss Argentina elections set to take place on October 27th. Argentina has imposed capital controls as the country is on the brink of its 9th default. Argentina’s Presidential front-runner has openly blamed, soon to be ECB head and former IMF chief Christine Lagarde, for the country’s imminent…

Argentina Imposes Currency Controls

Late on Friday, when we noted that according to Argentina's next president, Alberto Fernandez, the country's upcoming bond default, its 9th since declaring Independence, was the IMF's fault as much as that of outgoing president Mauricio Macri, we pointed out that Buenos Aires has a more pressing problem: running out of money. Specifically, we noted…
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