Argentina’s new president Mauricio Macri is hoping to tackle his country’s decade-long battle with US creditors over unpaid debt.
Argentina's central bank has performed a series of rapid-fire rate hikes to help stabilize the national currency. The country wants to prevent a repeat of its 2001-2 economic crisis that left its population in poverty.
Argentina's president plans to ban ministers from giving family members government jobs. Political scientist Claudia Zilla talks to DW about whether the move will curb corruption and what it means for the wider region.
President Trump has signed new economic sanctions on Venezuela, banning the purchase of debt owed to Venezuela's government or its state-owned enterprises. The order follows President Maduro's contested election victory.
In the Argentine president's first visit to Moscow, Mauricio Macri signed an accord for strategic dialogue with his Russian counterpart. Plans for a Russian nuclear power station in Argentina were also developed.
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