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Cristina Kirchner

Argentina Offers Bondholders Lowest Price Ever As Bankruptcy Looms

Argentina: poorer and poorer. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Surprise! Argentina is broke. Well, close to it. They’ve offered foreign bond holders a historic low recovery value of 30. Late last year, emerging market bond cowboys still buying Argentina’s Century Bonds in the secondary…
bubmag
April 20, 2020
Cristina Kirchner

Lawfare Reloaded: Cristina, Macri & Alberto

President Fernández with Cristina Kirchner and Mauricio Macri, is at the center of attention. Joaquin Temes As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to expand and taking over headlines, several other issues appear to have become irrelevant. Yet, Argentina is on the verge of presenting an offer to private bondholders in order…
bubmag
March 31, 2020
Cristina Kirchner

The Pope is Wrong on Argentina

When Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the new Pope after the resignation of his German predecessor, a wave of euphoria shook Argentina. He was not only the first Latin American Pope but also a beloved member of the Argentine Catholic Church. Bergoglio was well-known and respected because of his work as…
bubmag
March 27, 2020
Cristina Kirchner

A short backstory of CJNG’s arrival in South America

Mexican drug lord Gerardo González Valencia did not choose a good time to settle with his family in Argentina. He arrived in 2009, a year after three pharmaceutical businessmen, Sebastián Forza, Damián Ferrón, and Leopoldo Bina, were kidnapped and killed in an apparent ephedrine dispute that shocked Argentina. Through its local…
bubmag
March 13, 2020
Cristina Kirchner

Argentina ramps up taxes on soya exports

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Argentina's farmers announced on Thursday a four-day strike after the government of President Alberto Fernandez increased tariffs on soya exports just three months after already hitting the agricultural sector with higher taxes.Soya is Argentina's biggest export commodity and the government hiked tariffs from 30 to 33…
bubmag
March 5, 2020