(May 10, 2005) Former Argentine government ministers, lawmakers and judges who benefited from graft payments throughout the 1990s could be punished by little more than a slap on the wrist if "secret laws" that permitted the corruption are not revoked.
(February 25, 2005) Some Filipino lawmakers would like to emulate Argentina, which defaulted on its loans in December 2001, rather than heed its example as a warning.
(February 17, 2005) An economic crisis as astonishing as Argentina’s deserves a detailed forensic examination, and in Paul Blustein’s second book it receives it.
(February 15, 2005) The implications of Argentina’s struggle with IMF debt for highly indebted poor countries.
(February 1, 2005) High-profile debt cases in South Asia, Argentina and Iraq are leading to increased calls worldwide for independent tribunals to determine which debts are not legally enforceable.
(January 20, 2005) As hostility to Argentina’s debt swap offer spread from Italy to Germany, Argentina made a rare apology on television to Italian bondholders, most of them pensioners, who bought the country’s bonds before a default three years ago.
(January 17, 2005) The terms of Argentina’s debt swap are harsh. Even so, most bondholders will probably accept them.
(January 14, 2005) Argentina on Friday launched its historic offer to restructure $102.6 billion in defaulted debt, scoring an early but expected victory as local pension funds holding 17 percent of the bad debt signed up for the exchange.
(November 29, 2004) Argentina’s debt issues serve as catalyst for change.
(November 24, 2004) Argentina said it will put off launching its record $102.6 billion debt restructuring from next week until Jan. 17 due to delays abroad in approving the debt swap proposal.
(November 10, 2004) Argentina’s $US100 billion debt restructuring will not only be the biggest and most contested in modern history. It is also likely to unleash a legal battle without precedents between a state and its creditors.
(October 28, 2004)Argentina may fail to win support from a majority of bondholders by refusing to change terms of its offer to restructure $100 billion of defaulted debt.
(August 30, 2004) Considering the potentially grave consequences of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) authorizing the massive trading of a Mega-Swap of Argentine Sovereign Debt Bonds.
(March 18, 2004) Cash-strapped Argentina needs more help from rich nations to track tens of millions of dollars allegedly stashed abroad by former President Carlos Menem and his associates.
(November 22, 2002) Argentina’s decision to default on its debt to the World Bank could hurt the country’s poor but might also prove beneficial in the long run, some analysts here say.