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NEW YORK, Oct.
Argentina may be slipping into a deep and prolonged recession, despite government efforts suggesting slow growth, a private-sector analysis finds.
Argentina's Senate approved a measure nationalizing private pension funds to protect about $25 billion from the global financial crisis, a lawmaker said. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner proposed nationalizing the private pension system in October, The Washington Post reported Friday. Critics said the Argentine government was trying to seize control of the funds to prop up its own finances, the Post reported.
Text of report by government-owned Argentine news agency Telam ["Chavez: 'It Is Time To Resume Gas Pipeline of South Issue'" - Telam Headline] Buenos Aires, 4 Aug (Telam) -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez stated this afternoon that "it is time to restart the issue of the Gas Pipeline of the South, which would link Caracas with Buenos Aires" and he called to give "content, with tangible projects" to the integration between his country, Brazil, and Argentina.
Text of report by government-owned Argentine news agency Telam [Report "Argentine Senate Rejects Export-tariff Bill" - Telam Headline] Buenos Aires, 17 July: Argentina's Senate voted against a government-backed grain-export tax package early Thursday by the narrowest of margins, dealing a harsh blow to President Cristina Fernandez.
By Jack Chang INES INDART, Argentina - For more than a century, the farmers who work the vast plains of central Argentina have prided themselves on growing enough food to feed much of the rest of the world.
By Damian Wroclavsky BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina canceled its entire $9.5 billion debt to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, effectively cutting free from the Washington-based lender after years of bitter clashes.
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