Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

Showing solidarity with those building a better world

by Aaron Kiely.

Aaron Kiely previews the Latin America ¡Adelante! Conference 2013 taking place this Saturday (7 December) at Congress House. The Latin America is now in its 9th year, and offers a unique opportunity to hear all about the latest developments in the region. 40 years ago the democratically elected left-wing President of Chile, Salvador Allende, was brutally overthrown […]

Don’t ​(cry for me) pay up now, Argentina

by Ann Pettifor.

“I had to let it happen I had to change Couldn’t stay all my life down at heel Looking out of the window Staying out of the sun So I chose freedom” (lyrics – Tim Rice) Few of our readers (we suspect) will have heard of NML Capital Ltd – a company which today is […]

Repsol-YPF: the left and nationalisation today

by David Osler.

It has been a long time since people used to get up at Labour Party meetings and casually demand the nationalisation of the top 200 monopolies, even in speeches supposedly addressing the need for better traffic light provision in Leytonstone.

Return to the Falklands

by Mike Phipps.

Riots, union bashing, privatisation, attacks on our public services – just like Tory Governments of old. Now the Coalition seems determined to emulate Thatcher in foreign policy as well. As the thirtieth anniversary of the Falklands War approaches, the UK Government is ratcheting up the tension with Argentina. It has sent a nuclear submarine — […]

Argentina/Greece: De-fault lines?

by Ann Pettifor.

So, five of the world’s biggest central banks have decided on co-ordinated action to bail out – once again – the European private banking sector. In other words, central bankers are hoping to shore up private bankers, help them defer their losses, and prevent them being disciplined by market forces for their reckless lending to EU […]

Argentina defaulted: it’s still there

by David Osler.

Ten years ago Argentina defaulted on $95bn-worth of public debt, in a move that still holds the record for the largest sovereign default of all time. By last year, it was back on the international capital markets. True, the major rating agencies assess the creditworthiness of almost all Argentine debt – sovereign, sub-sovereign and most […]

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