Macri Walks on Thin Ice in Argentina

Feb 26, 2019

To receive further financial aid from the IMF, the Argentine government has to enforce drastic and unpopular measures ahead of the October elections. The International Monetary Fund recently approved the second review of Argentina’s three-year stand-by agreement. In doing so, $7.6 billion was...

How Argentina Can Rebuild Its Economy

Aug 17, 2016

Argentina’s economic reintegration to the world is helping the country attract the foreign capital that it needs to control inflation and encourage economic activity. When Mauricio Macri was inaugurated president of Argentina in December 2015, he announced that his biggest goal was to...

When Commodities Crash, Populists Suffer


Jul 13, 2016

State policy that prioritizes insulation from the world economy and redistribution of natural resource rents is a road to instability. A new wave of center-right political leadership in Argentina is systematically putting an end to 12 years of isolationist, leftist populism under Peronist...

The World This Week: Yes, Nuclear Terrorism is a Real Threat

Apr 03, 2016

Withering states with weakening writs, along with the rise of inequality and anger, imply that humanity has to prepare for the possibility of nuclear terrorism. Terrorism is in the news a lot these days. Beautiful European capitals like Paris and Brussels have been attacked. Historic cities in...

Don’t Overlook Obama’s Visit to Argentina

Apr 02, 2016

Argentina is the only major player in Latin America with a forward looking agenda that offers hope to its people. In the crush of events that always weigh down a US president, and the daily eruptions of the 2016 election campaign, it would be a monumental mistake to underestimate the importance...

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