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Looking beyond the end of the Latin American Pink Tide

Adam Fishwick

Despite recent electoral defeats for the left social protest and mobilisation in Argentina suggest the Pink Tide’s decline may be overstated The resurgence of the right in Latin America – from the recent electoral victories of the MUD alliance in Venezuela to the attempted impeachment (and possible constitutional coup) against Dilma Rousseff and the PT in Brazil to the presidential … Continue reading

3 May 2016 by
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Argentina’s latest ‘default’: it’s all in the contract!

Giselle Datz

International litigation instills yet more ‘ad hocery’ in the increasingly tricky debt game A few days ago, on 1 August, credit rating agencies downgraded Argentine bonds to ‘selective default’. The country’s creditors, who accepted both the 2005 and 2010 debt restructurings that followed the 2001 default, had not received their interest payments on the expected date (30 June 2014). But … Continue reading

5 August 2014 by
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