Sunday , 20 May 2018

Tough lessons from populism in argentina

Tough lessons from populism in argentina

President of Argentina Mauricio Macri attends the plenary session at the VIII Summit of the Americas, in Lima, Peru, 14 April 2018. The Summit of the Americas, which gathers heads ...

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Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Financial Review - Argentina asked the International Monetary Fund for financing to help stem a five-month-rout in the peso that is sparking a surge in interest rates and threaten ...

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The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

Last week, we witnessed a true exchange rate as it had not been seen in the country for a long time. In a period of only 5 days, the Central Bank sold 7% of its international rese ...

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Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay, Institutional Quality Champions in Latin America

Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay, Institutional Quality Champions in Latin America

According to the 2018 Institutional Quality Index of the Libertad y Progreso Foundation carried out with the support of the Naumann Foundation and RELIAL and presented yesterday, ...

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Argentina was the richest country in the world

Argentina was the richest country in the world

The recent update of the Maddison Project data states that Argentina ranked No. 1 in the GDP per capita ranking in the years 1895 and 1896. In the textbook "Economics", written by ...

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Populism: A Global Menace

Populism: A Global Menace

Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS In an article written a year ago, Peruvian writer, erstwhile politician and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa argued that the main threat to the sur ...

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To change Argentina, first we have to love it

To change Argentina, first we have to love it

We, liberals, want to change Argentina. And I am sure that we also love our country. Tension is unavoidable. We love something we want to change. We understand that, as we are, we ...

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After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

Raúl Castro leaves the presidency of the State Council to Miguel Díaz-Canel on Thursday April 19. Officially, Cuba has a government appointed by the Parliament. Actually, the gove ...

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Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

AT THE height of summer, workers bundled up in blue snowsuits are hauling boxes of ice lollies in and out of freezers at a small factory near Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital. Th ...

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Argentina is improving its ranking in the Human Freedom Index

Argentina is improving its ranking in the Human Freedom Index

According to the Human Freedom Index report, co-published by the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute, and the Liberales Institut at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom. ...

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