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Latest update : 2014-07-31

Argentina Defaults - Kirchner Cries Foul Over 'Vulture Funds' (part 2)

Is Argentina being held hostage by greedy speculators or populist politicians? Latin America's third largest economy is once again on the brink after the government failed to reach a deal with a small minority of bond holders who rejected the terms of the last default in 2001. The country's fate is being decided in New York because the debt was issued in dollars. How can these so-called 'vulture funds' be rewarded for piling on the pain when Buenos Aires has since honoured its commitments?

By François PICARD

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Alexandre KATEB

Economist and Strategic Advisor

Eduardo CUE

Costas LAPAVITSAS

Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Carlos WINOGRAD

Argentinian Former Secretary of State for Competition, Deregulation and Consumer Affairs (1999-2002)

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2014-07-31 Argentina

Argentina Defaults - Kirchner Cries Foul Over 'Vulture Funds' (part 2)

Is Argentina being held hostage by greedy speculators or populist politicians? Latin America's third largest economy is once again on the brink after the government failed to...

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2014-07-31 Argentina

Argentina Defaults - Kirchner Cries Foul Over 'Vulture Funds'

Is Argentina being held hostage by greedy speculators or populist politicians? Latin America's third largest economy is once again on the brink after the government failed to...

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2014-07-30 refugees

Iraq's Christians: Nowhere to Run? (part 2)

The world's been getting distressing tales of slaughter and destruction from Iraq in recent weeks. This time it is one of the world's oldest Christian communities that's being...

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2014-07-30 Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS)

Iraq's Christians: Nowhere to Run?

The world's been getting distressing tales of slaughter and destruction from Iraq in recent weeks. This time it is one of the world's oldest Christian communities that's being...

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