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Argentina: From Bad to Worse

More than 300,000 Argentines took to the streets of Buenos Aires recently to protest the administration of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. It was the second major protest in two months against high levels of crime and inflation.

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Argentine government chides oil exploration companies in the Falklands

As the 30 year anniversary of the invasion by Argentina (ARGT, quote) of the Falkland Islands approaches on April 2, rhetoric from the Argentine government over foreign oil exploration in the area continues to grow louder. Yesterday, Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timmerman proclaimed that the government will look to sue foreign oil companies operating around the Falklands in both domestic and international courts to ensure that this supposedly illegal drilling is halted.

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