February 12, 2016

President Mauricio Macri today addressed reporters at the Pink House to formally announce the first hike of the year in pensions and family allowances that will be increasing by 15.35 percent starting in March. The second hike will be announced in September.

Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña announced President Mauricio Macri is set to send to Congress a bill to modify the controversial income tax, one of his campaign promises and one of the demands union leaders have made during a meeting they held with Macri and government officials earlier.

By Luciana Bertoia

The investigation into the mysterious death of Alberto Nisman could gain fresh momentum with the questioning of security officials this week, including two members of his security detail.

President Mauricio Macri today met with Peronist union leaders to discuss salary prospects for this year. A press conference is expected for today.

Delegate Paula Basílico warns of cancelled contracts on top of massive layoffs

‘They want to strip Fabricaciones Militares of its assets’

By Federico Poore


Bank shares dragged Wall Street lower on Thursday on concerns the a slowing global economy will continue to pressure interest rates, but energy shares helped the market pare losses on a report that OPEC may move to cut oil production.

• Yellen warns against gGlobal risks

The US dollar today jumped 8 cents to 14.78 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar climbed 23 cents to 14.66 pesos, á reported.

• Peso depreciates to new low

Dozens of people were killed in a riot in a prison in northeastern Mexico, local media reported, just days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another prison near in Mexico´s far north.

Huracán’s bus overturns in venezuela

No serious injuries, says club president

Soccer — argentine super cup

San Lorenzo hammers Boca to take trophy

Brazilian health authorities believe three adults died last year of suspected complications related to the Zika virus, the Health Ministry said.

Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves

Two out of three Argentine teenagers are classified as “low performers” in mathematics, according to a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that ranks Argentina 57th out of 64 countries in the subject.

• What are the PISA tests?


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