Congress was supposed to finalize a bill last month to help the US territory solve its debt crisis, but legislators left for vacation without taking action.
Argentina remembered the victims of the country’s 1976 to 1982 dictatorship on the 40th anniversary of the coup that started it all with a massive march through the capital that was peppered with banners saying "Obama Go Home."
The deal, announced on Monday, looks set to end one of the most brutal debt battles ever seen between a country and a creditor though some in Argentina see it as a betrayal
The coordinated day of action took aim at the private equity firm Blackstone, which protesters say purposely swooped in on housing in the wake of the financial crash and is now forcing people out.
Across the globe there are signs that the world’s most powerful and unaccountable financial institutions are gaining more and more control over housing stock.
The government’s default on its debt threatens to further erode confidence and amplify the economic uncertainty of its deep recession.
Argentina missed a Monday deadline to settle its sovereign debt — but still has a 30-day grace period before the "vulture funds" swoop in.
A Supreme Court decision in the debt "trial of the century" could endanger debt restructuring efforts by countries around the world.