Tag: Argentina


Lesson in cleaning surplus civil servants

Argentine President Milei already sets aside 7,000 officials.

Lesson in cleaning surplus civil servants eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 17 dec 2023– The administration of President Javier Milei is planning not to renew the contracts of some 7,000 state workers, which would add to the hardships many Argentine families are going through amid deep reforms to recover from the country’s current crisis, it was reported in…
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Javier Milei’s radical policies win over weary Argentines

He is a self-proclaimed “anarcho-capitalist” and in a run-off, the people have entrusted this political firebrand to shake the country out of economic malaise. Will he deliver?

Javier Milei

In Argentina, Javier Milei faces a massive economic crisis

The radical libertarian is taking over a country on the brink To an American audience, Argentina’s election may seem uncannily familiar. A political outsider with bouffant hair and a history of outrageous remarks promises to make the country “great again”, and is written off by the liberal elite before winning the presidential poll with a…
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Why is Argentina’s economy such a mess

Why is Argentina’s economy such a mess?

Rampant inflation, a booming black market for US dollars and crippling debt – welcome to Argentina, one of the world’s most dysfunctional economies. How did it end up like this?

Argentina Could Have Been a Superpower. Now, It's Falling Apart.

Argentina Could Have Been a Superpower. Now, It’s Falling Apart.

100 years ago, Argentina was one of the wealthiest places on the planet. But then something went wrong and Argentina started a long economic downfall that has been getting worse, worse and worse ever since. But how does a country go from a future superpower to one of the most messed up economies in the…
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French Total planning to drill for gas off shore Tierra del Fuego

French Total planning to drill for gas off shore Tierra del Fuego

The US$ 700 million project is expected to produce some 10 million cubic meters of natural gas per day, representing 8% of Argentina’s total production France’s Total Vice-president said the company will start drilling at the Fenix field off the southern Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego in March 2024 and expects to start production the following November.  The US$ 700 million…
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Conferencia de prensa para América Latina: Perspectivas económicas de la OCDE

Conferencia de prensa para América Latina

Perspectivas económicas de la OCDE Economistas de la OCDE presentaron los principales mensajes de las Perspectivas económicas de la OCDE y también las perspectivas para Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, México y Perú.

Eu Investment Latin America

EU to Invest in Latin America

Caribbean included in 45 Billion € Package eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 18 July 2023 — European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced Monday an investment of € 45 billion over several years for Latin American and Caribbean economies through the Global Gateway program, the EU’s response to massive Chinese undertakings in the region. Von der Leyen…
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Suspending the Parliament in Suriname – Pros and Cons in the Historic Context

Aai-, dear, dear Steven,My esteem and respect for you, since the days when I visited you when you still studied so incredibly hard in the U.S. of A. and to which I even devoted a radio story, is boundlessly great. Your statement about suspending parliament in Suriname to save the country in various areas is…
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Celac Meeting Buenos Aires

Suriname present at CELAC meeting in Buenos Aires ?

Silence from Paramaribo is deafening? eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, January 26 2023– Argentinian President Alberto Fernández  met Wednesday with European Council President Charles Michel at Casa Rosada to discuss the importance of strengthening the bilateral agenda European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac). Both leaders highlighted the complementarity between both regions and the…
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