Dolan and Fry tries give Eagles glimpse but Argentina secure ARC draw

The USA got their Americas Rugby Championship campaign off to a strong start with a 35-35 draw against an Argentina XV in John Mitchell’s debut as Eagles head coach. Related: 'Americas Six Nations' gives US Eagles chance to shine under new coaches The Americans led 35-28 in the 75th minute after late tries by Cam Dolan and prop Eric Fry, but just three minutes later Tomas Carrio scampered over to level at 35-35. Debutant fly-half James Bird had a chance to give the USA the lead again but his Read more [...]

VP of Argentina receives UAE’s Foreign Minister

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina Vice President, Gabriela Michetti, met yesterday in Buenos Aires, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister and his accompanying delegation.During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and Argentina Vice President reviewed a number of issues of mutual interest and ways to strengthen bilateral relations in various fields, including the need to strengthen the economic relations, especially Read more [...]

Envoy wants Pakistan to enhance trade with Argentina

Argentina Ambassador Rodolfo Jose Martin-Saravia on Saturday said that Pakistan had good potential to promote trade and economic relations with Argentina, especially in agriculture and other fields. The private sector in Pakistan, he said, should become more proactive to explore business opportunities with Argentinian counterparts. During his farewell visit to the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he said the new government in Argentina had brought many positive reforms in business Read more [...]

Argentina in $6.5bn offer to debt holdouts

If accepted by all the holdouts, which are led by US billionaire Paul Singer's Elliott Management, the deal will clear the way for Argentina's return to the international capital markets, providing a boost for the stagnant and inflation-wracked economy long starved of foreign investment. "The proposal by Argentina is a historic breakthrough," said mediator Daniel Pollack. He said any deal would be subject to approval by Argentina's congress and the lifting Read more [...]

Los Rolling Stones llegaron a Argentina y Keith Richards saludó a los fans: el video

Los integrantes de la banda británica The Rolling Stones llegaron hoy a la Argentina provenientes de Santiago de Chile, donde anoche se presentaron en el marco de su gira por América Latina, y el domingo ofrecerán en el estadio Unico de La Plata, el primero de la serie de sus tres conciertos. Los músicos llegaron en un avión privado, en tanto que el equipo técnico arribó en un charter especial y ambos aviones descendieron en la pista de vuelos privados del Aeropuerto internacional Read more [...]

Springbok Sevens clinch Argentina showdown in Sydney

The Springbok Sevens will play Argentina on Sunday in the quarterfinals of HSBC Sydney Sevens following three convincing Pool B wins on Saturday morning (SA time). They clinched top spot in Pool B with a 26-19 victory over Kenya. However, the team suffered two injuries in their opening match against Scotland when captain, Philip Snyman, and fellow forward Kwagga Smith both had to leave the field with injuries. Smith got a bump on the shoulder while Snyman, who took over the captaincy from the Read more [...]

UPDATE 3-Argentina offers $6.5 billion cash deal to end debt battle

(Adds new details throughout)By Daniel Bases and Sarah MarshNEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES Feb 5 Argentina offered a $6.5 billion cash payment to creditors who hold its defaulted bonds on Friday, seeking to end a festering legal battle that transformed the country into a financial markets pariah.Argentina's finance ministry said two out of six leading bondholders had already accepted the offer and the U.S. court-appointed mediator hailed the proposal as an "historic breakthrough".The offer, if accepted Read more [...]

Argentina in ‘breakthrough’ offer to creditors

By Afp Published: 00:11 GMT, 6 February 2016 | Updated: 00:11 GMT, 6 February 2016 Argentina's new government has offered $6.5 billion to settle its long debt battle with "holdout" creditors, the government and a US mediator said Friday, declaring a breakthrough to the impasse.The dispute and the US court case around it has roiled global sovereign debt markets while deeply hampering Argentina's Read more [...]