New Jersey in Partial Pollution Settlement With Argentina's YPF
Argentine state-run oil company YPF has reached a deal with the state of New Jersey that might allow the company to avoid billions of dollars in potential liabilities related to the contamination of the Passaic River.
Argentine Tax Evaders Win Investing Route to Pardons
Argentina's Congress passed controversial legislation that pardons tax evaders if they invest their hidden cash in construction projects or use it to buy bonds to help finance state-run oil company YPF SA.
Pope Francis' election reopens Argentina 'dirty war' wounds
Some continue to question what Jorge Mario Bergoglio did or didn't do during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship. BUENOS AIRES — The man who is now Pope Francis was a young Jesuit leader, not long out of seminary, when Argentina's military junta unleashed a reign of terror that became known as the "dirty war." That was more than 30 years ago, but the reaction to the naming of the first Argentine pope shows that the wounds have not yet healed.