Argentina Economy Ready for an Overhaul

Argentina Economy Ready for an Overhaul

On Dec. 16, 2015, Argentina’s new president, Mauricio Macri, introduced a number of economic reforms in an effort to overhaul the troubled economy of his country. The priority among them was lifting the restrictions on buying the U.S. dollar, which led to the devaluation of the weak Argentine peso. Although these changes came with soaring prices, […]

5.9 Earthquake Rocks El Galpon, Argentina (Updated)

5.9 Earthquake Rocks El Galpon, Argentina (Updated)

EL GALPON, Argentina – On Saturday, October 17, 2015, a strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake was felt over a 425-mile stretch of Argentina, including the cities of El Galpon,El Quebrachal, Joaquin V. Gonzalez, Salta, and Asuncion, Paraguay. At first, the USGS reported that the Argentina quake was a magnitude 6.0. But after a re-evaluation of the initial […]

Earthquake Measuring 5.4 Rocks Argentina

Earthquake Measuring 5.4 Rocks Argentina

A major earthquake was reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on Sept. 28, 2015, following a series of tremors in South America. Today’s seismic activity so far has produced a 5.4 magnitude earthquake, 32 miles northwest of San Antonio de Los Cobres, Argentina. During the last 10 days, the adjoining countries of Argentina and Chile […]

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