Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced plans to replace country’s restructured debt with bond issue.  Photograph: Reuters

Argentina today accused the US judge who called the country’s new debt restructuring plan illegal of making “imperialist” comments against the South A(...)

A poster in Buenos Aires  this week depicts  New York judge Thomas Griesa as a vulture. Judge Griesa is overseeing Argentina’s long-running battle with hedge funds over defaulted debt. The poster, run by  political organisation Transversal Front, reads, “Griesa wants your house, your job and your food”. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina branded the hedge funds suing the country over their debt holdings an “international mafia” yesterday after talks to bring a swift end to it(...)

Paul Singer, billionaire founder and president of Elliott Management.   Photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

The hedge fund firm of billionaire Paul E Singer has about 300 employees, yet it has managed to force Argentina, a nation of 41 million people, into a(...)

Despite the little time remaining, Argentina’s economy minister Axel Kicillof last week travelled to Brazil to a summit of emerging market nations. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

In Rebel Without a Cause, the anti-hero played by James Dean is challenged to a lethal game of chicken in which two cars must race towards a cliff. Th(...)

Carmine Boccuzzi (centre), a lawyer representing Argentina from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Argentina has threatened to default on its debt when the government called it “impossible” to pay bond service due on June 30th, citing a US court de(...)

Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, used the term “extortion” to describe a ruling by the US Supreme Court. Photograph: David Fernandez/EPA

Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner yesterday set senior officials the task of averting a debt crisis a day after she ruled out co(...)

Argentinian president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner raised the prospect of a new sovereign default in a national address yesterday. Photograph: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the Argentinian president, raised the prospect of a new sovereign default in a national address yesterday. She said he(...)

Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner ruled out complying with a US court order to pay holders of defaulted bonds in full. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner ruled out complying with a US court order to pay holders of defaulted bonds in full, leaving the (...)

Buenos Aires, Argentina. The US Supreme Court has declined to hear Argentina’s appeal over its battle with hedge funds that refused to take part in its debt restructurings, Photo: Bloomberg

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear Argentina’s appeal over its battle with hedge funds that refused to take part in its debt restructurings, a (...)