Anything but green – Buenos Aires Times


Rarely able to control events, governments here have tended to fall back on control of the agenda and of the street – with the latter so relative in this pandemic year, the former becomes all the more vital but has started spinning dangerously beyond the Alberto Fernández administration’s grasp this week, starting last Tuesday. The cost of those wasted months of debt negotiation is now coming home – if the offer finally made had been prompter, the economy could have been relaunched during the presidential honeymoon with net Central Bank reserves still in 11 digits instead of the exit from default coming too late to stop the rot.

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