Argentina’s K Decade: 10 years of Kirchnerismo

As a Huge crowd cheers Argentine leader’s 10-year rule, ‘Bad vibes’ spoil Kirchners’ decade in Argentina.

“Bad vibes” is one way to call high inflation, near-default debt, persecuting economists, capital flight, takeover of private pension funds, Aerolíneas Argentinas and Repsol’s YPF, and the decline of the farming industry while the judiciary and media are under siege , and Cristina keeps making rude noises about the Falklands (between shopping trips to Paris).

Yeah, “bad vibes”.

AFP has a report in Spanish on the “K” decade,

Related:
Google no longer able to pay Android developers in Argentina, pulling apps on July 27th

Developers in Argentina have begun receiving letters from Google informing them that “Google Play will no longer be able to accept payments on behalf of developers registered in Argentina starting June 27, 2013.” The change applies to both paid apps and apps that use in-app purchases. The move appears to be related to new, restrictive regulations the Argentine government has imposed on currency exchanges, which The Telegraph detailed this past September.


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2 Responses to “Argentina’s K Decade: 10 years of Kirchnerismo”

  1. jlh Says:

    Cuba: “In other words, all the hoopla surrounding the recent ‘reform’ to allow the sale and purchase of homes in Cuba is actually just that: hoopla.”
    Argentina: “As a Huge crowd cheers Argentine leader’s 10-year rule, ‘Bad vibes’ spoil Kirchners’ decade in Argentina.”

    Sadly, no matter what we say or think, these oppressive regimes just keep rolling along. And perhaps even give us a glimpse of our future.

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