Recent Posts by Tony Phillips

Argentina’s Warning on Sovereign Debt

The sum of the sovereign debt emissions by all of the world’s treasuries constitutes an enormous financial market concentrated in a few principal currencies and legal jurisdictions.

South American Nations Question U.S.-Colombia Military Base Agreement

The member countries of UNASUR met in Bariloche, Argentinaon Aug. 28. Photo: On Aug. 28, 10 South American presidents  Continue Reading »

South America’s Swine Flu Winter

Just three weeks after the southern winter solstice, an already overloaded Argentine health service prepares for the second winter influenza  Continue Reading »

Americas Program Interview with Nestor Stancanelli, Secretary for International Negotiations, Ministry of International Relations, Argentine Foreign Office

Discussing the G-192 Summit "Anatomy of a Crisis," world economic imbalances, and the Stiglitz Commission. A commission of experts set  Continue Reading »

South American Trade and Currency Volatility

Latin America has of some of the world’s largest countries, in terms of land area, but the continent has no  Continue Reading »

South American Nations Agree on Technical Rules for Bank of the South

On May 31, 2009, seven South American Finance ministers agreed on the basis for establishing the Bank of the South  Continue Reading »

G-20: Round Two

Brazil’s Lula da Silva and China’s Hu Jintao met in Londonat the G-20 summit. Photo: Xinhua/Lan Hongguang. In early April,  Continue Reading »

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