DNA tests result in Arizona rape arrest

CHANDLER, Ariz., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Police in Arizona say DNA testing led them to arrest a 39-year-old construction worker they believe is the so-called "Chandler Rapist."

The Bear's Lair: Don't bail out deadbeats

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The International Monetary Fund announced Wednesday that it had voted to release $350 million of a $13.3 billion program to roll over outstanding IMF loans to Argentina. That decision reportedly met with considerable opposition in the IMF's board, since A

The Bear's Lair: A club I wouldn't join-I

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The collapse at Cancun of the Doha round of world trade talks was a major blow for world prosperity for the next decade. The likely collapse in Miami of the Free Trade Area of the Americas negotiations will be at worst a blip, at best a benefit - FTAA, as
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Review: Latin America after "Consensus"

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- As discussed in my "Bear's Lair" column Monday, the Washington Consensus collection of economic development policies have been most intensively applied in Latin America, with mixed and latterly disappointing results. The question naturally arises: what sh
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Global View: Curing the economy

You argue Alan Greenspan, Federal Reserve chairman, is getting it wrong and so is U.S. President George W. Bush. That is what some readers have written to say. But you don't say what the policy-makers should do. How should economic policy be run in the Un
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

The Bottom Line: Beef, ballots and bulls

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Investors who decided last fall that ballots are bullish for Argentina -- meaning, bet on an election cycle rally -- have enjoyed spectacular gains. The Merval Index has more than doubled, in dollar terms, since early 2002, and rose more than 30 percent i

Analysis: Old guard wins in Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 28 (UPI) -- It was politics as usual for Argentina and Paraguay in presidential elections this weekend, but what remains to be seen is if that means economics as usual, too.
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent

Latin American markets roundup

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 24 (UPI) -- Stocks were mostly up across Latin America in an abbreviated holiday week of trading. Relief that the war in Iraq seemed resolved with little difficulty, and solid domestic news buoyed investors.
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis: Argentina vote fights over past

QUERETARO, Mexico, April 17 (UPI) -- The first round of the Argentine presidential election takes place April 27. It says much that Carlos Menem, the country's president for two terms that stretched across the 1990s, has a good chance of winning. He left office in 1999 among cries of corrupt
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

Feature: What choice for Argentine voters?

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- How much is the word of an Argentine politician worth? That is the big question being bandied about the beleaguered country's press these days as the focus has turned from a long-sought loan deal with the International Monetary Fund to a presidential elec
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent

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Analysis: Where next in Argentina?

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The Cato Institute's 20th annual monetary conference, in New York Thursday, looked in detail at the Argentine crisis, and at prognostications for the future. It was not optimistic.
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

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