Argentina Accused Of Economic Tall Tales

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In Latin America, it was common at one time to exaggerate economic progress for short-term political gain. Most countries improved their record keeping when they joined the globalized economy. But Argentina is accused of vastly underestimating inflation and poverty, while offering rosy economic growth estimates. Besides upsetting Argentines, it also affects Americans who invested in the country.

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