Argentina lower house clears debt settlement package

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri gestures as he speaks during the opening session of the 134th legislative term at the Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 1, 2016. REUTERS/MARCOS BRINDICCI

Argentina’s President, Mauricio Macri, won the support of the lower house of Congress for a settlement with bondholders on Wednesday, leaving Argentina one Senate vote away from ending a 14-year battle with creditors. Lawmakers across the political divide voted 165 to 86 to approve the deal after a 20-hour televised debate.

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