• FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2012 file photo, Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez speaks at an event marking the 158 anniversary of the stock exchange in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    Argentina has until midnight Friday to propose how it would satisfy a $1.4 billion judgment won by plaintiffs who have insisted on getting full payment in cash.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 29, 2013, 6:53 AM EDT
  • An aerial view taken on May 18, 2011, of the Malvinas gas distribution plant run by Argentinaâs Pluspetrol Company, which is part of the Camisea project in the Amazon jungle near Cuzco, 470 kilometers east of Lima, on May 18, 2011.

    The enviromemntal state of emergency, in Amazon jungle region, comes from the country's most productive oil fields, operated by Argentina-based Pluspetrol.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT