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The influential teamsters union (Camioneros) and the business sectors have agreed to a 25 percent wage increase, staving off more conflict and a strike that had been called for Tuesday and Wednesday next week.

Following the tension that spiked last …

The poverty line for a typical household in the City of Buenos Aires increased by 2.7 percent from April to May and by 25.17 percent in a year, according to the City’s statistics bureau.

A household with two economically active …

In a historic ruling, Gabriel David Marino has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2015 murder of transgender activist Diana Sacayán. This sentencing marks the first time Argentina’s justice system invoked hate crime laws for trans victims.

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Following last week’s foreign exchange volatility that took the peso to new lows against the US dollar and cost Federico Sturzenegger his job as head of the Central Bank on Thursday, newly-installed Central Bank President Luis Caputo has moved …

President Mauricio Macri sat down with Jorge Lanata yesterday to publicly address for the first time the issues that have been dominating the public agenda for the past several days. Namely, the sharp depreciation of the peso and its consequences …

After losing about 6.5 percent of its value yesterday against the dollar – a tumble that seemingly cost Federico Sturzenegger his job as head of the Central Bank – the peso lost more ground today, closing at a fresh low …

The now Minister of Treasury and Finance Nicolás Dujovne held a press conference this morning, in an attempt to convey peace of mind to markets before they opened, following yet another day that saw the peso depreciate sharply, and ended …

Once the results confirming that the decriminalization and legalization of abortion bill had been passed were read out, the celebrations this morning didn’t echo out from one particular side of the Lower House. They were instead scattered throughout the …

After blocking the debate over the decriminalization of abortion throughout her two terms in office, former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is now set to vote in favor of the bill that was passed in the Lower House today. In …

After this morning’s historic vote in the Lower House approving abortion reform, all eyes will now be focused on Senate as the bill must now win over a majority of Senators in order to become law.

Campaigners will have …