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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 …

The members of the CGT umbrella union’s Executive Board announced yesterday they will hold a general strike on Monday, June 25. The decision follows the cancellation of a meeting with members of the Macri administration, aimed at preventing exactly that.…

500 days ago, the planet awoke to a new world leader, Donald J. Trump, a year and change after Mauricio Macri was elected president of Argentina. It’s not news that relations between the United States and Argentina weren’t at their …

Back in Buenos Aires after his whirlwind trip to the G7 leaders’ summit in Canada, President Mauricio Macri has reiterated that the government’s deal with the International Monetary Fund for a Stand-By Arrangement is a “historic” opportunity and that he …

The government’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund for a stand-by arrangement appear to have entered the home stretch, with the terms of deal to be seen by the IMF’s Executive Board soon and a meeting between President Mauricio Macri …

Independent teamsters have paralyzed Buenos Aires City all day today; those grouped in a union are threatening to paralyze the country next Thursday.

However, both camps’ claims are different. The former are protesting the latest increases in the prices of …

Buenos Aires Governor María Eugenia Vidal has ruled out a presidential bid for 2019, promising to throw her support behind President Mauricio Macri’s re-election efforts instead.

Vidal has much higher approval ratings than Macri, and as governor of the country’s …

Nicolas Dujovne must regret bringing a sign that read “Let’s not return to the Fund” when he went on the talk show Odisea Argentina in late 2016. The current talks with the IMF – with Dujovne leading the negotiations for …

President Mauricio Macri opened the door today to an expanded role for the armed forces in domestic security matters – which is currently prohibited by a decree that sets out a clear  separation between domestic security and national defense – …

You missed it, admit it. The polarization between President Mauricio Macri and his predecessor and current Senator, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Macri’s singling out Fernández de Kirchner as a disruptive figure in Argentine politics, and her consequent reaction. The feud …