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Openly in favor of the legislation from the beginning, Silvia Lospennato, PRO member and representative of the Buenos Aires Province in the Lower House, left no question as to how she would vote yesterday morning. More surprising, however, …

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 …

During almost an entire day, the Lower House debated – and ultimately passed – the bill aimed at decriminalizing abortion. The large majority of the 257 national deputies used their right to deliver an address during the session and more …

With just hours to go before the vote that will determine the fate of the bill to decriminalize abortion in Argentina, both camps are neck in neck, with the result still too close to call. As deputies continue to announce …

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 …

D-day is upon us. The Senate will vote today on the bill capping utility hikes and, even though President Mauricio Macri has repeatedly assured he is more than willing to veto it, the opposition will pass it anyway to both …

Faced with a vote in the Senate on Wednesday on an opposition bill to roll back utility rates, President Mauricio Macri has gone on the offensive and made an appeal for Peronist senators to not lend their support to the …

The bill aimed at having the government roll back on utility hikes to November 2017 rates will be discussed by today in commission in the Upper House. The Senators of the opposition caucuses that support the initiative will discuss its …

President Mauricio Macri’s administration believes that the electronic vote is a key that can help solve at least some of the country’s election woes. (Remember Tucuman’s Gubernatorial elections from last year? Burnt ballot boxes, generalized violence … yeah that was …