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Almost every moment in Argentina since last Wednesday has been tied to the death of national icon Diego Maradona, with homages to the football star in every corner of public and private life.

-The wake was predictably a mass

-News over the weekend was dominated by the tragic death of businessman Jorge Brito in a helicopter accident in Cabra Corral, Salta Province. Brito was a massively influential banker in Argentina, owner of the largest private national bank (Macro), with …

-The ruling Frente de Todos coalition, with Máximo Kirchner acting as its spearhead in the House of Representatives, secured the passing of a one-time emergency wealth tax in the lower chamber yesterday morning by 133 votes in favor vs. 115 …

After being the first Latin American leader to congratulate Joe Biden for beating Donald Trump in the US presidential election, Alberto Fernández went one step further yesterday and detailed his thoughts on how Biden’s presidency could compare to that of …

Elections in the United States were, as is often the case, a close nail-biting affair. Although the vote took place on November 3, it wasn’t until November 7 that all major US media outlets were calling Joe Biden the clear …

Busy days in almost any country’s politics are comparatively boring and uneventful when contrasted with Argentine standards.

Yesterday was no exception: the President almost caught COVID after grossly violating all of the protocols he insists the rest of us should …

The government made two massive announcements yesterday evening, and although the topics have little to do with each other at first sight, it’s hard to think that the timing was a coincidence.

-On the one hand, Economy Minister Martín Guzmán …

While the world’s eyes were focused on whether Biden or Trump took the US presidential race, in Argentina the first noises about the coming electoral cycles started to appear, more than one year after Alberto Fernández’s defeat of Mauricio Macri:…

Tired of the lockdown? Worried about catching COVID? No reason to feel down anymore, as Argentina keeps making deals with foreign countries and laboratories to bring in millions of vaccine doses over the coming months.

One small caveat though: we …

After being postponed for months due to the pandemic, Chile finally voted on whether (and how) to reform its dictatorship-era constitution this weekend, and the victory for those in favor was as big as expected.

Landslide victory for constitutional reformers in Chile

78.2 percent of voters …