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Articles by Colin Docherty

Last Friday, Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio called on 13 government officials  to testify as to why the hell the Central Bank (BCRA) sold swap futures contracts to exchange house ROFEX at below market rate. Bonadio’s list includes three key names …

Welcome to the first instalment in my three-part series on Macri’s policies for economic growth. My goal is undergo some deeper analysis of important sectors of the new economy: telecommunications, banking and technology. Please feel free to send any feedback

Decisions can be simultaneously surprising and unexpected. To some degree, theory and practice are always in a sort of tension. Politics is very much this way, where capable politicians are limited in supply and often strategic choices seem like a …

As the October election approaches, pundits from both sides are crafting easily digestible narratives for their readers. The process happens over time – ideas are floated, slogans are tested and slowly new positions are sprinkled in, all while the pundits …

Alberto Nisman, a federal prosecutor and the lead on the AMIA bombing case, was found dead in his Puerto Madero home on Sunday leaving behind a wife and 2 children.

The timing couldn’t be more suspicious – Nisman was a …

“In the politics of medication, appropriate to the health of the community, we must prioritize that he who is human does not choose to consume medicine, but that his consumption is out of necessity, and the right to health is

So that’s that. Repsol and the Argentine government announced that they have agreed to terms regarding compensation for the 2012 nationalization of YPF, ending the long-running dispute over the Spanish oil giant’s perceived lack of investment in Argentina’s energy industry. …

Welcome to my summary of the power crisis, starting with Kirchner’s 2004 Energy Plan and ending with the current outages. In this article, I give you a contextual overview and examine Néstor Kirchner’s pragmatic solutions to energy-related problems, as well

Cristina’s new economics team recently changed the government’s approach to currency and capital controls, making some concessions to the more affluent voters, allowing them to swap up to 20% of their peso-denominated wage into dollars each month (our Bubble

MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY: You may have seen her around. Her weekly opinion pieces – republished in right-wing publications like La Nación – are such unabashed hackery that it’s inevitable you’ll have that “where do I know her from” moment – …