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Articles by Demian Bio

Argentina is enduring turbulent times, and as its Independence Day looms large, the latest controversy in the political and economic landscape has accordingly a “patriotic” connotation. Yesterday, the Defense Ministry cancelled the military parade that had been set for Monday, …

Yesterday, the Lower House unanimously passed a bill aimed at urbanizing 4,228 shanty towns (villas) throughout the country. The initiative was put forward by the government and, if passed by the Senate, would expropriate the land where these …

Yesterday, the Lower House unanimously approved a bill making all Argentine citizens over the age of 18 organ donors unless they formally request otherwise. The law is known as “Ley Justina,” after Justina Lo Cane, a 12 year-old …

As the debate over the abortion decriminalization bill officially began in the Upper House yesterday, different senators presented at the same time initiatives of their own, aimed at dealing with the issue in a way they consider could potentially reach …

Private analysts estimate that this year’s inflation rate, on average, will be much higher than they expected the month before – and the previous ones before that – and will clock in at 30.3 percent, according to the latest monthly …

Update: following intense media scrutiny about the contradictions, Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña took to Twitter to support Dujovne’s initial statements and clarified the government ifs not planning on increasing taxes on overseas flights o credit card purchases made abroad.…

The night before the beginning of the next phase of the debate over the abortion decriminalization bill, National Deputy Elisa “Lilita” Carrió, one of its staunchest detractors, assured that President Mauricio Macri only enabled the debate because he had been …

La Nación published another extract of the interview that journalist Gabriel Sued held with Vice President Gabriela Michetti, which sparked controversy on Sunday, especially due to her statement about being against allowing women to access abortion services in cases of …

Vice President Gabriela Michetti saw herself embroiled in controversy – to put it mildly – yesterday, after claiming in an interview with La Nación that she personally stands against allowing women to get an abortion in case of rape.

“You …

While attending a dinner event last night, Supreme Court Chief Justice Ricardo Lorenzetti urged Argentines to “react and regulate” the uncontrolled proliferation of fake news, especially on social media.

He didn’t make these comments before just any audience, he did …