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Articles by Emma Conn

This week just hasn’t been a good time to airborne in Argentina. After a telecoms failure left BA’s metropolitan Jorge Newbery Airport at a standstill on Thursday, a surprise strike Friday morning by airline pilots caused further disruption at both …

Tensions between taxistas and Uber drivers are at a peak. In just one night last week, five cars were set alight in a blatant act of hostility that has cast light on the simmering tensions between the two factions. Although …

As the “notebooks scandal” continues developing apace, Senator Miguel Ángel Pichetto is attempting to show that the personal is not political. The head of the Partido Justicialista bloc in Argentina’s Senate confirmed yesterday that the decision not to strip former …

The history of gender politics in Argentina is a tale of ongoing tensions. Even as the country begins to face up to the nefarious legacy of toxic masculinity and machismo culture, Argentina remains one of the countries with the highest …

In the midst of this Peso Palaver™, it’s easy to forget that this year is still set to be an exciting one for Argentina, and the city of Buenos Aires in particular, as it gears up to be an Art …

Kirchnerite financier Ernesto Clarens joined the ranks of the repentant yesterday and presented a plea bargain before Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio at the Comodoro Py courts as part of ongoing investigations into the Notebook Scandal, the corruption case currently rocking …

On August 8th, the Argentine Senate ruled to reject the bill to legalize abortion after months of fraught campaigning between “pro-choice” verdes and “pro-life” celestes. Nearly a month on, discussions about the implementation of national sex education are reopening …

Gradualism has definitively come to an end. As part of emergency moves aimed at stabilising the peso and calming the markets, the Argentine Government has introduced dramatic measures that they hope will slash the mounting fiscal deficit. After first announcing …

As Pope Francis find himself under siege from the conservative media for his implication in the abuse cover-up scandal rocking the Vatican, Argentina’s bishops have pledged their solidarity to their embattled compatriot. In an open letter published yesterday, the Conferencia

Look who’s piped up again. As the Argentine peso continues its spectacular collapse against the dollar, being less valuable that the Uruguayan peso for the first time in history, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has made it all about her.…