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Articles by Elke Wakefield

What a week. Teachers on strike, women on strike, the biggest union on strike (and fighting among itself), and then mother nature protesting with a storm so big and so scary it made the eaves shake and the dogs howl. …

A day without women? The world would likely come to a standstill. After all, a day without women is a day without half the workforce, perhaps more. According to the United Nations, women work on average 30-50 minutes more than

March has arrived, bringing with it the promise of cooler days and storms that are merely stormy, as opposed to apocalyptic. The year is in full-swing. The kids are going back to school, the leaves are anticipating their colorful death, …

Proving that it truly is an entertainment website, E! news has come out with the top twelve “hottest” politicians.

And it’s a mixed bag.

The number one position brings no surprises. It is, of course, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, …

After offending a pretty hefty portion of the country yesterday with comments about the military dictatorship, the head of the Argentine Customs Agency, Gómez Centurión, has come out with an official apology.

In a short and austere statement, Gómez Centurión …

Ah, Argentina, where things increase in price by not by 5 or 10 percent, but anywhere from 40 to 300 percentage points.

The new year brings with it a new series of rate, tariff and tax hikes. And with it,

Juan José Gómez Centurión, Head of the Argentine Customs Agency (DGA), has raised the ire of human rights organizations, the political opposition and many Argentines, by claiming that the disappearance of thousands of people during the military dictatorship of 1976-83 …

Things are heating up between Argentina and its neighbors, as the Argentine government moves towards implementing tougher border and immigration controls. Yesterday, in La Paz, the Bolivian Chancellor called upon the Argentine ambassador to ‘please explain’ Wednesday’s creation of a

January is the cruellest month in Buenos Aires: half the city is in Mar Del and the other half wishes they were, as in previous years, when inflation was only 10, and not 40, percent. But there’s no need to …

Sandra Arroyo Salgado, the ex-wife of Alberto Nisman, the federal prosecutor found dead in his apartment under murky and perplexing circumstances in January 2015, has recounted her “moving” encounter with the Pope this morning in Rome.

“He told me he