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Articles by Elke Wakefield

The latest twist in the Cristina Kirchner – Oscar Parrilli scandal has emerged, as the judge who authorized the recording of a headline-generating telephone conversation between the former President and the former Intelligence Agency chief came forth to tell his …

An Argentine mayor from the northeastern province of Santa Fe has proposed a rather ‘striking’ approach for resolving crime in Argentina: eliminate democracy, bring back corporal punishment.

Speaking on local television, mayor of San Jorge, Enrique Marucci, said “if I …

The Cristina Kirchner – Oscar Parrilli saga continues, with the former President and her ex Spy Chief lashing out at President Macri and the Supreme Court over yesterday’s dissemination of a recording of a telephone conversation the pair had in

The recording of the phone conversation between former President Cristina Kirchner and ex-Director of Operations of Argentina’s Intelligence Service, Oscar Parrilli, that got everyone so hot under the collar on Friday, has finally been leaked, and the media is having …

Move to Scotland or become Argentine? This is the option that Kelpers, or Falkland Islanders, may have faced if a proposed plan for handing over the Malvinas Islands to Argentina was given the green light.

The UK’s Daily Mail has …

Two colorful characters pressed suits, as recently anointed Cyber Security Advisor to Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and ‘Renewal Front’ deputy, Sergio Massa, met in Washington on the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Perhaps slightly more peripheral than either would like …

Buenos Aires has entered an alternate reality. The sun is white hot, Once is empty, none of the men have shirts on and there are beaches in the parks. You could escape, but why miss the opportunity to wander the …

An Italian court has found eight men guilty for their role in US backed Operation Condor, an international campaign of political repression and state terror coordinated by various Latin American governments in the 1970s and 80s to stamp out opposition.

When life gives you lemon, make lemonade. When life throws a natural disaster your way, through an asado?

Extreme flooding in Santa Fe province hasn’t stopped one group of friends from enjoying that most beloved of Argentine traditions: the asado

A cinematic police chase. A shoot out. Two men killed. Sixteen police officers and five civilians arrested. Fifteen firearms confiscated. Alleged extortion and harassment. The sleepy tourist and agricultural village, Tafí del Valle, in the mountainous province of Tucumán, has