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Articles by Orlando Jenkinson

Since we found out that President Mauricio Macri became one of the highest-profile political leaders to be implicated in the Panama Papers leak of some 11.5 million legal documents from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca — the greatest data cache …

President Mauricio Macri defended the “peaceful use of nuclear energy” yesterday during his first official visit to US capital Washington, DC to attend the global Nuclear Security Summit, where fears over the vulnerability of nuclear power to terrorist groups dominated …

Last week, the ghostly name of the “Quebracho” militant group resurfaced to send shivers across the country and pour yet more speculation and rumors surrounding the death of late federal Prosecutor Alberto Nisman into the conspiratorial broth.

Why?

Former spymaster …

On the morning after President Mauricio Macri won his historic victory ending 12 years of Kirchnerism in Argentina, the head of conservative news publication La Nación published an editorial with a stunning reactionary line.

In it, the authors called for …

How are we to sum up the first month or so of Argentina’s new Let’s Change Politics ©?

Pro-business euphoria, bonfire of state jobs by the tens of thousands, something fishy in the Buenos Aires Province prison system and a …

When she stepped down from the presidency last night, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner left office with the country facing a host of problems. As across Latin America, hunger and poverty remain beatable scourges in poorer areas; the federal reserves are …

What’s Argentina’s Current Situation Regarding Human Rights?

It would take an extremely cynical person to say that Argentina’s situation regarding human rights since the fall of the last dictatorship hasn’t improved, and most drastically in the last decade or so …

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner cast her vote for the last time as Argentine President at a Catholic school in Río Gallegos just after midday today, wending her way through the forest of camera phones lining her path ahead of the …

As The Bubble reported soon after the news broke across social media, a video emerged last month of police in Tucumán mercilessly beating up a teenager inside his cell while other officers looked on, completely complicit. As he throws punches …

If the refugee crisis currently unfolding in Europe has exposed a drastic lack of unity among European states, it has also shown a clear divergence in policy between Europe — which, along with Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan is currently bearing …