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Articles by Jo March

The death of Prosecutor Alberto Nisman hours away from testifying before Congress against President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner and a group of her closest collaborators has the entire country playing the role of Olivia Pope in what could very well be …

Impending doom is back to haunt us in the form of the much-reviled “vulture” funds and, apparently, the Argentine government is not going down without a very public fight. At least in the media, that is. But in the midst

The “truth commission” set by Argentina and Iran to investigate the bombing of the Argentine Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) in 1994 faces yet another obstacle in its inevitable way south as a federal court in Argentina deemed the commission unconstitutional

Political turmoils in Latin America seem to follow an inescapable and cliched historical pattern: an unpopular administration that benefits the powerful few and neglects the rest is overthrown by popular demands of the masses who, in turn, elect a charismatic, …

The fact that Argentina is the country with the highest rate of psychoanalysts per capita has never made better sense.

This country lives in state of constant identity crisis. One day, we are all proud descendants of European immigrants. The

“Se pudrió todo”.

In case you were wondering, that’s Spanish for “it’s all gone to hell.” Ironically, it’s also the non-diplomatic term that Uruguay’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luis Almagro, used last Friday when he was asked how things were …

It’s Friday again!

Oh wait. That’s not my line! But since there’s no Friday Roundup today (Adrian is on “vacation”) I guess I can use it anyway.

The end of the year is upon us and as we melt-away in

Known on this side of the Andes as that svelte piece of land where Shopping is cheap and abundant (they have an H&M store for chrissake!) and where university students passionately display tumultuous revolts against the education system, Chile is

The seemingly insurmountable sovereignty dispute over the Malvinas/Falklands islands took an interesting turn two weeks ago after the Lower House passed an amendment to Law 26.659 to penalize any activity of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in the country’s …

News broke last week that the Russian authorities had granted bail to Hernán Pérez Orsi and Camila Speziale, the two Argentines arrested along with 28 other Greenpeace activists two months ago while staging a protest at a Gazprom oil platform