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Coexistence between a Peronist president and a BA City Mayor from an anti-Peronist coalition had started surprisingly well.

Alberto Fernández and Horacio Rodríguez Larreta seemed to be finding common ground by being the centrist wing of their respective coalitions, …

-News over the weekend was dominated by the tragic death of businessman Jorge Brito in a helicopter accident in Cabra Corral, Salta Province. Brito was a massively influential banker in Argentina, owner of the largest private national bank (Macro), with …

Inflation and currency instability at the Central Bank have made Economy Minister Martín Guzmán accelerate his efforts to show a path of fiscal austerity, which he sees as an alternative to the disorderly devaluation that he wants to avoid.…

-The ruling Frente de Todos coalition, with Máximo Kirchner acting as its spearhead in the House of Representatives, secured the passing of a one-time emergency wealth tax in the lower chamber yesterday morning by 133 votes in favor vs. 115 …

Among the many changes that the giant 2002 devaluation brought to Argentina was a sudden switch in the country’s relationship to tourism.

During the 1990s, with a strong peso legally tied to the value of one US dollar, the stories …

The 2021 budget bill passed by the House of Representatives came with some surprise changes. Among them was the reinstatement of levies on a series of electronic goods, most notably cell phones, whose internal taxes went back to pre-2017 levels. …

Busy days in almost any country’s politics are comparatively boring and uneventful when contrasted with Argentine standards.

Yesterday was no exception: the President almost caught COVID after grossly violating all of the protocols he insists the rest of us should …

Martín Guzmán has repeatedly said in his interviews and press conferences since swearing in as Alberto Fernández’s Economy minister that one of his main goals would be to “tranquilize” the economy.

After two years of constant runs against the peso …

The government made two massive announcements yesterday evening, and although the topics have little to do with each other at first sight, it’s hard to think that the timing was a coincidence.

-On the one hand, Economy Minister Martín Guzmán …

Although his phone number is still the same of his days as an ally of former president Eduardo Duhalde, Alberto Fernández believes his destiny is to re-enact Néstor Kirchner’s presidency. Ten months since inauguration, he cannot hide the nostalgia of …