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Yesterday afternoon thousands of people took to the streets to take part in the capital’s International Women’s Day march. It was a show of solidarity, a demand for respect, and a chance to outline exactly what change people want to …

Fidel Castro was an egalitarian revolutionary who led the overthrow of a fascist dictatorship, inspired progressive politics across the world, survived hundreds of assassination attempts and introuced world-class, free education and healthcare.

Fidel Castro was an authoritarian dictator who executed …

During his election campaign and now, with over six months of presidential selfies behind him, President Mauricio Macri has talked a good game on human rights. A good game, not an inspiring one. As dry as his speeches irrefutably can …

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 …

Spain is a fairly young democracy and in this respect it has more in common with its Latin American cousins than with most of its European neighbors. General Francisco Franco, self-proclaimed as El Caudillo, ruled as dictator for 36 long

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 …

It has been twelve months since I took up my post as Australian Ambassador to Argentina. What an amazing year. I have visited many parts of this rich and diverse country. We have been fortunate to receive a range of …

Argentine markets tumbled last month. Stocks fell by three percent and sovereign debt yields reached their highest levels this year. In the three weeks following, the parallel “blue” exchange rate weakened by nearly ten percent. Even by Argentine standards, these …

Argentine markets tumbled last month. Stocks fell by three percent and sovereign debt yields reached their highest levels this year. In the three weeks following, the parallel “blue” exchange rate weakened by nearly ten percent. Even by Argentine standards, these …