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While the country mourned the death of football star Diego Maradona, the Kirchnerite-dominated Senate passed a reform it has very much been looking for: a new set of rules to nominate and remove attorney generals and prosecutors.

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-Alberto Fernández’s first phone call with US president-elect Joe Biden was a bumpy one.

The call per se went normally, with Biden’s transition’s team saying afterwards that the leaders talked about COVID, “economic prosperity, combating climate change, strengthening democracy and …

Just like Diego Maradona. With deep emotion, pain, tears, and intense passion. But also with a whirlwind that struck Casa Rosada and hit at everything in its way. The goodbye to Argentina’s number 10 overwhelmed feelings and presidential security at …

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 …

-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 …

After being the first Latin American leader to congratulate Joe Biden for beating Donald Trump in the US presidential election, Alberto Fernández went one step further yesterday and detailed his thoughts on how Biden’s presidency could compare to that of …

Elections in the United States were, as is often the case, a close nail-biting affair. Although the vote took place on November 3, it wasn’t until November 7 that all major US media outlets were calling Joe Biden the clear …

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 …

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 …