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Argentina, the smooth-talking Jorge “Coqui” Capitanich may be your next president.

But first he has to find a lady that can top his one helluvan ex-wife.

As Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s new Cabinet Chief, Capitanich has the highly visible, hardly …

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

It’s Friday again!

And boy, what a week. Remember how last year December 6th was particularly insane? Well, we could say this week was in some way similar after a wave of social unrest that swept the country and threatened …

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 …

It’s Friday again, and boy what a week.

I am exhausted. This was what us journalists like to call “an eventful week.” Come to think of it, everybody calls it that.

If you have no idea of what I’m talking …

In the last 24 hours, the province of Córdoba spiraled out of control, with the very fabric of society being torn apart after a sudden absence of law and order sent a portion of the population into a looting frenzy …

This week, Argentina expects to finalize a deal to compensate Spanish oil giant Repsol for its seizure of Repsol’s majority stake in the Argentine oil company, YPF.  Argentina is reportedly offering US$5 billion in bonds, less than half of …

It’s Friday ag-… Agh, what’s the point.

Seriously. Chances are you’re reading this on Monday or who knows what other day of the week, so what’s the point of coming up with a clever introductory paragraph?

Also, you’re probably in …

[PHOTO] On Tuesday morning, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner held a series of meetings in which she was seen wearing a white shirt, suggesting that she has finally decided to put and end to her mourning period.

The President has …

In 2006, an aggressive proposal, the “Lei Cidade Limpa” or Clean City Law, was submitted by the mayor of São Paulo, Gilberto Kassab, to his city council. The idea was radical: Kassab proposed a near-complete ban on