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Jair Bolsonaro, the far right candidate leading the polls to become the next president of Brazil, made his first reference to Argentina yesterday. And predictably, and in line with most of his public statements, it was controversial: “First and foremost, …

It was just a joke.

That’s what National Deputy Elisa Carrió said after she requested President Macri to remove Justice Minister Germán Garavano yesterday morning. This fallback, uncommon for the firebrand deputy, seemed to suggest that the Casa Rosada had …

The ArgentinaPulse national survey on “Argentines’ Perceptions of the World Order, Foreign Policy, and Global Issues” was released in full this week. In a survey of 1,000 Argentines across the country, the poll gives insight into the outward thinking both …

Germán Moldes, prosecutor before a Federal Court of Appeals, requested that the indictment of former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in the so-called “notebooks scandal” be confirmed. He also supported the pre-trial arrest order issued by his counterparts in a …

The Argentine Senate passed a bill yesterday aimed at urbanizing 4,228 shanty towns (locally known as villas) throughout the country. The initiative was unanimously passed by the Lower House in May, and aims at expropriating the land where these …

Former Kirchner-era Planning Minister, Julio De Vido, was sentenced to five years and eight months in prison today after being found responsible of fraudulent administration of the public office, an action that led to the Once Railway Tragedy. In other …

Judge Ernesto Kreplak pressed criminal charges against former PRO treasurer and general accountant of the María Eugenia Vidal administration, Fernanda Inza, in the case investigating whether Cambiemos laundered campaign funds through oblivious recipients of social welfare plans.

The case was …

Update: In the end, the government will backtrack on its decision to implement retroactive increases in gas bills, initially aimed at compensating production companies for the increased costs they incurred in as a result of the devaluation the Argentine

With less than two months left on the clock of his five-year term, outgoing Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes put his final stamp on international affairs this May: a surprise announcement that Paraguay would move its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv …

President Mauricio Macri again reaffirmed that even though the country is currently immersed in an economic crisis, his government has made the right decisions to correct mismanagement of the past. Referring to his preferred metaphor, which equates him to the