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History was made in Argentina today when the Senate finally legalized abortion, following decades of struggle from the country’s pro-choice movement and a painfully close miss in the previous attempt in 2018.

The result was wider than expected, with 38 …

The summer might have brought some relief to Argentina with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the government knows the virus will inevitably strike again in a few months’ time unless something changes drastically when compared to 2020. And their …

-After a grueling 20-hour debate, the House of Representatives passed a bill legalizing abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, in cases in which the woman’s life or health is at risk, or in those deriving from rape. The …

After legalizing divorce in 1987 and gay marriage in 2010, Argentina could now be on the verge of making abortion permissible as well, with the House of Representatives opening the floor for what is expected to be a day-long discussion …

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 …

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.…