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Happy Election Year everybody!

As you may be aware, in 2019 roughly a third of the Senate, half of Congress, our Vice-President and President are all up for election. What you may not know is that 21 of 23 …

As society continues to move forward against accusations of sexual abuse and gender-based violence – the last catalyst being the one leveled against actor Juan Darthés by Thelma Fardín – Congress is reacting in order to cement these changes.

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The rape accusation leveled against local telenovela actor Juan Darthés by actress Thelma Fardín on December 11 sparked an avalanche of similar revelations within Argentina’s film and TV industry, with accusations of sexual harassment spanning across all landscapes and demographics. …

As the founding director and partner at Management & Fit – one of the largest political and economic consultants in the country – Mariel Fornoni has access to first hand information about the impression people have of politicians, the state …

After an exhausting 15-hour debate, Argentina’s Senate has said ‘no’ to legalizing abortion. The legislators of the Upper House discussed the future of reproductive rights while thousands gathered around Congress for an all-day, all-night vigil in the frigid Buenos Aires …

As the debate over the bill to legalize and decriminalize abortion continues, the medical sector is in a state of turmoil. Between doctors being shamed for carrying out legal abortions, growing divisions between opposing sides of the debate, and …

This Wednesday marks World Transplant Day, an opportunity to honor and acknowledge those who are medically obliged to depend on the generosity of others, and a day to consider the importance of organ donation in the lives of Argentines. In …

If you haven’t already heard, an Appeals Court ordered today Julio De Vido be stripped from his parliamentary immunity and detained, because he could potentially interfere with the case investigating him for allegedly embezzling millions that were supposed to go …

According to the budget bill for 2018, the Macri administration is planning on investing more than AR$ 50 billion in public works, and intends to give the Buenos Aires province roughly 26 percent of those funds. The Provinces of Santa …

Guys, this is bananas! (Sorry, I had to make that joke)

Banana producers from the Salta, Jujuy, and Formosa provinces staged a protest in Plaza de Mayo this Wednesday that they aptly titled bananazo. (Side note: We had …