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Former federal judge Norberto Oyarbide testified today before federal judge Claudio Bonadio after finding himself embroiled in one of the greatest corruption scandals to ever break in Argentina. The scandal revolves around the discovery of eight notebooks that meticulously record

In the final sprint of the pre-vote abortion debates, legislators are beginning to make final decisions and solidify their position in the yes-camp or the no-camp, giving us a better idea of the likelihood that the bill will pass or …

Speaking with Jonathan Viale on CNN en Español yesterday, Former President Carlos Menem offered the first interview after God knows how long and yes, it was everything you expected it to be. (Well, if what you were expecting was a …

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You’ve made it to February. And now that the first month of the year is over, so is the judicial recess in Argentina, which means that the wheels of all high-profile court cases (involving high-profile political players) in the …

It seems like former President Carlos Menem – or he-who-shall-not-be-named, if you will – will be able to begin his third term in the Senate, as the Supreme Court ratified yesterday its decision to let him run for office in …

Against all odds, and to the despair of many, former president Carlos Menem didn’t burst into flames this morning when he visited the Vatican to have a private meeting with Pope Francis. This can only mean two things: either God

Local outlet Perfil this week reported that President Mauricio Macri’s administration is considering presenting a bill to definitively abolish compulsory military service, or conscription, in the country. You’re probably wondering, “Wait, Argentina has a military service?” The answer is yes, …

Former President and favorite country jinx Carlos Menem made his way back to the spotlight after having kept a low profile for a long time and damn, it looked like he wanted to make up for the lost time.

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On Sunday, Hugo Omar Cañón, a legendary human rights lawyer and prosecutor, died in a highway car crash near Olivarría, Argentina. Three other people died in the head-on collision on route 51, including Cañón’s seven-year-old grandson. Cañón, who was born …

Former President Carlos S. Menem was sentenced to four and a half years of prison for embezzlement today, but as these things go, he won’t go to jail just yet since the judges will present their ruling criteria in March …