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As we wake up to the news that the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion in Argentina has been defeated in Senate by 38 votes to 31 and the pro-choice movement wipes the green face-paint from tear-stained cheeks, it’s easy …

It’s hard to believe that nearly two weeks have gone by since Argentina’s Lower House voted to pass the bill legalizing abortion, a momentous step that represented the culmination of years of campaigning by the Campaña nacional por el Derecho

New numbers have just been released for Argentina’s trade balance from last month. Just like April 2018, they are not good, and in fact have gotten worse. In the previous month, Argentina exported US $5.16 billion, while importing US …

While the recent visit to Buenos Aires by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has demonstrated that the relationship with President Mauricio Macri is strong, Santiago faces the prospects of not having an ambassador in the country for the next six months.…

A rare four-day weekend (also known as a feriado puente) is here to the collective relief of Buenos Aires denizens. And while we do hope you’re taking a well earned getaway to somewhere a bit more sunny (or at …

At 3:10 AM today, a minibus fell off the side of the road on route 7 in Mendoza, killing three passengers and injuring 20 others. The three killed were 13- and 14-years-old. Five of the 20 were “seriously” injured, according …

Pope Francis will be arriving tonight in Chile, marking his sixth visit to the Americas since he was ushered in as the first Latin American pontiff in 2013.

The visit to Chile and Peru this time around has rekindled the …

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved loans of US $130 million and US $150 million for Argentina and Chile – respectively – for the construction of a tunnel that will connect the two countries. The Black Water (Agua Negra) Tunnel …

Santiago Maldonado has been missing for almost a month now. And as days go by, questions about his whereabouts multiply while answers remain elusive. The various lines of investigation being pursued seem to be hitting one wall after another, while …