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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 …

-After 300.000 doses of Russia’s “Sputnik V” vaccine arrived in Argentina last week and were distributed throughout the country’s 24 provinces during the Christmas weekend, a nationwide vaccination campaign will start today to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Doctors and nurses …

Two and a half years after the previous attempt to legalize abortion fell short in the Senate, the rematch now awaits, with the pro-choice side of the aisle now somewhat more confident that a win is possible.

But a …

Cristina Kirchner is showing her active support for the abortion legalization bill from her place in the Senate.

After approval in the House of Representatives, the VP and President of the Senate had to decide which committees would discuss …

-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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-The ruling Frente de Todos coalition, with Máximo Kirchner acting as its spearhead in the House of Representatives, secured the passing of a one-time emergency wealth tax in the lower chamber yesterday morning by 133 votes in favor vs. 115 …

After being the first Latin American leader to congratulate Joe Biden for beating Donald Trump in the US presidential election, Alberto Fernández went one step further yesterday and detailed his thoughts on how Biden’s presidency could compare to that of …

Busy days in almost any country’s politics are comparatively boring and uneventful when contrasted with Argentine standards.

Yesterday was no exception: the President almost caught COVID after grossly violating all of the protocols he insists the rest of us should …