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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 large majority of Argentines are certain that society is rotten, but that they are one of the few good apples who have managed to stay immune to the lure of the dark side. Moreover, the already small group of

Despite knowing their chances of fulfilling their goal are slim to none, yesterday the Cambiemos caucus in the Senate introduced a formal petition to debate the request from Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio to strip former President and current Senator, Cristina …

As expected, the Senate passed the 2019 budget bill in the early hours of Thursday morning, thus approving the economic guidelines set by the government for the next year. To do so, Cambiemos’ representatives in the Upper House had the …

Even though Argentina’s unemployment rate clocked in at 9.6 percent in the second quarter of 2018, a new survey released this week by the Small and Medium-sized Business Observatory Foundation (FOP) concluded that the labor market also suffers of another …

The budget commission in the Senate passed yesterday the 2019 budget bill, leaving the Macri administration a step away from turning it into a law. With the support of 12 out of the 17 senators present, the bill will now …

Government officials announced on Thursday that they would seek to deport four foreigners who, according to police, participated in the clashes that took place outside Congress during the debate over the 2019 Budget Bill.

However, chances are they are not

In the end, the government managed to pass the 2019 Budget Bill in the Lower House in the early hours of the morning, but just like it happened in December last year during the pensions reform bill, everyone’s attention was …

As government and opposition representatives began what is set to be a long and heated debate over the 2019 budget bill, tensions outside the chamber are also running high.

Daniel Menéndez, leader of one of the organizations which along with …