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After almost two months and the statements of 700 people who spoke both in favor and against decriminalization of abortion, the first part of the debate is over. The deputy members of the four commissions involved in the debate – …

D-day is upon us. The Senate will vote today on the bill capping utility hikes and, even though President Mauricio Macri has repeatedly assured he is more than willing to veto it, the opposition will pass it anyway to both …

A judge in the province of Chaco indicted and ordered the pre-trial arrest of Aída Ayala, a former three-term mayor of the provincial capital of Resistencia and current National Deputy for the Cambiemos coalition. She stands accused of organizing a …

Faced with a vote in the Senate on Wednesday on an opposition bill to roll back utility rates, President Mauricio Macri has gone on the offensive and made an appeal for Peronist senators to not lend their support to the …

President Mauricio Macri assured in a press conference yesterday that the government considers it has left behind the economic turbulence from the past weeks. But now it will have to immediately shift – rather, return to – to another political …

The Lower House of Congress is set for more skirmishes today as lawmakers are slated to vote on a bill tabled by the opposition which establishes limits to utility bill increases.

The effort by the opposition, which has already been

The Upper House is set to start debating in the coming days different bills that form part of the labor reforms the government seeks to push. The Macri administration intended to introduce these initiatives at the end of last year, …

Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña confirmed today that, if the opposition manages to pass the bill that would have the government roll back on this year’s utility hikes, President Mauricio will veto it. Peña made the comments in a radio interview …

As popular discontent over utilities hikes grows, the Casa Rosada has invited Cambiemos’ congressional leaders to a meeting in the presidential palace today to discuss alternatives to their implementation. The controversy surrounding the dramatic increases in utility bills has dominated …

Update:the opposition finally did not manage to garner the 129 necessary deputies necessary to form quorum and debate the two bills aimed at having the government roll back on this year’s utility hikes. At 12 PM, President of the Lower