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President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner officially inaugurated the Kirchner Cultural Center today, and while its nine-year development has seen its share of scandal due to its extremely overblown budget, it’s time for everyone to admit that the end result is …

“I’d like to offer my public apologies to everyone. To my family, to my friends, and especially to my mother-in-law, the president of the republic, because she never knew anything”.

Girl, you sound like you are in trouble. Natalia Compagnon, …

Last week the Federal Chamber confirmed Vice-President Amado Boudou’s indictment for corruption charges stemming from his role in the appropriation of the “Ciccone Calcográfica” printing company.

The three judges in charge of deciding whether Boudou would become the first indicted/convicted …

On Friday evening, a federal judge formally indicted Vice President Amado Boudou with accepting bribes and conducting business incompatible with a public office, due to his all-too-cozy relationship with the company that prints Argentina’s currency.  The charges have added another …

The archetypal football “hooligan” is a beer-swilling, shaven head chubster that is more than likely English, most definitely racist, and likes nothing more than caving in faces with pint glasses on weekends.

The design of these hooligan groups is simple …

Two months ago, former President Carlos Menem was sentenced to seven years in prison for trafficking 6,500 metric tons of illegal weapons to Ecuador and Croatia, but compared to the rest of his presidential rap sheet, arms dealing is …