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It happens every winter. President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has once again canceled her official activities and will need to rest for the next 48 hours after the presidential medical unit said she’s suffering from “acute laryngitis.”

The President was …

Oy vey.

You know how sometimes the Cadena Nacional is, like Seinfeld, a show about nothing? Well, at least Seinfeld is funny. This one was pretty blah.

Yesterday’s Cadena was mostly about announcements that barely justified interrupting whatever gossip television …

Last March, when prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death was still echoing through the international media, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with journalist Dexter Filkins from The New Yorker to talk about her administration, human rights and Iran among other things.…

Happy Independence Day, Argentina!

You would think that on such an important day like this, political leaders would advocate for reconciliation and atonement between the ultras and the antis. After all, no matter where you stand in the political spectrum, …

(No, don’t worry. She didn’t break the kid’s neck. In fact, she’s hugging him. She’s just in a weird position.)

Welcome to the Cadena Nacional, episode 29!

And today it was all about education and research. Cristina celebrated the fact …

Befallen head of state Richard Nixon infamously said back in 1977 that “When the president does it, that means it is not illegal.” President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner seems to agree with that controversial interpretation of the law and the …

On Tuesday, the Defense Ministry announced that controversial Army Chief César Milani had resigned from his position.

(Wait, we had a military? Oh right, those guys who kept getting robbed and only ever posed a shadow of a threat to …

Argentine media was rocked today by a rare occurence – the kidnapping of 28-year-old Argentine agricultural engineer Santiago López Menéndez in Nigeria by what witnesses are almost certain is infamous terrorist group Boko Haram.

Menéndez had been working for Flour …

It was Flag Day yesterday, and President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner offered an impassioned speech to her followers from the city of Rosario, birthplace of the national ensign.

And it was one of her bad days this Saturday, since she …

Decisions can be simultaneously surprising and unexpected. To some degree, theory and practice are always in a sort of tension. Politics is very much this way, where capable politicians are limited in supply and often strategic choices seem like a …