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As expected, the Victory Front’s (FpV) decision to appoint Legal and Technical Secretary Carlos Zannini as Daniel Scioli’s running mate has created shockwaves throughout the Argentine political landscape. So much so, in fact, that upon acknowledging the announcement, Interior and …

As we approach one of the most important Argentine presidential elections in decades — one that may reverse the Peronist trend we’ve seen until now — leaders from opposite ends of the spectrum — the grieta, as the massive political …

Previously on the Cadena Nacional: This.

Well, the last Cadena was a lot more exciting than this one, I’ll tell you that much. At least we had a horrible lighthouse to make fun of. Yesterday, not so much.…

It’s election year in Argentina and for the first time in a decade, we face the prospect of entering the immediate future with a president who doesn’t have “Kirchner” somewhere in his or her name. With the bland and vaguely …

Panqueque: flip-flopping in Argentine politics.

To say Argentine politics are “complex” is already an understatement. But the one thing that has been making Argentina’s political landscape even more difficult to understand is the disappearance of political parties in the …

It was June 10 yesterday and you know what that means! (Actually you don’t know what that means but that’s OK). As it turns out, yesterday was the Día de la afirmación de los Derechos Argentinos sobre las Malvinas, Islas

Following President Cristina Kirchner’s purportedly “apolitical” meeting with Pope Francis, many Argentine politicians are condemning what they see as a targeted political move on the Executive’s part, designed to ramp up voter support for the upcoming election.

Cristina flew to …

Remember how Seinfeld was supposed to be a show about nothing? Well, today’s episode of the Cadena Nacional was just like Seinfeld, except for the part that it was absolutely not funny at any point.

Don’t ask me what it …

Today is the 205th anniversary of the May Revolution, which paved Argentina’s road to independence from Spain. Thousands of people headed over to the Plaza de Mayo today to celebrate and while big international bands such as Bersuit Bergarabat, Molotov …

It’s May 25th today! Which means we party like it’s 1810, because that’s when the May Revolution took place, creating the first local government and beginning the long road to independence. There will be a lot of partying around the …