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Cristina’s new economics team recently changed the government’s approach to currency and capital controls, making some concessions to the more affluent voters, allowing them to swap up to 20% of their peso-denominated wage into dollars each month (our Bubble

Here’s yesterday’s Cadena Nacional in full, in which the President announced an 11.31 percent increase in the minimum pension, taking it to AR$2,757. She also raised the government subsidies for school supplies to AR$510, representing a 200 percent increase.

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“Se pudrió todo”.

In case you were wondering, that’s Spanish for “it’s all gone to hell.” Ironically, it’s also the non-diplomatic term that Uruguay’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luis Almagro, used last Friday when he was asked how things were …

After going off the grid for over a month, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner made a stellar comeback to the political scene in a televised speech, in which she announced a new scholarship program for unemployed people aged between 18 …

At long last, she’s back.

After much speculation coming from the local and international press and endless assurances coming from Cabinet members that “everything was alright,” President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is scheduled to reappear in public tomorrow at 7pm …

It’s Friday again!

Or Sunday, whatever.

Chances are you forgot to read this anyway, since it’s January, it’s hot and just moving you eyes when you try reading makes you tired.

It’s alright, I won’t judge. In fact, I’m kinda …

The last time Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was seen in public, she was dancing on stage at the Plaza de Mayo, in downtown Buenos Aires. It was December 10th and the Government was celebrating the 30th anniversary since …

Argentina, the smooth-talking Jorge “Coqui” Capitanich may be your next president.

But first he has to find a lady that can top his one helluvan ex-wife.

As Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s new Cabinet Chief, Capitanich has the highly visible, hardly …

It’s Friday again!

And boy, what a week. Remember how last year December 6th was particularly insane? Well, we could say this week was in some way similar after a wave of social unrest that swept the country and threatened …

Back in September 2012, Argentina introduced a 15 percent tax on credit card purchases made in foreign currency. They claimed that this 15 percent would be returned to tax payers demonstrating they had paid more than they owed in …