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After being out of play for a month, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has been cleared by her doctors to go back to work. Presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said all her checkups came back positive and that she would be …

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The emergence of democracies in former dictatorships, theocracies, and aristocracies is widely considered evidence of humanity’s progress towards superior social …

All countries with an active role in the international community have always had a predictable desire to be able to determine who’s in and who’s out of that tight clique formed by world powers. A long history of trade, wars …

It’s Friday again!

And what an uneventful week it’s been. I mean, after going through a midterm election and the shocking ruling of the Supreme Court in favor of the Government’s Media Law, this week felt kind of anticlimactic. It’s …

Welcome to our new section, “What’s the deal with…,” a comprehensive guide to understanding the most complex issues in Argentina. And by “most complex” I obviously mean “regular issues” that pretty much everyone understands except for you because you’re too …

The US government once again made its rounds in our corner of the world to check everything is all right in the neighborhood. But while we discuss if these are visits to their run-down backyard or to a fenced, prosperous …

The PASO elections (as in “Open, Simultaneous and Compulsory Primaries.”, remember?) are just around the corner and a fresh wave of patriotism, democratic participation and civic responsibility is knocking the doors of our subconscious as we are bombarded with

Ambito Financiero ran a short piece on milk prices in Argentina being among the most expensive in the world. As Argentine financial journalism tends to do, they neglected to source any of their prices and instead spent time compiling …

Make no mistake: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is cutting edge. For all her politics of the past—faction courting, war chest stuffing, playing candidate king-maker (or queen-maker?) – it’s easy to forget her awareness of the present. As self-absorbed and Argentina-centric …