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After being the first Latin American leader to congratulate Joe Biden for beating Donald Trump in the US presidential election, Alberto Fernández went one step further yesterday and detailed his thoughts on how Biden’s presidency could compare to that of …

Busy days in almost any country’s politics are comparatively boring and uneventful when contrasted with Argentine standards.

Yesterday was no exception: the President almost caught COVID after grossly violating all of the protocols he insists the rest of us should …

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner does not speak in public often, but she still becomes the pole of attraction in Argentine politics almost every time she does. Last week was no exception, with a letter on the 10th anniversary of …

Tired of the lockdown? Worried about catching COVID? No reason to feel down anymore, as Argentina keeps making deals with foreign countries and laboratories to bring in millions of vaccine doses over the coming months.

One small caveat though: we …

As a new era dawned in 1945, Argentina was a side-snack ignored by most at the Yalta dinner party.

Two real winners emerged from the Second World War: the fresh United States and the “glorious” Soviet Union, represented by the …

As discontent with Alberto Fernández continues to be expressed in street rallies against him, former president Mauricio Macri took the latest protest against the government this week as an opportunity to reappear in public after a year without talking …

Only eight months into his term, Alberto Fernández’s government has reached its peak of tension with the Supreme Court.

The government was caught by surprise when the country’s highest tribunal took the extraordinarily rare step of accepting a request brought …

The success of foreign debt renegotiation evaporated so fast that the government could barely bask in its glory. It is not a secret that markets, just like politics, are a business that deals in future expectations more than in the …

President Alberto Fernández tightened the leash on telecommunication companies in Argentina by declaring the provision of internet, cell phone and subscription-based television as essential public services, giving the government scope to regulate prices and intervene more closely in the sector’s …

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In diplomatic affairs, unwritten rules …