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October 4, 2018 will be marked as yet another fateful day in the history of Argentina’s terrible state of its government institutions. In a pretty divided ruling, a Cassation Court acquitted former President Carlos Menem in a case that had …

On August 8th, an Ecuadorian lawmaker called for the removal of a statue of  Néstor Kirchner from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Secretariat Headquarters in the city of Mitad del Mundo, near Quito.

Both late President Nestor Kirchner

As we wake up to the news that the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion in Argentina has been defeated in Senate by 38 votes to 31 and the pro-choice movement wipes the green face-paint from tear-stained cheeks, it’s easy …

Things are going from bad to worse for Cristina Kirchner and her last name’s legacy. Embroiled in various corruption cases and with lawmakers in Congress arguing whether to strip her of congressional immunity, now international voices have joined the …

Temperatures are way beyond sub-zero right now and spring may be further away ever, but at least we can all rejoice that blue skies and sunshine are back on the agenda. If you’ve been cooped up, huddled under a blanket …

Since the 1990s, Ecuadorian plaintiffs have been attempting to sue Chevron in Argentina and seize the its oil assets in the country, accusing the company of polluting land in the Amazon region for decades. On Tuesday, July 10th, the

Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno has confirmed that three Ecuadorean journalists kidnapped by a splinter FARC group have been killed.

Javier Ortega, Paúl Rivas and Efraín Segarra, who worked for the Ecuadorean newspaper El Comercio, were kidnapped more than two …

Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner appeared yesterday on Russia Today’s Conversando con Correa, a show hosted by former Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa, and discussed both of their experiences as heads of state associated with the wave of leftist …

During a speech to Ecuador’s lawmakers yesterday, former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner made clear she lives in her own reaity: a world where the numbers published by the INDEC statistics bureau were accurate and the entire country just fell …

The two men arrested for the February 22 murder of two Argentine backpackers, María José Coni and Marina Menegazzo, in the Ecuadorian surf town of Montañita were sentenced to 40 years in prison by the Provincial Court of Santa Elena, …