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The memory of a country whose lockdown had stopped the spread of COVID-19 in most areas, with the salient exception of the Buenos Aires Metropolitan region, is seeming more and more distant in Argentina lately.

While daily cases and deaths …

Buenos Aires City is still at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina, with the highest number of deaths and cases per capita compared to any other region in the country, but over the last few weeks it has …

Argentina finally secured an agreement with some of the world’s biggest asset managers to restructure the New York-based tranche of its defaulted debt, totaling USD 65 billion, with Economy Minister Martín Guzmán and Blackrock, Ashmore, Fidelity and other giants simultaneously …

After a few months of delay due to the COVID-19 crisis, President Alberto Fernández finally announced the launch of his much-anticipated judicial reform bill yesterday, but the news came with a twist, as it could also open the door to …

Just like it happened in other countries with similar proposals, the creation of an app to track people that could be infected with the novel coronavirus is creating controversy in Argentina. The debate in the country was heightened because the …

It wasn’t long ago that Mauricio Macri handpicked Horacio Rodríguez Larreta as the candidate to succeed him as Buenos Aires City mayor, months before going on to become President in 2015. But Macri and Larreta are now going down different …

Argentine politics are heating back up. After weeks in which President Fernández comfortably dominated the scene through his reaction to the COVID-19 emergency, the growing economic crisis, the dismissal of social security chief Alejandro Vanoli yesterday and the emerging …

“You don’t repress the people,” Bolivian General Williams Kaliman told President Evo Morales. “This is what you taught us.” Evo’s excessive thirst for power had become toxic. After his third electoral mischief, he had to go. Alberto Fernández came

Were it not for the coronavirus pandemic, Chile would be launching a constitutional reform process this weekend, after six months of protests calling for the radical change of a political and economic system that was not long ago seen as …

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