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As the “notebooks scandal” continues developing apace, Senator Miguel Ángel Pichetto is attempting to show that the personal is not political. The head of the Partido Justicialista bloc in Argentina’s Senate confirmed yesterday that the decision not to strip former …

This week, the Macri administration is seeking to finalize its 2019 Budget agreement as soon as possible with Argentina’s governors, who will be meeting with the president tomorrow at the Casa Rosada. The meeting is seen by many in government

In respective interviews in the span of less than a day, two of the most prominent members of Peronismo Federal, Senator Miguel Ángel Pichetto and Salta Governor Juan Manuel Urtubey, assured that former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner intends …

Practice making that V-sign because Peronist Loyalty Day is here, celebrated annually on October 17, which commemorates the day when hundreds of thousands (some say millions) of workers took to the streets to call for the liberation of Colonel Juan …

It was meant to be his TED talk moment.

Juan Manuel Urtubey, the ambitious governor of Argentina’s northern province of Salta, got up to describe the importance of a new electronic voting system. Microphone in hand, bengal-striped dress shirt-unbuttoned, he

The death of two-year-old Brenda Vega in Salta Province due to malnutrition once again puts the spotlight on this particular health scourge in the country’s north, notably among indigenous communities.

Brenda was a member of the Wichí tribe, an …

Yesterday was a tumultuous day for Peronism, a political movement that has largely dominated Argentina since the 1940s but was in some way defeated (temporarily, perhaps) with the election of President Mauricio Macri, a non-Peronist. First, 15 deputies from the …

15 Kirchnerite deputies from five provinces today decided to leave the Victory Front (FpV) block in Congress’ Lower House (also called the Chamber of Deputies) in order to establish a new block. By “block” we mean group of legislators from …

Interior Minister Rogelio Frigerio met with 13 Peronist provincial governors yesterday at the Casa Rosada to discuss the issue of federal co-participation — which are funds divided between each province drawn from the total tax revenue collected by the State …