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President Mauricio Macri again reaffirmed that even though the country is currently immersed in an economic crisis, his government has made the right decisions to correct mismanagement of the past. Referring to his preferred metaphor, which equates him to the

Another development has arisen surrounding former Planning Minister Julio de Vido’s involvement in the ongoing Notebook Scandal after the former official’s doorman reported seeing the De Vido removing “three huge safes” just before his apartment building was raided in 2016,

During an interview with TN yesterday evening, Security Minister Patricia Bullrich discussed the recent looting attempts that have been taking place amid a deepening economic crisis and growing socio-economic vulnerability across Argentina, stating that “important politicians” were actively promoting

One of the most prestigious institutions in the country, the Argentine Rural Society (SRA) is the main voice for rural interests in Argentina. On Sunday, the president of the SRA, Daniel Pelegrina, made a speech addressing the ongoing notebook scandal

As the country processes the latest corruption scandal, involving bags of “K money” and a chauffeur’s eight notebooks of diligent record-keeping, the list of detainees grows. Although the revelations brought to light by La Nación journalists certainly represent an …

Salta Governor Juan Manuel Urtubey was in Spain last week and had the time to chat with journalists from El País, sharing some analysis of the political and economic situation of Argentina. He was in Europe to take part …

Armed with a judicial order that has been fiercely attacked by his rivals, Luis Barrionuevo formally took over the Partido Justicialista (PJ) today, proclaiming his intention to “heal” the party and to prepare a competitive presidential bid in the 2019 …

What’s this? A weekend without the sweltering heat that makes everything impossible? No wonder no news-reading got done: you could finally get some fresh air without having to enter random shops for the air conditioning. Hooray!

Now that it’s Monday …

Brazilian construction company Odebrecht admitted to having paid US $35 million in bribes to Argentine officials in exchange for being awarded state contracts between 2007 and 2014, during the Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administrations. During that period, the company was

According to a report released by The Economist Intelligence Unit – part of the UK Economist Group – Argentina’s GDP is projected to grow at a rate of 3% every year from now until 2020. The study cites President Macri’s …