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The 2019 presidential elections are roughly a year away, but we know Argentina is always in electoral mode anyway. Most politicians’ actions are interpreted based on the electoral impact they could have next time Argentines head to the polls and, …

Recently, Hugo Moyano, Peronist labor leader and Secretary General of Argentina’s CGT umbrella union, announced an appearance planned for the day after tomorrow at Buenos Aires’ Atlanta stadium. During the appearance, the labor leader and former close ally of the …

Yesterday was a chaotic day for the Argentine foreign exchange market, which the exchange rate for the US dollar rising 3 percent to AR $30.68. This, after the price of the dollar in Argentine pesos has already skyrocketed an accumulated

Argentina woke up to some explosive breaking news today after Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio ordered the detention of at least 15 people in relation to a massive corruption scheme that allegedly took place during the Néstor and Cristina Kirchner administrations. …

Seeking a path to unity ahead of the 2019 presidential elections, Peronist factions sympathetic to the leadership of the ousted Partido Justicialista (PJ) chair have agreed to establish a political commission to paper over divisions within the party.

At a …

The balance of power in the Senate has shifted slightly after the announcement that Senator Silvina García Larraburu has joined the Frente para la Victoria caucus that supports Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Buenos Aires), chipping away at the Bloque …

A criminal tribunal yesterday sentenced former picketer and now former Kirchnerite leader Luis D’Elía to four years in prison for occupying a police station in the neighborhood of La Boca in 2004. The tribunal also determined he won’t be eligible …

President Mauricio Macri posted a picture on Facebook with the hashtag #NoAflojemos (#LetsNotGiveUp) and asked his supporters to do the same thing at midnight last night.

“Travelling around the country, I was told over and over ‘don’t give up Mauricio, …

Over the last few weeks national lawmakers Sergio Massa and Margarita Stolbizer seem to have sealed a political alliance that would position them as one of the strongest contenders in next year’s key Congressional elections in the Buenos Aires Province, …

Plans are in the works to rename the Kirchner Cultural Center with several politicians arguing that it is too early to appropriately name the cultural center after the former president in light of the ethical and legal questions that have …