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-Hundreds of thousands of porteños were left in the dark yesterday, after a fire near a high tension station in the south of the city led to massive electricity outages. The Constitución, Flores, Mataderos, Parque Chacabuco, Caballito, Villa Luro and …

As a new era dawned in 1945, Argentina was a side-snack ignored by most at the Yalta dinner party.

Two real winners emerged from the Second World War: the fresh United States and the “glorious” Soviet Union, represented by the …

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The protests in Chile have continued for more than 100 days. What began with student demonstrations against a now-rescinded subway fare hike soon spread to encompass general discontent over high costs of living, privatization and inequality in the country led …

On Monday morning, President Mauricio Macri delivered a speech in which he confirmed rumors of a significant restructuring in the Argentine cabinet and the government’s ministries. The changes are part of the Government’s goal of dramatically reducing Argentina’s fiscal deficit

Colombian start-up Rappi, often described as an “Uber for things,” is the first online delivery app to have its workers go on strike due to poor working conditions. According to the employees, the app that promises to deliver products …

The layoffs of 354 workers from state news agency Télam continue to generate controversy between the government and opposition. The latest episodes concerning the matter took place yesterday, when a judge dismissed an injunction presented by a prosecutor, Gabriel De …

President Mauricio Macri interpreted Cambiemos’ victory in the midterm elections as an undeniable signal of support from the Argentine people, and didn’t waste any time seizing this influx of political capital to kick off what he believes will be a …

The government is set to face an uphill battle on Wednesday when it meets the triumvirate of the General Confederation of Workers’ (CGT) umbrella union, in order to try to talk them out of launching what would be the first …

According to a study conducted by the Argentine Integrated Provisional System (SIPA) — a government body that works under the Ministry of Labor — 52,516 jobs were eliminated from the private sector between December 2015 and May of this year. …