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It is no secret to anyone paying attention to life in Buenos Aires City that prevention measures against the spread of the COVID-19 virus have been significantly relaxed. Friend and family gatherings are taking place more often both outdoors and …

Outside of countries at war (and sometimes not even that), Venezuela has been the worst performing economy in the world over the last few years. The graphic below says it all:

The GDP of Venezuela has seen an unprecedentes collapse in the last few years

Venezuela’s per capita economic output has collapsed in the …

After being the first Latin American leader to congratulate Joe Biden for beating Donald Trump in the US presidential election, Alberto Fernández went one step further yesterday and detailed his thoughts on how Biden’s presidency could compare to that of …

Elections in the United States were, as is often the case, a close nail-biting affair. Although the vote took place on November 3, it wasn’t until November 7 that all major US media outlets were calling Joe Biden the clear …

After being postponed for months due to the pandemic, Chile finally voted on whether (and how) to reform its dictatorship-era constitution this weekend, and the victory for those in favor was as big as expected.

Landslide victory for constitutional reformers in Chile

78.2 percent of voters …

Evo Morales’ MAS erased all suspicions of illegitimacy this Sunday in Bolivia when Luis Arce, the candidate backed by the exiled former Bolivian president who was ousted in a coup last year after a tightly-contested election, won by a …

“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 …


The coronavirus crisis is proving critical across the globe, with mandatory lockdowns in most major countries and a cascade of public health, social and economic problems unfolding as a consequence. But in Brazil, something else is also brewing: a political …

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 …