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Entries with Keyword María Eugenia Vidal

Yes, we know it’s January. And we know the presidential elections are more than nine months away. But this is Argentina, which means that at the moment one election is over, speculation about the strategy each party will adopt for …

The journalist investigations looking into whether the Cambiemos coalition laundered money for the 2017 midterm elections through fake contributions made by oblivious citizens – many of whom were social welfare recipients – continues adding evidence. This weekend, journalists from El …

On Sunday, local news site El Destape brought to light an audio clip of a conversation with Tierra del Fuego National Deputy Gastón Roma in which he admitted to laundering campaign money for the Cambiemos coalition through fake contribution made

Judge Ernesto Kreplak pressed criminal charges against former PRO treasurer and general accountant of the María Eugenia Vidal administration, Fernanda Inza, in the case investigating whether Cambiemos laundered campaign funds through oblivious recipients of social welfare plans.

The case was …

On Wednesday, Buenos Aires governor María Eugenia Vidal announced that she is planning to increase spending allocated towards a number of different welfare programs in the province, including pensions, family allowances, and food programs. The increase, which will go

Thursday marks another day of economic chaos in Argentina after the Central Bank raised rates by 15 percentage points, reaching 60 percent on Thursday and leaving the dollar trading at around 39 pesos.

With high levels of tension in the

In La Plata, a planned demonstration of workers from the Astilleros’ Rio Santiago Shipyard spontaneously turned violent this afternoon after protestors clashed with police. The confrontation culminated in stone throwing, rubber bullets, and tear gas. According to Todo Noticias,

Tomorrow morning, the Senate will debate whether or not police raids on Cristina Kirchner’s Recoleta home should be allowed. The raids were ordered by Judge Claudio Bonadio as part of the ongoing notebook scandal, which revolves around an alleged web

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Clarín reports that, given it is almost certain the abortion bill will be struck down in the Senate, government officials are considering including the decriminalization of abortion as part of their broader initiative to reform the country’s criminal …

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On Saturday, Roberto Baradel—SUTEBA’s representative in the negotiations with Vidal’s government—stated that he wouldn’t comply with the Labor Ministry’s suspension of the teachers union strike.

The UDOCBA, SADOP, UDA, and AMET teachers unions across Buenos Aires stated that they