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In the latest edition of The Bubble’s Weekly Roundup, hosts Demian Bio and Edmund Ruge analyze the most relevant events of the week in the political landscape. …

On Tuesday, Argentina assumed a new pro-tempore presidency of the Mercosur, which will hold until mid-2019, a year that promises to be of extreme importance for the regional trading bloc.

Its member countries, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay, will try …

On the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit, Argentine and French Presidents Mauricio Macri and Emmanuel Macron held a joint press conference today, in which they addressed issues such as: the future of the countries’ bilateral relations, the presence of …

On Tuesday, Brazil’s future Minister of Economics, Paulo Guedes, clarified a  statement made hours after Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil about Argentina and the Mercosur trading bloc not being “a priority” for the future administration.

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The election of Jair Bolsonaro as the next President of Brazil is set to herald a dramatic shift in the region, not only on political and social aspects – if he follows through with one percent of his statements in …

Jair Bolsonaro, the far right candidate leading the polls to become the next president of Brazil, made his first reference to Argentina yesterday. And predictably, and in line with most of his public statements, it was controversial: “First and foremost, …

Six days from the Brazilian presidential elections, Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad told La Nación that “ideological differences aside,” he is a “personal friend” of President Mauricio Macri.

“Brazil and Argentina have a lot to cooperate on. Government …

On Wednesday, President Mauricio Macri had a fifteen-minute phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to the Casa Rosada, Merkel expressed her support for Macri’s ongoing adjustment policies during the call, as well as Argentina’s deal with the

In Buenos Aires, the G20 Summit for the third Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was in full swing over the weekend. Throughout the duration of the conference, President Mauricio Macri praised G20 efforts to bridge economies across

Las week, we explained why the visit of Belgian King Philippe’s sister Astrid was important for Argentina and what the official agenda was. Luckily for everyone involved, her three days the country went quite smoothly, despite the massive national strike