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Busy days in almost any country’s politics are comparatively boring and uneventful when contrasted with Argentine standards.

Yesterday was no exception: the President almost caught COVID after grossly violating all of the protocols he insists the rest of us should …

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 …

The words of former president Eduardo Duhalde last week about the high likelihood of a “coup d’etat” in Argentina were inevitably a shock in a country with a long history of bloody interruptions to democratic order, which has seemingly left …

“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

President Mauricio Macri opened the door today to an expanded role for the armed forces in domestic security matters – which is currently prohibited by a decree that sets out a clear  separation between domestic security and national defense – …

The Argentine government is analyzing the creation of a special military “rapid deployment” force to provide logistical assistance to security forces in cases related to drug trafficking or terrorism.

A law introduced after the end of the last military dictatorship …

On September 18, 2006, Jorge Julio López, a retired mason, left his house in the morning and never returned. Now, 10 years later, that is still the last thing we know about his whereabouts. López, who was illegally detained and …

Following up on President Mauricio Macri’s promise last month to increase security forces’ wages, starting this month, a salary increase will be awarded to members of the federal police, border patrol (who also carry out police duties among civilian population), …

The last military dictatorship in Argentina seized power in an anti-democratic coup in 1976.

In the weeks, months and years that followed, the junta proceeded to crush any opposition to its regime by force of arms. On the premise of …

They are always unmanned, often sinister and irrefutably all the rage these days, as the perennial gauge of modern Western culture, South Park, has confirmed. Drones, for better or worse, are everywhere. And in a fresh new contract announced …