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With the G20 Leaders Summit around the corner, the spotlight focuses on the Macri administration’s officials interaction with the world leaders that have already began arriving in Argentina. But at the same time, the question about what the main opposition …

The government’s representatives in Congress managed to gather enough support today to pass the 2019 Budget Bill in a congressional commission, and called a special session in the Lower House to debate and vote it tomorrow.

Passing the bill will

If the government’s revised agreement with the IMF seeks to guarantee Argentina will have enough funds to meet its financial obligations in 2019, approving next year’s budget bill will ensure that the Macri administration implements a series of economic policies …

The primary opposition parties in Congress have vocalized their rejection of the government’s decree aimed at restructuring the armed forces announced by President Mauricio Macri on Monday. Party leaders have manifested they are planning on challenging it, arguing Congress is …

Immediately after President Mauricio Macri announced a major restructuring of Argentina’s armed forces, members of some sectors of the opposition and other political and social actors critical of the government criticized the decision. They argue it hides an ulterior …

It’s Independence Day today in Argentina and if you thought we were in for a quiet afternoon of churros and contemplation, think again, since the conversation in most rallies and celebration events around the country has revolved around the two …

The government’s US $50 billion agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) caused garnered widespread support from some of the most powerful states, such as the United States, China, Germany, and Japan. In fact, American Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin commended …

If you’re planning on passing by the Obelisco on May 25th to soak up as much Argentine symbolism as you can on the country’s 208th birthday, you’ll probably run into a group of people singing the national anthem. But they …

With the support of the different opposition caucuses, yesterday the Lower House passed a bill establishing limits to the increases in utility bills implemented by the government this year. The initiative received 133 votes in favor, 94 against, and three …

Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña confirmed today that, if the opposition manages to pass the bill that would have the government roll back on this year’s utility hikes, President Mauricio will veto it. Peña made the comments in a radio interview …