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Inflation and currency instability at the Central Bank have made Economy Minister Martín Guzmán accelerate his efforts to show a path of fiscal austerity, which he sees as an alternative to the disorderly devaluation that he wants to avoid.…

-The ruling Frente de Todos coalition, with Máximo Kirchner acting as its spearhead in the House of Representatives, secured the passing of a one-time emergency wealth tax in the lower chamber yesterday morning by 133 votes in favor vs. 115 …

Among the many changes that the giant 2002 devaluation brought to Argentina was a sudden switch in the country’s relationship to tourism.

During the 1990s, with a strong peso legally tied to the value of one US dollar, the stories …

After weeks of sustained slowdown in cases in Buenos Aires City and Greater Buenos Aires, Alberto Fernández announced last Friday the end of the mandatory lockdown in those areas, which will join the provinces of Jujuy, Catamarca, San Juan, Mendoza, …

Tired of the lockdown? Worried about catching COVID? No reason to feel down anymore, as Argentina keeps making deals with foreign countries and laboratories to bring in millions of vaccine doses over the coming months.

One small caveat though: we …

COVID-19 statistics continue to deteriorate for Argentina. After boasting of initial success in the first months of the pandemic, days with government briefings showing more than 400 newly reported deaths have now become the norm. And although many of these …

Less than three months after breaching 1,000 deaths in Argentina, the figure has now multiplied by 10, as cases continue to spread throughout the country and the first signs of hospital overcrowding begin to emerge.

Argentina is averaging more than 200 COVID-19 deaths per day

Argentina is now averaging more …

The memory of a country whose lockdown had stopped the spread of COVID-19 in most areas, with the salient exception of the Buenos Aires Metropolitan region, is seeming more and more distant in Argentina lately.

While daily cases and deaths …

Buenos Aires City is still at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina, with the highest number of deaths and cases per capita compared to any other region in the country, but over the last few weeks it has …

Just like it happened in other countries with similar proposals, the creation of an app to track people that could be infected with the novel coronavirus is creating controversy in Argentina. The debate in the country was heightened because the …