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The 2019 presidential elections are roughly a year away, but we know Argentina is always in electoral mode anyway. Most politicians’ actions are interpreted based on the electoral impact they could have next time Argentines head to the polls and, …

As the “notebooks scandal” continues developing apace, Senator Miguel Ángel Pichetto is attempting to show that the personal is not political. The head of the Partido Justicialista bloc in Argentina’s Senate confirmed yesterday that the decision not to strip former …

In a cutting interview with Spain’s El País newspaper on MondaySenator Miguel Angel Pichetto attributed the ongoing crisis in Argentina to errors of diagnosis and malpractice on the part of President Mauricio Macri since the very start of

The schism between factions of Argentina’s General Confederation of Labor (CGT)—the country’s largest umbrella trade union—deepened yesterday afternoon after an unexpected decision by Hugo Moyano to split off from the organization. 

Moyano, Peronist labor and Secretary General of the CGT’s …

Is it that time again already? Just hours after the bill to legalize abortion was defeated in Senate, Río Negro Senator Miguel Ángel Pichetto swiftly moved along on to the next order of the day, announcing that he will be …

Armed with a judicial order that has been fiercely attacked by his rivals, Luis Barrionuevo formally took over the Partido Justicialista (PJ) today, proclaiming his intention to “heal” the party and to prepare a competitive presidential bid in the 2019 …

The balance of power in the Senate has shifted slightly after the announcement that Senator Silvina García Larraburu has joined the Frente para la Victoria caucus that supports Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Buenos Aires), chipping away at the Bloque …

The recent Cambiemos coalition’s electoral victories in the past two elections – the 2015 presidential runoff and last year’s midterms – can be attributed in part to the fact that most political actors in Argentina identifying themselves as Peronists were …

There were a few surprises after last Sunday’s primaries in Argentina. But while the eyes of the country were all set on the unexpected surge of Esteban Bullrich in the Buenos Aires Province senatorial run which allowed him to, at …

Do you remember how the government considered electoral reform as key to making sure next year’s determinant mid-term elections go smoothly (read: without the usual fraud allegations)? Well, that’s not going to happen. 

After holding a meeting with the provincial …