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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 …

Attention, everyone! Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is in Buenos Aires. And, oddly enough, she’s not here in order to testify in court in relation to a corruption case. In fact, this is the first time that the former …

Former Governor of the Buenos Aires Province Daniel Scioli can’t quite seem to find his bearings after he lost the presidential elections against Mauricio Macri last year.

During the months that followed that fateful November 22 runoff election, the number …

Former President Cristina Kirchner visited Villa 31, a shantytown with a population of about 40,000 in the City of Buenos Aires, to inaugurate the television studio “Nestor Kirchner,” which will be used to transmit programs on the neighborhood’s channel, Urbana …

The death of Eva “Evita” Perón at just 33 years of age on July 26, 1952, set in motion a well-documented yet scarcely believable chain of events that would define her legacy and cement her status at the very heart …