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Government officials announced today that they will seek to deport four foreigners – one Turkish, one Paraguayan and two Venezuelan citizens – who were arrested yesterday during the violent clashes between police and protesters that took place outside Congress while …

[Update] In the end, the camp in the Upper House willing to vote in favor of partially stripping former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner from her parliamentary immunity fell one senator short from garnering quorum to hold the vote.

At …

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 …

Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio will reportedly ask former President Cristina Kirchner be removed of parliamentary immunity as a result of her potential involvement in the corruption scandal known as the “notebooks of corruption,” which surfaced yesterday.

Kirchner has immunity …

Faced with a vote in the Senate on Wednesday on an opposition bill to roll back utility rates, President Mauricio Macri has gone on the offensive and made an appeal for Peronist senators to not lend their support to the …

The bill aimed at having the government roll back on utility hikes to November 2017 rates will be discussed by today in commission in the Upper House. The Senators of the opposition caucuses that support the initiative will discuss its …

President Mauricio Macri assured in a press conference yesterday that the government considers it has left behind the economic turbulence from the past weeks. But now it will have to immediately shift – rather, return to – to another political …

Dr. Lelio Mármora, director of the Institute of Migration Politics and Asylum (IPMA) at the University “Tres de Febrero”, explained to Télam earlier in the week that immigrants living in Argentina make up a mere 4.5 percent of the total

 It’s Friday again!

And it seems winter has finally arrived, not that any of us was looking forward to it, considering last summer sucked.

So this is how it starts. The cold mornings, the chilly wind, the overcrowded Palermo Starbucks …