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Despite knowing their chances of fulfilling their goal are slim to none, yesterday the Cambiemos caucus in the Senate introduced a formal petition to debate the request from Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio to strip former President and current Senator, Cristina …

As expected, the Senate passed the 2019 budget bill in the early hours of Thursday morning, thus approving the economic guidelines set by the government for the next year. To do so, Cambiemos’ representatives in the Upper House had the …

The budget commission in the Senate passed yesterday the 2019 budget bill, leaving the Macri administration a step away from turning it into a law. With the support of 12 out of the 17 senators present, the bill will now …

The Argentine Senate passed a bill yesterday aimed at urbanizing 4,228 shanty towns (locally known as villas) throughout the country. The initiative was unanimously passed by the Lower House in May, and aims at expropriating the land where these …

Remember when Natalia Obón – girlfriend of Unión Cívica Radical (UCR) Senator and former Vice-President Julio Cobos – was forced to decline the position as Secretary of Mendoza’s Federal Court of Appeals last week after nepotism accusations?

Well, it’s …

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 …

After voting favor of Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio’s request to raid the properties belonging to former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the Senate also approved a so-called “expired ownership” bill (ley de extinción de dominio). This …

With 66 votes in favor and none against, the Senate unanimously approved on Wednesday the request from Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio to raid the properties belonging to former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, in the context of the “notebooks scandal”

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently or simply haciendo como el avestruz (who can blame you), you may have noticed that Argentina’s economy really isn’t doing too well at the moment. In a desperate effort to reduce the …