Such is the pace of news and comment in today’s world that you might be forgiven for thinking that the moment for reflecting on the implications of the first Latin American pope had already passed. Jorge Bergoglio, in his new [...]
President proposes judicial reform in the annual state of the union; holdout creditors case heard in New York; AMIA pact becomes law.
Fernández de Kirchner travels to Cuba to visit Chávez; Libertad welcomed home in grand ceremony; upgrades planned to Buenos Aires railway; president and film actor Darín face off
Expect another eventful year for Argentina, with increasing challenges rising in the country’s economic, political, and international relations realms.
Judge resigns from Grupo Clarín case; Chávez dedicates Venezuelan victory to the Kirchners; Chaco province makes bond payment in pesos
It’s a common refrain among Buenos Aires’ angst-ridden upper middle class: ‘Estamos llegando’. We’re arriving, they say, but at what? The subtext is obvious, to the speaker at least: at Venezuela. The recent cacerolazo (pot-banging protest) in the capital’s Plaza [...]
Anti-government protests across the country; large increase in child benefit; YPF signs pre-agreement with Chevron
Government announces voting plans for 16 year olds and some foreigners; Buenos Aires teachers sanctioned over political parody; the President announces an ‘audiovisual district’
YPF looks for deal with Chevron; the president defends school workshops run by La Cámpora; landmark judgment on agrochemicals in Córdoba
Transport chaos in Buenos Aires; Qom indigenous leader suffers attack; Argentina ends Olympics on high note
Controversy over prisoners at political events; last of Boden 2012 debt paid; 4 of 10 ‘country’ residents pay no tax; Del Potro gets Bronze in London
New 100 peso note to feature Evita; Córdoba interprets law to expel prostitutes; Argentina gets off to uneven Olympic start
Buenos Aires provincial crisis deepens; CGT union confederation splits; mystery over control of SUBE card
Ex-dictators found guilty of baby theft; conflict between Fernández de Kirchner and Scioli; Mandela daughter named ambassador
Moyano leads Plaza de Mayo protest; road accident kills gendarmes in Chubut; Bishop of Merlo-Moreno resigns