Opinion

EDITORIAL

Editorial: A new federalism in the making

The onus for fiscal responsibility in this pact falls almost entirely on the provinces and it is true that they account for around two-thirds of Argentina’s state employees, with the lion’s share of expansion in the last couple of years.

Saturday 18 November, 2017

Editorial: An inflated IDEA

We will know soon enough whether the political optimism is justified – whether the Mauricio Macri administration will receive the kind of mandate permitting it to live up more to its promarket image and make the Argentine economy more competitive.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

Argentine Movie Week

A lavish feast of affordable choice cuts

Running October 1 through 4, the Argentine Movie Week nationwide programme is offering up scores of local films in local cinemas for just 35 pesos – a fraction of the price of regular theatre tickets.

Sunday 1 October, 2017

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

The next steps after the PASOs

Indirect taxation notoriously predominates in Argentina, transferred to prices and thus making the consumer the main victim. Not to mention tax evasion (by businessmen but also the informally employed).

Saturday 30 September, 2017

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

Must budget always mean ‘fudge-it’?

If you just look at the draft Budget, debt would indeed seem to be its main glue (not that 31 percent of GDP seems dangerously high by current world standards).

Sunday 24 September, 2017

AS I SEE IT

Caught in a spider’s web

The populist ‘model’ that Juan Domingo Perón devised after taking charge of the labour department of a blatantly right-wing, pro-Axis, military dictatorship turned out to be a selfperpetuating political masterpiece.

Saturday 30 September, 2017

LATAM WATCH

Donald Trump: tailor-made for Latin America

Latin America knows how to ‘read’ the realestate tycoon better than anybody, interpreting many of his tweets and highoctane phrases as merely headlines to paper over uncomfortable realities.

Saturday 30 September, 2017

JORGE FONTEVECCHIA ON PERFIL’S NEW PROJECT

A tribute to the Buenos Aires Herald

Just one month after the 141-year-old English newspaper disappeared, Perfil is launching what aspires to be its successor.

Wednesday 6 September, 2017

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