What we learned this week: November 14 to 21
21-11-2020 10:44 The most important stories from the last seven days in Argentina.
21-11-2020 10:44 The most important stories from the last seven days in Argentina.
21-11-2020 09:44 President Alberto Fernández’s complete message to the nation.
31-10-2020 10:18 Events in Chile show us what frustrated people in democracies can achieve when they rise up.
27-09-2020 22:06 Activists from Amnesty International stage unusual protest outside National Congress building, as part of a publicity campaign renewing their demand for free, legal and safe abortion in Argentina.
24-09-2020 14:22 No officers were charged for the killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot in her home in Louisville, Kentucky, causing another wave of protests in the United States over racial injustice.
05-09-2020 10:06 Stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
05-09-2020 09:59 Neither respect for the law nor acute housing needs should be denied – and nor should they form the opposing sides of a new grieta.
29-08-2020 09:39 Stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
29-08-2020 09:31 One of the oldest tricks in the book in Argentina is to sneak through some controversial or predatory decree on the brink of the weekend. Let us take a closer look at that telecommunications decree.
29-08-2020 08:46 Military coups are a thing of the past, but presidents struggling to finish their mandates are not.
28-08-2020 18:04 Controversial proposal, which the opposition strongly rejects, passes to the Chamber of Deputies after early Friday morning vote along strict party lines.
22-08-2020 09:58 These days demonstrators are well-behaved men and women who wear facemasks not for fear of getting recognised by the cops, but because they have no desire to get infected by the coronavirus.
22-08-2020 09:53 Juntos por el Cambio calls on Fernández administration to withdraw its judicial reform bill, which is set to enter Congress next week.
22-08-2020 09:39 Why is anybody even talking about judicial reform? Putting the economy back on track evidently requires more than successful debt negotiations.
22-08-2020 09:06 Pundits indicate that both coalitions are suffering from extreme tension, and the real question is how long will the acting leaders of each space last until either their will is dominated by the hawks or the groups balkanise.
21-08-2020 00:17 Demonstrators to stage new rally marching on Congress on August 26 in protest of the government’s judicial reform bill.
18-08-2020 23:15 Seeking to build on the momentum of 17A anti-government rally, Juntos por el Cambio calls on government to withdraw its judicial reform bill.
17-08-2020 21:59 Large crowds of demonstrators take to the streets, in cities across the country, on to protest lockdown extension and government's proposed judicial reform bill.
15-08-2020 11:10 Opposition to judicial reform is not enough – it must be accompanied by calls for state reform.
15-08-2020 11:05 Stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
15-08-2020 09:59 What’s troubling, and could mark a complete breaking point between the ruling coalition and the opposition, is the president’s judicial reform bill.
02-08-2020 19:23 Demonstrators reject proposed reform bill, accuse government of seeking to deliver "impunity" for ex-Kirchnerite officials.
01-08-2020 10:10 In Argentina, where many think all politicians are crooks, millions are more than happy to vote for individuals they know have always been on the take and who, if elected, will continue to put their personal business interests before anything to do with the welfare of their compatriots.
01-08-2020 10:04 The judicial reform bill will truly test the ruling coalition's capacity for the first time since President Fernández took office late last year.
01-08-2020 09:32 Federal judge Rodolfo Canicoba Corral ends long court career in explosive style, sending former economy minister Nicolás Dujovne to trial on charges of malfeasance and abuse of authority.
01-08-2020 09:27 Opposition criticises move, alleging Kirchnerite-led incursion into the judicial branch.
01-08-2020 09:07 The judicial reform bill announced this week suffers all the problems of Caesar’s wife – it must not only be honourable but seen to be so, a challenge which neither its context nor origin nor timing favour.
01-08-2020 08:41 Opposition supporters expressed their dismay on Wednesday night in a 'cacerolazo' pot-banging process in Buenos Aires City and other cities nationwide.
01-08-2020 08:31 President vows to restore “credibility” to Argentina’s much-maligned justice system, but opposition charges move is a bid to ensure “impunity.”
30-07-2020 01:55 President announces he will send a bill to Congress to reform federal justice system. Proposes merging federal courts for criminal and corporate law while increasing their number, thus diluting the power of the current 12 benches in Comodoro Py.
28-07-2020 23:29 President Alberto Fernández will present his long-trailed judicial reform bill on Wednesday from the Casa Rosada. Opposition rejects proposed changes and potential expansion of Supreme Court.
08-06-2020 15:00 A public viewing was held Monday in Houston for George Floyd, the man who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, following two weeks of protests worldwide.
09-03-2020 08:00 Alberto Fernández’s administration will strengthen its economic interventions to combat inflation as experts forecast a deceleration of the price increases for February.
02-03-2020 17:14 Sebastián Piñera said on Sunday that he did not rule out the possibility of declaring a state of emergency again in Chile if violence intensifies in March.
02-03-2020 14:50 IMF mission team due in Buenos Aires for new talks with Economy Minister Martín Guzmán and other government officials.
01-03-2020 23:42 Peronist president says he will seek to legalise abortion, reform the Judiciary and make Argentina’s debt burden sustainable, as he opens new sessions in Congress.
28-02-2020 13:57 President confirmed on Friday in a radio interview that he will provide outline of his reform package in speech to Congress on Sunday.
28-02-2020 13:00 Opposition walks out in anger as Fernández administration’s reform targeting judges and diplomats is pushed through Chamber of Deputies – with a little help from Daniel Scioli…
25-02-2020 18:51 The government of Alberto Fernández would increase in the coming days three percentage points to the retention of soybeans and their derivatives, which is why the agricultural producer organisations anticipated the possibility of force measures.
20-02-2020 09:49 Thousands of women, with nearly all sporting the green scarves that have become the iconic symbol of Argentina's abortion rights movement, rally before Congress.
28-01-2020 12:15 In Brazil, where an average of 31 tax rules are introduced or amended every day, small and medium sized businesses struggle to keep up.
04-01-2020 06:50 Intense two-hour meeting with opposition mayors ends with agreement over January 8 session on proposals to update provincial taxation in line with last year’s inflation. Debt woes lurk in background.
27-12-2019 18:59 Cristina Vázquez and Lucía Cecilia Rojas absolved by nation's highest court of convictions for murder of a neighbour in 2001.
11-12-2019 13:48 New Cabinet chief describes Mauricio Macri's government as the "worst in the history of democracy" in Argentina.
10-12-2019 17:36 In his first presidential address, Fernández read off a list of challenging economic indicators he’s inherited, including the biggest debt load as a percentage of gross domestic product since 2004, when the country was in default – and he was Cabinet chief.
27-11-2019 08:00 Mercosur Parliament lawmaker Eduardo Valdés says he finds the debate over the legalisation of abortion to be “archaic” and predicts it will be legalised in the coming years.
06-11-2019 07:00 Since the election, the Judiciary is the talk of the town for both Macristas and Kirchneristas – and especially among those with convictions for corruption who claim they are "political prisoners."
23-10-2019 07:32 The Senate voted 60-19 to adopt changes for civil servants and private-sector workers, handing President Jair Bolsonaro his first major legislative victory.
08-08-2019 18:44 A year ago today, the Senate rejected by seven votes a measure to legalise abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. The battle, however, is far from over.