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Argentina’s Supply Law: What’s all the Fuss About?

Argentina’s Supply Law: What’s all the Fuss About?

The Senate approved changes to the country’s 1974 Supply Law this week, amid widespread criticism from opposition parties and industry leaders. But is it such a big deal?

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The BRICS Bank and China’s Increasing Clout in Latin America

The BRICS Bank and China’s Increasing Clout in Latin America

The BRICS Development Bank agreed in Brazil marks another step towards a new global financial system, while China extends its influence in Latin America. Kamilia Lahrichi reports.

Posted in Analysis, Current Affairs, News From Latin America1 Comment

Argentina’s Ten-Yearly Crisis

Argentina’s Ten-Yearly Crisis

Many Argentines believe that the country is forever doomed to experience a periodic economic shock. Why? Alejandro Bercovich breaks it down.

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Editorial: On Lynchings, The Media, and Missed Opportunities

Editorial: On Lynchings, The Media, and Missed Opportunities

Marc Rogers looks back at the reactions to the wave of lynchings that gripped the country over the last week.

Posted in Analysis, Opinion, TOP STORY7 Comments

Editorial: Argentina’s Unsustainable Path

Editorial: Argentina’s Unsustainable Path

The IPCC report, released Monday, made waves around the world. Kristie Robinson analyses the Argentine government and media’s lack of response, and looks at the country’s environmental legacy.

Posted in Analysis, Current Affairs, Environment, Social Issues6 Comments

Criminal Code Reform: A Debate in the Making

Criminal Code Reform: A Debate in the Making

The draft bill for a new Criminal Code is yet to be sent to Congress, but it has already sparked a heated debate. Celina Andreassi explains the key changes in the ‘revolutionary’ reform.

Posted in Analysis, News From Argentina, TOP STORY2 Comments

Un Techo para mi País: Building on Shaky Foundations

Un Techo para mi País: Building on Shaky Foundations

Julia Muriel Dominzain analyses the model used by international NGO ‘Un Techo para mi País’ and asks the uncomfortable question: who is it really benefitting?

Posted in Analysis, Human Rights, TOP STORY4 Comments

Editorial: A Change of Strategy by Venezuela’s Opposition

Editorial: A Change of Strategy by Venezuela’s Opposition

Celina Andreassi analyses the recent upheaval in Venezuela, arguing that the tension derives from a change in strategy by the fragmented opposition.

Posted in Analysis, Current Affairs, TOP STORY11 Comments

Radio Wars: Community Radio Strikes Back

Radio Wars: Community Radio Strikes Back

In celebration of World Radio Day, Sam Pothecary looks at the phenomenon of community radio in Argentina, and how they are faring since 2009’s new media law passed.

Posted in Analysis, Current Affairs, Human Rights, Social Issues, TOP STORY0 Comments

Church and State in Argentina: The Long Road to Secularism

Church and State in Argentina: The Long Road to Secularism

Celina Andreassi analyses the privileged status of the Catholic Church in Argentina and over a century of frustrated efforts to strengthen the secular state.

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On the 4th anniversary of the murder of political activist Mariano Ferreyra, we revisit Marc Rogers' 2011 article on the case.

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