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Argentina Seeks To Export Its Human Rights Policy

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 09.24.2016 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

The Interamerican Commission for Human Rights has denounced a deep financial crisis, perhaps the worst since its establishment. This debacle happens after years of systematically inadequate funding policies.

Political Judiciary in Argentina

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.24.2016 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The New York Times reported last week that Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was indicted "on charges of manipulating the nation's Central Bank during the final months of her administration."

Missing the Point of President Obama's Trips to Cuba and Argentina

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 04.03.2016 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

While President Obama was keeping his eye on the ball during his recent trips to Cuba and Argentina, much of the U.S. media severely missed the point of this pivotal moment for U.S.-Latin America relations.

Resurgent Latin American Right Risks Overreach, Backlash

Travis Knoll | Posted 01.06.2016 | World
Travis Knoll

Conservatives in Latin America might do well to heed US and Latin American cautionary tales of political hypocrisy and overreach. If the lower-middle class voters key to the center-right's recent political victories take a jaded view of the recent wave, conservative gains may prove fleeting.

We Should All Cry for Argentina's Economy

Jordana Timerman | Posted 12.15.2015 | World
Jordana Timerman

BUENOS AIRES -- Argentina's incoming president has promised to shock the country's highly regulated economy into market-based reality. But, like many Argentines, I am concerned that the touted adjustment will come at a high cost to our most economically vulnerable citizens.

A New Era of Dialogue and Consensus In Argentina

Carlos Malamud | Posted 12.14.2015 | World
Carlos Malamud

BUENOS AIRES - The grand tragedy of the Kirchners' era of governance is the failure to have exploited the tail wind of the golden years of booming commodity exports. A fair part of what was then accrued was subsequently dissipated in populist policies that failed to allow an increase in national savings or the accumulation of greater social capital for investment in the future.

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/27/15

John Zipperer | Posted 11.27.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

While everyone else injures themselves trying to buy a discount blu-ray player, try your hand at our latest Week to Week news quiz and see what really makes the world go around.

Argentine Election a Setback, but Not Likely to Reverse Latin America's 21st Century Trend

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 11.24.2016 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The election of right-wing candidate Mauricio Macri as Argentina's president on Sunday, which just a few months ago was unexpected, is a setback for Argentina and for the region.

Warning Signs On The Road To 'Change' In Argentina

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 11.20.2016 | World
Mark Weisbrot

"Let's Change" is an appealing slogan, but the question is "change to what?" It seems likely from the interests that Mauricio Macri represents, and his political orientation, that Argentina's poor and working people will bear the brunt of any economic adjustment.

Forget About Messi, Cristina Fernandez and Mauricio Macri Are Latin America's Real Soccer Stars

Rafael Salazar | Posted 01.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Rafael Salazar

At the end of the day, we should remember that soccer fans are also voters that can not only consolidate a politician's career, but can also launch it.

Meet The Mayors From Around The World Transforming Their Cities

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 08.20.2014 | World

In a blog post last year, Huffington Post Media Group President and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomber...

Macri's Minion Shed Blood at Buenos Aires' Borda

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.27.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

Journalists, lawmakers, police officers and doctors were among the injured Friday during the violent clash between Buenos Aires Metropolitan Police and protesters who tried to prevent the destruction of a workshop at the Borda Psychiatric Institute.