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Argentines Celebrate President's 10 Years In Power

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA and DEBORA REY | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez rallied a huge crowd Saturday night celebrating the 10-year government that she and ...

Where Did Argentina Go Wrong?

Jerry Nelson | Posted 05.06.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

Without a new vision for what Argentina can be, the current government doesn't have the cajones to do what is needed because it will only hurt their special interests and puppets.

Argentina: The Next Egypt?

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

While most of the world is distracted by events in Korea, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, a revolution is forming in South America's second largest country.

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Sworn In

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA and DEBORA REY | Posted 02.09.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez took the oath of office for the second time Saturday, the only female leader in...

Argentine President Wins Reelection In Landslide Victory

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President Cristina Fernandez was re-elected in a landslide Sunday, winning with one of the widest victory margins in A...

Power, Grief Forged Argentine Leader's Character

AP | By MICHAEL WARREN and DEBORA REY | Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- There is a before and after to Cristina Fernandez, the combative Argentine leader likely to win a landslide re-election vic...

WikiLeaks: Fissures Over South American Left Integration

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.15.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Behind all of the lofty rhetoric and idealism, serious fissures remain within South America's leftist movement, both within individual countries and within the larger regional milieu.

New Tango Argentino... Peronism and Globalism Hook Up

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Cristina Kirchner has moved her image to the political center to attract dollar investors. Instead of a dirty war, Argentina is fighting a war against food price inflation and syndicalists.

Wikileaks: So Much for Left Wing "Solidarity" in South America

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

In Oliver Stone's recent documentary South of the Border, leftist regimes in Latin America are depicted rather idealistically. In country after coun...

WikiLeaks and Latin America: Same Old Imperious U.S. Diplomats

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

While it's no secret that the Bush and Obama administrations have sought to isolate the so-called "Pink Tide" of leftist regimes in South America, the WikiLeaks documents give us some interesting insights.

Heartbreaking: Argentina's President Addresses Nation In Tears

AP/The Huffington Post | DEBORA REY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's president emerged from mourning Monday vowing to honor the memory of her husband and predecessor, Nes...

Kirchner Rescued Argentina's Economy, Helped Unite South America

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The sudden death of Néstor Kirchner today is a great loss not only to Argentina but to the region and the world. Kirchner took office as president in...

Remembering Nestor Kirchner, South American Hero Who Defied the IMF

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Nestor Kirchner, the recently-deceased former president of Argentina, defied Washington and the International Monetary Fund during his time in office, putting the need to revive Argentina's domestic economy ahead of the demands of foreign creditors.

Nestor Kirchner DEAD: Ex-Argentine President Dies In Calafate

The Huffington Post/AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner – the country's most powerful politician along with his wife, cu...

Don't Cry for Argentina?

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Bruno Sanz

After nearly a decade of depression, recession and resurrection, Argentina wants to retire its remaining unpaid debt at about 50 cents on the dollar and rejoin world financial markets.

Ryan Grim

Bush: War Boosts The U.S. Economy (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President George W. Bush argued in 2004 that the best way to grow the U.S. economy was by waging war, according to former Argentine Prime Minister Né...

Kirchner and Clarin: Argentina Media Fight Gets Personal

AP | By MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP)-- An epic battle between Argentina's two reigning powers -- the presidency and media giant Grupo Clarin -- started with a...

Argentina Election: Ruling Party Of Cristina Fernandez Loses Seats

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The ruling party of Cristina Fernandez, the Argentine president, has lost seats in both houses of parliament, first official results from mid-term ele...

Vulture Funds Lobby Against Argentina, Trying To Use the U.S. Congress In Public Relations Campaign

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Eric Massa, a freshman Democratic Representative from Corning in the state of New York, has introduced legislation on May 20 that would seek to punish Argentina by, among other things, denying the country access to U.S. capital markets.

Is President Obama Serious About a New Relationship with the Americas?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah van Gelder

Will Obama rebuild our relationship with the south on a foundation of respect for democracy? Or will it be more of the same superpower policies cloaked in collaborative and intelligent rhetoric?

Cristina vs. Hillary: International Women's Day in Argentina

Odile Weissenborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Odile Weissenborn

Despite the Argentine government's effort to make International Women's Day a public holiday, and despite its female president, Argentina isn't recognized for its prominent women.

Argentina Cattle Herders Forced To Cut Back Beef Production

AP | JEANNETTE NEUMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Argentines are passionate about their beef -- from cattle grazed on the sprawling pampas grasslands, it's a national staple, delivered inexpensively a...

Argentina's First Lady Wins Presidency

AP | NIKO PRICE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Nestor Kirchner and first lady Cristina Fernandez are poised to switch jobs in December, with partial results indicating Argentines elected ...