Category: Argentina

In Upset, Argentina’s Election Will Head to Second Round

Top Story — In Argentina’s presidential election on Sunday, Argentina’s Daniel Scioli failed to avoid a runoff in a major upset, while comedian Jimmy Morales won second-round polls in Guatemala […] Read More >

Three Presidential Elections Planned on Sunday in the Americas

Top Story — Argentina, Guatemala and Haiti will hold presidential elections this weekend. In Argentina, Daniel Scioli is favored, but he is not guaranteed to avoid a runoff at the […] Read More >

Prosecutor’s Mystery Death a Litmus Test for Argentina

BUENOS AIRES — The mysterious circumstances under which Argentine Special Prosecutor Alberto Nisman died in January of an allegedly self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head has spawned a number of […] Read More >

Argentina Inspects Citibank in Latest Chapter of Legal Battle Over Debt

Top Story — The legal battle between Argentina and a group of U.S. creditors flared up again on Monday, when regulators from Argentina’s central bank inspected Citibank’s Buenos Aires headquarters […] Read More >

Strikes Suspend Transportation Across Argentina

Top Story — A 24-hour strike on Tuesday by transportation unions in Argentina caused a domino effect that led to the cancellation of domestic and international flights, school and bank […] Read More >

Podcast: The Nisman Affair

– Latin America Radio Dispatch is a new podcast produced by Camilo Vargas, Camila Osorio and Dusty Christensen. Look for us in the iTunes store. The shocking story of federal […] Read More >

Argentina Lags Behind in Signing Landmark Anti-Tobacco Treaty

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – As countries worldwide move toward reducing tobacco use among their citizens, Argentina remains one of seven U.N. member states — and the only one […] Read More >

Accusations of Embezzlement in Battle Over Argentine Prosecutor’s Legacy

Top Story — Argentina’s government on Wednesday lent its support to an accusation that the late prosecutor Alberto Nisman embezzled public funds while he was investigating President Cristina Fernández for […] Read More >

Case Against President Cristina Fernández Dismissed

Top Story — A federal judge in Argentina has dismissed a criminal complaint against President Cristina Fernández that has captivated the country since the prosecutor working on the case, Alberto […] Read More >

Thousands March in Argentina One Month After Prosecutor’s Death

Buenos Aires was the scene of a major protest on Wednesday as thousands held a rally to express their dissatisfaction with President Cristina Fernández’s handling of the investigation into the […] Read More >