Union for the Homeland candidate Sergio Massa overtakes far-right libertarian Javier Milei in the first round of presidential election in Argentina
The ruling Frente de Todos alliance, led by president Alberto Fernández and vice-president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, lost the majority in the Senate, but remains the largest political force in the country’s parliament
The law authorizes the Minister of Economy to renegotiate the conditions of the payment of the foreign debt taken during the administration of former president Mauricio Macri
Alberto Fernández froze the price of basic public services, reduced the prices of medicines, announced special bonuses for retirees, special and underprivileged people, suspended the ban on the sale of abortion pills
Juan Grabois of the Confederation of Workers of the Popular Economy discusses the defeat of Macri in the recent elections in Argentina and the challenges ahead
The struggling Argentine peso suffered a significant loss in value after the defeat of Mauricio Macri in the primary elections. We spoke to Argentine economist Emiliano López about how and why this occurred
Over 200,000 marched in Buenos Aires on April 30 in the National Strike to denounce the neoliberal policies of Mauricio Macri’s government
In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the national referendum in Egypt, the protests on Argentina and Irish farmers’ protest.
The marches against the austerity policies of the Mauricio Macri began on January 10 under the banner of the Trade Union Front for the National Model. Water, electricity and gas rates are in the process of being massively hiked in order to meet IMF requirements on deficit
In order to reduce the fiscal deficit as demanded by the IMF, the administration of the ruling right-wing party Cambiemos announced new increases in the tariffs of public transport, electricity, water and residential gas.
The Argentine president has ordered stringent austerity measures till 2020 to comply with the IMF’s conditions