FP’s Guide to the Oscars’ Foreign Film Nominees

From Argentina to Mali to Russia, this year's crop of Academy Award contenders provide a reality check on life abroad.


Prosecutor Forwards Case Against Kirchner in Probe of Bombing Cover-Up

The decision sets the stage for a showdown between the president and the judiciary.


No Hablo Chino: Argentine President Mocks Chinese Accents

Argentina's president tested out a Chinese accent on Twitter Wednesday.


A Warrant From Beyond the Grave

A tantalizing new piece of evidence has been found in the mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Can President Kirchner survive the brewing political scandal?


Can Argentina Find Justice Without Alberto Nisman?

The prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center has died suspiciously. He may have been Argentina's last hope for finding the truth.

The Oil and the Glory

The politics of drilling in the dark zone

In late January, Spain's Repsol began drilling in the Northbelt Thrust, a stretch of the offshore Caribbean that may contain 6 billion barrels of oil. ...

The Oil and the Glory

Argentina won’t be joining the global petro-surge anytime soon

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, angry at a rising national oil bill and emboldened by her own populist fervor, has relieved Spain's Repsol of ...

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