China Made Mauricio Macri a Deal He Couldn’t Refuse

Argentina’s president promised to separate his country’s economy from Beijing. That was before Beijing had its say.

The Cable

Argentina Just Declared War on Beavers

An invasive species that’s wiping out woodlands in Patagonia must be exterminated, officials say.


The Things They Carried: The Abortion Doctor

Gynecologist Germán Cardoso’s abortion clinic is easy to find. Located on a residential street in Tandil, Argentina, a small city four hours south of Buenos ...


Can a Consummate Insider Bring the Change the U.N. Desperately Needs?

Susana Malcorra wants to run the U.N. But can she shake up an institution that she's been so instrumental in shaping?


Argentina’s Deal With the Devil

For a moment, it looked like Venezuela’s beleaguered opposition had a powerful new ally in Buenos Aires. But it didn’t take long for principles to give way to big politics.


Argentina Fiat’s Car Manual Becomes Roadkill After Insulting Women

The manual referred to women as "co-pilots" and men as "alpha males."

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Cry for Cristina

Cristina Fernández Kirchner's bad year is about to get a whole lot worse.

The Cable

After 15 Years, Argentina Agrees To Pay Back U.S. Creditors

Argentina ends 15 years in the financial wilderness after agreeing to pay its debts.


Can Mauricio Macri Save Argentina’s Economy?

With Obama’s trip offering new access to international markets, Argentina's new president will have to be tough to survive the bold reforms he seeks.

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