Marching in March
Today 12:49 There is every reason to keep Memory Day alive for generations to come.
Today 12:49 There is every reason to keep Memory Day alive for generations to come.
Yesterdat 19:08 In Islam, fasting for Ramadan is not just diet, but a way to live in peace.
22-03-2023 12:24 Artificial intelligence can do a mean verbal tango, channel the immortal Jorge Luis Borges, and parse Peronism. Ease 100% inflation? Not so much.
18-03-2023 03:56 Since 1992 Saint Patrick’s Day has had to co-exist with an appalling tragedy in Argentina at least – the terrorist car-bomb destruction of the Israeli Embassy.
18-03-2023 03:12 The global economy has stepped on another landmine. Increased instability will hurt Argentina, as it did after 2008.
11-03-2023 05:23 The vice-president has undoubtedly been the star of Argentina’s political ecosystem over the last couple of decades.
11-03-2023 03:16 Even if Jorge Bergoglio was actively encouraging slum priests at grass roots level from the start, he was doing good by stealth while his media splashes largely served to perpetuate the conservative image of the hierarchy.
04-03-2023 05:59 The state-of-the nation speech to open Congress tradition long predates that experience, going all the way back to 1864 and then-president Bartolomé Mitre.
25-02-2023 06:22 We live in a post-modern world where trust for traditional institutions has been receding for quite some time. When it comes to journalism there are no doubts that we are in the midst of a crisis that goes beyond the economic situation of news publishers, broadcasters, and radio stations.
18-02-2023 06:39 A recent wave of excitement, fear and even dystopian predictions has taken over as users have become massively exposed to ChatGPT. Ultimately it’s not about the technology but how we put it to work as individuals, groups and society as a whole.
18-02-2023 06:05 A very happy birthday to you, Madam Vice-President.
11-02-2023 07:00 Argentina has been locked in a bi-coalitionism over the past several electoral periods, but the novel element this time around is the internal fragmentation of both spaces.
08-02-2023 09:22 The Latin American left does a better job than the right delivering on one of Wall Street’s favourite metrics: stock market returns.
27-01-2023 10:59 With German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in town this coming week, the Teutonic presence in Argentina seems as good a topic for today’s column as any.
25-01-2023 12:56 Having a global vision helps us understand that there are economic problems that transcend borders and the mechanisms used to solve them have consequences in different geographies.
24-01-2023 00:17 In a special text for PERFIL, the Argentina and Brazilian presidents detail the strategic alliance which they signed Monday in Buenos Aires, defending democracy, Mercosur and economic integration.
17-12-2022 04:32 "With rapidly growing populations and a growing share of global wealth, we know that countries across the global south will play a far greater role in shaping the way the world looks over the century to come," writes UK Ambassador to Argentina Kirsty Hayes.
26-11-2022 06:44 The traumas of 1977, when Hebe de Bonafini lost both her sons, were the turning-point in her life, taking her from complete obscurity to a place in Argentine history and even the world spotlight.
25-11-2022 13:45 As a representative of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Argentina, whose motto is "Love for all, Hatred for none," I express my position to promote religious freedom.
14-11-2022 06:37 Must the US kiss Latin America goodbye? To woo back the region, the Biden administration needs to offer it a better deal than China’s.
29-10-2022 06:00 My first interaction with Mauricio Macri started off on the wrong foot but, far more importantly, I would argue that he started off on the wrong foot.
22-10-2022 06:00 Disinformation is not new and has been used for millennia. Yet its digital iteration harnesses the power of the Internet which has brought together the largest and most interconnected communications network in the history of humanity.
17-09-2022 02:55 The botched attempt to assassinate Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has encouraged fears that Argentina could see the return of political violence.
16-09-2022 16:13 Why is Economy Minister Sergio Massa allowed to do what Martín Guzmán wasn’t? And furthermore, is the ex-Tigre mayor doing enough?
16-09-2022 02:50 With seven decades of preparation, Charles knows his way around the world and its leaders and stands to be as professional as mother – green only in his environmental passions.
10-09-2022 02:00 As was to be expected, the government wasted no time in trying to take advantage of what had happened last week outside Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's apartment building in Recoleta.
03-09-2022 16:12 I have spent the last two years now as a spy, a spectator, enchanted from a distance by Argentina, and Buenos Aires specifically. And it’s all thanks to Soda Stereo.
19-08-2022 17:31 Weirdly enough it seems that several of the major constituents of the Frente de Todos have acknowledged that, at least for the time being, they are all in the same boat. And that boat appears adrift at sea.
13-08-2022 12:21 Growing up in Taiwan and living abroad in recent years, I have discovered that the challenges posed only make Taiwanese people stronger. They are finding their way around diplomatically, economically, and culturally – even in Argentina.
26-07-2022 12:42 Social tensions in Argentina have experienced and in crescendo in tandem with the value of the alternative peso-dollar exchange rates which have been reaching record highs as of late—which means the value of the peso has never been lower—to the point where massive protests and looting are no longer out of the question.
15-07-2022 13:00 Argentina, eternally in crisis and trained in resilience, clearly has an opportunity, and the worsening of the situation may be pushing the country toward a resolution, even if certain politicians do all they can to resist it.
11-07-2022 14:39 In Islam, the pilgrimage to the Kaaba or "Hajj" is a unique event in its importance with international relevance.
02-07-2022 07:00 President Alberto Fernández has been hit by a crippling run on the peso that has stretched out over several weeks during the 30th month of his Presidency, as an exhausted economic model has failed to generate confidence and Central Bank reserves.
10-06-2022 20:40 Kulfas was a thorny character for the Kirchnerites within the ruling Frente de Todos coalition from day one. One of the few 'Albertistas' in the Cabinet, he is said to have expressed President Fernández’s own view of the economy.
06-06-2022 16:38 At the YPF event at Tecnópolis fronted by President Alberto Fernández and Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, it was very clear that progress in mending the rift within the government was conspicuous by its absence.
28-05-2022 01:00 The Kirchnerite wing of the Frente de Todos coalition has come to the final conclusion that the “war on inflation” is irreversibly lost, leading to a refusal to have any official of its kidney attached to that failure.
21-05-2022 00:13 Like a long-distance runner who starts sprinting as soon as the whistle blows, Javier Milei has started his presidential campaign much earlier than anybody else.
14-05-2022 00:01 A paradigm shift for Argentina, global geopolitics, and cryptocurrencies.
30-04-2022 01:17 Musk claims his intention is to guard Twitter’s role as “the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated” by protecting free speech. To do that he decided to buy the company for some US$44 billion and take it private.
25-03-2022 20:57 There are thousands of souls left to God’s mercy in Ukraine.
18-03-2022 21:14 Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero's use of the English language comes under the spotlight.
16-03-2022 21:13 When trying to explain why we fail as a country, look no further than the Vaca Muerta debacle.
28-01-2022 22:14 It isn’t entirely clear whether this is a good or a bad agreement for Argentina, but there should be no doubts that the beleaguered nation needed to reach some sort of deal with the IMF ahead of an impossible debt calendar.
23-01-2022 21:12 The governor of Tucumán, who took leave from post to serve as Cabinet chief, wants to return to his province, frustrated by his loss of power. President Fernández does not intend to keep him either.
15-01-2022 03:00 The heatwave that hit the Southern Hemisphere and Argentina with particular virulence this week seems to have fried the circuits of more than just the systems controlling the energy grid in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires
14-01-2022 02:04 Three of the four Latin American presidential elections held last year were won by progressive candidates – and similar scenes could be repeated in Brazil and Colombia in the next 12 months.
07-01-2022 22:56 Cristina and her acolytes abused the Judiciary to rid themselves of problems during their tenure. Unfortunately, Macri’s Cambiemos coalition followed in their exact same footsteps, despite having won elections on an anti-corruption platform.
07-01-2022 22:41 Things have not been turning out as Cristina Fernández de Kirchner expected, starting with the electoral year.
18-12-2021 08:30 Social demands multiply in a scenario like the present day and might reach that level of social fatigue before reaching the 20 percent unemployment then.