Topic: Santa Fe Province
Latin America Monitor Ousting of police chief highlights Argentina's vulnerability to organized crime
A police chief is accused of organizing a pay-out scheme with local drug traffickers. With rampant police corruption, Argentina may be ill-prepared for the rise of powerful trafficking organizations.
Some 30 years after the Falklands War, Prince William's deployment and the recent discovery of oil have increased attention on the battle between Argentina and the UK for control of the islands.
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner took 54 percent of Sunday's vote compared to just 17 percent by her nearest rival – the largest victory margin in Argentine history.