After four years of legal turmoil, the Supreme Court ruled that a media law aimed at reining in huge media players was constitutional.
Kirchner's party was the most popular nationally, but lost in Buenos Aires province, home to more than a third of the country's population. Her family's ten-year rule may be enough for Argentina.
Sixteen and 17-year-olds will be able to vote for the first time in Argentina's mid-term elections Sunday. Critics see the 2012 law that lowered the voting age as a cynical bid to bolster the leftist government, but others say it will bolster democracy.
Argentina is a net energy importer, but plans to tap vast oil deposits with the help of foreign investment could spark more environmental protests.
As Argentines go to the polls today, the campaigns are laying bare a widening fissure that could become increasingly entrenched.
Marijuana legalization: Uruguay's lower house of parliament set a global first last night by voting to give the state control of marijuana production, distribution, and sales.
Argentina chilled foreign investment by expropriating an oil company from a Spanish firm last year. But US oil giant Chevron just signed a $1.2 billion deal with state-run YPF.
Though Argentina fell to neighboring Uruguay as king of beef consumption, locals say statistics may tell one story but daily life reflects another: Beef and barbecue are still ubiquitous.
Some 3,000 pro-Kirchner activists march store aisles nationwide making sure there's no overcharging for the 500 goods under a new price freeze.
Six new laws will move forward in Argentina's Congress tomorrow. Some rein in cronyism, while others could limit personal freedoms and threaten checks and balances.
Leading candidate Cartes is a member of the conservative Colorado Party, which ruled Paraguay for 61 years, until 2008. Last year the left-leaning president Lugo was impeached.
The former British prime minister's lack of popularity in Argentina has to do with personally ordering the sinking of the Belgrano warship during the 1982 Falklands War, killing 323 Argentines.
Cities in Argentina saw high levels of rainfall and heavy flooding. Some say the political culture in Buenos Aires means officials don't act until tragedy strikes.
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