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A Onetime White House and Wall Street Darling, Argentina Feels Jilted by Bolsonaro Buzz

On the night of the Brazilian election, Argentine President Mauricio Macri sent well wishes to the president-elect. “Congratulations to Jair Bolsonaro for your win in Brazil!” he tweeted. “I hope we will work together soon for the relationship between our countries and the wellbeing of Argentines and Brazilians.” Later, Mr. Macri called his future counterpart and invited him to visit Argentina.

Can the U.S. Serve as an Example in the Management and Promotion of Protected Areas in Chile?

Pablo Neruda wrote in his memoirs, Confieso que he vivido, “those that do not know the Chilean forests, do not know the planet.” It is sufficient to say that Patagonia, which covers about a third of Chile’s total landmass, is one of the many natural gems that the country possesses. It is now gaining more attention, seen as the last frontier of the natural world—free from the pressures of urban life and overwhelming development.

ArgentinaPulse Poll #2 | Argentines' Perceptions of Global Issues and the G-20

As Trump and Xi Head to Buenos Aires, Argentines Lean Toward China

As President Trump and the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, head to Argentina for the high-stakes G-20 summit November 30, their hosts in Buenos Aires are trying mightily to show no favoritism between the country’s two most powerful allies. But among the Argentine people, Mr. Xi will enjoy a far warmer welcome, according to a new poll by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and leading polling firm Poliarquía.

Mendoza, ¿una Suiza andina?

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA - No por primera vez en los últimos meses, la provincia de Mendoza ha lanzado un experimento de política pública que está galvanizando un fuerte apoyo y una crítica feroz en casi igual medida.

Mendoza, an Andean Switzerland?

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MENDOZA, ARGENTINA – Not for the first time in recent months, the wine producing province of Mendoza has launched a public policy experiment that is galvanizing strong support and fierce criticism in almost equal measure.

U.S. Secretary of State Visits to Argentina

Q+A with Mariela Belski, Executive Director of Amnesty International Argentina

Q: On August 8, the Argentine Senate rejected legislation that would have legalized abortion, after the bill narrowly passed in the Lower House a month earlier. What happened? Given societal changes, is the legalization of abortion in Argentina inevitable?