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ArgentinaPulse Poll #5 | Argentines' Perceptions of the World Order, Foreign Policy and Global Issues

As Argentina’s Peronist opposition prepares to take power, its supporters hold highly negative views of key global partners of the outgoing government, including the United States and International Monetary Fund, according to the latest ArgentinaPulse survey by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Poliarquía.

Argentina's Presidential Election Results Are In: Now What?

Argentina's Presidential Election Results Are In: Now What?

A Chilean Powder Keg

Q: Over the last month, Latin America has been rocked by massive protests in Ecuador, Bolivia and, unexpectedly, Chile. The sudden and violent demonstrations in Chile were surprising to many observers, and called into question Chile’s position as the “model” for Latin American economic and political governance. The trigger for the protests was a modest increase in transit fares that ignited a tinderbox of grievances.

Frente de Cambio

Frente de Cambio


IMF Demolition Derby

Argentina finds itself in yet another International Monetary Fund program, after President Mauricio Macri went hat in hand to the Fund in May 2018 for a bailout.

What Comes Next in Argentina: A Conversation with Sergio Massa

Uncertainty about the priorities and policies of Argentina’s likely next government has unsettled markets since the August primaries, as observers shift their focus from “who will win?” to “what comes next?” The likelihood of President Mauricio Macri’s defeat in October resulted in a currency run and debt crisis.

Argentina's Electrifying Reforms

On June 17, Argentines woke up to an unprecedented power outage, affecting over 50 million users in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.