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FRN Celebrates Hero – Evita Peron – on her Birth 101 Years Ago Today

Argentine Justicialist María Eva Duarte de Perón was born 101 years ago today. We reproduce our commemorative piece from last year’s centennial observation. – J. Flores Published on: May 7, 2019 @ 20:20 – María Eva Duarte de Perón was born on May 7, 1919 in the city of Los Toldos, Argentina. Beloved by the humble and […]

Brexit Could See the Return of the Falkland Islands to Argentina

The Islas Malvinas, or more commonly known as the Falkland Islands, archipelago was invaded by the United Kingdom in 1833 and its occupation has continued to date. Argentina’s claim for sovereignty through diplomatic means has been a state policy since the failed liberation attempt through military means in 1982. Although it lost intensity during the […]

Bolsonaro’s statements reflect party polarization in Latin America

BRASILIA – According to experts, diplomatic problems between Brazil and Argentina reflect a moment of polarization in Latin America as a whole. The speeches of President Jair Bolsonaro and his son Eduardo against the family of the elected president of Argentina and in favor of the opposition candidate for the presidency of Uruguay led the […]

Neoliberalism Can Resolve Argentine-Anglo Hostilities, But At What Cost?

Soaring inflation, rising poverty, income drops, increasing hunger and malnutrition, has all caused widespread protest and opposition in Argentina as openly neoliberal President Mauricio Macri’s austerity measures continue to crush an entire generation of Argentines. This is in order to comply with the terms of a $57 billion International Monetary Fund bailout package. With 32% […]

Argentina’s President Macri takes orders from Netanyahu – decrees Hezbollah a ‘terrorist organization’

BUENOS AIRES – Israeli Prime Minister  Benjamin Netanyahu telephoned President Mauricio Macri to thank him for his political decision to describe Hezbollah as a terrorist organization , accused of terrorist attacks on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires and the AMIA. Netanyahu spoke with Macri two hours ago to make explicit his recognition of a state decision […]