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Argentina: Governor Vidal: The “Iron Lady” of Buenos Aires

The first non-Peronist to be elected governor of Buenos Aires province in almost 30 years, Maria Eugenia Vidal is a rising political star in Argentina. After serving as deputy mayor in Macri’s government in the city of Buenos Aires, Vidal came to office on the same wave that swept her political mentor to power in

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Argentina: Strikes Cast Shadow Over News of Economic Growth

The building unrest in Argentina that began with workers and teachers’ strikes just after school resumed from the summer holidays reached a crescendo this week with a major general strike that crippled Buenos Aires and other parts of the country. A wide range of workers left their jobs for 24 hours and wreaked havoc across

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Argentina: Action on Energy: Natural Gas Tariff Increases for April

President Mauricio Macri’s administration has again taken aim at natural gas tariffs. The decision follows the announcements aimed at reducing electricity subsidies for the majority of citizens in Buenos Aires and a deal aimed at boosting natural gas production from the country’s Vaca Muerta shale play (see our 8 February and 18 January Latest Analysis).