For our final issue of the year, The Essential looks back at the last rocky twelve months.
In 2019, Macri’s tenuous political future will depend on an economic recovery — one that is far from assured.
The rise of Jair Bolsonaro set Argentina on edge.
Latin America’s third largest economy, Argentina is now the apple of China’s eye.
Corruption, G20 and where Argentina goes from here. And interview with Denisse Rudich.
Here is a breakdown of all the greatest hits from the G20: the issues that matter most for Argentina and the major breakthroughs that will affect the world.
As world leaders and economists take in the developments of the G20 Summit, The Essential spoke to Argentine sherpa Pedro Raúl Villagra Delgado about what the proceedings meant for Argentina in terms of international relations.
While a century ago immigrants might have arrived to Argentina on a ship from Italy or Spain, today’s newcomers are more likely to arrive on a bus from Paraguay or Bolivia. Lately, they’ve been having a hard time.
This year, for the first time in the summit’s 25-year history, leaders were unable to issue a communiqué, citing continued disagreement on cross-Pacific trade between the U.S. and China.
Recent coalition infighting stems from issues with the Radical Civic Union (UCR), the centrist, social-liberal political party aligned with Cambiemos in Congress. UCR representatives have recently threatened to realign themselves in opposition.