Argentina

As Argentine police stand down, looters step up

Police are striking for higher wages in 16 of Argentina’s 23 provinces. Looting has followed, reflecting an unaddressed social volatility.

Do Argentine election results ensure an end to Kirchner era?

Kirchner’s party was the most popular nationally, but lost in Buenos Aires province, home to more than a third of the country’s population. Her family’s ten-year rule may be enough for Argentina.