Browsing All posts tagged under »Kirchner«

Pope Francis goes to Rome

March 19, 2013


  So, you wonder what kind of Pope will my fellow countryman Jorge Bergoglio (aka Francis) be? In two words: a very, very political one. Unlike his predecessor Ratzinger, this is not a man of cabinets but a man of the streets. He was the typical regular boy raised in the typical lower-medium class neighborhood […]

#Argentinesuccess concealed by Wall Street

October 25, 2011


Argentina’s incumbent President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner re-election by a landslide 54,4% sends a message to other politicians: “bail the people instead of the banks; in the end, it pays better on the ballots”. This is a message that the Big Media aren’t eager to spread, but the whisper has started to jump over the […]

Nestor Kirchner’s departure

December 1, 2010


This blog went silent during the last month following Argentina’s former president’s sudden death. It was a shock both inside and outside the country.  He was at the center stage of local politics for the last eight years and there was a sense of orphanhood even to his foes. His initiatives broke the chain of […]