The Argentinian government is investing heavily in infrastructure, hoping to win over sceptical voters.
Argentina's failure to pass a law legalizing abortion is an historic missed opportunity. Nevertheless, the country has grown through engaging in this debate on women's rights, says DW's Veronica Marchiaro.
Former leader Cristina Fernandez is implicated in a huge corruption scheme that allegedly occurred during her presidency. Police have arrested 16 people, including former lawmakers and heads of construction companies.
In the Argentine president's first visit to Moscow, Mauricio Macri signed an accord for strategic dialogue with his Russian counterpart. Plans for a Russian nuclear power station in Argentina were also developed.
The motion passed by a narrow margin after two days of contentious debate. The bill has also been hotly debated in the conservative South American country. The measure will now move to the Senate.
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