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Fact-Checking in Argentina: The Website Fighting Fake News in an Election Year

This article is adapted from AQ’s latest issue on China and Latin America Argentina is living through a moment of intense uncertainty. As its currency loses value, the ongoing race for the presidency is appearing increasingly unpredictable. In the runup to the October election, AQ spoke to Laura Zommer, the executive director and editor-in-chief of fact-checknig site Chequeado (Checked), on how … Read more Fact-Checking in Argentina: The Website Fighting Fake News in an Election Year

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El curioso caso de Alfredo Olmedo, “El Bolsonaro Argentino”

Read in English Por años, el congresista Alfredo Olmedo ha usado su característica chaqueta de color amarillo brillante y sus opiniones controversiales para sobresalir entre sus colegas políticos. Ahora, como candidato a la presidencia de las elecciones de Argentina en octubre, su estilo contra el establecimiento ha provocado comparaciones con otro Latinoamericano incendiario: el presidente … Read more El curioso caso de Alfredo Olmedo, “El Bolsonaro Argentino”

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